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66 - Economic Development and Developers in the News

Econ dev news from 220 economic development executives and organizations in 33 states.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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66 - Economic Development and Developers in the News
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Welcome to the 66th weekly edition of Economic Development and Developers in the News.

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The Econ Dev Show is a podcast, weekday email newsletter, and blog of actionable strategies, fresh news, insights, and ideas from the economic development community and your host, Dane Carlson.

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Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey joined leaders of Farpoint Development and the Macon County Economic Development Authority at a Wednesday event to mark the launch of an ambitious project to build the Regional East Alabama Logistics Park, which aims to supercharge economic growth in the Tuskegee region. (MCEDA Director Joe Turnham)

Arizona

Global Water Resources, Inc. announced that its president and CEO, Ron Fleming, has been elected chairman of Maricopa Economic Development Alliance’s board of directors. He previously served as the board treasurer. (Maricopa Economic Development Alliance executive director Adam Saks)

Arkansas

The former tulip farm east of Galloway on U.S. 70 is cementing North Little Rock’s reputation as vital transportation hub, building on the city’s founding as a railroad town in the 1800s. Union Pacific Railroad still operates one of the nation’s largest engine repair facilities in the city. (Robert Birch, director of economic development for the city of North Little Rock)