The casino planned to be built in Schenectady is expected to attract more people to the city, and interest in homes near — and even at — Mohawk Harbor is already heating up.
One of the state’s first three commercial casinos will be located in the city of Schenectady, but officials say the benefits will be spread across the region.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a casino is a new chapter that has been a long time coming for Schenectady.
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 […]
Governor Cuomo Visits Casino Selection Site in Schenectady
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Schenectady and Sullivan Counties to celebrate the Gaming Facility Location Board’s decision regarding the new resort gaming destinations that were selected for each of the regions.
The Gaming Facility Location Board plans to recommend up to four casino projects in the Capital Region, Catskills/Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes/Southern Tier during a meeting scheduled for 2 p.m.
The Galesi Group’s proposed $450 million Mohawk Harbor development in Schenectady, New York cleared a big hurdle Wednesday as the Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority unanimously approved the project.
The sound of machines and big rigs could be heard digging up the foundations of the old American Locomotive Co. site on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady on Wednesday. The site didn’t look inviting.
The Amsterdam Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a proposed casino in Schenectady, looking to the project as an opportunity for jobs and revenue for the city and its residents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Details about the Schenectady casino proposal — including materials used for decorating — were released Thursday, two months after the concept was announced without any specifics.
Galesi Group and Rush Street Gaming unveiled Friday what their casino and resort project would look like off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady.
Galesi Group and Rush Street Gaming unveiled on Friday what its casino and resort project would look like off Erie Boulevard in Schenectady.
Buildings are being demolished off Erie Boulevard to pave the way for Galesi Group’s ambitious Mohawk Harbor development project.
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.
This weekend, about 150 men living at the YMCA in downtown Schenectady, New York are taking their few belongings to a new home across town
David Buicko won a needed endorsement Monday night from the Schenectady City Council for a proposed casino that is a key part of the Galesi Group’s $450 million Mohawk Harbor project.
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
The Chamber of Schenectady County, along with 20 individual business owners, released a statement today saying they support plans for a new $300 million resort casino along the waterfront in Schenectady, New York.
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.
Plans were unveiled today for a $300 million-plus casino on old industrial land along the riverfront in Schenectady, New York, a project that supporters say would create hundreds of jobs and would be superior to other competing