Albany County is right for you. With its strategic location, skilled talent base, affordable cost of living, and strategic industry clusters, Albany County offers the advantages you need to succeed. As the state’s capital, we have a vibrant culture, world-class art museums, and fascinating architecture from our 400 year history. Find the right fit for your company in one of our 18 diverse towns, cities, and villages.

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The Community at a Glance

Albany County and its 18 cities, towns, and villages lie just a few hours between the major cities of Boston, Buffalo, Montreal, and New York City. As the state’s capital, this region is known for being a tech hub for entrepreneurs and start ups in industries like advanced electronics and nanotech, offshore wind and clean energy, life sciences and health care, software and gaming, and transportation logistics.

By The Numbers:
157.3k Total Labor Force
217.2k All Industries Employment
$66.1k AVG. Ann. All Industries Wage
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Support for Businesses

Sustainable Technology and Green Energy (STAGE) Grant Program is live!

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Support for Businesses

Albany County Land Bank wins $1.8M Grant!

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About the Alliance

Plug Power Wins NYSEDC's 2023 Project of The Year Award!

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