October 20 2017
Economic Analysis, News

Albany vs. Seattle: The case for Amazon’s $5B headquarters

Albany Business Review By: Michael DeMasi In making its case for why Albany, New York, should become the home of Amazon.com Inc.’s second corporate headquarters, the Center for Economic Growth compared the city and region against one that’s very familiar to CEO Jeff Bezos: Seattle. It’s an interesting choice because

October 19 2017
News

Proposed Amazon HQ would be in both Albany, Rensselaer

WNYT We’re getting our first look at Albany and reseller’s proposal to land Amazon’s second headquarters through renderings and a video released for the Center for Economic Growth. The CEG says the downtown headquarters would straddle the Hudson River. The proposal includes 2 million square feet of office space in

October 19 2017
Employment/Workforce, News, R&D

CEG Submits Proposal for Amazon to Thrive in Tech Valley

Amazon Promenade would straddle the Hudson, connect downtown Albany and Rensselaer   ALBANY – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) today submitted to Amazon a proposal detailing development options situated in the heart of Tech Valley for its planned $5 billion second headquarters (HQ2). In response to Amazon’s RFP, CEG

October 16 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – October 9 – October 13, 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 Saratoga Today: CEG Business Keynote Set for Hall of Springs

October 13 2017
General

President’s Message – October, 2017

More and more Capital Region businesses, nonprofits and government agencies are recognizing the need for a regional economic development organization to accelerate the growth of our economy and ensure prosperity reaches all of its eight counties. We continue to exceed our $6 million “Accelerate” capital campaign and are proud to

October 13 2017
Employment/Workforce

Capital Region Leads New York in Labor Force Participation

The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is leading the state in getting the greatest share of working-aged adults into its labor force, but their participation in it has fallen to its lowest level in seven years, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Overview

October 13 2017
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

Improving Management Practices for Capital Region Manufacturers

CEG and Fuzehub to launch webinar on “Making Management Work” New York’s manufacturing sector is lagging behind a majority of states when it comes to utilizing management systems, which take lean business practices to the next level by ensuring maximum value and creation and thorough alignment with organizational strategic objectives.

October 13 2017
Manufacturing

Success Story: Unilux Advanced Manufacturing Recaptures Market Share and Realizes More Than $1.2 Million in Impacts with CEG BGS

For over 38 years Unilux Advanced Manufacturing has been making watertube and firetube boilers used by energy service companies and various facilities, including commercial and industrial buildings, high-rise residential towers, hospitals, military installations and schools. Unilux’s “bread-and-butter boiler is the Unilux “W” Series water boilers. Like all of its boilers,

October 9 2017
News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Economic Growth Announces Keynote Speaker for 2017 Annual Meeting

 Fast Company editor and managing director to speak at November 2 event ALBANY, NY – OCTOBER 9, 2017 – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) today announces that the editor and managing director of Fast Company, Robert Safian, will speak at its 2017 annual meeting and thirtieth anniversary celebration on

October 9 2017
News

CEG’s annual meeting slated Nov. 2

The Daily Gazette By: John Cropley SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Center for Economic Growth announced the keynote speaker for its annual meeting to be held Nov. 2 at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs: Robert Safian, editor and managing director of Fast Company. He will speak on the meeting

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