How this growing Schenectady architecture firm plans to get bigger

By | October 20th, 2015|News|

As principal of C2 Design Architecture, Michael Roman won several significant contracts in recent years at his Schenectady, New York, firm and developed strong professional relationships while, in a sense, flying below the radar. Now, Roman has laid the groundwork to build an even bigger portfolio at the 10-person firm by bringing in a new partner, expanding the suite of services and re-branding as C2 Design Group.

Wine bar to fill vacant Schenectady buildings

By | February 17th, 2015|News|

Schenectady County Community College will move its workforce development program into a vacant building in downtown Schenectady, New York by fall 2015, nearly six years after the college acquired the building. The school is renovating the first floor of the three-story building at 201 State St., donated to SCCC in 2009 by the Kindl family. The workforce development program provides noncredit courses and job training.

Fall start eyed for $20M Schenectady development

By | February 17th, 2015|News|

SCHENECTADY ? Construction on a $20 million housing and retail project on Schenectady?s lower State Street corridor could begin this fall if the city Planning Commission approves the project this week. With one final property in hand, the developers behind the massive Robinson Block project will go before the commission at its monthly meeting Wednesday night. Highbridge Development of Schenectady and Prime Companies of Cohoes are requesting a site plan review for a demolition and construction project that will span six properties on the 200 block of State Street and one on Erie Boulevard for a total of 1.1 acres.

Downtown Schenectady, Troy development projects get state boost

By | December 12th, 2014|News|

Michael DeMasi-Reporter- Albany Business Review Two major downtown redevelopment projects in upstate New York ? one in Schenectady, the other in Troy ? got a big boost Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $1.5 million in funding for the developers of Monument Square in Troy, and $1.2 million for the so-called Robinson block in Schenectady. They were among $60 million in funding awarded in the Capital Region as part of the Regional Economic Development Council awards, a statewide competition now in its fourth year. The school is renovating the first floor of the three-story building at 201 State St., donated to SCCC in 2009 by the Kindl family. The workforce development program provides noncredit courses and job training.

Schenectady developer plans more office space

By | December 10th, 2014|News|

Schenectady County Community College will move its workforce development program into a vacant building in downtown Schenectady, New York by fall 2015, nearly six years after the college acquired the building. The school is renovating the first floor of the three-story building at 201 State St., donated to SCCC in 2009 by the Kindl family. The workforce development program provides noncredit courses and job training.

Schenectady County Breaks Ground on New Unified Communications Center

By | November 18th, 2014|News|

August 6, 2013 Members of the Schenectady County Legislature were joined by New York Secretary of State Cesar A. Perales, local municipal leaders, and public safety officials to formally break ground on the new Schenectady County Unified Communications Center. The Groundbreaking formally begins the construction of a new centralized dispatch facility which [...]

College plans to transform building in downtown Schenectady

By | November 11th, 2014|News|

Schenectady County Community College will move its workforce development program into a vacant building in downtown Schenectady, New York by fall 2015, nearly six years after the college acquired the building. The school is renovating the first floor of the three-story building at 201 State St., donated to SCCC in 2009 by the Kindl family. The workforce development program provides noncredit courses and job training.

More apartments for downtown Schenectady

By | November 4th, 2014|News|

Developer John Luke Hodorowski plans a $7 million, four-story apartment and office building at 242 Broadway, across from a $3 million apartment and office/retail building he completed last year. The Schenectady Planning Commission will review the project at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19th at Schenectady City Hall. The existing building, with 18 apartments and office/retail space, is full or under contract, said Ray Gillen, chairman of the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority.

Office-residential project proposed in Schenectady

By | November 4th, 2014|News|

SCHENECTADY ? Want an upscale apartment in downtown Schenectady? Get in line. Demand for residential space downtown is so high that just one year after finishing a three-story residential-office building at Broadway and Hamilton Street, a local developer is looking to do the same thing again ? only bigger ? right across the street. Rotterdam developer John Luke Hodorowski wants to construct a four-story building at 242 Broadway that would house office space on the first floor and 39 upscale apartments on the top three floors. The project would cost $7 million and is slated to go before the City Planning Commission later this month.

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