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North Texas economic development agencies record 189 deals in 2017

North Texas' top economic development agencies recorded 189 deals in 2017. The top economic development agencies scored with billions in deals last year. Allen Economic Development Corporation lead the charge with $1.23 billion on nine deals. Gran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Network 200: Meet 20 economic development professionals you need to know in North Texas

Cities around North Texas have attracted dozens of headquarters and corporate campuses, bringing thousands of jobs to the region. These are the economic development professionals making those deals happen......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Impact investing: This organization helps companies do more with their philanthropy

Note: BigBang! 2018: Dallas Deals and Dreams, Driving Resilience & Economic Mobility kicks off today. Tickets are on sale here. Corporate philanthropy has long been a tenet of the North Texas business climate as companies, executives and employees r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Here"s what Commerce City submitted as possible Amazon HQ2 sites

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. received 30 submissions total and more than 400 documents to craft its response to Amazon’s request for proposal for its HQ2 back in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 37 min. ago

Developers get in the zone as new tax plan gets rolling

New York is seeing its first flurry of Opportunity Zone deals as the new government program aimed at targeting economic development in depressed neighborhoods t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 14th, 2018

Slideshow: How 2018 turned into one of S.F."s hottest years ever for office leases

After 2017 set a record for large office leases at an all time high of 20 and most new office towers filled up, it seemed as if the era of large leases had passed. So far, however, 2018 is proving that theory wrong with at least 14 deals larger tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

New York startups continue to rake in VC funding

New York City-based startups have closed about 850 venture capital funding deals this year totaling $9.1 billion, according to the city Economic Development Corp. That puts New York firms on pace to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 19th, 2018

Could Columbus handle Amazon"s HQ2? A look at the housing and office impact

Columbus' bid for HQ2 has been a chance to look at how the city stacks up for big economic development deals. "This town rebounds well," one real estate veteran said. "It's why we're in the hunt.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2018

Birmingham businessman among top 50 economic developers in nation

A Birmingham Business Alliance leader has been named one of the top economic developers in the country. Jeff Traywick, the BBA's vice president of economic development, was named one of the top 50 economic developers in North America by Consultant C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

Editorial: Petty politics end partnership promises

The County Council’s move prompts questions about whether the Economic Development Partnership is empowered to make deals, if they can be so easily thwarted......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

Small grants make a big difference for community theater projects

Six theater projects received $2.1 million through the Regional Economic Development Council’s 2017 grant program in Western New York, helping move along restoration and expansion projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

Behind the deal: How Virginia landed one of its biggest economic development deals ever

The Micron project is unique because of its enormous scale — $3 billion in capital investment and 1,100 jobs — and very high wages for an advanced manufacturing project. But it took involvement from the governor to show the state was serious......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018

Hopes of N. Korean revival spur Chinese tourism

North Korea’s proclaimed shift in national focus to economic development from nuclear arms is prompting cautious optimism across the Chinese border in Dandong, a trading hub hit hard by United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang. Jayson Albano reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Officials: New York tourism industry saw increases in 2017

New York officials say the state had nearly 244 million visitors in 2017, helping boost the state's tourism industry to record levels for total visitation, economic impact and direct spending......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2018

Bob Pasinella on his IDA role, and bringing Amazon to Schodack

Bob Pasinella has been in the middle of economic development deals in Rensselae.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2018

Texas can take credit for 9% of U.S. economy; GDP growth ranked sixth in U.S.

Texas' gross domestic product growth got off to a good start this year. The Lone Star State's real GDP grew by about 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from the last quarter of 2017, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Anal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2018

More Asian investors buying Texas oil and gas properties to catch record production

The deals come as drillers in the U.S. are racing to become the world’s largest producer of crude......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2018

Movie ticket prices hit all-time high in Q2

The average movie ticket price in North America hit a record high of $9.38 in the second quarter — up nearly 5 percent from the same three-month period in 2017, reported the National Association of Theatre Owners on Wednesday. Last year, the price .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Economic development work is succeeding, Buffalo-area agencies say

Buffalo-area economic development agencies tout several notable recent successes, but they agree there's more work to do......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2018

Average Gas Price Nears $3 a Gallon, Raising Worries for U.S. Economy

The highest retail gasoline prices in years are the latest development to raise concerns about one of the longest-running U.S. economic expansions on record......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Office Landlords Expect More Deals as Shared-Workspace Companies Grab Space

Apple is reportedly eyeing Research Triangle Park in North Carolina for a research and development campus. It's one of the potential deals that could create momentum for the office market in the next.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 5th, 2018