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Albany County Land Bank Corporation is Seeking Proposals

Sunday, February 9, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marquita Rhodes
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The Albany County Land Bank Corporation is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced firms, individual, or teams to provide a variety of legal services including, but not limited to, real estate, real estate development and general not-for-profit corporate law. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, February 21, 2020. The Request for Proposals is located here:




The Albany County Land Bank was established in 2014 by Albany County to facilitate the process of acquiring, improving, and redistributing tax-foreclosed, vacant or abandoned properties. The Land Bank is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to revitalizing neighborhoods and strengthening communities throughout Albany County. The Land Bank works in partnership with local and state government, non-profits, residents, community groups, responsible developers and investors to return properties to productive use and support community development. Pursuant to New York State Law, the Albany County Land Bank is a local public authority granted special statutory powers that provide the tools necessary to combat the significant number or vacant or abandoned properties harming neighborhoods throughout Albany County.

The Albany County Land Bank’s real estate portfolio currently consists of over 500 properties spanning 19 municipalities. The Land Bank’s real estate holdings include a variety of vacant land and buildings commensurate with the County’s urban, suburban and rural population densities. The Albany County Land Bank is one of the largest and most active land banks in the Eastern United States. The majority of the Land Bank’s property acquisitions are comprised of tax-foreclosed, vacant or abandoned lots and buildings located in several economically distressed neighborhoods in the City of Albany. For more information about the Albany County Land Bank please visit .

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