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Big plans for downtown Albany property still alive, officials say

Albany Business Review By Michael DeMasi Business leaders aren’t giving up on a large mixed-use project in downtown Albany, New York, even though $500 million in state economic development funds eluded them last week and the size of the development has been met with skepticism. “It is possible for it to still go forward,” said […]

Why Albany will play a critical role in rebuilding the upstate economy

Albany Business Review By: Robin Cooper Albany will play a big role as Gov. Andrew Cuomo implements his strategy for rebuilding the upstate New York economy by directing jobs and private-sector investments to Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo. That is the way Mike Hickey, president and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth, sees it. The […]

Hickey believes region can win Cuomo’s $500 million prize

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Mike Hickey, CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, says he remains optimistic that the Capital Region will win one of the $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative prizes that Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce Thursday in Albany. The contest has been dubbed the upstate ‘hunger games’ by the media since only three of […]

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New York Venture Summit

CEG is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to attend New York’s largest Annual Venture Summit Special discount.  Use promo code “cegvip” and receive 10% off the current rate.  (Details on applying to present below). Digital Sandbox | New York City Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel […]

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