Academy Lofts at the Barn

Albany, New York

Challenge: 

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.

Goals:

  • 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

Update:

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.

Visit Albany Barn's website: https://albanybarn.org/

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