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The Future U.S. Workforce Calls for More Technology Skills - Council on Foreign Relations
The challenge facing the United States today is to rebuild the links among work, opportunity, and economic security for all Americans in the face of accelerating technological change.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  skilled-labor  skills-gap  labor  tech  technology  high-tech 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
How Will Automation Affect Different U.S. Cities? - Kellogg Insight
obs in small cities will likely be hit hardest. Check how your community and profession will fare.
automation  Around-the-web  this-week-422  Metros 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Germany still attractive for US companies - Roland Berger
Both American companies in Germany and German companies in the US are upbeat about current business development. According to the findings of AmCham Germany's Transatlantic Business Barometer 2018, this trend is set to continue in the years ahead. Both countries have room for improvement on a number of counts – on labor costs in Germany and stable, reliable policies in the US, for example.
FDI  fdi-USA  germany  executive-surveys  economic-forecast  business-globalization  Around-the-web  this-week-422  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
What's the impact of aluminum and steel tarrifs? JLL
How will the recently announced tariffs on raw steel and aluminum impact U.S. industrial real estate and trade? JLL's global trade expert and Chief Strategist of Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure, Dr. Walter Kemmsies, takes on the tough questions surrounding today's global economy.​
logistics  infrastructure  economic-analysis  trade-agreements  government-policy  aluminum-industry  steel-industry  tariffs  Around-the-web  this-week-422  sfp-insider-5-18-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
States equip employers to drive apprenticeship - Brookings
It is certainly good news that more policymakers are on board with expanding apprenticeship, but since the whole point of apprenticeship is to provide paid, work-based learning experiences, more employers need to get on board as well. After all, they’re the ones with the jobs. 
government-policy  apprenticeships  workforce-training  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-422  sfp-insider-6-13-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Top 10 Best Cities for Recent College Grads - Livability
From job opportunities to culture to affordability, here are the 10 best cities in America for college grads to start their next chapter.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  education  university-economic-development  workforce  skilled-labor  jobs  economic-development  cities 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
High-tech and human-centered: The rise of smart buildings - JLL Real Views
Smart buildings are gaining momentum – and as the technology behind them becomes more sophisticated and more prevalent, they’re set to change the way we live and work.
smart-buildings  sustainable-development  facility-planning  asset-management  Around-the-web  this-week-422  insider-9-20-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
H-1B Workers Are Leaving Trump’s America for the Canadian Dream - Bloomberg
The long wait for green cards was bad enough. Antagonism toward immigrants is pushing skilled foreigners across the border.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  engineering  skilled-labor  immigration  canada  location-canada  immigration-reform  jobs  workforce  trump  government-policy 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Industrial Developments Go Vertical - Seeking Alpha
The e-commerce boom and same-day delivery trends, coupled with high land costs near the city centers of major U.S. metro areas, will likely bring more of the same. For its part, Prologis is reportedly looking to build another multi-story development in the San Francisco area.
industrial-real-estate  industrial-REIT  commercial-real-estate  market-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-422  e-commmerce  warehouse-facility 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
A Closer Look at Orlando’s Dynamic Industrial Market - CPE
Wilson McDowell, director & principal at Cite Partners, talked about trends and challenges impacting the sector, including 3D manufacturing and autonomous trucks or the lack of well-located industrially zoned land.
industrial-real-estate  3D-printing  autonomous-vehicles  orlando  Metros  commercial-real-estate  Around-the-web  this-week-422 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Google, Amazon push power companies to solar and wind, a blow to coal - USA Today
Every time you save a photo to the cloud, buy something on Amazon, open a Google doc or stream a movie, you’re probably pulling electricity from a wind turbine in Texas or a solar farm in Virginia.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  Google  amazon  high-tech  technology  tech  energy  renewable-energy  wind-energy  solar-power  texas  virginia  southwest  south-atlantic 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Survey: Economists' Outlook Is Sunny But Not Due To Tax Cuts - Maufacturing.net
Nearly two-thirds of respondents in the latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics say President Donald Trump's tax cuts, which were promoted as likely to spur hiring and investment, haven't affected their plans.
executive-surveys  economic-indicator-reports  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-422 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Workbook: A United State of Brewing
The rapid industry growth in Brewing is clear and any spillover will only amount to more craft beer in more places.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  beverage-industry  economic-development 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Working on the Railroad Comes With a $25,000 Signing Bonus - WSJ
Tight labor market forces BNSF, Union Pacific to dangle big incentives from Missouri to Oregon.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  rail  rail-logitsics  railroad  workforce  jobs  logistics  labor 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
STEM Saves the World: How the Avengers Made the Heroes Manufacturing Needs - IndustryWeek
The jobs pay well and are rewarding, but America’s manufacturers have an image problem and talent shortage. The STEM fields needed for these roles project heroism on the big screen, but can that translate to the factory floor?
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  STEM 
april 2018 by areadevelopment

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