June 16 2020
Employment/Workforce, General

Capital Region Minority-Owned Businesses up 19%

The Capital Region’s ranks of minority- and women-owned businesses (MWBEs) have increased significantly over the last five years, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau data. The Census Bureau’s new American Business Survey found the region1 had 1,997 minority-owned businesses in 2017, up

June 15 2020
News

Economic Development Month in Review: May 2020

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in, Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

June 12 2020
News

Week in Review: June 8 – 12, 2020

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 Altamont Enterprise: Week XII: Capital Region opened Phase 2 jobs REGIONAL

June 8 2020
COVID-19, General

CEG Webinar Series, Part X: 3 Questions on COVID-19 Reopening with LeChase Construction & Bergmann Architects

CEG continues our free webinar series, offering insight on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on business and strategies for reopening.  To familiarize you with the presenters and their unique perspectives on the crisis, CEG has asked them to respond to three questions. Webinar 10: Preconstruction Planning: Understanding it’s Importance and How

June 5 2020
News

Week in Review: June 1 – 5, 2020

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 Central New York Business Journal: FuzeHub Awardds Grants to Cathbuddy, Alfred

May 29 2020
News

Week in Review: May 25 – 29, 2020

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 Troy Record: CEN, CEG launch Capital Region manufacturing re-start program Times

May 26 2020
COVID-19, General

President’s Message – May, 2020

The Capital Region’s economy is now reopening after being largely shutdown for the last two months. The Center for Economic Growth responded to the shutdown by emerging as what the Rockefeller Institute of Government has called an Economic First Responder. And now as the regional economy reopens, we will pivot

May 22 2020
News

Week in Review: May 18 – 22, 2020

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 Spectrum News: Bill Would Create WPA-Style Program for New York REGIONAL

May 20 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing

Success Story: PVA Pivots to Manufacture Emergency Ventilators

Precision Valve & Automation (PVA) has been making conformal coating systems, fluid dispensing solutions and precision valve technology for nearly three decades. With a 135,000-square-foot facility in Cohoes, PVA’s products are used in the solar, semiconductor, defense, aerospace, automotive and medical device industries. The company was founded in 1992 by

May 19 2020
COVID-19, Manufacturing, News

Press Release: Capital Region Manufacturing Re-Start Program

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2020 Media ContactJames SchlettDirector of Research and Communications518-265-7816 jamess@ceg.org    ALBANY, NEW YORK – To help local manufacturers prepare for the reopening of the regional economy, the Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing (CEN), in partnership with the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), is sponsoring the

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