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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

WNYT: Lt. Gov: I like what I see (at the Wellington)

Saratoga Business Journal: Construction Of Medical Building To Begin This Summer; Could Be Open Next June

Construction is expected to start this summer on a 60,000, two-story building in Clifton Park that will house medical services for the region.Primarily, the structure on a five-acre parcel at 1783 Route 9 will be the new home of Community Care Physicians (CCP), said Richard Rosen, vice president and partner of Columbia Development, the Albany-based […]

Albany Business Review: $110 million Park South development taking shape next to Albany Medical Center

The new landscape next to Albany Medical Center is taking shape as a $110 million redevelopment of the Park South neighborhood moves forward in Albany, New York. Construction of a five-story, 134,000-square-foot medical office building and an attached six-story, 816-space parking garage on Myrtle Avenue are both on schedule and expected to open this fall. […]