October 12 2018
General

Economic Development Week in Review: October 8 – October 12, 2018

l 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 Business Review: What’s next for GlobalFoundries after its pivot  

October 11 2018
News

President’s Message – October, 2018

Accelerate Campaign Update CEG’s new investors during Q3 included: Adirondack Trust Doc Electronics Case Windows and Doors Clancy Real Estate Sunmark Federal Credit Union   Annual Meeting CEG’s 2018 Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 29 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza. I

October 11 2018
Economic Analysis, Manufacturing, Regional/County Profiles

Growth in the Capital Region’s Mining Industry

The Capital Region’s mining industry has become the area’s fastest-growing sector and the largest of its kind in the state in terms of jobs. Mining Jobs Averaging 959 employees in 2017, the eight-county region’s mining sector has grown by 40.6 percent over the past five years. During that time, employment

October 11 2018
Employment/Workforce

The Capital Region Goes on a Hiring Spree

With a low unemployment rate and high private sector employment, the Capital Region’s economy is continuing to see strong job growth as the number of local job openings continues to rise. Even with employment in the eight-county region’s private sector climbing in 2017 to its highest level in more than

October 11 2018
News

Economic Development Month in Review: September 2018

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

October 5 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: October 1 – October 5, 2018

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 Regional council releases 2018 priority projects “The

October 3 2018
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Celebrating the Capital Region’s Manufacturing Industries

As Manufacturing Day is celebrated this Oct. 5, it is important to remember that while large manufacturers, such as General Electric, GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, have helped turn the Capital Region into a thriving manufacturing metro, they are not alone in making the area stand out on the national level.

September 28 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: September 24 – September 28, 2018

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: Convention center lands e-sports competition Worth Magazine: Destination 2018:

September 21 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: September 17- September 21, 2018

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 The Record: Community colleges announce partnership to address workforce shortage Register-Star:

September 17 2018
News

MEDIA ADVISORY: Community Colleges Announce Partnership to Address Workforce Shortage

Center for Economic Growth Identified Shortage from State and Regional Labor Data & Local Colleges are Taking Action (TROY, N.Y.) –Recent State and Regional Labor data analyzed by the Center for Economic Growth has indicated that a low unemployment rate, combined with a continued increase in job creation, has resulted in

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