The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Schenectady's former Alco plant a potential casino site

An architectural rendering of potential development at the former Alco site in Schenectady.
An architectural rendering of potential development at the former Alco site in Schenectady.
Text Size: A | A

Schenectady could be a contender in the race for a full-scale casino in the Capital Region, as one local developer confirmed Wednesday that several people have toured his riverfront land in the hopes of building a casino. “Ever since Saratoga voted against it, people are looking at all sorts of places in the region,” said David Buicko, COO of the Rotterdam-based Galesi Group. One of those places is in Schenectady, at the nearly 60-acre tract ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!

Advertisement

comments

pbd
March 12, 2014
5:34 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

The vacant Tobin's site would be an excellent place for an IKEA store, but not a casino.

SchenectadyScott
March 13, 2014
9:59 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

Oh this is great news....just like the movie studio..and condos....what a great idea...Schenectady is moving forward. May be we can give the developers all our money like we have been as a gift that keeps on giving every tax quarter!! No mention of the movie studio...

mzentko
March 13, 2014
1:14 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

This should be a slam dunk. The revenue,jobs,taxes, tourist money for the city and getting rid of an eyesore next to the river all add up to a big yes.dave hine

Advertisement