What @sog_ced is reading on the web: October 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:

New economic development plan proposed for the City of Charlotte emphasizes support for entrepreneurship and innovation. http://bit.ly/2f8c4jx

News & Observer’s analysis of of the North Carolina economy finds a skills gap in urban and rural areas and proposes possible economic development solutions. ‪http://bit.ly/2dT7y6A 

Triangle population is expected to double by 2050 – will East Wake / Zebulon be next Triangle boom area? http://bit.ly/2eH8dWo

Record flooding in Fair Bluff and other North Carolina river towns. Will the recovery be similar to post-Floyd? ‪http://nyti.ms/2erfg8I 

State estimates that Hurricane Matthew caused $1.5 billion in damage to 100,000 homes, businesses, and government buildings in North Carolina: ‪http://bit.ly/2e0K9Qx 

Fayetteville might repurpose up to $900,000 in Community Development Block Grants from other programs to disaster relief. ‪http://bit.ly/2dPZ8d1 

Research Triangle Regional Partnership board chair discusses new approach to ‪economic development services after leadership change. http://bit.ly/2dLmCix

Politico covers the rise of Winston-Salem’s Innovation Quarter, a tech-based downtown hub: http://politi.co/2dTiHQR

Other CED items:

New York Times report on Portland’s small house and accessory dwelling regulations – is this a density solution for cities? ‪http://nyti.ms/2dStXl9 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-on-the-web-september-2016/

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