Economic Gateway http://www.yorkdevco.com York County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:03:24 -0700 en-us Nutrition Services, Inc Breaks Ground on New Warehouse and Retail Building in York, NE http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=17778 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YORK, NE - A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday, June 11, 2018 for Nutrition Services in York, Nebraska. This ceremony marked the beginning stages of construction for ... York County Encourages Homegrown Businesses http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=17713 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In York County, business recruitment is a common, traditional approach used to spur economic growth. While it’s true that the right company can bring in hundreds of jobs and have a dramatic impa... York General recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018 http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=17710 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Sat, 09 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 June 8, 2018 Chicago, IL – York General (York, NE) has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. This is the 5th year in a row that York General... Media Release: Gov. Ricketts, Economic Development Announce Rural Workforce Housing Fund Recipients http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=17329 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Media Release: Gov. Ricketts, Economic Development Announce Rural Workforce Housing Fund Recipients Tuesday, May 01, 2018 LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska De... Coming Together to Grow, the State of Federal Government http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=17177 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Coming Together to Grow, The State of Federal Economic Development Lisa Hurley, CEcD,YCDC Executive Director   In March, I attended the International Economic Development Council’s... ‘Opportunity Zone’ identified in north York http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=16993 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury had granted approval of Opportunity Zones nominated by the State of Nebraska. And one of those zones is in York. The... Virtual Reality Has Come to York County, Nebraska http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=16644 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Have you thought much about virtual reality and how it can transport you to a new place? In a way, that’s what the best movies do - they transport you to a new world or even a new dimension. Thi... Gov. Ricketts Announces Second Consecutive “Governor’s Cup” Victory http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=16512 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On March 12, Governor Pete Ricketts received Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” for the second consecutive year. The prestigious award recognizes states that have demon... Coming together to grow http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=16450 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 As I reflect back over the last five years since my family moved to York County, many things stand out. I’d like to start on the personal side, and why we stay here. As my family has settled int... Mayor offers new theory regarding LB 840 initiative http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15710 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Recently, a committee of business and community leaders (facilitated by the York County Development Corporation) brought forward (to the city council) a proposal that would put LB 840 on the May ballo... 'Nebraska snaps back': Forecasters boost outlook for state's economy http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15709 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Nebraska forecasters have boosted their outlook for the state’s economy and now expect the state will match the nation’s growth in jobs and income through 2020. That’s partly unde... Forecast shows languid farm income won't stall Nebraska economy http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15708 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 While weak farm income continues to be a soft spot for the state economy, Nebraska can expect growth through 2020 in several key sectors, according to the latest long-term economic forecast produced b... Agriculture Makes York County Ideal for Businesses in the Agri-business http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15876 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 With ag-friendly communities, an abundance of feed and water and experienced livestock producers, Nebraska and York County make an ideal location for expanding or relocating businesses in the poultry ... Nebraska's population inches closer to 2 million http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15707 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Nebraska's population continues to inch closer to the 2 million mark. Census figures released show the state added 12,473 people between July 1, 2016, and July 1 this year, an increase of 0.65 ... Gov. Ricketts Highlights Success of Yangling-Based Demonstration Farm http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15706 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 XI’AN, CHINA – Governor Pete Ricketts applauded the news that the Nebraska (Yangling) Agricultural Sci-Tech Park is fully operational.  The 200-hectare project, also known as a d... Code 504 Building New Location in York County http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15735 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 1/23/18 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kandi Brown | Chief Financial Officer Code 504, LLC. 402.643.0504; 101 kandi@code504.com   Lisa Hurley, CEcD | Executive Director York Cou... Barry Kennedy, David Brown and Wendy Birdsall: NAFTA is a key for Nebraska’s economy http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15693 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Kennedy is president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Brown is president and CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and Birdsall is president and CEO of the Lincoln Chamber of... In State of the State address, Ricketts unveils budget, tax plans aimed at setting up Nebraska for future growth http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15692 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts unveiled his newest budget and tax plans to mixed reviews. In his annual State of the State speech, he touted the proposals as doing “what’s right for... Coming Together to Grow YCDC Update 1.8.18 http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media/?item=15492 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-media Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Coming Together to Grow, 1/8/18 Lisa Hurley, CEcD, Executive Director of York County Development Corporation   It’s the time of year when I reflect back over the last year. I’v...