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Economic Development and Developers in the News #128

Econ dev news from 83 economic development executives and organizations in 19 states and Canada.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Economic Development and Developers in the News #128

Arizona

The Mesa Planning and Zoning board approved plans for DSV Air & Sea to build a 1.7 million-square-foot logistics warehouse and office building near the Legacy Park sports complex. Kim Lofgreen, the marketing and business development manager for Mesa's Office of Economic Development, noted that there's no building in Mesa with a footprint that large.

Arkansas

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders of Arkansas announced several board and commission appointment changes. Among them are assignments to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's Division of Science and Technology Board of Directors.

California

Kelly Trevino was promoted to the position of Assistant Director of Economic Development at the City of Fresno.

Stephanie Stethem announced her appointment as the Supervising Economic Development Specialist at the Riverside County Office of Economic Development.

Tim Padden is the new Real Estate Services Manager at SMUD.

The 2023 California Economic Summit, attended by around 1,000 attendees, concluded recently, with the main focus being on housing, climate resilience, creative economy, and more.

Recently, the EDA's Manufacturing Community of Practice, led by the American Manufacturing Communities Collaborative, held a roadshow in collaboration with the San Joaquin Valley Manufacturers Association, advocating for initiatives such as the Build Back Better Regional Challenge and the Good Jobs Challenge.


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