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‘Pay to Move’ Attracts People, Not Employers - Stateline - The Pew Charitable Trusts
For decades, cities and states have tried to create jobs and boost their economies by luring out-of-state employers. Now some areas are trying to attract workers — one worker at a time.
jobs  workforce-migration  labor  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Opportunity Industries - Brookings
Exploring the industries that concentrate good and promising jobs in metropolitan America
Metros  economic-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
America's Oil And Gas Reserves Double With Massive New Permian Discovery - Forbes
Nearly one third of the United States’ crude already comes from the Permian, making it the largest shale-oil producing region in the country.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  permian-basin  southwest  texas  new-mexico  shale-gas  oil 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Musk, GM weigh fate of Ohio plant Trump wants saved - Reuters
Musk suggested in a Twitter exchange with outgoing Ohio Governor John Kasich that he would consider acquiring GM’s Lordstown small-car factory in Warren, Ohio, which GM has signaled it could close next year.
GM  automotive-industry  ohio  tesla  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Richmond Fed Factory Gauge Falls Most Ever as Shipments Drop - Bloomberg
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s manufacturing gauge fell by a record as shipments and new orders weakened, the fourth district bank factory index to drop this month and the latest evidence that President Donald Trump’s trade war is becoming a greater headwind for U.S. producers.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Factory town no more - kenoshanews.com
It’s no surprise that the number of people working in manufacturing in Kenosha County has declined since the closing of the Chrysler Assembly Plant in 1988.

Nationally, the manufacturing workforce has declined over the last three decades as some factories moved to lower-cost countries while those production facilities that remained becoming increasingly automated, employing fewer workers.
factories  factory-towns  automotive-industry  u.s.-manufacturing  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
How Manufacturers Will Tackle the Talent Shortage in 2019 - IndustryWeek
The lack of workers is one of manufacturing's most dire situations. The good news is 2019 will be a year the industry attacks it head on.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  labor  skilled-labor  STEM  skills-gap  manufacturing  economic-development  workforce-development  workforce-training 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Data Center Geography: What Are the Hot Markets in 2019? - Data Center Frontier
Location has always been the number one criteria for data center buyers, but the nature of this requirement is changing.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  data-centers 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
‘A dirty deal’: wave of Siemens plant closures hits latest victims in the US - The Guardian
Despite Trump’s promises to halt the trend, 125 people will lose their jobs at an Iowa plant, in addition to other closures and offshoring Siemens announced earlier this year
siemens  business-globalization  Around-the-web  this-week-445  plant-closures 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
5 Questions We Should Be Asking About Automation and Jobs - HBR
We simply don’t know for sure whether automation, algorithms, and AI will ultimately create more jobs than they destroy. Opinions are all over the map.
automation  Around-the-web  this-week-445  jobs  workforce-development  insider-12-20-2018 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
The Mystery of Pittsburgh: How Some Shrinking Cities Are Thriving in the New Economy - The Pew Charitable Trusts
Fewer people are living in Pittsburgh — 95,000 fewer than in 2000. But the remaining residents are growing wealthier even as the Steel City shrinks: Income per capita is up 24 percent during the same period.
Metros  pittsburgh  demographics  economic-indicator-reports  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
The savviest will succeed in potential pause year for industrial real estate - JLL
Slowing economy in 2019 means new opportunities—but only for the street-smart armed with the right data; Record-low unemployment and labor shortages are keeping many companies from adding capacity to support further growth.
economic-forecast  industrial-real-estate  market-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Inside Shenzhen’s race to outdo Silicon Valley - MIT Technology Review
Shenzhen flooded the world with cheap gadgets. Can it now become what Silicon Valley never did—a global hub of innovation, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing?
china  innovation-hubs  electronics-industry  silicon-valley  competitiveness  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Food manufacturing is hungry for workers - Food Dive
As today's job seekers look for an integrative culture and benefits like education, the once-stable industry is struggling to find people and keep them from leaving.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  jobs 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Apple Computers Used to Be Built in the U.S. It Was a Mess. - The New York Times
After Apple announced a large new campus in Austin, Tex. — creating as many as 15,000 jobs, none of them expected to be manufacturing — it’s worth looking at the company’s flirtation with advanced manufacturing in Silicon Valley in the 1980s.
u.s.-manufacturing  electronics-industry  apple  silicon-valley  california  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
The future of work in manufacturing - Deloitte Insights
Job rules and the nature of work are changing in what’s called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We examine what future manufacturing jobs will be like in the digital era.
manufacturing  automation  industry4.0  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-445  insider-12-20-2018 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Nashville’s Star Rises as Midsize Cities Break Into Winners and Losers - The New York Times
Nashville and others are thriving thanks to a mix of luck, astute political choices and well-timed investments, while cities like Birmingham, Ala., fall behind.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  jobs  economic-development  cities 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Inside Walmart's plans to convert parking lots into ‘town centers’ - International Council of Shopping Centers
Walmart is setting the stage to add town-center-style retail buildings to a dozen or more of its U.S. properties as part of its Walmart Reimagined campaign, which is aimed at reutilizing excess parking space and boosting store traffic.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  walmart  retail  retail-industry 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
2019 Industrial Manufacturing Industry Outlook - Deloitte US
The industrial manufacturing industry has continued to have solid performance amidst a number of dynamic forces shaping the market, such as a potential trade war, skilled talent shortages, and straining supply chains.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  skilled-labor  supply-chain 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Is Apple Opening a Campus in the Austin Suburbs? - CityLab
By adding thousands more jobs outside the Texas capital, Apple has followed a tech expansion playbook that may just exacerbate economic inequality.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  tech  high-tech  technology  Austin  texas  southwest  site-selection  economic-development  jobs  suburbs  cities 
december 2018 by areadevelopment

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