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Albany Capital Center Receives Recognition for New Building of the Year

December 19, 2017


Albany Capital Center Receives Recognition for New Building of the Year

Convention facility honored at Capital Region Building Owners and Managers Association’s Annual Awards Banquet


ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC), the new state-of-the-art convention center in downtown Albany, is the recipient of the Capital Region Building Owners and Managers Association (CRBOMA) New Building of the Year award. Albany Capital Center General Manager Doug McClaine accepted the honor at the 10th Annual Awards Banquet held December 7 at the Renaissance Albany Hotel.


“It is surreal to accept this award on behalf of the Albany Convention Center Authority. This convention center project took much commitment and collaboration on the city, county and state levels to get off the ground,” said McClaine. “This building is truly unique and we hope visitors and residents alike take pride in its functionality and design as much as we do.”


CRBOMA recognizes companies and individuals annually for their outstanding work in the commercial real estate sector within the Capital Region. Additional honorees included Innovative Development of the Year - Troy Innovation Garage; Comeback Building of the Year - 22 Corporate Woods Blvd.; Principle Member of the Year - Brian Ravena, Stuvesant Plaza; Allied Member of the Year, Clark Zeh, Van Hook Services; Engineer of the Year, RJ Fuelner, Carrow Real Estate Services; and Corporation of the Year, Janitronics.


About the Albany Capital Center:

Opened in March 2017, the Albany Capital Center, operated by leading venue manager SMG, is a modern, premier event and meeting destination in New York’s culturally rich Capital Region. Connected to the Times Union Center, Empire State Plaza and Renaissance Albany Hotel via enclosed walkways, the convention center hosts a diverse array of trade shows, consumer and social events, and meetings for up to 5,000 guests. It boasts 22,500 square-feet of ballroom/exhibit space, 6 meeting rooms with 9,200 square-feet of space, and 13,500 square-feet of pre-function space, state-of-the-art technology, and impeccable dining options. The ACC is conveniently located in downtown Albany and within walking distance to the New York State Capitol, business and warehouse districts, performing arts venues, museums, shops, restaurants and nightlife. For more information about the Albany Capital Center visit, or contact the sales department at (518) 487-2009 or