Welcome to Hayes Development

Hayes Development Company specializes in several areas of Real Estate including Class-A Office, Single-Tenant Retail, Specialty Warehouse and Multifamily Apartment Communities. We work with our Tenant Partners to provide turnkey solutions to their space requirements. We have created an experience-based, relationship-driven full-service development firm that can guide you through the challenges and complex process of development. From site selection, design, approvals, building and leasing – all under one roof.

  • 500,000 SQFT

    Under Management

  • 100 Years +

    Combined Experience

  • $100,000,000 +


Real Estate Solutions for your company

Hayes Development will work with you to find the right real estate solution for your company. We specialize in working with our clients to Design, Build, and Lease the perfect space for their business.

Property Selection

Hayes Development has extensive experience with helping clients make the best strategic choice on what, where, and how to build a project. We’ll handle everything, including:

  • Preliminary Planning & Site Analysis
  • Due Diligence Research
  • Zoning & Special Use Permitting
  • Feasibility Studies

Design & Build

Our Design Build approach offers a seamless service to clients from a project’s inception through its completion. We’ll handle everything including:

  • Conceptual Design Scheduling
  • Performing Site Analysis
  • Preparation of Conceptual Designs
  • Facilitation of Architectural and Engineering Drawings
  • Permitting
  • Construction
  • Interior finishes
  • Closeout

All-Inclusive Flexible Leases

We concentrate on the building, so you can concentrate on your business. We’ll structure your lease to be all-inclusive including:

  • Property Management & Maintenance
  • Free Parking
  • Housekeeping Landscaping and Snow Removal
  • Space planning, Interior design & Construction services
  • Taxes & Building Insurance

About BOB !

Bob is an experienced attorney who has represented commercial and banking clients for more than thirty-five years. His clients have ranged from start-up incubator companies to billion-dollar publicly-traded corporations. He also served in the capacity of general counsel or special counsel to several banks and ​mortgage bankers.

​​In addition to practicing law, Bob started and operated a company involved with electrical engineering and manufacturing. He grew this business to a national scale with multiple plants located throughout the United States before selling the business to a “Fortune 500” company.

Mr. Hayes was selected to be Chairman of the Board for the Luther Forest Technology Park Corporation. In that capacity he worked with the governor’s office and senate majority leader with responsibility for the negotiation and purchase of the land, administration of several hundred million dollars of State and Federal grants and installation of substantial portions of infrastructure. The park is now the home of Global Foundries.

Mr. Hayes has also served on various other corporate and volunteer boards including President of the Board for the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation, Director for Welbourne and Purdy,  Home Funding Finders Inc. (mortgage banker), Chase Manhattan Bank (advisory board), Provantage Funding Inc. (mortgage bank), Ebeling & Associates (computer programing), Polyset Company and President of both Cannon Point Condominiums and The Lake George Club.

Bob is a graduate of the Clarkson University and holds a BS degree in Engineering. He received his Juris Doctorate from Union University at Albany Law School. He has been admitted to the New York State Courts, Federal District Court, United States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Hayes served in the United States Army Reserve attaining the rank of Captain.


About Robert!

Robert is a Developer, Entrepreneur, and former Bank Executive. He founded a NYS Licensed Mortgage Bank that was acquired by Wilber National Bank. Robert accepted a position within the Bank as Regional President where he oversaw Commercial & Retail Lending, Retail Branches, and directed the ​Bank’s activities in the Albany Capital District Region. He has also served as Regional President to Community Bank N.A. in the same capacity. Robert was also the founder of Saratoga Closing Services, a prominent Title Insurance Agency and Closing Firm that was also successfully sold.

Robert is an accomplished Real Estate Developer who co-founded and manages Hayes Development Company (www.Hayes-Development.com). The company has developed more than 500,000 square feet of commercial real estate in Saratoga County, NY. The most recent projects have been constructed in close proximity to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and include a professional Office Building, Flex-Warehouse, and a Multifamily Community.

In 2018 Robert successfully completed the construction of a multifamily community, named the Lofts at Saratoga BLVD. The Apartment project has 214 townhouse style apartments, comprised of nearly 300,000 square feet in the heart of Saratoga County. In the Spring of 2020, Robert’s firm broke ground on the development of another 64 apartments with an expected completion date of 2021.

Robert is a graduate of the University of Rochester and holds degrees in both Economics and Management. He continued his higher education and is a graduate of the MIT, Entrepreneurial Masters Program. 

Robert is a recipient of the Capital District Business Reviews 40 under forty award as well as a recipient of the Saratoga 20 Entrepreneurs under 40 award. He was a member of the Albany Entrepreneurs Organization for twelve years and served as a member on their Board of Directors.

Robert has served as President of the Board of Directors for the Mortgage Bankers Association, and was formerly their Treasurer. He has served as a committee member to the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce and is currently a member of the Albany 50 Group that is comprised of senior executives from the areas largest companies.

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