Regional Economic Development Goes Global

International-ArrivalsThe summer of 2015 has been an exciting one for Fourth Economy. In recent weeks, the team has been spreading the word of regional economic development beyond our typical footprint, meeting with international dignitaries from across the pond. Continue reading “Regional Economic Development Goes Global”

Numbers Behind the News: 2,764

This is not exactly a “Number Behind the News” as we have traditionally used it in this series, but it should be.  2,764 is the number of immigrant investors admitted to the U.S. in 2011.  In 2002 that number was 51, so we have seen an incredible increase in these “job creators.”  Much of the boost is a result of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program.  Fourth Economy has been very excited by the prospect of this new tool for development and the potential it has to inject both new capital and new energy into regional development activities.

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