March 24 2017
News

Week in Review: March 18-March 24, 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 CEG’s Kennedy talks to the Daily Gazette about the region’s tech

March 23 2017
News

Upstate N.Y. continues to lose population, Albany, Saratoga counties show significant growth

The Daily Gazette By: John Cropley With very few exceptions, the slow and steady flow of people out of upstate New York counties rolls on. The latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates indicate a net upstate population loss of 23,434 people from July 2015 to July 2016. For the first time

March 23 2017
News

Good communities key to business growth, speaker says

The Saratogian By: Paul Post GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> Attracting new companies to a region hinges on having a high-quality workforce. But recruiting top talent also means giving people a nice place to live with amenities to enjoy when not working. It’s one of the main things major employers look

March 22 2017
News

Collaborative efforts urged at EDC Warren County meeting

The Post Star By: Maury Thompson GLENS FALLS — A few years ago, the pier at Bolton was in dilapidated condition. “In 2009, the steamboat couldn’t stop at the pier. It was dangerous,” Bolton Supervisor Ron Conover said at the annual EDC Warren County outlook breakfast at The Queensbury Hotel

March 7 2017
Trade/Transportation

Capital Region’s Logistics & Distribution Industry Boosted by Vessel Imports

Last year, the Albany, New York metro area increased imports carried by vessels, giving the Capital Region’s burgeoning logistics and distribution industry a boost, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau USA Trade Online data. Vessel Imports In 2016, 1.2 billion kilograms, or 1.3 million

March 7 2017
News

EDC Warren County to Host Economic Opportunities Breakfast Program Wednesday, March 22, at Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls

  Glens Falls, NY – EDC Warren County will highlight collaboration between Warren County and the Capital Region that can strengthen economic opportunities at a breakfast program on Wednesday, March 22 at The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Three guest speakers will offer their perspectives on the outlook for the

March 6 2017
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals

Capital Region Doctors’ Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records Bodes Well for Population Health Technology Cluster

The Capital Region’s primary care providers who received federal assistance to adopt electronic health records (EHRs) are among the state’s strongest users of the technology, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC Health IT).

March 6 2017
Manufacturing, R&D

Capital Region Nets the Greatest Share of Advanced Federal Technology Seed Funding in NYS

The Capital Region has emerged as New York’s leading recipient of advanced federal technology seed funding. Even more, the eight-county region in 2015 attracted significantly more Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program funding than the previous year, according to a Center for Economic Growth

March 4 2017
News

Area job market strong, but far less than perfect

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley Unemployment across the Capital Region is low, but that does not mean everything is great in the local job market. There is work for most people who want a job, but the job a particular applicant wants may not exist, or may not pay as

February 24 2017
News

SUCCESS STORY: Talent Connect Helps RPI Sr. Principal Gifts Officer’s Family Make Troy Home

  In 2015, Joseph Strodel accepted a job as a senior principal gifts officer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The new job meant Joseph and his wife, Thérèse Verley Strodel, would be moving back to New York State from Canada, where he had been serving as the director of corporate

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