Regional Employment Improves Throughout 2021

Regional Employment Improves Throughout 2021   In the early months of the pandemic, unemployment in the region and across the country exploded as businesses and other employers closed due safety concerns. Even as businesses began to reopen and vaccines and mask wearing helped slow the spread of COVID, employment in the state and region were […]

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Cost of Living in the Region Declines Overall

Cost of Living in the Region Declines Overall Since CDRPC’s last COLI update in Quarter 3 (Q3) 2020, the Cost of Living in the region overall has decreased and has decreased for several major categories. With updated data ranging from Q4 2020 through Q3 2021, costs overall have been decreasing as we continue to recover […]

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Regional Tax Revenues Improve Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Regional Tax Revenues Improve Above Pre-Pandemic Levels   In November of 2020, CDRPC undertook an analysis of Sales Tax Revenues in the 8-county Capital Region. The analysis noted that as of October 2020, after experiencing a decline immediately after the pandemic, sales tax revenues across the region were recovering well. With sales tax revenue data […]

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CDRPC Launches Regional Economic Recovery Dashboard

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2021 CONTACT CDRPC – Mark Castiglione – mark@cdrpc.org – 518-461-3597 CDRPC Launches Regional Economic Recovery Dashboard https://cdrpc.org/covidrecoverydashboard   March 30, 2021 (Albany, NY)  The Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) announced the release of an important new tool for Capital Region government leaders, business executives and the general public to […]

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