Forbes magazine has named Utica #3 on the list of Best Places to Buy a Home. With midpoint price in housing under $100,000 and a surprisingly low foreclosure rate, this “old industrial hub in Upstate New York” is on the list with the likes of Rochester, NY, Raleigh, NC and Pittsburgh, PA.
In the State of the Union address, President Obama talked to us about bringing manufacturing back to the United States and revitalizing post-industrial communities. Perhaps I will send my thesis to the White House when it is complete?!?
Reading, writing and nano? SUNYIT forum addresses schools and nanojobs.
Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi addresses a forum about education and nanotech jobs on the SUNYIT campus in Utica.
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Are Small Rust Belt Cities the Future of Green?
This article from the The Atlantic Cities discusses a new book by Catherine Tumbler which proposes that smaller industrial cities “could be instrumental in moving us toward an economically dynamic, low-carbon future.”
Tourism spending up in Oneida County, Central New York.
Visitor spending increased to $1.025 billion in Oneida County in 2010.
Utica OD – October 20, 2011
Economic development: Utica mayoral candidates share plans.
The 5 mayoral candidate for Utica, share their individual plans for the growth and future of the city.
Utica OD – October, 19, 2011