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Behind the deal: Gillibrand's search for office space in Troy

Albany Business Review, Jan. 14, 2019

Representatives of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand considered a half-dozen or so offices in downtown Troy for a potential presidential campaign headquarters before signing a lease at the historic Frear Building.

Why this investor left San Francisco to buy property in Troy

Albany Business Review, Sept. 20, 2018

Tim James left San Francisco, traveled 30,000 miles searching for a new place to invest and landed in Troy, New York.

3 downtown Troy buildings qualify for START-UP NY tax breaks

Albany Business Review, Oct. 26, 2016

Businesses that move into three buildings in downtown Troy, New York, are now eligible for 10 years of tax breaks under the START-UP NY program. The properties at 251 River St., 255 River St. and 1776 Sixth Ave. have been added to the tax-incentive program through an alliance with Hudson Valley Community College.

518 Life Magazine, August 2016

A Times Union reporter answers the question, "What is it with Trojans and Troy?"

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is part of a $140 million federal manufacturing research project

Albany Business Review, June 21, 2016

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, has been selected as the Northeast regional research center for the federal government's new $140 million Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

The private engineering school is one of five regional manufacturing centers across the United States. The others are Texas A&M University, North Carolina State University, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of California, Los Angeles.

What’s Really Fueling the War for Tech Talent

Business News Daily, Aug. 27, 2014

"An employer brand is much more than an explanation of the company's strategy, markets and products — it's an expression of an organization's corporate culture and work environment," Martin added. "It defines the organization's value to potential hires and informs them about what it is like to work there."

Well-designed office facilities will aid a company in recruiting and retaining talent in today’s marketplace — and well into the future.

Area Development, Fall 2013

...Companies are seeking locations where employees can easily access amenities not present in suburban office parks. This is important for both large and small organizations. They want to have access to restaurants, entertainment, other people, and especially public transportation.


...Companies are seeking dense, urban locations that allow them to be near others in related or supporting industries, creating “clusters.” Competition for technology and other knowledge industry workers is also bringing attention to education clusters, also frequently found in urban settings...

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