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Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.


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Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

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Latest: Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp. - Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers

Nearly 60 percent of manufacturers identify a lack of qualified workers as a barrier to business growth, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from Sikich LLP.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

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Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

Taking It To The Max

Mississippi's Golden Triangle has put itself on the map, big-time.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Michele Brown, Choose New Jersey, Inc.

Michele Brown, President and CEO, Choose New Jersey, Inc. discusses incubators, innovation zones, STEM education, incentives and the Garden State in a post-Panamax world.

Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.

New Partner For MIT Center For Real Estate

Seattle, WA based Orevco is the newest partner of the Center, which investigates the real estate transaction from initial concept to market reality.

Does Communication Trump Technology For Real Estate Managers?

In a recent IREM job analysis study, soft skills topped the list for real estate managers ranking the skills they need to be successful.

Tech Tools Help Close Deals, Continue Education

Mobile devices and smarter tech tools boost the ability of CRE professionals to do business while attending professional development.

EDF Climate Corps Fellows Deliver Energy Ideas

The 2015 class of EDF Climate Corps fellows are working with organizations in the U.S., Mexico, and China.

Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center

Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus.

Strategy Required To Drive Digital Transformation

Many employees across all generations are dissatisfied with their organization's digital progress to date and are voicing a desire to work for digitally mature leaders, suggesting upcoming retention challenges for many companies, according to new research by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital.

15 Schools Competing In University Real Estate Portfolio Challenge

The first annual Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge™, in which teams from 15 universities compete to create the best-performing portfolio from a mixture of real estate investments, will result in a $50,000 university scholarship for the grand prize winner.

Will 2015 Be The Best Year of the Decade for CRE?

A new report from NAIOP indicates 2014 was best year for commercial real estate development since 2007; projections indicate 2015 will be the best year of the decade.

CCIMs Expect International Investment to Grow Substantially

Due to increased demand, international investment in U.S. commercial real estate is surging beyond primary markets, according to the CCIM Institute.

Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

A new study of smart cities by the UK research organization Nesta has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at smart cities underachievers.

NSF Awards $12M To Spur Engineering Education Revolution

Six universities receive NSF funding to redesign undergraduate engineering and computer science education. The RED projects will build on successful innovations in the introductory and capstone years.

C-suite Demands More Productivity: How Will Corporate Real Estate Deliver?

JLL global survey reveals “pressure cooker” of expectations for corporate real estate teams.

State Focus: Carolinas – Similar States With Coastal Clout

North and South Carolina may not be alike in many ways, but it appears they share similar stories.

Tech Accelerator: Calling All Real Estate Startups

Until August 14, 2015, MetaProp NYC, a real estate technology accelerator, is accepting applications for its 16-week program for tech driven real estate startups.

Information Management: Getting Started

There are many options available to manage real estate data. How do you determine the best approach to meet your needs?

How Will The Internet Of Things Transform Business?

Enterprise mobility experts detail the challenges of the rapid growth in IoT and reveal where opportunities exist in this ever-changing landscape.

White Paper: Exploring The New Sharing Economy

This document from the NAIOP Research Foundation examines the opportunities and challenges a sharing economy system presents for commercial real estate.

The New Workplace: How Tablets Are Transforming The Way Government Works

Frost & Sullivan white paper reveals device offerings best suited for government agencies and best practices when selecting tablets.

White Paper: Printing The Future

An October 2014 white paper from the Washington, DC office of Colliers International describes potential impacts of 3D printing on commercial real estate tenants.

Webinar Recap: Effective Facility And Asset Lifecycle Management

This webinar offers an overview of the Oracle Primavera solutions that provide the necessary capabilities to manage the overall facility lifecycle effectively.

State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas

The Natural State boasts an educated workforce enriched by long-term training and a strategic location that offers cost-efficient access to tens of millions of U.S. consumers.

Video: Nanotechnology In Mississippi Works

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan, president and CEO of Hybrid Plastics, explains how his company sought a facility in a manufacturing friendly state with access to high quality educational resources.

Webinar Recap: Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery – Are You Ready?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business disruptions.

State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.

Moving Forward in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan puts economic development at the top of his agenda.

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