Developer releases sketch for Hudson Avenue complex

04-14-2015

GLENS FALLS – Developers of a multistory mixed-use complex on Hudson Avenue are moving forward with construction, even though they have been unable to recruit a supermarket as an anchor tenant. “We’re looking at all opportunities. We’ll see on that one,” said David Buicko, chief operating officer of the Galesi Group, referring to hopes of […]

Mohawk Harbor Plan Review Set to Begin

03-11-2015

SCHENECTADY — Site plan review for Mohawk Harbor, Galesi Group’s $480 million development to revitalize the old Alco site, will start at the end of the month. The city Planning Commission will hold a special meeting March 31 to review the master plan for Mohawk Harbor, which includes housing, a casino and a 50-slip harbor. […]

US Army Corps of Engineers signs off on Mohawk Harbor

02-26-2015

SCHENECTADY — It looks like Mohawk Harbor will live up to its name. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed off on a permit allowing the Galesi Group to move forward with a key component of the developer’s plans to revitalize the old Alco site — a 50-slip harbor. The Army Corps officially made its […]

Invention company’s HQ have a decidedly Quirky feel

02-24-2015

SCHENECTADY — Quirky is a company that cares about image. Don’t let the employees, who don sneakers and jeans on the regular, fool you. The New York City-based invention company is working hard to ensure its new Schenectady location is just as hip as its West Chelsea headquarters, or as close to hip as can […]

Albany: Revitalization in Schenectady

02-09-2015

Schenectady, the birthplace of GE and home to more than 66,000 people, has seen little economic improvement over the past several years. However, in 2014, that all began to change after the city received major economic incentives and formulated plans to revitalize the region to make it more attractive for businesses to operate. Schenectady received $5 million in early 2014 as part […]

Boost from a casino-to-be

02-04-2015

It will be several years before visitors arrive, but the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor project is already helping the city’s fiscal health. Mayor Gary McCarthy on Tuesday said that Moody’s Investors Service last month affirmed the city’s bond rating at A3 and removed the negative outlook in part because of expected increased […]