Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

Mayor Madden Announces Major Redevelopment Project for Congress Street In Troy



City of Troy Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City Station North project, the next phase of the United Group of Companies continued investment in the Congress Street business corridor, is moving forward in the City of Troy. The proposed 228,000 square foot mixed-use development will transform an under-utilized property located at 141 Congress Street into a four-story office tower, a six-story apartment building and 250 space parking garage.

Mayor Patrick Madden said, “The United Group of Companies has played a significant role in the redevelopment of Troy, whose investment has helped fuel our community’s economic rebirth. When completed, the City Station North project will add to the vibrancy of our rapidly expanding downtown and we are pleased to see the United Group of Companies continue their commitment to our city.”

Bill Flanigan, Development Executive at the United Group of Companies said, “The City Station North development will offer Troy’s historic downtown a ‘live, work, play’ lifestyle with 40,000 square feet of premiere office space, market rate apartments, and a covered parking garage. We look forward to working closely with the City on moving this important project forward.”

Steven Strichman, Troy Commissioner of Planning and Economic Development said, “City Station North is an exciting mix of housing, office space and parking. This project is important not only because it replaces an inactive property with an active day & nighttime activity generator it also expands Troy’s Central Business District to strengthens the connection with City Station and Troy’s South Central and Little Italy neighborhoods.”

This new “ground up” project will include the demolition of an existing vacant 65,000 square foot commercial building. Included in their overall project, City Station North includes four-stories of “Class A” office space with 10,000 square feet per floor, elevator access, and flexible design options for office suites starting from 2,500 square feet along Congress Street. The building’s northern end at State Street will be developed as a six-story apartment building. The proposed parking garage with 250 spaces will provide additional convenience in Troy’s urban setting with direct access to both office and apartment buildings.

The current design proposes 66 premium apartments available at market rate prices – including 50 one-bedroom units and 16 two-bedroom units – which feature private balconies, granite and quartz countertops, washer & dryer units and parking. The apartment community will have elevator access to all six stories, and also offer an on-site fitness center, lounge area, rooftop terrace, and a courtyard with green space and a patio.

The United Group of Companies will present plans for City Station North for conceptual review at the City of Troy’s Planning Commission meeting on Wednesday, January 24th with a full site plan review planned for February 28th.

Troy Web Consulting, a custom software development company based out of Troy, New York, has announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Consulting Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN). AWS Select Consulting Partners are experts in using AWS services to design, develop, and deliver both web and mobile applications…
Olympic Gold Medalist Abby Wambach will make a virtual appearance at Hudson Valley Community College on Thursday, March 4 under co-sponsorship of the Cultural Affairs Program and Athletics Department. The live event will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and include a Q&A session. It is open free to the public with pre-registration at www.hvcc.edu/…
Alaant Workforce Solutions, the leading professional workforce services firm in New York’s Capital Region, today announced that Managing Partner Miriam Dushane has been named to the board of directors of the New York Staffing Association (NYSA). One of the largest affiliated chapters of the American Staffing Association, NYSA is the trade…
Feb
26
A panel discussion featuring State representatives addressing issues facing our communities. The Chamber's "Meet The Legislators" virtual event provides…
11 a.m. - Noon
Mar
02
Re-evalutating your business for pivoting opportunities has become critical since the COVID-19 era began. During this webinar, we will introduce you to…
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Mar
11
Join our highly anticipated annual “Meet the Mayors” virtual panel discussion. The forum provides Chamber members a first-hand opportunity to learn…
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.