October 20 2017
Economic Analysis, News

Albany vs. Seattle: The case for Amazon’s $5B headquarters

Albany Business Review By: Michael DeMasi In making its case for why Albany, New York, should become the home of Amazon.com Inc.’s second corporate headquarters, the Center for Economic Growth compared the city and region against one that’s very familiar to CEO Jeff Bezos: Seattle. It’s an interesting choice because Albany isn’t competing against Seattle

October 19 2017
News

Proposed Amazon HQ would be in both Albany, Rensselaer

WNYT We’re getting our first look at Albany and reseller’s proposal to land Amazon’s second headquarters through renderings and a video released for the Center for Economic Growth. The CEG says the downtown headquarters would straddle the Hudson River. The proposal includes 2 million square feet of office space in Albany between the Times Union

October 19 2017
Employment/Workforce, News, R&D

CEG Submits Proposal for Amazon to Thrive in Tech Valley

Amazon Promenade would straddle the Hudson, connect downtown Albany and Rensselaer   ALBANY – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) today submitted to Amazon a proposal detailing development options situated in the heart of Tech Valley for its planned $5 billion second headquarters (HQ2). In response to Amazon’s RFP, CEG identified sites that satisfy Amazon’s

October 16 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – October 9 – October 13, 2017

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Saratoga Today: CEG Business Keynote Set for Hall of Springs REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS RAD

October 9 2017
News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Economic Growth Announces Keynote Speaker for 2017 Annual Meeting

 Fast Company editor and managing director to speak at November 2 event ALBANY, NY – OCTOBER 9, 2017 – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) today announces that the editor and managing director of Fast Company, Robert Safian, will speak at its 2017 annual meeting and thirtieth anniversary celebration on Thursday, November 2 at the

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