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North Texas economic development agencies record 189 deals in 2017

North Texas' top economic development agencies recorded 189 deals in 2017. The top economic development agencies scored with billions in deals last year. Allen Economic Development Corporation lead the charge with $1.23 billion on nine deals. Gran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Network 200: Meet 20 economic development professionals you need to know in North Texas

Cities around North Texas have attracted dozens of headquarters and corporate campuses, bringing thousands of jobs to the region. These are the economic development professionals making those deals happen......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Senior SA economic development official leaving for North Texas

Danny Chavez has traded in his position as vice president of business development with the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation for new opportunity in the Metroplex. Chavez, who has been with the San Antonio EDF nearly four years, confirmed.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Impact investing: This organization helps companies do more with their philanthropy

Note: BigBang! 2018: Dallas Deals and Dreams, Driving Resilience & Economic Mobility kicks off today. Tickets are on sale here. Corporate philanthropy has long been a tenet of the North Texas business climate as companies, executives and employees r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

This is how much Texas is ponying up for Apple"s $1 billion campus in Austin

Texas has once again opened the checkbook to win an economic development prize from California, this time with local leaders approving incentives for the large campus that Cupertino iPhone giant Apple plans to build in North Austin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

The Conversation: Taxpayers are right to question incentives for economic development — and not just for Amazon

A look at a Texas program shows how companies secretly renegotiate deals so they don’t have to deliver the jobs first promised......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump’s Fed pick Judy Shelton has skipped almost half of EBRD board meetings

One of President Donald Trump’s latest picks for the Federal Reserve, economic commentator Judy Shelton, has amassed a spotty attendance record on the board of the European development bank where she serves as U.S. envoy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch8 hr. 9 min. ago

Coming together could be key to growth, economic development agencies say

Leaders of Buffalo-area economic development agencies say there are complications in promoting more growth in the area, but they're working on overcoming those obstacles......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 39 min. ago

Here are the Bay Area"s most promising areas for tax-break investments

Bay Area investors and economic development officials are starting to zero in on the potential of Opportunity Zones, a tax break created by federal tax legislation in 2017 aimed at spurring investing into into underdeveloped areas. A lot of the ru.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2019

Alabama wins Gold Shovel Award for economic development

Area Development selected Alabama for its Gold Shovel Award following a record breaking year in economic development. The award recognizes states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects. In 2018, Alabama broke its personal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Hospital, construction and retail executives back Saratoga County"s economic development overhaul

"It is confusing and duplicative to have multiple economic development agencies in the same county," says the president of one of Saratoga County's largest employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

McAllen, Texas Helps Bring "Maquiladoras" Across The Border To Reynosa

The McAllen Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently worked with officials in the Mexican city of Reynosa to build two new maquiladoras (also known as maquilas), in addition to a major expansion of an existing one. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 12th, 2019

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas

Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 27th, 2019

Roundup for this week"s deals and dollars | May 24, 2019

Here's a look at some of the deals and dollars involving North Texas companies and firms this week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2019

How San Antonio plans to hold onto Acelity after 3M buys it

San Antonio’s economic development leaders may need to pull everything out of their retention arsenal to hold on to as much of Acelity as possible as Minnesota-based 3M Co. works to buy the Texas-based wound-care business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

It ‘Isn’t the Right Time’ to Make Economic Deals With North Korea, Trump Says

Including the reopening of a joint ind.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2019

Cuomo still fuming over HQ2

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the collapse of Am… Long Island City headquarters has the private sector scared of entering into economic- development deals with New York. "It cost us 25,000 jobs, and it... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 9th, 2019

Inside the Lone Star State"s bigger, better year in M&A

Lawyers in Texas worked on 18 percent more transactions last year than in 2017 with $1 billion-plus deals dominating the activity, according to submissions and other data collected exclusively by The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker.  Ther.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Texas tax incentive renewal bill passes House committee

Texas Tax Code Chapter 313, also known as the Texas Economic Development Act, allows Texas school districts to offer tax incentives to certain kinds of industrial projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Are construction costs killing new Bay Area housing?

Even with apartment rents near record highs, rising construction costs and city fees are slowing down housing development around the Bay Area. In San Francisco, 4,500 new units were completed in 2017, down 14 percent for the year. Completions are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Rev1 Ventures portfolio startups total $1.4B 5-year economic impact in Central Ohio

Rev1 Ventures invested in a record number of startups in 2017 and its portfolio companies brought a combined $201 million revenue and new capital to Central Ohio – bringing cumulative economic impact since 2013 to $1.4 billion. Those companies will h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018