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Galesi Group marks half-century in Capital Region
Galesi Group marks half-century in Capital Region
It was 50 years ago Wednesday that Francesco Galesi closed the deal to purchase the former Voorheesville Army Depot, now the Northeastern Industrial Park and the first area acquisition for what would become the...
Galesi TBT – 2017
Galesi TBT – 2017
In November 2017, the Galesi Group christened the Mohawk Harbor marking the official opening of the Harbor. Today Mohawk Harbor is home to 300+ residents, a number of corporate offices, restaurants, the Rivers Casino,...
Galesi TBT – 2017
Galesi TBT – 2017
In July 2017, the Landing Hotel, adjoined with Rivers Casino, opened and added 165 rooms to Schenectady County’s growing hotel demand. The Vegas-style grand opening featured illusionist Steve Wyrick and capped off with a...
Galesi TBT – 2017
Galesi TBT – 2017
In 2017, after nearly 3 years in the works, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady opened their doors for the first time and will remain open forever. The $330 million project was set to not only transform Schenectady,...
Galesi TBT – 2016
Galesi TBT – 2016
In 2016, Galesi broke ground on Two Harbor Center, a 65,845 sf office/retail building. Today, the office space is 93% occupied, Zio’s at the Trolley Stop officially announced its opening and we have additional...
Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Schenectady, New York
Adaptive Reuse and Redevelopment in Schenectady, New York
A former factory in Schenectady, New York, is finding new life as supportive housing for men, including veterans, disabled individuals, and those facing mental illness. Once an insulator factory, 845 Commons is now a 96,060-square-foot residential...
Galesi TBT – 2016
Galesi TBT – 2016
In 2016, brownfield cleanup of the Alco site was complete. The two year process consisted of importing hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of clean fill, to spread out and act as a clean...
Up and Down the Erie Canal – Part I
Up and Down the Erie Canal – Part I
The Erie Canal is an unusual cruise destination for the northeast if you are used to boating on the ocean or sound.  There is something very different and special about taking your boat through...
Galesi TBT – 2015
Galesi TBT – 2015
In 2015, water began flowing in to the manmade Mohawk Harbor and opened up access to the River. 60,000 cubic yards of dirt was dug out to create the harbor by Rifenburg and C.D....
Benefit concert aims to help heal Schoharie
Benefit concert aims to help heal Schoharie
SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB) A benefit concert has been announced three weeks after a deadly limo crash in Schoharie. Local musical favorites Skeeter Creek and Grand Central Station will headline a benefit concert for the...
More than 500 walk to end Alzheimer’s Disease
More than 500 walk to end Alzheimer’s Disease
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Hundreds of people turned out for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady. The event focused on raising awareness to the disease and to get funds to...
Galesi TBT 2013
Galesi TBT 2013
In 2013, Bowtie Cinemas opened their doors to Bowtie Cinemas at Market Center, Saratoga. This is the first cinema to open in Downtown since 1980, making this luxury theatre an entertainment destination. What was...
Schenectady Amtrak station opens ahead of schedule
Schenectady Amtrak station opens ahead of schedule
Schenectady’s new $23 million Amtrak station opened Wednesday, two weeks ahead of schedule, as Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul touted the building as the latest improvement to the Empire Corridor, the busy passenger rail line...
GG TBT – 2013
GG TBT – 2013
In 2013, Old Dominion Freight Line, INC. invested $8.35 million to build a new 40,000 sf distribution center in the Glenville Business and Technology Park. Based out of North Carolina, Old Dominion has over...
Ellis Opening New Primary, Urgent Care Center
Ellis Opening New Primary, Urgent Care Center
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — With dual goals of helping more people establish ongoing relationships with primary care physicians, and providing a convenient and less costly alternative to the emergency department for those with minor illnesses...