May 10, 2021

St. Louis Loses Economic Development Giant, Gains Solid Footing for More Growth

Otis Williams paved a wide road for further economic growth and helped to make the city a hotbed for GEOINT and innovation.
April 22, 2021

Fresh and Processed Food Deliver Economic Nourishment to Detroit

For over a century, a bustling working food enclave may now become a pathway for the city to diversify its economy.
April 7, 2021

New Director’s Bold Vision Gets Transit Moving in Detroit

No one knows what the post-pandemic world will look like, but optimism abounds and plans are already being laid to make Detroit a premier transit system in the state of Michigan.
March 18, 2021

Des Moines Ramps Up Sporting Life with a Mecca of Ultimate Complexes

New sports centers are breaking ground all over downtown making the city a major destination for spectators from all over the world.
March 10, 2021

Decrepit Sites Convert to Delightful Spots in Des Moines

As the city recuperates from Covid, it hasn't slowed on major revamps that will become future economic smash hits.
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 peel its economy away from its 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.
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.
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.