July 14 2017
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce

Emerging Issues: Capital Region Demand for on-Demand (Freelance) Services

Region’s ranks of nonemployers grows slower than NY, US While businesses nationwide are increasingly utilizing on-demand services provided by independent contractors to perform work traditionally reserved for employees, new U.S. Census Bureau data indicates workers and employers in the eight-county region remain to favor traditional employment arrangements. Between 2012 and

July 14 2017
General, Regional/County Profiles

Where’s NY’s Fastest Growing City, Town and Village? Hint: In the Capital Region

The Capital Region pulled off a population hat trick in 2016, housing the state’s fastest-growing city, town and village on a year-over-year basis: Cohoes, Malta and Waterford, respectively, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau estimates. For a second consecutive year, Cohoes has ranked as

July 14 2017
Economic Analysis, Manufacturing

Capital Region Leads NY in Growing Small Manufacturers

Rensselaer and Greene Counties make biggest gains of small manufacturers   Although large manufacturers with hundreds of employees have captured much of the spotlight in recent years, they represent only a sliver of the Capital Region’s manufacturing establishments. In fact, almost nine out of 10 (86.7 percent) manufacturing establishments throughout

July 12 2017
General

President’s Message – July, 2017

First Year Forward It has truly been a remarkable year at the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). I am constantly amazed by the outpouring of support we’ve received from our partners in the business, academic, government and nonprofit communities. I’m also impressed by how much CEG has changed with a

July 7 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – July 3- July 7, 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 REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS This startup spun out of SUNY

July 6 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: June 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

June 30 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 26- June 30, 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: SEEN: Center for Economic Growth Technology Awards

June 23 2017
News

Success Story: Talent Connect Helps Spouse of The Sage Colleges New Archivist Right Career Path with Job at RPI

In January 2016, Kelly Grant started working as The Sage Colleges’ archivist/reference librarian. She came to the Troy college from Louisiana State University. At the time, her husband, Andrew (Andy) Larson, was also working at a Baton Rouge institution: Southern University, where he was an applied music teacher. As Andy

June 23 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 19- June 23, 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’s Kennedy Highlights Port of Albany’s Role in Regional

June 16 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 10 – June 16, 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 Samson, Cuomo’s CIO, to speak at CEG tech awards REGIONAL ECONOMIC

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