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1️⃣4️⃣ Economic Development and Developers in the News

Econ dev news from 43 states. June 9, 2021 edition.

1️⃣4️⃣ Economic Development and Developers in the News
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Episode #5: What's a Community Development Improvement Corporation with Josh Mejia

Dane and Josh talked community improvement, SpaceX, entrepreneurship-led economic development, international trade, and supply chains

Episode #5: What's a Community Development Improvement Corporation with Josh Mejia
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1️⃣3️⃣ Economic Development and Developers in the News

Econ dev news from 26 states and Canada. June 2, 2021 edition.

1️⃣3️⃣ Economic Development and Developers in the News

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Assorted Links Friday

Time to close regional economic divides, the lure of H Mart, the rise of built-to-rent suburbs, are there psychological benefits to commuting to work, and Friday Fun.

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Assorted Links Thursday

Navigating the post pandemic return to in-person conferences with color coded bracelets, 2 truths and a lie, and so much more.

Assorted Links Thursday
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Assorted Links Wednesday

More than 25% of shoppers have a different size today than before the pandemic -- that and more.

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Assorted Links Tuesday

A decline in battery prices, the rise in food and commodity prices; growth in Texas population, decline in pasta size -- all this and more.

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Assorted Links Monday

Walmart's challenges, new trends in alcohol, equity at the EDA, the great wings rush, and more.

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Assorted Links Friday

How to navigate the 'Great Reset', how COVID has changed economics and inspired a new generation of entrepreneurs, give yourself the freedom to be creative, and more.

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Assorted Links Thursday

We must be builders, old golf courses are turning into industrial space, creative destruction, and so much more.

Assorted Links Thursday
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Assorted Links Wednesday

The southwest is America’s new factory hub, how the world ran out of everything, a new podcast episode, and more.

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Assorted Links Friday

Could the global home price boom haunt COVID recovery, what's up with the "parking lot" off the coast near California's ports, and more.

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Mailing Record Players to Site Selectors

Greater New Orleans could have sent a Mardi Gras Hurricane, but that would have been messy.

Mailing Record Players to Site Selectors