May 25 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: May 21 – May 25, 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: Demand, momentum behind software group launch All over Albany

May 18 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: May 14 – May 18, 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 Highlights CEG Tech Awards Recipients REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS

May 16 2018
General, Regional/County Profiles

How Should the Capital Region Be Defined?

What is the Capital Region? The answer largely depends on who is asking and why. Are its boundaries being drawn to serve the purpose of a commercial market, community planning, tourism, standardized statistical reporting or economic development? With so many regional definitions circulating, it is easy to confuse them and

May 16 2018
Employment/Workforce, General

Area Has One of Northeast’s Smallest Pay Gaps for Women Working Full-Time

Women working full-time in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) face the smallest pay gap in upstate New York and the fourth smallest in the Northeast. Even more, those working in the local management, utilities and manufacturing sectors are closest to earning as much – if not more – than

May 16 2018
Employment/Workforce

Capital Region’s Unemployment Rate Returns to No. 1 in NYS

CEG intensifies efforts to boost employment by tapping talent from inside and outside the region The Capital Region in 2017 reclaimed its standing as having the lowest unemployment rate in New York, tying the Long Island region. At 4.4 percent, the eight-county region’s unemployment rate was its ninth lowest in

May 16 2018
Employment/Workforce

Success Story: Talent Connect Expanding Representation of CEG Investors at Career Fairs

With both the regional and national economies running at full employment and intensifying the competition for talent, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is aggressively expanding its efforts to attract highly skilled workers to the Capital Region. This year CEG’s Talent Connect program is quintupling the number of career fairs

May 11 2018
Employment/Workforce, News

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $110K to Center for Economic Growth, Community Loan Fund and Excelsior Growth Fund to Fund Collaboration in New York’s Capital Region

PR Newswire Program awards grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities ALBANY, N.Y., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, awarded $110,000 to the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) in collaboration with

May 11 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review – May 7 – May 11, 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 CEG’s Kennedy talks to the Daily Gazette about the “importance Fab

May 7 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review – April 30 – May 4, 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: New York must invest in chip industry or it

May 2 2018
News

Economic Development Month in Review: April 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

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