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First Columbia adding to Century Hill Plaza before tenants sign on the dotted line
5/06/2014
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First Columbia’s investment Company Sabre Carves our Fracking Business Outside NY
11/16/2012
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First Columbia begins construction of its second building on Daughters of Sarah campus
10/02/2012
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First Columbia Helps Storm Victims
10/05/2011
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First Columbia Has First Tenant for Planned Medical Building
12/24/2010
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Albany Area Leads N.Y. Cities in 'Brainpower', Stands 28th in Nation
12/3/2010
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Building Owners Receive Awards
12/1/2010
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First Columbia Plans Three More Buildings for Latham Office Park
10/21/2010
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First Columbia's Hedley Park Place Supports Domestic Violence Month
10/2010
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Express Scripts to Add Dozens of Employees
9/9/10
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Forty Strongest U.S. Metro Economies
7/10
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First Columbia Welcomes O'Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP to New York International Plaza
5/3/10
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Angio Shows Off New HQ
3/29/10
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Indoor Golf Facility Opens to Rave Reviews
3/10
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AngioDynamic's New HQ to Open Next Week
3/24/10
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First Columbia Welcomes New Civil Litigation Practice to Century Hill Plaza
3/1/10
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AngioDynamics moving administrative offices to Latham
8/12/09
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First Columbia turns attention to investment arm; hires chief strategist
6/26/09
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First Columbia Receives 2008 Best of Albany Award
1/27/09
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First Columbia LLC seeks to build office building in Colonie
The Business Review (Albany) - 2:58 PM EDT Tuesday, April 10, 2007
by Michael DeMasi
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Parking garage planned for Troy
Proposed River Street project will open up a key section for development
By KENNETH C. CROWE II, Staff writer Times Union
First published: Friday, April 6, 2007
TROY -- A 1,000-space, six-story parking garage is slated to be built later this year on River Street across from the Hedley Building, its developer said.
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First Columbia buys stake in Saratoga National Golf Club
The Business Review, April 5, 2007
First Columbia , a large commercial real estate developer in Latham, has purchased a "substantial interest" in the Saratoga National Golf Club, an 18-hole course in Saratoga Springs that has drawn rave reviews from the golf industry since opening six years ago.
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Investor plans to have presence
06/28/2006
Hedley, a longtime Cadillac dealer and one of the city's most ardent supporters, took on the monumental task of converting the vacant Cluett Peabody shirt factory and the vacant Standard Furniture warehouse into office buildings.
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New road gives airport a lift
It's two lanes wide, it's the last road you take to get to the terminal at Stewart International Airport, and it's often heavily congested.
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LIONS EYE INSTITUTE MOVES INTO 1220 NEW SCOTLAND ROAD:
New Facility Will Enable Regional Medical Program to Offer Expanded Clinical Trials, Provide Additional Eyesight Savings Medications to Northeast Patients
*Retina Research Foundation to Host Open House 11/12 from 6-8 PM
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BANK OF AMERICA MOVES INTO CENTURY HILL PLAZA
LATHAM (October 31, 2005)
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BUSINESS BOOMING FOR BETTE FAMILY COMPANIES:
Escalating Residential, Healthcare and Commercial Projects Help First Columbia’s Business Climb 43 Percent Over ’04;
First Columbia, Bette & Cring to Relocate to 22 Century Hill Plaza
LATHAM (October 4, 2005)
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ENAP, INC. TO RELOCATE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS TO NEW BUILDING AT NY INTERNATIONAL PLAZA:
Lumber and Building Materials Cooperative to Move into 555 Hudson Valley Ave. in the Summer of 2005; Site Work Has Begun
New Windsor (December 22, 2004)
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CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO TO RELOCATE TO 1203 RIVERHILL CENTER:
"Most Admired" Radio Broadcaster to Consolidate Seven Radio Stations, Clear Channel Traffic Network Under One Roof at New Latham Location By June 1
LATHAM (February 8, 2005)
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY MOVES REGIONAL OFFICE TO LATHAM'S RIVERHILL CENTER:
Joins Clear Channel Radio, Northwestern Mutual, Consumer Direct Marketing, Pyramid Brokerage and 1st Advantage Dental at 100,000-Square-Foot Site
LATHAM (September 26, 2005)
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FIRST COLUMBIA PLANS 9/23 GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION OF LATHAM’S $25 MILLION RIVERHILL CENTER:
Town of Colonie Excited to Add Former Kaiser Permanente Facility Back on the Rolls;
Riverhill Expected to Support Around 350 New Jobs; Employees Will Create Economic Impact On Town of Colonie
LATHAM (September 22, 2004) — Commercial real estate developer First Columbia plans to showcase Riverhill Center’s dramatic transformation from a run-down health complex into a modern, Class “A” high-tech facility complete with Empire Zone benefits with a grand opening reception for 125 guests Thursday, Sept. 23 from 4-7 p.m. Click Here for the complete story

PYRAMID BROKERAGE COMPANY OF ALBANY, INC. SIGNS 5-YEAR LEASE AT RIVERHILL CENTER:
1201 Riverhill Center Now Fully Leased
LATHAM (March 4, 2004) — First Columbia LLC is pleased to welcome Pyramid Brokerage Company of Albany, Inc. to 1201 Riverhill Center, the former local headquarters of Kaiser Permanente on Troy-Schenectady Road. Upstate New York's largest and only regional commercial real estate services firm has signed a five-year lease at the site.
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1ST ADVANTAGE DENTAL SIGNS 10-YEAR LEASE TO REMAIN AT RIVERHILL CENTER
LATHAM (December 23, 2003) — Commercial real estate development company First Columbia today announced that 1st Advantage Dental, a member of the 1st Advantage Dental Group, has signed a 10-year lease to stay on at 1201 Troy-Schenectady Road, now called the Riverhill Center. Click Here for the complete story

From the Capital District Business Review:
Warren Paley Complex to be renamed 'Riverhill Center' Local real estate developer First Columbia has closed on its purchase of the Warren Paley Medical Arts Complex on Route 7 in Latham.
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FIRST COLUMBIA WELCOMES FIRST NEW TENANT TO RIVERHILL CENTER:
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network-Latham to Assume 15,000-Square-Feet at 1201 Troy-Schenectady Road
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First Columbia set to begin work on new building
Real estate development and management company First Columbia plans a Dec. 16 ground-breaking for a 45,000-square-foot, medical/professional building at 1220 New Scotland Rd. in the Albany County Town of Bethlehem.
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LIONS EYE INSTITUTE BECOMES FIRST TENANT AT 1220 NEW SCOTLAND ROAD:
Patient Care, Medical Training and Eye Research Group to Occupy 50 Percent of New, Medical/Professional Building Across from Former Blue Shield Facility

Groundbreaking held for new medical building
12/16/2004
The ground may be a little cold, but officials in Bethlehem were still able to break through and start a new construction project. For the complete story, click here

FIRST COLUMBIA PLANS CLASS “A” OFFICE BUILDING IN BETHLEHEM:

45,000-Square-Foot Professional Building Will be Constructed Adjacent to Existing Slingerlands Medical Arts Building; Construction to Start Fall 2004

FIRST COLUMBIA LLC ADDS INTERIOR DESIGNER TO STAFF:
Bette Sibling Will Work with Closely with Brothers; Bolster Real Estate Development Company’s Extensive In-House Capabilities.


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