Tech Valley 

New York's Hudson River Valley has been dubbed "Tech Valley" by the national business media.   New York's Tech Valley includes the area from Dutchess County, all the way north above Albany and Rensselaer Counties to Canada.

The Albany Capital Region of Tech Valley is economically optimistic and vibrant, and has become a desired location for major international and national companies to site large-scale operations here.   To learn more about the economic optimism and growth of the Tech Valley/Albany Capital Region, please see the news stories linked below:

New York's Tech Valley

Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce


Albany Capital Region

As the capital city, Albany is the seat of the Legislature, judiciary and all executive agencies and authorities in New York State, as well as being the location of federal courts and administrative agencies. The Albany Capital Region has diverse locales for your style of life, whether urban brownstone, suburbs, or country living, all within short distance of Riverview. This region features a high quality of life with a low cost of living, low crime rates, safe and socially vibrant communities.



Riverview is surrounded by high-quality, internationally-renowned universities and colleges like Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Union College, The University at Albany and Siena College. The Albany Capital Region communities have a highly educated populace and many high-quality public and private schools. In September 2003, Forbes Magazine online ranked the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area third in the nation amongst “The Best Places With the Best Education”.


Arts & Culture

Riverview Center’s Albany Capital Region is rich with history, arts and culture. Museums, theaters, festivals and historic sites. Music and ballet at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Tanglewood. All the major concert tours including pop, rock, country and urban contemporary stars at the Times Union Center. Painting and sculpture by all the masters, classic and modern at the New York State Museum, and the Albany Institute of History and Art.



Take the family to historic Saratoga Racetrack, where you can mingle with international celebrities and watch classic thoroughbreds like Kentucky Derby winner Funny Cide.

Here you are always just minutes away from the great outdoors. Four season resorts and activities are available in the Adirondack Mountains, the Catskills, and nearby Vermont and Massachusetts. Whether you like camping in the pristine wilds of the Adirondack State Park, hiking in the mysterious Catskills of Rip Van Winkle, fishing in Lake George, boating on the Hudson River, skiing at Whiteface Mountain, or spending some quiet moments at a bed-and-breakfast in Vermont, it’s all nearby for you to get away from it all.