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    REGIONAL DIRECTION

     

    Updates and insight on education & talent development, business growth, and infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia
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Infrastructure
January 21st 2016

Regional Infrastructure Outlook for 2016

With the calendar turning over into a new year, Economy League managing director Nick Frontino takes a look at some of the top infrastructure issues to watch in Greater Philadelphia in 2016. Read More
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GPLEX
December 21st 2015

Wilmington's Renaissance

Despite the city of Wilmington’s reputation as a business powerhouse, strategic location along the northeast corridor, and proximity to major transportation assets (I-95, Philadelphia International Airport, Wilmington Airport, Amtrak), the New Castle County seat is often overshadowed by the larger,... Read More
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GPLEX
December 21st 2015

Rolling Out the Welcome Mat for Immigrants

While the national dialogue around immigration policy and legislative reforms remains pitched, cities and regions are leading the way in welcoming immigrants and newcomers. Read More
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Infrastructure
December 15th 2015

New Study: The Benefits of SEPTA's King of Prussia Rail Project

Earlier this month, the Economy League released a new report detailing the economic impacts of the King of Prussia Rail Project in front of a packed house at the Sheraton Valley Forge for our Connecting with the King World Class Infrastructure Forum.   The King of Prussia Rail Project aligns... Read More
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Infrastructure
November 23rd 2015

Considering the Benefits of King of Prussia Rail

At our December 3 World Class Infrastructure Forum Connecting with the King, the Economy League will release a new report detailing the local impact of this significant transportation investment. Read More
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GPLEX
November 23rd 2015

PHL Makes It Look Easy Being Green

While Philadelphia’s recent designation as a World Heritage City will bring with it increased international attention, it has quietly been building a global reputation in an area that is invisible to most – green infrastructure. Read More
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GPLEX
November 23rd 2015

Community Health Innovators in North Philadelphia

A recurring theme throughout the last three Leadership Exchanges has been the important role that access to quality healthcare plays in community development. Read More
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GPLEX
November 23rd 2015

Partnering for Student Success

Increasingly, the discussion about improving schools and student achievement is moving beyond teacher training, test results, and school district policies. Read More
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GPLEX
November 22nd 2015

A Convening of Wavemakers: Key Insights from the 2015 Leadership Exchange

In the final installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Steve Wray reflects on the key lessons and insights that emerged from the 2015 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange. Read More
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GPLEX
October 21st 2015

Five Lessons from 10 Years of GPLEX

In the sixth installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Josh Sevin reflects on five key lessons learned over the last ten years of bringing together our region’s difference makers at the Leadership Exchange. Read More
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