Lyft named official ridesharing partner of Prime Companies

Partnership provides residents various amenities

COHOES, NY (June 5, 2018) – Cohoes-based real estate and hospitality company Prime Companies (Prime Cos) is partnering with Lyft – the fastest growing on-demand transportation service in the US. As part of Prime Cos’ continued commitment to providing residents amenity-based services, the partnership establishes Lyft as the “Official Rideshare Partner” to Prime Cos’ Cohoes, Green Island, Niskayuna, and Saratoga Springs’ apartment communities.

Dedicated Lyft pick-up and drop-off zones will be located at all Prime Companies luxury apartment communities: Hudson Square, Waters View, Riverwalk, The Hamlet, Tall Oaks, River’s Edge, Shelter Cove, and soon to be in Electric City which is currently under construction in Schenectady, NY. Prime Cos will also extend future complimentary rides to apartment residents.

"Prime Companies is excited to partner with Lyft to offer our residents a valuable amenity that promotes hassle-free transportation," said Bob Fisk, Regional Property Manager for Prime Companies. “Whether it is track season in Saratoga or the next festival in Troy or Albany, our residents will be close to it all.”

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Prime Companies and become an extension of their growing list of amenity-based services,” said Ann Ferracane, General Manager for Lyft Upstate New York. “Spring and summer bring a number of exciting events to major destinations that surround the apartment communities. Lyft is proud to provide responsible and reliable transportation to and from these events for Prime Co residents in the coming months.”

Benefits of the partnership will extend to Prime Cos’ Pavilion Grand Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY beginning this July.

To use Lyft or sign up to become a driver, patrons can download the Lyft app.

About Prime Companies

For over 35 years, Prime Companies has led the industry in offering a full line of real estate and hospitality services. These include: facilitating commercial and residential real-estate acquisition and liquidation, raising debt and equity, developing land and managing ground up projects to include over 20 residential subdivisions, hotels, commercial office buildings, and over 1,600 luxury apartments as well as lifestyle retail. Prime Companies Hospitality Division is a preferred corporate housing provider for ExecuStay by Marriott. In addition, Prime is affiliated with Coldwell Banker Prime Properties residential and commercial real estate (the largest franchise operation in New York State and the 5th largest Coldwell Banker affiliate internationally). Visit


Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population and in Ontario, Canada. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities.


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