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. READ MORE 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. READ MORE 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. READ MORE 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. READ MORE 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. READ MORE 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. READ MORE
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

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.
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.
September 25, 2020

Carlsbad Gets Surprising Results by Boosting Know-How

Rethinking current technologies and procedures in the battle against COVID-19 impacts can produce reliable results without breaking the budget.
September 24, 2020

Carlsbad’s City Manager Brings Cohesion to the Chaos of COVID-19

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.
September 11, 2020

Lifeless Power Plant Reawakens as a Vibrant Hotspot in E. Baton Rouge

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.
September 11, 2020

Baton Rouge Embraces the Upside in the Downside of Blight

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.
August 11, 2020

Welcome to the New CityRevive

An experienced publisher and journalist reveals why it's more important than ever to share news and information in this changed world and what she hopes to learn from city leaders. Read more...