What @sog_ced is reading on the web: February 2016

CED_Icon_for_TwitterThe following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

North Carolina Department of Commerce urges lawmakers to rethink county economic development tier rankings: http://bit.ly/1UTplGJ

Executive Director of Greater Charlotte Apartment Association describes issues at play in Charlotte’s affordable housing debate: http://bit.ly/1XA1rBF

CEO of North Carolina’s economic development nonprofit discusses state’s incentives and business recruitment approach: http://bit.ly/1K7cC2N

Daily Tarheel take on a report about tech companies, venture capital, universities, and retaining young talent in North Carolina: http://bit.ly/1QzKSAE

Could a “tiny home” community be an answer to long-term affordable housing for the mentally ill? http://bit.ly/20zcxXH

Business North Carolina magazine’s digital edition of 2016 NC Economic Development Guide: http://bit.ly/1SsoqiT

Local government staff can apply now to become NC Commerce Fellows to attend UNC School of Government community development and leadership training: http://bit.ly/1SRmv7S

UNC School of Government’s Development Finance Initiative (DFI) featured in UNC’s annual report – “Partnership Spurs Economic Development”. http://unc.live/1ou0fUW

Other CED items:

Eleven signs a city will succeed: Public private partnerships, craft beer, and local patriots (among other factors): http://theatln.tc/1Lrzj2b

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-on-the-web-january-2015/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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