First Columbia is excited to announce, Mazzone Hospitality to be opening event space on the 9th floor of Hedley Park Place. The newly announced banquet center will feature a rooftop wedding and catering hall. Founder, Angelo Mazzone of Mazzone Hospitality signed a 10-year lease this week, for the 10,000-square-foot space for the 9th floor. First Columbia will be renovating the space to meet the needs of the event space. The event space will over look the Hudson River, featuring panoramic views of the waterfront.
“We have been looking at Troy for a long time,” Mazzone said Wednesday. “That end of town is coming alive.”
The project is just one of many projects First Columbia has planned in it’s $125 million vision to transform the Troy waterfront by making it a place to live, work, dine and spend the night. First Columbia and Hampstead America LLC recently opened a 132-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel next to the Hedley Building which has been a critical amenity added to the area.
“We are trying to make this a seven-day-a-week active waterfront!”
The event space will focus heavily on hosting technology and job training events to give area businesses and tenants of Hedley a place to educate their employees. During the evening, the focus will shift more toward weddings, fundraisers and corporate events. The center also will try to attract academic events to address needs of nearby schools and universities.
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