April 24, 2016

From the air, everything looks different.


On Thursday, Gazette photographer Marc Schultz and I took a helicopter ride to get an aerial view of ongoing projects and popular sites in Schenectady.


We got a look at the Mohawk Harbor site off Erie Boulevard, where construction is quickly moving ahead for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor.



April 19, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Work on a new casino planned for upstate New York is hitting a critical construction milestone.The developers of the Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady will host a “topping out” ceremony Monday. The event celebrates the placement of the building’s last steel beam.


Local officials and construction workers are expected to parti...

April 18, 2016

 SCHENECTADY, NY — Representatives of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady were joined today by local officials, community leaders and construction partners to mark a milestone in the construction of the $330 million gaming facility with a topping off ceremony.


Leadership from casino operator Rush Street Gaming, representatives from the city and coun...

April 14, 2016

SCHENECTADY — The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority approved a three-story office and retail building at Mohawk Harbor with a payment in lieu of taxes agreement during a meeting Wednesday evening.


The $25 million, 65,800-square-foot building will include ground-floor retail space with office space on the top two floors. Constructio...

April 12, 2016

ALBANY — Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is calling minority-, women- and disadvantaged-owned business enterprises to take advantage of an upcoming opportunity to hear from and interact with officials from Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady as it relates to procurement.


The MWBE Vendor event will be held at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road...

April 8, 2016


Tens of millions in tax revenue, 1,200 new jobs, 2.8 million annual visitors and jumps in property value across Schenectady.


Those are some of the benefits expected from the new Rivers Casino coming to Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, which was the topic of the Albany Business Review's Casinos Power Breakfast, held Friday at Key Hall at Proctors in S...

April 8, 2016

How is the $330 million Rivers Casino & Resort impacting the local real estate market?


How much will casino dealers earn?


How much demand is there for office and retail space at the $150 million Mohawk Harbor development in Schenectady, New York?


Those questions were the focus this morning at the Albany Business Review's Power Breakfast on casinos...

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