Commercial shipping firm opens south of Albany, a boost for General Electric Co.

General Electric Co. and other manufacturers are expected to benefit from a new commercial shipping firm that just opened 15 miles south of Albany, New York.New POC Logo

Dockside Logistics LLC built a 72,000-square-foot warehouse at the Coeymans Industrial Park where it coordinates and manages complex packaging needs.

The industrial park is located at the Port of Coeymans, giving Dockside Continue reading “Commercial shipping firm opens south of Albany, a boost for General Electric Co.”

Port of Coeymans has invested millions, but is assessed for less

Low assessment of town industrial site raises questions

The owner of the Port of Coeymans has sunk millions of dollars into the Hudson River property, transforming the former brick New POC Logofactory into a bustling industrial site that includes recycling, construction-material storage and barge shipping.

But a review of public records and interviews with town officials raise questions about whether the town’s $2.2 million assessment for the 120-acre parcel adequately reflects the value of the site after renovations began five years ago by the port’s owner, Carver Laraway.

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More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans

Mar 16, 2009, 12:00am EDT Updated Mar 12, 2009, 10:21am EDT
source of article: http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/stories/2009/03/16/smallb2.html

Carver Laraway isn’t one to dismiss a business opportunity.New POC Logo

So when his attorney told him there was an old brickyard for sale in southern Albany County, the Altamont contractor bought it.

In August, almost seven years after purchasing the former P&M Brick plant on the Hudson River in Coeymans, Laraway and Eli Weis, his partner in the deal, opened the site as the Port of Coeymans. Continue reading “More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans”