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Developer Nicolla is bullish about growth in New York’s Capital Region – Albany Business Review

Joseph Nicolla says businesses in the Albany, NY region are best at flying under the radar, but “they’re as busy as they have ever been.” Nicolla, president and founder of Columbia Development Cos., is a key real estate developer of major construction projects in the area. The way he sees it, the region is gaining momentum. Sales and […]

Columbia Development projects featured as priorities for Capital Region Economic Development Council

Columbia Development projects featured as priorities for Capital Region Economic Development Council

Times Union September 25, 2013 http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Regional-council-favors-Schenectady-studio-4840020.php The Capital Region is competing with nine other councils around the state for a slice of $220 million in tax credits and grants, but the request also taps a larger pool of regular state infrastructure spending that the councils now have a say in directing. Overall, there were 337 applications […]

Governor Cuomo joins Columbia Development in announcing transformation of historic DeWitt Clinton in downtown Albany

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the historic DeWitt Clinton Hotel in downtown Albany, which has sat vacant for years, will be transformed into a full service, 204-room Renaissance by Marriott Hotel. The $48 million redevelopment project, located just steps away from the State Capitol, will provide an economic boost for downtown, spurring investment and […]