Youngstown is planning for its future as a smaller, but more prosperous city.
Economic Development – General Sites
New web site from the U.S. Census Bureau is a great resource for industry-specific data across the country – or for a specific state or metro area. Don’t miss this one!
Not your average newspaper supplement â€¦ Crain’s Market Facts provides statistics, videos, interactive maps and more for the Chicago area.
New sports venues to accommodate the 2008 Super Bowl and spring training for Major League Baseball teams are expected infuse over $1 billion into the Glendale, Arizona economy over the next couple of years.
A consortium of colleges and universities aims to boost economic development by highlighting the resources available to the business community.
Chicago Public Schools attendance incentive programs appear to be working. From financial awards to schools to gift cards for families, the incentives appeal to principals, parents and students alike.
Southern hospitality, great entertainment, and lots of affordable housing options helped Nashville earn the number one spot on Kiplinger’s annual list of Smart Places to Live.
Small “peripheral” cities top this year’s list of Inc. Magazine’s best places to do business. The study examines economic and demographic trends, particularly job growth, in naming its hot stops for entrepreneurs.
A continued slowdown in the housing market could have a negative effect on the property tax base in communities around the country – particularly along the East and West Coasts.
Survey expects growth in the real estate market to slow in 2006 compared to the robust growth rates in 2005. San Diego, Washington D.C. and L.A. are noted as top “markets to watch” for the new year.