The town of Colonie is located in the county of Albany. It covers a total area of 149.9 sq. km. Industries related to automotive, construction, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, hotel, seafood restaurants, truck renting and leasing, dealership in tires and optical goods, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Professionals like ophthalmologists, psychiatrists, marketing consultant and financial planning consultant, are engaged in private practices and contribute to the local economy. Commercial spaces are utilized by garden centers, drug stores, discount stores and Italian restaurants.