< Back to News

General

Unveiling of New Medical Building in Town of Schodack

Community Care Physicians, P.C. and Columbia Development Companies showcase 20,000 square-foot Patient Centered Medical Home Castleton—On Friday February 3rd at 10:00am, representatives from Columbia Development Companies and Community Care Physicians, P.C. unveiled the new 20,000 square-foot, 4 acre medical building located at 35 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton. The new $5 million facility, built by BBL […]

Albany Business Review: Albany Med has plans for former Michael’s Banquet House in Latham

Albany Medical Center wants to demolish the former Michael’s Banquet House in Latham, New York, and build a one-story, 30,000-square-foot medical office building with an urgent care and physician offices. The $8.8 million development, if approved by the town of Colonie, would be the latest expansion of the hospital’s EmUrgentCare walk-in practices. DONNA ABBOTT-VLAHOS Read more […]

AIA Rochester 2016 Design Awards

AIA Rochester 2016 Design Awards

Columbia Development is pleased to announce that the Renaissance Albany was recently awarded the 2016 Design Award by AIA Rochester. The awards ceremony took place June 16 at Legacy Tower in Downtown Rochester. The Design Excellence Awards are to encourage excellence in architectural design, to make the public more aware of the potential of the human-made […]

Albany Business Review: How Albany BID’s executive committee plans to spur downtown growth

Richard Rosen, Columbia Development Cos. vice president and partner, said he isn’t old enough to remember a time when State Street in Albany, New York, had a bustling social scene. Now, though, he sees that aspect of the mile-long road coming back, in part because of the work of the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District. […]

Albany Business Reviews: Preservation awards piling up for Renaissance Albany Hotel

If you buy a decaying urban building in upstate New York and spend more than $48 million renovating it into a contemporary luxury hotel with whimsical nods to local history, you are sure to draw the attention of preservationists. That’s what happened at Renaissance Albany, a 203-room Marriott hotel across the street from the Capitol […]

readMedia: Renaissance Albany to be Honored

ALBANY, NY (04/12/2016)(readMedia)– The Preservation League of New York State has selected the Renaissance Albany Hotel (at the historic DeWitt Clinton Hotel Building) to receive an award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. The League’s statewide awards program honors notable achievements in retaining, promoting and reusing New York State’s irreplaceable architectural heritage. Read more here.

WNYT: Hotel ribbon-cutting symbolizes transformation of Albany’s downtown