March 19 2021
News

Week in Review: March 15 – March 19, 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: Wadsworth Center plans need funding in this year’s state

March 16 2021
News, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region’s Digital Gaming Cluster Gets One-Up in Lockdown, Large Studios Grew by 16%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CEG Launches GameOnNY.Org to Attract Game Development Investment, Studios and Talent ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Capital Region’s large digital gaming studios grew their employment by 16 percent over the past year as the pandemic stoked demand for video games. The local community of indie studios also

March 15 2021
Employment/Workforce

The Metros where the Capital Region is Winning and Losing on Talent Attraction

Before COVID-19 triggered mass movements away from major urban tech hubs, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was already attracting many more people from major tech metros such as New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco and San Jose than they were attracting from it, according to a Center for Economic

March 15 2021
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region Sees NY’s 2nd Largest Poverty Drop

The Capital Region is New York’s second leading economic development region in reducing its ranks of people in poverty, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau five-year estimates. Regions Between 2015 and 2019, the eight-county Capital Region averaged 108,471 people below the poverty level.

March 15 2021
Employment/Workforce, General, Regional/County Profiles

The Capital Region Sectors that Bounced Back the Most Last Summer

By the end of summer, Capital Region clothing stores and personal service providers such as hair and beauty salons experienced the biggest employment rebounds while food services and beverage places, such as restaurants, sustained the heaviest job losses, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of new data from

March 15 2021
News

CEG in the News: February, 2021

See the below articles from the past month for news about CEG: CEG Announcements/Op-eds/Media Mentions Times Union: Venture B session to hear presentation of semiconductor planarization Troy Record: Reader’s View: Tech investments help region push through economic crisis, prime it for recovery Saratogian: Reader’s View: Tech investments help region push

March 12 2021
News

Week in Review: March 8 – March 12, 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 Niagara Frontier: NY MEP announces nearly $1 million in COVID recovery

March 5 2021
News

Week in Review: March 1 – March 5, 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: Price Chopper/Market 32 merger with Tops Markets reminder of

February 26 2021
General, News

Week in Review: February 22 – February 26, 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 Troy Record: Reader’s View: Rensselaer County is proud to sponsor HVCC

February 19 2021
News

Week in Review: February 15 – February 19, 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 Troy Record: Reader’s View: Tech investments help region push through economic

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