Unique, exciting and replicable: three adjectives that aptly describe the projects that have been awarded funding under the DED-administered Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) Innovative Housing Demonstration Program.
For the third time in 10 years, the Nebraska Diplomats and the Department of Economic Development (DED) have recognized Falls City, Neb. (pop. 4,214) as an Economic Development Certified Community (EDCC). DED Business Development Consultant Deb Eggleston honored members of Falls City’s Economic Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE) board during the organization’s monthly meeting on Thursday, June 20.
If rural economic development had an ingredients list, workforce housing might be somewhere near the top. “Housing enables communities to accommodate the workforce and support business development,” said Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Dave Rippe. “Communities that invest in their workforce housing stock can position themselves to grow and […]
Photo: Gov. Ricketts (left) accepts the Silver Shovel Award from Dennis Shea (right), President and Publisher of Area Development magazine. Today, Governor Pete Ricketts accepted a major economic development award on behalf of the State of Nebraska. Area Development magazine—considered to be the leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection […]