A new building in Downtown Albany is rising quickly. The steelwork on the Capital Center should be done next month and construction should be completed in March, next year. Click here to view the full story.

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Project leaders offered a tour of the progress made on the construction at Albany's new convention center Friday morning. Katie Eastman has more from downtown Albany with a look inside... Click here to view full story.

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Walkway Connecting Times Union Center to Empire State Plaza Closed for Construction

The walkway connecting the Times Union Center, the Times Union Center Parking Garage, the Albany Capital Center, and the Empire State Plaza is currently closed for construction through Winter 2017. Plans to upgrade the walkway include new floors, walls, and stairs, refurbishing escalators and elevators, improving security, and adding infrared heat. In order to alleviate inconvenience, a committee was assembled to map alternate walking routes for visitors and residents during the renovation [...]

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ALBANY -— The new downtown convention center will open March 22 next year with a statewide social studies convention, officials announced Monday. So far, the Albany Capital Center, the 80,000-square-foot convention hall rising off Eagle Street, has booked five events, with 92 others in the pipeline, said Bob Belber, regional general manager for SMG, the company that manages the new facility and county-owned Times Union Center... Click here to read the full artcile from the [...]

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Albany, NY – The Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA), at its monthly board meeting, announced the completion date for the Albany Capital Center and the facility operator, SMG, presented the first event booking, a list of future business, and the preferred vendor selections.   The completion date of the Capital Center is slated for March 22, 2017, and with that commitment SMG has booked a number of events and secured partnerships with various preferred vendors. SMG is thrilled [...]

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