For anyone who’s been to downtown Albany recently, you've probably noticed a great big hole in the ground behind the Times Union Center. For anyone else who either works or lives near that site, there's a good chance you've enduring a whole lot of banging and clanging and noise. What you have encountered is the brand new Albany Convention Center under construction.... Click here to view the full story from WNYT:Read More
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Following the removal of 60,000 cubic feet of dense clay from the project site, construction crews at the Albany Capital Center site in downtown Albany, NY, got to work driving 340 80-foot steel piles and pouring 67 concrete pile caps that will make up the foundation of the new facility... Click here to view the full story from USAERead More
About 70 percent of the foundation piles for the new downtown convention center have been sunk, and the building's steel frame is expected to start rising by mid-November, officials said Tuesday. Of the 340 piles that need to be driven as deep as 100 feet to anchor the roughly 82,000-square-foot Albany Capital Center to bedrock, 239 were in place as of Tuesday, construction manager Tom Spinella told the Albany Convention Center Authority board... Click here to [...]Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) is proud to announce the launch of the new website for the Albany Capital Center, www.albanycapitalcenter.com. Created by Spiral Design Studio of Cohoes, NY, the fully responsive site features important information, floor plans, photos, and destination information that are critical in sales efforts. “With construction now underway, it’s important to have an attractive and informational website to enhance our [...]Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) announced today that it has, after a public bidding process, entered into three contracts with New York State firms for site excavation and the construction of piles, concrete foundations and structural steel portions of the Albany Capital Center project. The $17.5 million in contracts awarded today amounts to 35% of the total project cost and is within the project budget. Working closely with NYS Office of General [...]Read More