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November 13, 2014
What’s next after the creative economy summit?

Albany Business Review By Megan Rogers The regional alliance that led the analysis of the Albany, New York area’s creative economy will appoint a director to oversee future efforts to grow the industry. That person, along with the business leaders who formed the Regional Alliance for the Creative Economy, will develop funding models to turn […]


Drawing on creative arts for local gains

Times Union By Larry Rulison The Capital Region is sitting on a gold mine when it comes to the so-called creative economy — but the arts and business communities have a long way to go to capitalize on it, according to a report released Thursday. The study, published by Mt. Auburn Associates of Somerville, Mass., on […]


November 12, 2014
Capital Region Business Beat: 2nd Annual Business Opportunities to Success Summit

Time Warner Cable News By Jon Dougherty The Capital Region has a rich business history. What started out as the hustle and bustle from large factories, can now be seen in the smallest technology. That business history was on display Wednesday at the second annual Business Opportunities to Success Summit (BOSS), hosted by RPI and […]


November 3, 2014
Public hearing set for county traffic study

Saratogian By Lauren Mineau MALTA >> Members of the public are invited to the introduction of a proposed 18-month traffic study to evaluate the impact of Luther Forest Technology Park on Mechanicville, Stillwater and Round Lake. The presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Malta Community Center. The $500,000 study will be […]


October 24, 2014
Leaders focus on growing economy

The Saratogian By Lauren Halligan Growing a regional economy isn’t a simple feat, but hundreds of top business and organization leaders from the Capital Region gathered this week at an annual meeting focused on that goal. The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) held its 2014 Annual Member Meeting Thursday evening at GlobalFoundries in Malta. CEG […]


GloFo’s future feted at center’s annual meeting

The Daily Gazette By Stephen Williams IBM deal positions company for further growth GlobalFoundries’ pending acquisition of two IBM factories makes sense as part of the chipmaker’s aggressive growth strategy, the company’s senior vice president said Thursday.


October 23, 2014
CEG, GlobalFoundries celebrate Fab 8

Times Union By Larry Rulison Center for Economic Growth, Fab 8 celebrate anniversary, future growth Tom Caulfield was the man of the hour Thursday night in the town of Malta. Caulfield, the general manager of Fab 8, the massive computer chip factory built byGlobalFoundries in this once sleepy Saratoga County town, was the keynote speaker […]


GlobalFoundries general manager addresses Albany business community

Albany Business Review By Megan Rogers Thomas Caulfield, the top Albany, New York area executive at GlobalFoundries, describes the computer chip manufacturing company as the “little guy getting bigger.” Caulfield, a former IBM executive who took over GlobalFoundries’ $10 billion complex in Malta, New York in May, addressed a crowd of more than 300 Albany […]


Center for Economic Growth stays focused on education, entrepreneurship and infrastructure in 2015

Albany Business Review By Megan Rogers F. Michael Tucker, CEO of the Center for Economic Growth, says the economic development organization will focus on education and workforce development, entrepreneurship and infrastructure in 2015. “Investing for the next couple of years in these projects will allow us to build the capacity to truly leverage the tremendous […]


October 3, 2014
Annual meeting at Fab 8 on Oct. 23

Times Union Larry Rulison The Center for Economic Growth in Albany will hold its 2014 annual meeting on Oct. 23 at the GlobalFoundries Fab 8 computer chip factory. The keynote speaker for the event will be Thomas Caulfield, Fab 8′s general manager. The CEG annual meeting is typically the biggest local business gathering of the year.


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