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Albany board approves plans for Huck Finn's Warehouse
The city Planning Board gave Redburn Development approval last week to start a $65 million overhaul of the Warehouse at Huck Finn.
The project, once completed, will result in roughly 260 apartments, and 45,000-square-feet of commercial space. The approval was first reported by the Albany Business Review.
Skinny Pancake opens in downtown Albany
The Skinny Pancake, the first New York location for a small, Vermont-based creperie, officially opens Thursday, Dec. 9, in a former YMCA building at the south end of the renovated Kenmore complex on North Pearl Street. The restaurant space has been vacant since the Pearl Street Pub vacated it in 2016 to move across the street
$65 million Huck Finn redevelopment approved in Albany
"You'll be driving down 787 with the lights on at night and it will change what Albany looks like," said Jeff Buell of Redburn Development. Here's the plan for the landmark property.
Troy's deputy mayor leaving for job with Redburn Development
Deputy Mayor Monica Kurzejeski is leaving her post of six years to take a job with a private developer.
Kurzejeski’s resignation is effective Jan. 14 after which she will take a position with Redburn Development, said John Salka, a spokesman for Mayor Patrick Madden.
Why The Skinny Pancake chose downtown Albany for its first New York location
The Skinny Pancake first opened in Burlington and has since expanded to seven locations across Vermont. The Albany location will be the company's first out-of-state location.
Jeff Buell talks fashion, food, his bad bike crash
From newspaper reporter to government spokesperson to real estate developer to entrepreneur, Jeff Buell's professional career has traveled a long, strange path over the last 20 years.
New Life For Albany’s Kenmore Ballroom, Once A Golden Age Destination
A downtown Albany landmark is beginning a new chapter.
The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Kenmore Ballroom, introducing its “historic, reimagined venue” to a new generation. The grand opening comes two years after the lease was signed for the 15,000-square-foot space, one year after the Kenmore Ballroom’s first event, and nearly 100 years after the Rain-Bo Room opened its doors. Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan:
Empire Live in Albany to open with Cold War Kids
Albany’s newest concert venue is set to go live on Thursday with a performance by Cold War Kids.
The 93 North Pearl St. venue, called Empire Live, is run by the same team that ran the now-closed Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park. It features two performance spaces; one with a 1,000-person capacity and the other a 400 person capacity, the latter of which is referred to as Empire Underground.
Renovations start on $18M apartment building in Albany's Warehouse District
The building at 413 North Pearl St. in Albany's Warehouse District was previously the longtime home of CMP Industries, a manufacturer of dental prosthetics.
Two tales of one city: Downtown Schenectady reviving, languishing
Redburn Development Partners principal Jeff Buell, one of the most visible and tireless proponents of downtown revitalization in the past decade, said the summer of 2020 was a discouraging time.
Explore Troy From the Historic and Luxurious Collar Factory Lofts
The renovated 1890s Cuff and Collar Factory now boasts several loft-style apartments, a green design, and a rooftop overlooking the Hudson.
Catering firm launches event venue in downtown Schenectady
The newest downtown event venue is up and running in one of the older buildings in that part of Schenectady.
The Edison Downtown is the new incarnation of a former carpet store and printing press building at 132-136 Broadway, and the reimagined space pays tribute to the age and commercial heritage of the early 20th century structures.
Two companies bid for downtown Albany's Central Warehouse
Two of the region's most active real estate firms — Redburn Development Partners of Schenectady and Columbia Development Cos. of Albany — are making a play to acquire what is perhaps downtown Albany's biggest eyesore, the monolithic Central Warehouse that sits off I-787.
Central Warehouse bids are in. One includes several notable names
Albany County isn't disclosing any other information until bids are examined, but one development group has publicly identified itself as a bidder.
Empire Live And Empire Underground To Open On Pearl Street In Albany
Albany will have two new music venues on North Pearl Street very soon. Empire Live an Empire Underground will open this fall as the first downtown premier club in Albany in 30 years.
Jeff Buell – 50 most influential people in Capital Region business
Jeff Buell named in the 50 most influential people in Capital Region business.
Albany Business Review
Redburn wants to convert more downtown Albany buildings into apartments
Albany Business Review
$15 million Collar Factory Lofts in Troy nears completion
$50 million redevelopment planned for Huck Finn's building
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