Clay has stake in region’s new economic plan

September 21, 2018

This article was originally published in Clay Today. By Nick Blank JACKSONVILLE – Officials at the JAXUSA Partnership Regional Economic Development Forum brought the public and private sector together to discuss how Duval County and its six surrounding counties can handle an incoming burst of economic growth. Clay County is a member of JAXUSA Partnership, […]

Report says Northeast Florida can be nation’s No. 1 economy

September 21, 2018

This article was originally posted on By David Bauerlein The seven-county greater Jacksonville area can realistically aspire to become the “highest performing economy in the country” over the next five years, according to an Elevate Northeast Florida report that gives insights into how the region can use its water resources to brand itself nationally […]

Columbus leaders seek strategy for job growth and attracting more major employers

August 22, 2018

This article was originally published in the Ledger-Enquirer. By Tony Adams If employers in the Columbus area are going to have the necessary ingredients to expand their businesses — and the city being able to attract new companies in the future — it has to start with a top-notch and plentiful workforce. That’s the message […]

Report details ways to get 25,000 more housing units in Sonoma County

May 11, 2018

This article was originally published in the Press Democrat. By Bill Swindell Sonoma County will need new and innovative strategies to build at least 25,000 housing units over the next five years for the local economy to keep pace in the aftermath of last year’s fires, county officials outlined Thursday in a new strategic plan […]

Rollout of Triad talent alignment reveals timing, touts sector councils

May 9, 2018

This article was originally published in the Triad Business Journal.  By Luke Bollinger A crowd of more than 200 economic developers, educators and business leaders gathered at Grandover Conference Center today for the unveiling of a Triad talent alignment strategy that seeks to develop the region’s workforce to match industry needs over the next 10 […]

WPB Updates 2014 Economic Development Strategy Plan

April 2, 2018

The economic development strategy we’re working on for West Palm Beach, FL was covered in West Palm TV 18 News Stories last week.