In 1998 Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority was formed to enhance the long-term economic vitality and quality of life in Schenectady, New York. With the help of Metroplex, one of the first downtown projects resulted in a $35 million dollars investment and the retention of 1,000 jobs. Instead of moving to the suburbs, MVP Health Care decided to build its […]
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Patrons at Rivers Casino & Resort won’t have to worry about missing the Kentucky Derby or other horse racing action while playing the tables or slot machines. Rivers is partnering with Capital Off-Track Betting to bring live racetrack betting to a New York state casino for the first time. The news comes […]
Upstate Kayak Rentals announced this week it will begin hourly kayak rentals at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, New York, on Memorial Day. Upstate Kayak Rentals was started by Donna Larkin in 2012. The company operates two hourly rental walk-up locations and five self-serving kayak rental hubs in the Albany area. The Mohawk Harbor location will […]
Schenectady, N.Y., April 24, 2018 – The Galesi Group today announced that Upstate Kayak Rentals will offer hourly kayak rentals at Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady’s sixty-acre, $500 million waterfront development. The new kayak launch will operate starting on Memorial Day weekend and running through the fall. Kayak rentals will be available next to the 55 boat […]
SCHENECTADY — The new apartments in one of the city’s oldest buildings are nearly all rented out. The developer of the old Nott Street School at Nott Street and Seward Place said that, as of Wednesday, 13 of the 16 apartments were occupied or had commitments from tenants. The yearlong, $3 million overhaul of the […]
SCHENECTADY — Mohawk Harbor has named a manager for its marina and is preparing to open it for its inaugural season. Brian and Kathy Donovan, who own Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina on the Hudson River in New Baltimore, will run the new facility on the Schenectady waterfront. And it won’t only be for powerboats: The […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Schenectady, N.Y., March 28, 2018 – The Galesi Group today announced that the company will move its corporate headquarters to Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, NY. David Buicko, Galesi Group CEO said, “Our entire team has been deeply involved with making Mohawk Harbor a reality. We are proud to announce the move of […]
One year into the opening of the Rivers Casino, the impact on the average Schenectady resident is largely undetermined. Watch the finale of the three part series and click the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Looking at the Future of Rivers Casino, Schenectady.”Spectrumlocalnews.com, 7 Feb. 2018, spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/all-in/2018/02/08/rivers-casino-schenectady-future-outlook.
A year after Rivers Casino opened its doors, Schenectady has seen a number of development projects, and there’s still more to come. Barry Wygel has an in-depth look at the impact on infrastructure. Watch the second part of Spectrum’s three part series by clicking the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Rivers Prompts New Construction, Development in […]
Nearly a year after its opening, the Rivers Casino and Resort has changed the Schenectady area. Spectrum News’ Barry Wygel takes a look at what has changed since the casino opened its doors. Watch the first part of the three part series by clicking the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Despite Slow Profits, Rivers Casino, Schenectady Looking […]
Experience resort style living and waterfront views at the River House! With retail, restaurants, and outdoor entertainment at your front door, The River House is where downtown meets the riverfront.
Check out the views from above! Another great aerial photo shoot by Chris Milian Albany NY Premier Aerial Photographer and Prolific Photographer 518-495-7983 518-495-7983 www.photosfromonhigh.com. Thanks Chris Milian for capturing the beauty of Mohawk Harbor!
It’s #ThrowbackThursday and we are going back 2 years to watch the progression of our NEW harbor and community. Today you can Live, Work, Stay, and Play at Mohawk Harbor!
The “Christening of the Harbor” marked the completion and opening of the signature marina at the $480 million Mohawk Harbor mixed-use development.
Communications Electronics Company Doubled Initial Jobs Commitment, Employing More than 300 People. CTDI Adding Nearly 40 Jobs at Second Schenectady County Facility. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Communications Test Design, Inc. is expanding its Capital Region operations into a second building at the Glenville Business and Technology Park in Schenectady County. The Pennsylvania-based […]
Live, Work, Stay, Play at Mohawk Harbor. Where Downtown meets the Riverfront.
From the River House Apartments to Rivers Casino – The Electric City Trolley will take you door to door for FREE!
SCHENECTADY — For its next trick, Rivers Casino & Resort will try to make the grand opening of its hotel a magical affair. Illusionist Steve Wyrick will attempt to make a full-size helicopter appear on stage inside the event center at Rivers Casino & Resort during a VIP event on July 25. The feat will mark the […]
Schenectady SummerNight 2017 drew more than 20,000 people to the city’s downtown district Friday night, flooding State Street with revelers from throughout the Capital District who came to watch Blues Traveler perform and a fireworks display at the annual summer block party. Schenectady County District 3 Legislator Cathy Gatta said the event, now in its 10th […]
As the old Schenectady Amtrak station came crumbling down Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped in the city to tout the $23 million structure that will replace it. Joined by state and local officials, Cuomo highlighted recent positive developments in Schenectady, saying a new train station is part of that. The station has been due for […]
Schenectady’s newest hotel will officially open to guests on July 19 at Rivers Casino & Resort, officials announced Tuesday. The Landing Hotel has started taking reservations, with the first guests able to arrive next week. The hotel is adjacent to Rivers Casino and will feature 165 rooms spread across six stories. A grand opening event will take […]
A new dessert option will be available shortly in downtown Schenectady as the Cocobar opens its doors. As the name suggests, the emphasis is on chocolate, and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall will allow visitors to watch the treats being prepared. The little dessert shop is the latest venture of the Mallozzi family, next door to their […]
CBS 6 was invited to take a boat tour of the development going up right next to the Rivers Casino, until now, a view only seen by the builders themselves. David Buicko is a name-to-know in Schenectady. Buicko is the President and CEO of Galesi Group, which developed the Rivers Casino, and these days he’s […]
The Galesi Group of Schenectady, New York, has closed on the purchase of a former schoolhouse at 487 Nott St. in Schenectady. The developer paid $200,000 to buy the historic former Nott Street School from the Schenectady County Industrial Development Agency. It plans to spend upward of $2 million to convert the building into apartments. […]