$4.3 Million Investment to Transform Vacant Office Building into Newly Renovated Multifamily Apartments

November 16, 2023 – 11:45 am

Announcement Press Release 28,000 Sq. Ft. Commercial Office Building to be Converted into Multifamily Apartment Units Supporting More Than 40 Construction Jobs A 28,000 sq. ft. commercial office building will be converted into 25 market rate apartments at 102 Hackett Boulevard between Marwill Street and St. James Place. In 2021, the building became partially vacant […]

The 110-Room Hyatt Place Hotel Opens In Downtown Albany  

November 14, 2023 – 2:09 pm

More than $40 million Investment Transformed Former Brownfield Site As Part Of Quackenbush Square Development               View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by Capitalize Albany Corporation (@capalbanycorp) A new 110-room Hyatt Place Hotel now stands […]

Program For Matching Grants Reopens For City Of Albany Small Business Owners To Reinvest And Grow

November 9, 2023 – 12:14 pm

Now Accepting Applications for the City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program’s Round Six View Announcement Press Release  Grant Program Details and Application Available Here Applications are now available as part of the City of Albany Small Business Façade Improvement Program’s Round Six funding window with matching grants being made available to support small […]

Former Freihofer Baking Co. Building Transformed Into New Market-Rate Apartments

October 27, 2023 – 4:33 pm

$6.5 million rehabilitation project Revitalized 242 Spruce St. Into 38 Market-Rate Apartments The transformation of the  vacant and blighted former Freihofer Baking Co. building at 242 Spruce St. was celebrated today in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood.             View this post on Instagram                 […]

Following a Decade of Transformational Development Reginelli to Transition Leadership of Capitalize Albany Corporation

October 25, 2023 – 4:35 pm

Corporation Initiatives Supported Nearly $1 Billion In New Investment During Time Leading The Corporation Anders Tomson Elected as Next Chair of the Board and Senior Vice President Ashley Mohl To Be Named Interim Corporation President After more than a decade with Capitalize Albany, Sarah Reginelli, the Corporation’s president, and CEO of the City of Albany […]

$6.5 Million Investment To Redevelop Vacant Center Square Building Into Multifamily Residential

September 21, 2023 – 10:22 am

Converting 40,000 sq. ft. former College of Saint Rose building into market-rate apartments View Announcement Press Release Jankow Companies will soon begin construction on its newest multifamily residential apartments project in Albany, it will be converting 324 State Street into 29 market-rate apartments. This $6.5 million investment will bring the property back on to tax […]

New $3.5 Million Renaissance Albany Renovation Project Will Strengthen Hotel Operations

September 21, 2023 – 9:45 am

Investment Will Support Retention of 91 Jobs and Bring Improvements to Public Spaces, Guest Rooms View Announcement Press Release A new $3.5 million investment into downtown’s Renaissance Albany will bring needed improvements to the 203 room, 180,000 sq. ft. Renaissance by Marriot hotel’s public spaces and rooms. The  planned renovation will allow the hotel to […]

Employment Opportunity: Program Assistant

August 18, 2023 – 11:29 am

Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly-motivated and organized candidate for Program Assistant. The Corporation, a non-profit and local public authority charged with economic development in the Capital City, operates in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and has broad and lasting positive impact on the City and Region. An integral responsibility of the position is to […]

Fidens Brewing Opens First Taproom In Albany, Welcomed To The Warehouse District

August 4, 2023 – 4:43 pm

Fidens Brewing today opened its new, and first, 11,000 sq. ft. taproom located in Albany’s warehouse district at 897 Broadway, restaurant space which is next to Wolff’s Biergarten and across from The Copper Crow.             View this post on Instagram                     […]

$8.1 Million Investment To Convert and Expand Vacant Downtown Office Building Into Mixed-Use Multifamily Residential

August 1, 2023 – 9:15 am

View Press Release Jankow Companies will soon begin construction on its first downtown Albany multifamily residential project. Two additional floors will be added to the vacant 21,000 sq. ft. three-story office building located at 48 North Pearl St. transforming the property into five stories featuring 20 apartment units and 14,000 sq. ft. of retail space. […]