Month: February 2021
Houston leads transition to Energy 2.0
COVID-19 only made the downturn of the oil and gas sector worse. Now, Houston leaders look to energy innovation to create jobs and recruit companies.
The outlook for economic development marketing moving forward
Blueprint Creative spoke with a few economic development leaders from across the country to ask how their organization is adjusting or rethinking its economic development initiatives.
Despite the pandemic, five targeted industries show growth
Communities pivoted obviously to prioritize certain sectors but to also capture the momentum in the innovation emerging from the pandemic.
Shadow cities once hidden in the limelight of large metros gain momentum since the pandemic
Leaders in Albuquerque and Hartford share how quality of place is creating opportunities for shadow cities to flourish in a post-COVID world.
Economic development plays a role in anti-racism. Here’s how Portland is doing it
What does anti-racism mean from a practical sense and in regards to real solutions and approaches? We spoke with Prosper Portland about their work.
Business leaders share the impact of remote work on communities
We spoke with economic development leaders in various communities for their take on how remote work since COVID-19 is impacting their targeted industries.