Academy Lofts at the Barn

Albany, New York


Breathe a new life into St. Joseph's Academy, a long vacant school building, and provide an affordable space for the arts and creative community.


  • Work with Albany Barn, Albany Housing Authority, and the City of Albany to plan for an affordable, sustainable, and successful multi-use arts facility.
  • Provide training, materials, and guidance at key points from predevelopment through lease up.

Scope of Work:

Project Capacity and Consensus Building, Marketing and Lease up Planning, Property Management Training

The Academy Lofts at The Barn celebrated its grand opening in April, 2014. This project provides 22 units of live/work housing and 14,000+ square feet of creative work, rehearsal, and teaching space.

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