July 23 2021
News

CEG in the News: June, 2021

See the below articles from the past month for news about CEG: CEG Announcements/Op-eds/Media Mentions Times Union: Schumer seeks federal funding for Troy video-game center Albany Business Review: Game On Accelerator Program raises money toward $5 million startup goal WAMC: Schumer Backs Proposed ‘Game On Accelerator’ In Troy Troy Record:

July 23 2021
Economic Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Regional/County Profiles

27 Capital Region Census Tracts with Indications of Broadband Need: NTIA

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has identified 27 Census tracts in the Capital Region indicating a need for broadband due to their low Internet access and/or slow upload and download speeds, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of the NTIA’s new Indicators of Broadband Need

July 23 2021
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region’s 2020 Wage Growth Was Strongest in NY, RensCo’s Strongest in Northeast

The Capital Region emerged as the only one of New York’s 10 economic development regions to see growth in total annual wages in 2020. The Capital Region also sustained the smallest percentage of job losses in the state last year. Even more, Rensselaer County’s wage growth was the strongest in

July 23 2021
Economic Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region Business Formation Increased through Pandemic

Business formation continued in the Capital Region throughout 2020 and despite the pandemic. Last year, 9,456 applications to form a business were filed in the eight-county Capital Region, up by 295 (3.2 percent) from the previous year, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new U.S. Census

July 16 2021
News

Week in Review: July 12 – July 16, 2021

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: Statewide manufacturing program generated nearly $1 billion impact WIVT:

July 9 2021
News

Week in Review: July 5 – July 9, 2021

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 Albany Business Review: UAlbany starts video game design program as esports

June 25 2021
News

Week in Review: June 21 – June 25, 2021

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 Albany Business Review: Capital Region companies less open to remote work

June 23 2021
Clean Technology

Wind Energy R&D Concentrates in NY’s Capital Region

As the Capital Region emerges as a leading East Coast offshore wind (OSW) component manufacturing hub, the area is already at the forefront of wind energy R&D. In 2020, one in 12 wind energy patents awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) listed an inventor from the Capital

June 23 2021
Regional/County Profiles

The Capital Region Gained and Lost the Most Wealth from These Counties

The Capital Region’s ability to attract higher-earning taxpayers helped offset a small contraction in its base of individual income tax filers in 2019, resulting in an annual net gain of wealth, as measured by adjusted gross income (AGI), according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of new Internal Revenue

June 22 2021
Employment/Workforce, Regional/County Profiles

Green Island is NY’s Fastest-Growing Town and Village

Amid the pandemic and as a transformative redevelopment project neared completion on Starbuck Island, Green Island emerged as New York’s fastest-growing town and village in 2020. Three more towns and three more villages from the Capital Region also ranked among state state’s fastest-growing communities, according to a Center for Economic

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