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Owners ask Albany: Do it our way

As lawmakers in Albany look to overhaul regulations for rent stabilized homes in New York City, CHIP’s leadership unveiled their .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 15th, 2019

What business owners need to know out of Gov. Cuomo"s budget address

Big infrastructure investments, shovel-ready sites for renewable energy projects and prevailing wage expansion are on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's agenda this year. Cuomo unveiled his $178.6 billion executive budget on Tuesday in Albany (full briefing book.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2020

De Blasio getting cold shoulder from Albany lawmakers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged an array of investments, regulations and reforms impacting business owners in his State of the State address on Wednesday. Despite a  shortfall, the Democrat pledged new... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

What to watch out of today"s State of the State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will today deliver his 2020 State of the State address — his 10th as governor. Over the past few weeks leading up to the speech, Cuomo has announced more than 30 proposals. Here are five for business owners in the Albany region.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Buffalo may be caught in a "silver tsunami" as boomers leave their homes

Count Buffalo, Albany and Rochester among a list of U.S. cities expected to be hit by the “silver tsunami,” that is, the amount of homes that become vacant as their owners, senior citizens, die or find other living accommodations, according to Zillo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2019

3 takeaways about the upstate economy from the New York Fed president

John Williams started as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last summer, after more than 20 years at the San Francisco Fed. Now based in New York City, he recently visited the Albany region to speak with business owners, poli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Ace Hardware owners targeting Niskayuna for next store

It's the second location in the Albany area that the owners are eyeing for a new hardware store......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2019

Albany rent reform must protect tenants and owners

With a looming June 15 deadline, it’s now time to look closely at som.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 29th, 2019

Owners ask Albany: Do it our way

As lawmakers in Albany look to overhaul regulations for rent stabilized homes in New York City, CHIP’s leadership unveiled their .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 15th, 2019

Construction deaths go unreported as building owners ignore law

A dispute last summer over whether a 7-year-old boy had the proper permits to operate a lemonade stand has prompted legislative A bill introduced this year in Albany would clarify the law to exempt... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Small landlords playing big role in new rent reform campaign

A coalition of New York City building owners is calling on Albany to pass responsible rent refor.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMar 27th, 2019

TV ad campaign calls for rent reform that protects small landlords

A coalition of New York City building owners have taken to the airwaves to call on Albany to protect small property owners' ability to recover the costs of upgrading their rent-regulated... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019

Paid sick leave legislation: Maybe not the role for county government

This time of year, alert small business owners are usually more alarmed by what the New York state legislature might do to them than the Albany County legislature......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

How self-publishing a book in New York is a little like starting a small business

Collecting sales taxes from customers and then sending the money to Albany is just one of countless rules and regulations business owners must follow. Thankfully, I don’t have to worry about payroll taxes, workers compensation and health insurance......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Ted"s Fish Fry owners buy Maggie"s Sports Cafe in Albany

Maggie Smith sold the 6,500-square-foot building for $825,000 to the Deeb family, owners of Ted's Fish Fry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2019

Albany Empire owner: Arena Football League could triple in size

Dan Nolan, one of the owners of Albany's Arena Football team, believes the league could easily grow from its current six teams to 20 or 25 across the country in the coming years. The Albany Empire easily surpassed expectations in its first year, attr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2019

Honolulu mayor announces new "sidewalk dining" pilot program

The City and County of Honolulu on Friday introduced a new sidewalk dining program that will allow restaurants to extend their available dining space by setting up tables on nearby sidewalks in response to concerns from restaurant owners about having.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

The top-ranked public schools in the Capital Region

A suburban Albany County district has topped the rankings for the fourth year in a row......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

Table of Experts: Preparing your business for change

The Albany Business Review hosted four experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities of working through the pandemic. The discussion was moderated by Cindy Applebaum of the Albany Business Review.  What are some of the keys to navigat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

Zillow data shows owners of vacation rentals are now looking for longer-term renters

Zillow has seen significant increases in listing for furnished rentals and rentals of six-months or less, a sign that Airbnb hosts have pivoted to the long-term rental market as a result of the coronavirus's impact on the tourism industry......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 4th, 2020

The biggest movie-theater trade group expects 90% of the global theatrical market to be open by the release of "Tenet" in July

Warner Bros. A National Association of Theatre Owners representative confirmed to Business Insider on Thursday that the organization expects 90% of the global theatric.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2020