Oct 25, 2017
The details of Cleveland's recent bid for Amazon's HQ2 have been kept confidential while cities like Boston and Chicago have shared information. Steve Weitzner advocated openness in his discussion with the Plain Dealer. He explained the missed opportunity to tell the world (not just Amazon) that Northeast...
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...
Oct 10, 2017
Amazon's second headquarters project has probably attracted more attention than any other US project in the history of the world. Amazon has invited metropolitan areas in North America with over one million in population to compete for the project and the estimated 50,000 jobs associated with it. Steve Weitzner speculates...
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.