The Allegheny Conference on Community Development works to stimulate economic growth and improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region. The Allegheny Conference relies upon the Regional Investors Council – leaders of more than 300 companies and organizations – to provide time, talent and resources to advance our Agenda.
February 9, 2015 – Our region has turned up in the Top 50 of a new list of U.S. metros capitalizing on advanced industries. Washington, D.C.-based think tank, the Brookings Institution and its Metropolitan Policy Program, released "America's Advanced Industries" – a report that identifies the United States…
Pittsburgh Business Times
Jim Futrell, Vice President, Market Research and Analysis, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
In many ways, the Pittsburgh region has arrived. While it may come as a surprise even to those who live here, more people are employed here today than at any point in history, including during the height of the steel industry-related employment in the late 1970s. This record employment picture comes with a labor force also at record levels: It stood at 1.4 million in December 2014.