Crowne Plaza in Albany seeks new...

Aug 12, 2011 Full story: Business Journal

If the city Industrial Development Agency doesn't agree, the owners say the hotel could lose its franchise and become "unbranded"-a situation that could severely hurt the local tourism business.

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Schenectady, NY

#1 Aug 12, 2011
The hotel is simply trying to hold the city hostage... It's not the taxpayer's fault that the owners never put a cent into the property, and now want the city to waive their taxes?

Who cares if that dump closes, anyway? It's just a shop-worn hotel. Let the wealthy owners refurbish it with their own money, now ours!

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