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New 427 Washington Avenue Apartments To Support Midtown Neighborhoods

November 21, 2019 – 4:49 pm

View the announcement’s press release here. Complementing new investment surrounding the University at Albany’s downtown campus and plans for the new home of UAlbany’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, this $2.6 million investment will remove neighborhood blight through construction of a new 3.5-story building with 16 apartment units. The project will create 85 construction […]

Capitalize Albany Communications Efforts Recognized At 2019 MARCOM Awards

November 21, 2019 – 3:59 pm

The Corporation’s strategic communications initiatives work to support the Capital Region’s success and enhance Capitalize Albany programs, amplifying its abilities to create, retain, and attract business in the City of Albany. Recognized for communications excellence and leadership in supporting our community — the Corporation was recognized at this year’s 4th annual Capital Region MARCOM Awards. […]

Food Hall And Restaurant Incubator Albany Kitchen Readying For Opening

November 4, 2019 – 11:57 am

As part of Redburn Development Partners’ $80 million investment, the renovation of a 4,500 sq. ft. vacant building at 55 Columbia Street is under way. Occupying the building’s two floors with space fit up supported in part by the Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program, Albany Kitchen is planning for its opening in the coming weeks. Troy Kitchen opened […]

Redburn Development Partners’ $80 Million Investment Downtown Progresses

October 17, 2019 – 6:21 pm

View the announcement’s press release $12.3 million will be invested into the transformation of 39 and 45 Columbia Street as part of Redburn Development’s more than $80 million total investment into downtown Albany. The $7 million project at 45 Columbia Street will take what is currently a 78,000 sq. ft. vacant parking garage and create […]

Nov. 13 | Building For Tomorrow 2019

October 10, 2019 – 11:54 am

An annual event, Building For Tomorrow will be hosted this year at one of Albany’s newest investments, The Knick at 16 Sheridan Avenue. A more than $20 million investment, what was a vacant 112,000 sq. ft. office building is being transformed into 132 market-rate apartments and ground floor commercial space which will feature The Yard […]

Semblance Medspa Adding Clinical Skin Care Services, Health And Wellness Support To Neighborhood Amenities

September 27, 2019 – 1:44 pm

Click Here To View The Announcement’s Press Release Officially welcomed to the City of #Albany this morning, Semblance Medspa is the latest example of a diversifying retail and service mix, and we are excited for the investment Dr. Sajid is making in downtown. https://t.co/nIf5J5S3Fu #CapAlbGrants #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/5FJ2URWsu4 — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) September 27, 2019 The […]

IMMEDIATE OPENING | EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Senior Economic Developer

September 27, 2019 – 10:32 am

Senior Economic Developer Capitalize Albany Corporation – Albany, NY About the Position Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, professional and experienced candidate for Senior Economic Developer. This is a fast-paced position responsible for managing the administration of business development programs, including the Corporation’s attraction and retention efforts, lending programs and strategic initiatives. The […]

With Completed Renovations at 90 North Pearl Street ‘The Bishop’ Opens In Downtown Albany

September 19, 2019 – 11:53 am

Click Here To View The Announcement’s Press Release With completed renovations at 90 N. Pearl, downtown #Albany‘s newest restaurant The Bishop, offering a farm to table, bourbon and steak focus, was officially welcomed to the Capital City for its grand opening. https://t.co/CpyGn1DfFg #ImpactDowntown #CaoAlbGrants pic.twitter.com/uRScbTlzKx — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) September 19, 2019 The storefront at […]

IMMEDIATE OPENING | EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Program Assistant

September 13, 2019 – 4:05 pm

Program Assistant Capitalize Albany Corporation – Albany, NY About the Position Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly-motivated candidate for Program Assistant. The Corporation operates in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that has broad and lasting positive impact on the City and Region. An integral responsibility of the position is to support the Corporation’s executive staff […]

288 Lark Wine & Tap Now Open On Lark Street

September 6, 2019 – 3:30 pm

The new 288 Lark Wine & Tap was officially welcomed to Lark Street on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The wine bar’s menu focuses on pastas and Mediterranean dishes, and features both wine and whiskey chocolate pairings. Ownership purchased the vacant building at 288 Lark Street in 2017 and recently completed renovations. New doors, […]