RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Economic Development http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-30T11:30:17.7800566Z Des Moines' recovery from recession rated average, but city ranks high for millennial homeownership <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines is on the downside of a list that ranks how well the nation's 150 largest cities have recovered from the session.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Des-Moines--recovery-from-recession-rated-average--but-city-ranks-high-for-millennial-homeownership/181/975/64633 Economic Development Job training program for veterans launched in Iowa Iowa becomes the third state to join Get Skills to Work, a program that helps veterans get job-specific training for manufacturing careers. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Job-training-program-for-veterans-launched-in-Iowa/181/975/64586 Economic Development Weekly applications for U.S. jobless benefits at lowest level in 8 years <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The number of unemployed workers applying for jobless benefits tumbled in the most recent weekly data to the lowest level in more than eight years</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Weekly-applications-for-U-S--jobless-benefits-at-lowest-level-in-8-years/181/975/64577 Economic Development New Partnership website offers workforce data <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched a new online resource called the Des Moines Regional Research, Stats and Data Hub with the area's economic and workforce statistics.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></p> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/New-Partnership-website-offers-workforce-data/181/975/64574 Economic Development Urbandale, Social Club solidify first collaboration <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The city of Urbandale hopes to use a collaboration between it and the Des Moines Social Club as a draw to attract residents and businesses to the community, as well as provide more recreational and cultural opportunities to those who already live there.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Urbandale--Social-Club-solidify-first-collaboration/181/975/64554 Economic Development