Phila. jobs commission? Been there, done that

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Ask me how thrilled I am that we’ll soon have a jobs commission in Philadelphia to come up with ways to put people to work. Not that... Read more

Recession didn't dampen Center City District's outlook

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April showers seem to be bringing lots of opinions about the state of Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter presented his “State of the City”... Read more

New Jersey reaches for Bayer to quell job ache

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Once, New Jersey’s Gov. Christie said that Pennsylvania was “eating our lunch” when it came to providing incentives to attract... Read more

World Bank's Zoellick to visit University of Delaware

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Robert B. Zoellick, president of the World Bank, will be on the University of Delaware campus Wednesday for a “conversation” as... Read more

Comcast, DuPont CEOs named to Obama competitiveness panel

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Comcast Corp. CEO Brian L. Roberts and DuPont Co. CEO Ellen Kullman were added Wednesday to a business/labor group that the White House wants... Read more

Will 2011 be better for Phila. businesses than 2010?

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While business activity is expected to pick up in 2011, poor sales remain the biggest worry for companies, according to a new survey by the... Read more

Jobs hold steady in Phila.'s creative economy

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I would have thought that we’d plowed the faddish field of the creative economy enough by now. But no. Judging by the data released... Read more

Philadelphia lags other metro areas in recovery

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When we hear that the U.S. economy is expected to strengthen in 2011, as economists are now forecasting, the statistic they’re wielding... Read more