Oct 10, 2017
Foxconn's recently announced $10B deal with Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker elicited criticism from many, including Ohio Gov. John Kasich. As Midwest states competed to land a Foxconn electronics manufacturing facility and up to 10,000 jobs, Steve Weitzner was quoted by several publications. His insights about frequently changing project parameters and...
Sep 15, 2017
Silverlode participated in a study to measure the economic and fiscal impacts of a proposed concert pavilion in Elgin, Illinois. The pavilion would be a adjacent to Elgin's Grand Victoria Casino and would be a collaborative effort with the City of Elgin.
Apr 15, 2017
The Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance is using Silverlode's business action plan to target companies in five key industries. The eight county Michigan region recently reported its successes to local elected officials.
Apr 09, 2017
In Dennis McAndrew's twenty years of experience, he has not seen Northeast Ohio cities actively poaching companies. Further, the incentives communities offer play a limited role in location decisions. The Upjohn Institute for Employment Research agrees.
Mar 26, 2017
President Trump's budget request for the E.P.A. eliminates the $300 million a year Great Lakes Restoration initiative. Dennis McAndrew explains that companies looking to expand or relocate consider every potential risk, including water. A weakened perception of Lake Erie's future benefits is a threat to Northern Ohio's ability to attract...