Explosive Growth of Life Sciences Sector Comes with Challenges
26 Sep 2022
Life sciences has become much more than a niche sector on the outskirts of commercial real estate — and, like other accelerating sectors in real estate, it is experiencing growing pains. Demand for space is being driven by promising new technologies and medical advancements moving from research to everyday miracles. And while the pandemic has certainly put pressure on the health system and life sciences industries, it has also accelerated growth (and funding) for promising discoveries.
Area Development’s 17th Annual Shovel Awards Recognize State and Local Economic Development Efforts — First Two Platinum Shovels AwardedSep 23 2022
The national news headlines in 2021 shifted dramatically, from wall-to-wall pandemic coverage to stories of extraordinary economic growth and recovery. After a dramatic downturn in 2020, the economy came roaring back with unexpected gusto — and that enthusiasm is reflected in the economic development activity that was bringing smiles and...
A Fast Track to Filling the Workforce PipelineSep 22 2022
As more and more baby-boomers take early retirement during the pandemic and the opioid crisis contributes to national skills gap problems, a Virginia community college is coming up with innovative ways to speed up the training of badly needed workers. An hour south of the nation’s capital, Germanna Community...
Women from all over western KELOLAND gathered in Deadwood this week for the 11th annual Women’s Business Summit. “It was almost like a big reunion, our last big event was in Deadwood in October of 2019,” SD CEO West Women’s Business Center director Michelle Kane said. For the...