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Move over Mars, Venus means business

With all this talk about technology disruption and its affect on virtually every industry and job, another type of disruption has been flying under the More...

Top cities for small business

Rohit Aurora from CNBC reveals the top cities for small business. Read full story

The diverse geography of high-tech industries

Richard Florida from the Atlantic City Lab explores the diverse geography of high-tech industries. Read the full story

The Higher ED Blog: A new Walmart is not going to help your local businesses

Walmart is a behemoth: 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries. One of those countries is Canada; Walmart entered this country more than 20 More...

Site Selectors Enthusiastic About Palm Beach County

A panel of four site selectors gave a positive endorsement of Palm Beach County as a place to do business during the Business Development Board’s More...

The Higher ED Blog: Who are commercial counterurbanites, and what brought them to your community?

Every year, many people move from rural areas to cities, a process called urbanization. This is the common direction of migration, but there are always More...

Why Your Print Newsletter is Wasting Valuable Dollars

What was the first thing you did this morning when you woke up? If you are like 80% of smartphone users you likely checked your More...

Business Development A Never-Ending Job

The city of Boca Raton woke up to the news that a third company, headquartered here, is in merger talks that could impact the venue More...

The top 10 (so far) of 2015

As we wrap another year here at EconomicDevelopment.org, I wanted to highlight ten of the most popular posts from 2015 (so far) and thank the More...

The “how” of developing clusters

We have known about clusters as a “driver” of economic development for at least twenty years. Yet, the practice of how we build clusters is More...

Four Ways To Build Community Awareness For Your New Business

When your business is just getting off the ground, you have to pull out all the stops to boost general knowledge of what you have More...

Business retention and succession: A co-operative solution

Three-quarters of small business owners do not have a succession plan for their business.[i]   And, one-third of all business closures are due to succession failures More...