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Economic Development in the News

ED news from North Carolina, Canada, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, New York and Arizona

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Economic Development in the News

Crystal Morphis, with Creative Economic Development Consulting, with support from county ED director Will Carter presented a new Economic Development Action Plan in Stokes County, North Carolina.

UNC-Chapel Hill, the town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership are forming a new innovation district to support downtown business, improve the appearance of areas around campus, and recruit entreprenuers and retain startups

Ontario, Canada increases budget to Ministry of Economic Development

Virginia Tech replaces economic development office with Center for Economic and Community Engagement.

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade executive director (and former Congresswoman) Betsy Markey stepping down March 26.

Richmond Economic Development Director Leonard Sledge and two representatives from Convergence Strategy Group answered questions about six potential casinos in Richmond, Virginia.

Guam Governor to Congress: We are working on economic development.

Summit County, Utah Economic Development Director, Jeff Jones: economic picture looks mixed as pandemic recovery continues.

New York: Former IBM building and land transfered to Ulster County Economic Development Alliance.

Intel to build two new plants, add 3,000 jobs in $20 billion expansion at Chandler, Arizona facility.

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Dane Carlson

Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County. Previously: Founded, ran and sold the world's first blog network for entrepreneurs.