State bets on Schenectady casino proposal

12-18-2014

ALBANY — A rubble-strewn brownfield off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady was chosen as the site for a Capital Region casino Wednesday, prompting loud applause at the announcement in Albany and tears in an office in Rotterdam. The cheers were mostly from a group of people opposed to a competing proposal in East Greenbush. They were […]

CTDI to expand, add more jobs in Glenville

09-11-2014

Communications Test Design Inc. was only able to move employees into its new Glenville location a few months ago, but already the global repair vendor is planning to expand its local footprint.

Galesi seeks approval for Niskayuna business park

09-10-2014

The Galesi Group, of Rotterdam, is seeking approval from the town Planning Board to subdivide the acreage into three lots and construct a nearly 30,000-square-foot building on one of the lots that would house two tenants.

Marriott hotel coming to Mohawk Harbor

09-03-2014

A Courtyard by Marriott is coming to Schenectady, paving the way for development at the former Alco site — now called Mohawk Harbor — where a second hotel is also on tap.

Schenectady casino group praised

08-03-2014

The company’s $300 million pitch for a casino off Erie Boulevard is expected to generate 1,200 new jobs and revenue of $11.5 million for the city and the county and $2 million for the struggling Schenectady City School District.

Schenectady casino vision unveiled

07-14-2014

Galesi Group and Rush Street Gaming unveiled Friday what their casino and resort project would look like off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady.

Deadline Arrives for New York Casino Applications

07-01-2014

Forget fax machines or email attachments — developers hoping to build casinos in New York state used boxes, binders and trucks to submit their proposals to gambling regulators ahead of Monday’s application deadline.

Casino would provide needed boost

06-10-2014

A new casino in Schenectady — when included as part of a new riverfront development, integrated with a growing downtown business district, and combined with a vigorous regional effort to build upon and promote the city’s

Residents voice support, concerns for Schenectady casino

06-03-2014

A majority of Schenectady residents who attended a hearing on Monday said they are in favor of a full-scale casino in the area to help boost economic growth, create jobs and generate revenue for the city and the county.