Job fair hosted by Port of Coeymans and Coeymans Industrial Park

COEYMANS — A job fair is being held in Coeymans next Tuesday, hosted by the Port of Coeymans and Coeymans Industrial Park.a1

The fair, to be held on Tuesday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be at the Coeymans Fire Department, located at 67 Church Street in Coeymans.

Participating companies will include the Port of Coeymans, Coeymans Industrial Park, Dockside Logistics LLC, TCI of NY, and Barker Steel. All companies will have representatives at the event to speak with job seekers.

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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”