Sylvie Gallier Howard, acting director for Philadelphia's Commerce Department has launched several initiatives that will produce more opportunities for disadvantaged minorities as well as elevate the city's international brand.
Scott Chadwick works in lockstep with City Council to bring stability and support to residents and businesses in the wake of the pandemic and foresees some surprising new changes that may stick around for the long term.
Dormant for decades, an electric power plant transforms to a lively entertainment complex, lifting the surrounding area. Opened just over a year ago, COVID-19 has taken its toll, but the city and developer are working with tenants to help them survive.
Exciting urban renewal plans are turning poverty-stricken areas in East Baton Rouge into beacons for economic development. The President and CEO of Build Baton Rouge tells how a perception shift about black communities is key to successfully revitalizing disinvested areas.