Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of $1.5 Million Troy Innovation Garage

Public-Private Partnership Revitalizes Historic Building in Downtown Troy Co-Working Space and Business Incubator Supports New Creative Companies. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the Troy Innovation Garage, a co-working space and business incubator in Downtown Troy. The $1.5 million project was supported by a $100,000 grant from Empire State Development as well as a $50,000 Main…
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Our Grand Opening Week!

We are pumped to officially unveil our creative community space! After a strong soft opening period, we are ready to officially celebrate with week-long festivities March 6–10. Troy Innovation Garage is all about community, which is why we invite you to attend our grand opening events. These events are a way to say thank you to all those who have…
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Member Spotlight Clickit Digital

Troy Innovation Garage is all about community and its members. Here’s what garage members, Lisa Aiello and Marisa Thompson of Clickit Digital says about Troy Innovation Garage.

Danny Killion, co-owner of Weathered Wood in Troy, spoke to us about how he started his business.

Danny Killion and Kate Hammill, co-owners of Weathered Wood in Downtown Troy, specialize in making functional furniture out of reclaimed wood and driftwood. They have been in business for four years. As one of The Garage’s private suite designers, they plan to add nature-inspired touches to the space. This interview was conducted with Danny at the Weathered Wood shop at…
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“We have the opportunity to work with a unique material, not currently available anywhere else in the world,” Jeff Betts the man behind the design and development of Ecovative Design.

For those who don’t know, could you tell us a bit about yourself and your business? We are Jeff Betts and Kenny Lush from Ecovative, a biomaterials company in Green Island where they design products and work with other companies to design solutions using Mushroom® Materials. How did you get into your business? We both graduated a few years apart…
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“I pride myself on constantly changing, growing, and trying to be ahead of the game,” Nicolle owner of Bluebird Home Decor expressed in a recent interview with us.

For those who don’t know, could you tell us a bit about yourself and your business? Hi guys! For starters my name is Nicolle and I own Bluebird on 3rd street, here in downtown. I opened 3 years ago with a vision, some vintage pieces, and not much else. Since then Bluebird has blossomed into the shop I’ve always dreamt…
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Readers’ Poll Winners: Goods and Services

Voted The Alt Weekly Readers’ Poll winner of “The Best Coworking Space” in the Capital Region: Troy Innovation Garage In perhaps what was the blowout of all blowouts in this year’s poll, Troy Innovation Garage took home nearly all of the votes cast in the category.

The rise of gig workers in the Capital Region

Writers, designers and other creative types working in the Troy Innovation Garage on 4th Street are among the rising number of gig workers nationally. The $1.3 million development project opened this spring. “We have 80 members today and I am actively pursuing developing other spaces around the region and in other markets,” Tom Nardacci, founder of the Troy Innovation Garage…
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