Rivers Casino & Resort to Take Office Space at Harbor Center in Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY, NY — Rivers Casino & Resort is already having positive economic impact on its Mohawk Harbor neighbors by leasing nearby office space. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady and The Galesi Group announced today that Rivers will be among the first tenants to move into Mohawk Harbor’s Two Harbor Center.
Rivers Casino will be taking approximately 8,500 square feet of space for administrative offices and training space for onboarding new team members.
Two Harbor Center is a three-story, 65,845-square-foot building, with space for retail on the ground floor. There is a total of 21,820 square feet of retail space available, and 44,025 square feet of office space. The general contractor for the construction of Two Harbor Center is LeChase Construction.
“Our development partners at The Galesi Group have done a terrific job with Mohawk Harbor, and we are looking forward to moving into this new space as we expand our operations,” said Rivers Casino & Resort General Manager Mary Cheeks. “Two Harbor Center will serve as a base for some of our administrative functions, as well as a custom training center for new and future team members.”
“Commercial and office space at Mohawk Harbor is just one piece of what makes this development special. Combine that with first-rate apartments and 100,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space that will be coming online, and this is the region’s only true ‘Live, Work, Stay and Play’ destination,” said Galesi Group CEO David Buicko. “We’re proud to welcome our partners at Rivers Casino to their new offices in Mohawk Harbor.”
About Rivers Casino & Resort – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 16 poker tables. The floor is attached to a 10,000-square-foot Event Center capable of hosting more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Also on the property are five restaurants, Splash Spa and the 165-room The Landing Hotel. For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.
About the Galesi Group – Headquartered in Schenectady, NY, the Galesi Group has established itself as one of the largest Commercial Real Estate Development firms in New York State. Since 1969, the Galesi Group has committed to the growth and development of Upstate New York. During this course, Galesi has tackled complex commercial office projects both locally and on a national level with its current real estate holdings totaling eleven million square feet of industrial, office, medical, and residential space. In addition to Galesi’s diverse real estate portfolio, the Galesi Group of companies is active in third party logistics and oil and gas. For more information, see www.galesi.com.
About Mohawk Harbor – Mohawk Harbor is a 60-acre master planned community that integrates luxury living, high-tech offices, hotels, restaurants, and retail along one mile of the Mohawk River. When complete, Mohawk Harbor will consist of over 1.4 million square feet, including 206 apartments, 50 condominiums, 24 townhouses, 2 hotels, 100,000 square feet of harbor side retail/dining, 70,000 square feet of Class A Office space, and one of New York State’s first licensed casinos, Rivers Casino & Resort. This pedestrian friendly waterfront development will create public access to the water for boating and recreation and offer community areas with outdoor seating, landscaped green space, and a direct link to the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike Trail.