Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting at Arts Quest’s Steel Stacks campus to celebrate the year in economic development Thursday evening.
BETHLEHEM — Don Cunningham invoked the recent past during Thursday’s Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp.’s annual meeting.
When Cunningham visits potential investors or others intimately involved in economic development, the Valley typically trails much larger markets that are at the table.
Today, the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber extends from Carbon County to Warren County, N.J., and is the seventh-largest business-boosting group in the country.
LVEDC 2016 SNAPSHOT•Jobs created by development projects: 4,829•Jobs created by financing programs: 1,461•Jobs retained by business financing/ development: 2,025Note: Job figures are projections, with some jobs being created over multiple years.
Wochit Buy Photo The Westchester County Economic Development office is on the 25th floor of 125 Park Avenue in New York.
Buy Photo The Westchester County Economic Development office is on the 25th floor of 125 Park Avenue in New York.
The Westchester office sports a desk and room to only fit a couple of people at a time.
It’s not clear how rare it is for one local municipality or county to have an economic development office within a neighboring municipality’s borders.
When Rob Astorino announced Westchester County would open an office in midtown Manhattan, he set expectations high.
Outgoing economic development guru Tom Clark urges harmony – The Denver Post
Clark headed economic development efforts in Boulder and Jefferson County before circling back to take the job leading the Metro Denver EDC.
John Hickenlooper, who earlier had declared March 23 Tom Clark Day, jumped in to announce that Clark would also serve on the Colorado Economic Development Commission.
In reality, Clark plans to take a road trip in April with his wife, something they haven’t done in 20 years.
He has been the economic development guru, the godfather of regional cooperation, and metro Denver’s most interesting man.
Tom Clark, CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., set aside his wicked wit Thursday to give a serious message on the need for continued cooperation in his final address to the group he has led the past 12 years.