February 11 2019
General

Despite Low Unemployment, Key Sectors are Disproportionately Impacted

In 2018, the Capital Region had its fewest number of unemployed workers in 17 years. The eight-county region averaged 21,800 unemployed workers last year – 48 percent below the peak level of unemployment in 2010, according to New York State Department of Labor data. That stark decline, however, does not mean all of the regional

February 1 2019
General

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – January 28 – February 1, 2019

  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 REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS PrimaLoft to sell its new biodegradable material to five retailers “PrimaLoft,

January 25 2019
General

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – January 21 – January 25, 2019

  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 Times Union: SUNY Poly looks to the future  Saratogian: Build4Scale workshop set for Jan. 29

January 16 2019
Economic Analysis, General

Capital Region Market Value Exceeds $61 Billion

According to the latest federal statistics on the gross domestic product of U.S. counties, the Capital Region has the third highest per capita GDP in the New York and has the state’s third fastest-growing GDP. Regional GDP The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which measures and reports on the GDP of the nation and

January 16 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region Federal Health Awards up 13.5% to $62 Million

The Capital Region’s biotech sector saw a 13.5 percent year-over-year increase in National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards in fiscal 2018. Between 20 firms and institutions, the region received 154 awards totaling $62 million. That was the eight-county region’s largest amount of NIH since fiscal 2013, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis

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