October 6 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – October 2 – October 6, 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 Kennedy TU Op-ed: Capital Region talent, assets big enough to

October 6 2017
Manufacturing

Capital Region Manufacturing Evolves: Continued Growth of Chemical-Based Manufacturing

As the Capital Region celebrates Manufacturing Month this October, it will do so at a time when that sector is larger and economically more impactful than it has been in years. Illustrative of the dynamic changes the sector has undergone over the past 10 years, chemical manufacturing in 2016 unseated

October 4 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News, R&D

Business Connection Forum underway

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley ALBANY — The Business Connection Forum began Tuesday and will continue through Thursday at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany. The event, organized by the Center for Economic Growth in partnership with Silicon Europe Worldwide and NY Loves Nanotech, is designed as an opportunity for North

October 4 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: September 2017

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

September 29 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – September 25 – September 29, 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 Times Union Cites CEG Research on Minority Population Growth in

September 27 2017
Education/Training, News

UAlbany president to focus on community relations, expanding access to higher ed

Times Union By: Madison Iszler COLONIE — The newly appointed president of the state University at Albany said he plans to develop stronger relationships with the Capital Region community, increase access to higher education for young people and build on the university’s athletics program and research opportunities during his tenure

September 25 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – September 18 – September 22, 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: REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS How this Albany fiber-optics business aims to be a $100

September 15 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – September 11 – September 15, 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 Times Union: CEG Putting Pitch Together for Amazon’s $5 billion

September 8 2017
General, Regional/County Profiles

Capital Region’s Minority Population Grows, Fastest in Saratoga and Warren Counties

The Capital Region’s minority population has grown by 11.5 percent over the past five years and it is increasing most rapidly in Saratoga and Warren counties. Minorities already represent a quarter of the population of one county in the region and a second is on track to cross that mark

September 8 2017
General, Manufacturing, Trade/Transportation

Global Trade Opportunities in the Capital Region

Despite a strong U.S. dollar (USD) and weaker global demand, Capital Region exports held steady in 2016, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new Brookings Institution estimates. Exports throughout the eight counties last year totaled $5.978 billion, up 7.3 percent from five years earlier. Impacting that

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