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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Regional Sales Tax Revenue Slowly Recovering

Regional Sales Tax Revenue Slowly Recovering   Sales tax revenue in the region took a hit in the months following the initial COVID-19 response in the U.S. In April and May 2020, each of the 8 counties in the Greater Capital Region all saw steep decreases beyond the normal fluctuations. Since that time, revenues have […]

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Cost of Living in the Region Remains Stable

Cost of Living in the Region Remains Stable Through Pandemic   Between Quarter 2 (Q2) 2019 and Q3 2020, the region and the world have seen unprecedented changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, since CDRPC’s last COLI update, which ran from Q1 2018 through Q2 2019, costs in the Capital Region have remained stable. […]

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Regional Housing Market Shows Continued Decline

Regional Housing Market Shows Continued Declines Utilizing 2019 Census Building Permits data, CDRPC notes the continuation of declining trend in building permit issuance for the Capital Region. Utilizing data from both the 2017 and 2018 Building Permit Analyses as well as current 2019 data, we can see the that building permit issuance in the region […]

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NAICS Employment Comparison 2000-2018

NAICS Employment Comparison 2000-2018 Health Care and STEM Jobs See Growth Since 2000   New York State has not only of the largest economies in the United States but one of the largest economies in the world. The New York State’s economy is the third-largest in the United States and with a GDP of over […]

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Capital Region Foreign Trade Zone 101

Did you Know? Capital Region Foreign Trade Zone-121 offers benefits to businesses within a 10-county area Since 1985, CDRPC has administered the Capital Region Foreign Trade Zone-121 which is active in Albany, Columbia, Greene, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties. What is a Foreign-Trade Zone? Foreign-trade zones are secure areas under supervision […]

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Recent Data Release Update

Recent Data Release Update There are two important data releases taking place in September to keep an eye on, as they will provide incredibly useful data and trends for local governments, planners, and anyone else who uses Census data. 2018 ACS 1-Year Estimates The American Community survey, unlike the Decennial Census, is an ongoing survey […]

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