About Albany, NYAlbany, NY, the Empire State’s historic capital city, is the anchor of an expansive four county region known locally as the “Capital District”. Over 900,000 people populate this area rich in history and active both economically and culturally. Albany’s “Capital District” offers a quality of life and cost of living that are among the best in the country.
Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks and at the heart of Tech Valley, the Capital District is an area where you can have acreage to call your own, yet be just minutes from your high-tech downtown office. You can bet the horses at historic Saratoga Raceway and be on the cutting edge of technology with Global Foundries or the Rensselaer Technology Park. Tour four centuries of architecture, experience cultural festivals and national-name concerts. visit extraordinary museums, theatres and restaurants, and take in the majesty of our mountains, lakes and riverfronts. Our moderate, four-season climate offers year round recreational opportunities, and sports enthusiasts can’t get enough of our national league farm teams and many local college athletics events.
And when you are in a business state of mind, the Capital District is all about location. Albany International Airport is currently served by 9 airlines with over 60 arrivals/departures daily. Albany's Amtrak Station is served by 18 trains daily, and by car Albany is just 2 1/2 hours from New York City, 2 3/4 hours from Boston, and less than 4 hours from Montreal, Canada. Nationally recognized hospitals and nationally accredited colleges populate the area, and the government and service sectors maintain a competitive and vibrant employment base. There are so many reasons to call the Capital District home for both your family and your business, we hope to see you here.