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
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:
Regional Chamber of Commerce
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.
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”.
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.
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