Did You Know in 1985 Galesi acquired 1,300 acres and built 170 townhouses in the Adirondacks overlooking Lake George? Starting at $190,000, the townhouses at Top of the World Golf Resort offered one, two and three bedroom units options and included a clubhouse with indoor/outdoor pools, a gym, sauna, tennis court and a golf course.
Did you know that in 1983, at the young age of 52, Mr Galesi made the Forbes 400 List?
Did you know, the Galesi Group has been building condos style townhomes since the ‘80s? In 1981 The Equinox at Battenkill, located in Manchester, VT, was built and consisted of 119 units ranging from 1,800 sf to 3,200 sf. The resort-style community was designed to attract a wealthier clientele offering beautiful views of the Green […]
Did You Know in 1981, Galesi was the only U.S. manufacturer of oceangoing cargo? Our company, Trans Global Container Corp, 1st order was for 2000 containers and purchased by Hellenic Lines in Greece.
In 1979 Galesi purchased a 324,000 SF office building in New Rochelle, NY during the midst of a $20 million city revitalization. The building was once home to many large corporations including LONGINES world HQ’s, Coca-Cola, Bottega Veneta, Premier Brands and Conran department store.
In 1978, Galesi was the only developer in the United States to receive the “Award of Achievement” from President Jimmy Carter for his contribution to economic development in the United States.
In 1974, the Galesi Group bought 330 acres of land in the town of Clarence, a suburb of Buffalo, NY. In partnership with the Cimato Brothers, the land was developed into Loch Lea Estates complete with new infrastructure, 4 manmade lake, and 435 single family homes. Since the boon in development the Town population has […]
In 1974 the Galesi Group expanded into a new industry and started a Manufacturing Division. The first company, Vulcan Industries in Toledo, Ohio, manufactured components for military vehicles.
Did you know that 4 U.S. Presidents visited the Equinox – A Luxury Collection Golf Resort & Spa – Vermont? In fact, a special suite was constructed for President Lincoln’s summer visit prior to his assassinated on April 14, 1865.
In 1974 Francesco Galesi purchased the historic Equinox – A Luxury Collection Golf Resort & Spa – Vermont Hotel in Manchester, VT. After years of careful planning and extensive restoration, the $20 million redevelopment was reopened as a year-round resort hotel and conference center in 1985.
In 1969 Northeastern Industrial Park was the largest distribution and industrial complex in the United States; subsequently leading Mr. Galesi into the 3rd party logistics industry and Distribution Unlimited was formed.
Today we own over 8.5 million SF of industrial space in the Capital Region!
“The former Army Depot would be developed as an industrial park. We have 3 million square feet of building space available for tenants” – Francesco Galesi, February 1969. The Rotterdam Industrial Park is now home to the Galesi Headquarters ever since – look how far we’ve come!
Did you know that the transformation of the Voorheesville Army Depot was a bigger project than the 100 acre South Mall, better known as Empire State Plaza!
January 31, 1969 marked a new beginning for the Voorheesville Army Depot. Francesco Galesi leased 597 acres with plans to transform the depot into an industrial park.
Happy New Year! As we enter into a new year, we want to take time to look back on our past. Stay tuned each week for #TBT to learn the history of the Galesi Group. 📕📗📘📙