August 8 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: July 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

August 8 2017
Economic Analysis, General

Capital Region Kept Pace with Peer Metros in 2016

The Capital Region’s economic performance in 2016 was on par with its peer metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) nationwide and bested all other comparable metros in upstate. Among 14 MSAs with similar populations and economies, the Capital Region ranked in the middle of them (8th) when their 2016 economic performance was

August 8 2017
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce, General

Capital Region Continues to Attract Millennials

The Capital Region is increasingly being recognized as a hot spot for millennials, and particularly those fresh out of college or starting their professional careers. Forbes in June ranked Albany the nation’s 21st best city for young professionals, tying Atlanta. That followed ValuePenguin’s ranking of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area

August 7 2017
General, News

Success Story: CEG BGS Helps Simmons Machine Tool Corporation Adopt Lean Practices and Align Them With Its Accounting Practices

Right: A programmable robot grasps a bearing to be pressed onto a wheel set. For 117 years, Simmons Machine Tool Corporation has been manufacturing specialized machine tools and automation systems that the railway industry uses for rail wheel set maintenance and production. The Albany company employs about 100 people at

August 4 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – July 31 – August 4, 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 Daily Gazette about Albany’s Proposed

August 3 2017
Clean Technology, News

A million watts of electricity flow from Glenville rooftop

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Officials cut the ribbon at Dimension Fabricators The nearly $2 million solar array consists of 3,300 panels and produces up to a million watts, enough electricity to supply as many as 120 homes, said Scott Stevens, Dimension Fabricators’ president. A number of officials attended, including

August 3 2017
Clean Technology, News

NYSERDA & CEG Launch the State’s First Solarize Campaign for Manufacturers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcement Made at Dimension Fabricators NY-Sun Supported Solar Array Ribbon-Cutting Supports State’s Goal of 50 Percent Electricity to Come from Renewable Sources by 2030 The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) launched the first state-supported Solarize campaign aimed

July 31 2017
News

Cohoes repeats as state’s fastest-growing city

Troy Record By Nicholas Buonanno COHOES, N.Y. >> For a second consecutive year, the Spindle City has ranked as New York’s fastest  growing city, experiencing 2.3 percent year-over-year population growth as of July 1, 2016. According to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Cohoes saw

July 28 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – July 24 – July 28, 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 Troy Record Cites CEG Research Showing Cohoes in NY’s

July 21 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – July 17 – July 21, 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: Materials engineers find way to Capital Region

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