Cities in the southern half of the United States are hot spots for population and economic growth, according to recent rankings. What’s behind their rise?
Categories: Research Tagged: economic growth, North Carolina, oil and gas production, talent attraction, Technology, Texas,
Cities are amping up efforts to revitalize downtown districts to attract “young and restless” college-educated graduates looking for a place to put down roots.
Categories: Quality of Life Tagged: downtown revitalization, riverfront revitalization, talent attraction,
Top-notch talent, broadband infrastructure and cost-effective logistics are top priorities for companies looking at communities to relocate or expand in, according to site selection experts.
Categories: Site Selection Tagged: Broadband, entrepreneurial networks, global supply chain, Innovation, Site Selection, talent attraction, workforce,
In 20 years, the types of occupations that dominate the workforce today will no longer exist. What can cities do to address this dilemma and better prepare today’s workers for tomorrow’s jobs?
Categories: Job Creation, Workforce Development Tagged: globalization, Innovation, inverted labor supply demand curve, middle-skilled workers, molecular economy, service sector, skills gap, STEM, talent attraction, Technology, workforce,
What really draws people to the cities where they live? The reasons are both practical and aspirational.
Categories: Quality of Life, Research Tagged: best places to live, Livability, quality of life, talent attraction,
Arts and culture investment may be a valuable economic development strategy, but is it really a way to stimulate economic growth?
Categories: Quality of Life Tagged: Arts and culture, place marketing, talent attraction, talent retention, third places,
A focus on higher education and a wealth of workforce talent are top assets in cities recently ranked among the best places for business and careers.
Categories: Job Creation, Site Selection Tagged: best cities for business, best cities for careers, Charlotte, colleges and universities, Nashville TN, NC, talent attraction, Texas, The Heartland, Utah, workforce,
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