February 16, 2021

Outer Space and a Makerspace Will Launch Midland, TX into New Spheres

Betting on aerospace and innovation to diversify its economy and workforce the city invests in programs to spur entrepreneurship and industries that complement the energy sector.
February 8, 2021

Covid and Weak Oil Prices Pummel Midland, TX—For Now

Myriad investments, partnerships and plenty of forethought will pull the city through the pandemic and also peel its economy away from a deeply rooted dependence on the oil and gas industry.
January 16, 2021

The World Needs to Know the Best About Your Region—So Do You

An effective economic global plan begins with developing an authentic identity that is in sync with actual performance.
January 8, 2021

How the Columbus Region is Powering Up its Economy

Industries are changing so many companies are shifting, rethinking and rallying as they recover from the impacts of COVID
December 16, 2020

Why Restoring the Grand River Will Have Exciting Ripple Effects

Grand Rapids’ notoriously abused Grand River is undergoing a long overdue makeover with help from the community and a push from the pandemic.
December 13, 2020

Undeterred by Crises, Grand Rapids Shifts Things into High Gear

Grand Rapids fast tracks projects to help in COVID recovery. Meanwhile, it is working to gain back community trust after social unrest revealed its weaknesses.
November 11, 2020

How Philadelphia Will Create the Most Diverse Tech Hub

The city's bold efforts will build out workforce diversity and bring better job opportunities to a greater number of racially disadvantaged residents, especially in the tech sector.
November 10, 2020

Philadelphia’s Commerce Director Kicks Up Growth in All the Right Ways

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.
October 19, 2020

What is Driving Austin’s Innovation District and the Keys to Its Success

A prominent city executive talks about the District’s most compelling projects, how collaborative partnerships are critical to moving it forward and what the plans are for a recovery.
October 19, 2020

How Austin’s Health Innovations Will Shatter the System

Austin's new district will produce value-based health innovations bringing about better outcomes for patients and a cultural branding shift for the city.