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Business Development Board Announces Corporate Headquarters Expansion – 75 New Jobs

West Palm Beach, FLA – In cooperation with Enterprise Florida and the City of Delray Beach, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) More...

How to Improve the Economy in Your Local Area

As America experiences more economic decline, it becomes apparent that continuing to depend on policy makers to change the economic landscape for the better is More...

Memo to elected officials: Collaboration is the only way out

It’s about to get ugly. In the coming years, state and local financial pressures will be relentlessly increasing. Economic growth will not generate enough momentum More...

The Higher ED Blog: How to brand a community without public consensus

Consensus is for cowards. That’s a bold statement; let’s unpack it before moving on. We refer to ‘the public’ as a single entity but everyone More...

12 learning moments at #EDAC14

The annual conference of the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) was held in Calgary in September 2014. Here are some of the highlights of information that More...

The Higher ED Blog: How would your community like $500,000,000?

If you haven’t yet considered backpacker tourism as a potential tool for economic development, maybe it’s time. The province of Victoria, Australia published in their More...

Foreign investment provides nearly 5 percent of jobs

Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are More...

Featured Contributor: Michelle Madden

As part of our Featured Contributor series, I recently interviewed Michelle Madden to find out more about her work. Check out Michelle’s posts as well More...

A Toronto-Edinburgh exchange on culture and economic development

In February 2013, Millier Dickinson Blais collaborated with InclusionUS to organize a study visit from the City of Edinburgh to learn about Toronto’s approach to culture-led economic More...

TweetFolk movement good for community’s future

All the talk of Norfolk County this spring has been the phenomenon called “Tweet Folk Tours”, a gathering of local residents, business people and others More...

Affordable ways startups can embrace green

Startups can help boost the local economy, keep dollars in a geo-specific region, and can even help with the green movement. It’s easy as a More...

Arts organizations attract many diverse Canadians

Recent research conducted by Hill Strategies Research offers interesting insights into participation by a range of different categories of arts participants in specific arts activities. There is More...