March 24 2017

Week in Review: March 18-March 24, 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 CEG’s Kennedy talks to the Daily Gazette about the region’s tech

March 23 2017

Upstate N.Y. continues to lose population, Albany, Saratoga counties show significant growth

The Daily Gazette By: John Cropley With very few exceptions, the slow and steady flow of people out of upstate New York counties rolls on. The latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates indicate a net upstate population loss of 23,434 people from July 2015 to July 2016. For the first time

March 23 2017

Good communities key to business growth, speaker says

The Saratogian By: Paul Post GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> Attracting new companies to a region hinges on having a high-quality workforce. But recruiting top talent also means giving people a nice place to live with amenities to enjoy when not working. It’s one of the main things major employers look

March 22 2017

Collaborative efforts urged at EDC Warren County meeting

The Post Star By: Maury Thompson GLENS FALLS — A few years ago, the pier at Bolton was in dilapidated condition. “In 2009, the steamboat couldn’t stop at the pier. It was dangerous,” Bolton Supervisor Ron Conover said at the annual EDC Warren County outlook breakfast at The Queensbury Hotel

March 7 2017

EDC Warren County to Host Economic Opportunities Breakfast Program Wednesday, March 22, at Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls

  Glens Falls, NY – EDC Warren County will highlight collaboration between Warren County and the Capital Region that can strengthen economic opportunities at a breakfast program on Wednesday, March 22 at The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Three guest speakers will offer their perspectives on the outlook for the

March 4 2017

Area job market strong, but far less than perfect

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley Unemployment across the Capital Region is low, but that does not mean everything is great in the local job market. There is work for most people who want a job, but the job a particular applicant wants may not exist, or may not pay as

February 24 2017

SUCCESS STORY: Talent Connect Helps RPI Sr. Principal Gifts Officer’s Family Make Troy Home

  In 2015, Joseph Strodel accepted a job as a senior principal gifts officer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The new job meant Joseph and his wife, Thérèse Verley Strodel, would be moving back to New York State from Canada, where he had been serving as the director of corporate

February 20 2017

Argyle Cheese Farmer thriving as a 150-year-old dairy business

Times Union By: Alicia Biggs While farmers are careful not to hurry their crops, they are equally cautious about making business changes. Those who adapt and change, developing niche markets like Argyle Cheese Farmer, are thriving. Expanding their line of products with cheeses, cheese spreads, cheesecakes, breads, Greek yogurt, gelato

January 19 2017

CEG’s Kennedy says Capital Region ready for biotech push

Times Union By: Larry Rulison The Capital Region’s top economic development executive says the area is uniquely positioned to take advantage of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s massive life sciences and biotechnology push this year that includes $450 million in spending on the fast-growing sector. “Our region’s concentration of biotech companies, such

January 18 2017

Cuomo wants to spend big on life sciences, a growing industry in Albany

Albany Business Review By: Michael DeMasi Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $150 million on a “life sciences laboratory public health initiative,” part of a broader push at supporting an industry that attracts $2 billion in federal research grants to New York — third-highest of any state — but translates

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