News & Events for Our Coworking Community in Albany, NY

The Blake Annex Celebrates National Coworking Day

Happy National Coworking Day! Today’s a day to celebrate the power of collaboration, teamwork, inspiring spaces and motivated individuals who recognize the power of working together to make a difference. We love to see our space at The Blake Annex used as a backdrop to so many great conversations, brainstorming sessions and more —it’s the magic of coworking in a…
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United Way of the Greater Capital Region Wins “Serving For The Deserving”

Kiss 102.3 FM, SEFCU and BurgerFi partnered to recognize an organization that has been helping the community, particularly this year: Three local organizations were finalists and the community voted to pick one. We are honored to say @unitedway_gcr is the official Serving For The Deserving winner!! To celebrate, we invited the community to come enjoy lunch with us at The Blake Annex….
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Join Us For a Tour of The Blake Annex

Join us on July 27 at 3 p.m. or August 24 at 3 p.m. for a tour of The Blake Annex with our community manager Angelique! Our nonprofit-focused workspace is a creative, welcoming environment that includes private office spaces, open coworking areas, rooms to collaborate, meet, brainstorm and more. Stop by and see what we’ve been working on over here…
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The Blake Annex Announces Janitorial Partnership With NYSID and Second Chance Opportunities

Yesterday, we announced our partnership with NYSID, Purchasing That Powers Employment and Second Chance Opportunities, Inc to provide cleaning and janitorial services here at The Blake Annex, utilizing their diverse workforce and creating a meaningful employment opportunity for the individuals they serve. We are continuously inspired by NYSID CEO Maureen O’Brien’s efforts and are thrilled to have her support and…
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Now Renting Private Offices at The Blake Annex

Our private office suites are a blank canvas for you and your team to bring energy, creativity and new ideas to a fresh, collaborative workspace environment. Each office is equipped with a desk and a chair for each employee, a door that locks and unlimited access to the rest of our open areas, conference rooms, kitchen as well as additional…
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The Blake Annex Partners With Albany Center Gallery on Mural Art

We are absolutely thrilled with the finished product from the latest murals created by Elizabeth Zunon and Portia Apple in partnership with Albany Center Gallery! Adam Blake Jr. and his wife, Catherine, were some of the most incredible local entrepreneurs of their time and left a lasting impact on downtown Albany, though their story is not as prominently documented and…
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Meet Angelique Powell, The Blake Annex Community Manager

Here at The Blake Annex, we are committed to making sure the guest and member experience inside our space is welcoming, inspiring and as user friendly as possible. And to be successful at that, we knew we’d need a vibrant, focused and passionate community manager to support our members and help them thrive. Meet Angelique Powell, The Blake Annex community…
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United Way of the Greater Capital Region Announces The Blake Annex, a Collaborative Workspace and Community Dedicated to the Capital Region Nonprofit Industry

The Blake Annex will be located in the historic Kenmore Hotel building complex in downtown Albany and feature private office suites, meeting and training facilities, coworking, concierge service, and programming and resources aimed at advancing the work of local nonprofit organizations. ALBANY, NY – United Way of the Greater Capital Region announced today the launch of a new, high-energy coworking…
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