May 20 2019
News

Wednesday: Record No. Students Presenting at NYS High School Biz Model Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2019 ALBANY, NEW YORK – A record number of students will be participating in the eighth annual New York State High School Business Model Competition this Wednesday at Siena College. Competing for $1,500 in cash prizes and $80,000 in scholarships will be 70 students on

May 17 2019
News

Week in Review: May 13 – May 17, 2019

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May 10 2019
News

Week in Review: May 6 -10, 2019

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May 10 2019
Population Health Technology, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region is NY’s 2nd Fastest-Growing Region

The Capital Region again was state’s second-fastest growing region in 2018. The eight-county region last year had a population of 1,084,941, up 248 from the previous year. The only region with stronger year-over-year growth was the Mid-Hudson Region at 0.1 percent, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of

May 10 2019
Employment/Workforce

Capital Region’s Unemployment Rate Reaches 18-Year Low

The Capital Region averaged an unemployment rate 3.8 percent last year – the lowest annual rate since 2001. That also continued a trend that has been playing out for more than a quarter of a century in which the eight-county region’s rate has registered below the nation’s, according to a

May 10 2019
News

Economic Development Month in Review: April 2019

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

May 10 2019
Creative/Agriculture/Food

Ag Economy Expands in Capital Region’s Rural Counties

Between 2012 and 2017 the Capital Region’s large rural counties gained farms, but the area’s total agricultural footprint shrunk during that period due to losses in more urban counties, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics

May 3 2019
News

Week in Review: April 29 – May 3, 2019

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April 26 2019
News

Economic Development Week in Review: April 22-26, 2019

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April 19 2019
General, News

Economic Development Week in Review: April 15-19, 2019

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: Organizations team up to develop region’s creative economy Saratogian:

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