Economic Gateway http://phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:25:23 -0700 en-us Housing Study Shows Need for 270 Additional Phelps County Homes or Rentals http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13243 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The results of a Phelps County housing survey are in, and it’s no surprise that the county faces a housing shortage. The survey attracted 404 responses and estimated a need for 270 homes, inc... Mechanical and Technical Skills Needed at Area Ag & Automotive Businesses http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13244 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NOTE: This is the first in a four-part series on high-demand jobs in Phelps County. Be sure to read next month’s e-newsletter to find out what other areas careers are “hot” for local... Get the inside scoop http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12425 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When it comes to running a successful business, the right information at the right time can mean the difference between seizing an important opportunity—or missing the chance. Here at the Phe... PCDC Hires Carley Bruning to Help Grow County http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12705 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A former college athlete who excelled in sports and academics has been hired as the Director of Business Services for the Phelps County Development Corporation. Carley Bruning, a native of Edison, ... Washington Square Apartments Questions Answered http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12706 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Construction will begin soon on 18 new apartment townhomes on the former Washington school property in Holdrege. The project is expected to meet the need for more rental homes for the local workforce.... Good news for your business http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12424 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you’re looking for news and information that you can use to grow your business, then check out the Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) news and events archive. Based in Phelps Cou... Global reach—local touch http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12423 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Once upon a time, equipment like plows, tractors, and trucks were manufactured by small, local shops run by creative tinkerers willing to make the leap from horse-and-buggy days. While these early mac... Work ethic http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12422 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Starting your own business is immensely rewarding—but no one ever said it’s a walk in the park. Long hours, difficult decisions, and a lot of hard work. That’s the reality. So whe... The food revolution http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11821 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The old saying that you are what you eat appears to have taken root in the American psyche. More people than ever care deeply about where their food comes from, how it was produced, and the quality of... Where do you want to do business? http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11820 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you’re planning to move or expand your business, the site selection process can be overwhelming. Many factors go into the decision, and it’s hard to know which ones are most important. ... Cultivating Strong Business Connections http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12185 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Economic development work often focuses on new businesses. But, one of Phelps County Development Corporation’s roles involves supporting existing businesses, especially large employers like Allm... Scholarship Recipients Return Home to Jobs http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12186 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Several area college graduates have returned to Phelps County this spring to start full-time jobs with assistance from the Phelps County High-Demand Jobs Scholarships. The scholarships are intended... Tillery Builds Relationships in Food Industry http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11386 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Phelps County boasts quality commodities like corn, soybeans and cattle, an abundant water supply and a great quality of life. Most residents know those facts, but PCDC Executive Director Ron Tille... PCDC Pledges Funds to Construct Baseball/Softball Complex http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11392 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Construction of a long-awaited Holdrege youth baseball/softball complex could begin as early as August with a major pledge from the Phelps County Development Corporation. PCDC Executive Director Ro... PCDC Loan Helps Secure Downtown Brewery Project http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10860 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Lost Way Brewery is the first recipient of the Phelps County Development Corporation’s new Building Improvement Program. Lost Way owners Mark and Jessica Kraus and Jason and Kimberly Hines ha... New Builders Bureau Keeps Local Contractors in the Loop http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10862 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Phelps County Development Corporation has invited all local contractors and suppliers to join its new PCDC Builders Bureau to stay better informed on opportunities to bid on area construction proj... Osborne Gives Timeless Advice at PCDC Annual Meeting http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10559 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Former Nebraska Football Coach Tom Osborne delighted a crowd of 120 PCDC supporters at the annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Taste of Texas in downtown Holdrege. Osborne spoke to the crowd abo... New Young Professionals Group Aims to Create Community Connections http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10560 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A Sun Theater date night, a St. Patty’s Day party and a local fund-raiser are just a few of the events lined up for the new Holdrege Young Professionals group that is getting into full swing thi... New Recognition Piece Honors Businesses of the Year http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10561 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new Business Wall of Fame has been created at the Phelps County Development Corporation offices. The new recognition piece will honor local businesses or organizations that have made significant ... Holdrege Floral Finds New Owner http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10444 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For the first time in more than 55 years, John Rupe can relax a little on Valentine’s Day. As of February 1, Holdrege Floral will be under new ownership as Lori Hunt of Axtell, and her father... Advances in Technology Force Changes in Manufacturing http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10098 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Smaller manufacturing plants with fewer and more specialized employees will be a trend in the near future. That was the message PCDC Executive Director Ron Tillery heard from the recent State Chamb... Rental Homes Planned for School Property http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10099 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A former school property may soon provide an opportunity to alleviate rental housing shortages in Holdrege and provide a boost to the tax rolls. The Holdrege City Council in December approved the s... PCDC Intern Cultivates New Opportunities http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=8625 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At least three local businesses plan to offer internships in 2017 thanks to work by PCDC intern Paige Dexter during her time in Phelps County this past summer. Internships are a great tool to recru... Good Wages Attract Commuters to County http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=8626 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A recent Targeted Industry Study compiled for PCDC identified seven categories of business and industry that PCDC should target in its recruitment efforts. Along with the process, the study revealed s... BD Invests $100 Million in Nebraska Plant to Expand Insulin Syringe Manufacturing http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=8389 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 22, 2016 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it is investing $100 million in its Holdrege...