Economic Gateway http://www.phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:44 -0700 en-us Positive Impacts of TIF, Tax Increment Financing, In Holdrege, NE http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=17089 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 DOES TIF ACTUALLY PRODUCE TANGIBLE BENEFITS TO THE COMMUNITY? The short answer is YES! Holdrege has approved 21 TIF projects since its inception in 1995; eight projects are complete and 13 proje... FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE HOLDREGE HOTEL PROJECT http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16813 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 25 Apr 6000 15:22:56 -0800 1) DOES HOLDREGE REALLY NEED ANOTHER HOTEL? A 2015 market study conducted by Core Distinction, a leading hospitality industry research group, determined that Holdrege could indeed support a third h... Green Supports Local Growth in Value-Added Agriculture http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16737 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ronnie Green spoke to a packed crowd of 132 local residents at the 2018 Phelps County Development Corporation Annual Meeting on March 22 at the Taste of Texas restaurant in downtown Holdrege. Green... Report Shows Money Talks in Local Workforce Development http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16739 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 How many workers are available in the labor pool for high-demand jobs, and what salary would lure them to Phelps County? A recent Workforce Availability Report requested by the Phelps County Develo... Westcott Appointed as New PCDC Board Member http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16740 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Shane Westcott is carrying on a family legacy as he begins his term on the board of the Phelps County Development Corporation. Shane’s dad, Marvin, served on the Holdrege Industrial Developme... Apply for the First Impressions Grant http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16720 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Businesses in Phelps County can apply for the First Impressions Grant and use the money to improve the appearance of their building. This is an excellent way to fund restoration and improvement projec... PCDC Chooses Phelps Memorial as Business of the Year http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16524 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 25 Apr 2800 15:21:44 -0800 Access to a nearby hospital in a rural community is sometimes rare. But, in Phelps County, hospital care is not a worry. Residents receive quality care at one of the top 100 critical care hospitals... PCDC Honors Bridal Isle as Business of the Year http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16511 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With many formal wear stores across the state, what would prompt brides to leave their big city homes and drive for hours to a tiny town in the middle of Nebraska to shop for the perfect wedding dress... We’ve Got Milk in Nebraska http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15997 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The dairy industry is important in Nebraska. We’ve got milk and lots of it, but there is plenty of room for growth in this industry. Nebraska’s dairy farmers play an important role in our ... Phelps County Retailers Excited About Free Marketing Services http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16189 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Local business owners are excited about new possibilities to grow after attending a recent PCDC presentation. The Phelps County Development Corporation has contracted with Buxton Co., a nationwide ... True Grit Americans Describe Large Portion of Phelps County Residents http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16190 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PCDC has contracted with Buxton Co. to provide statistics and marketing help to area retailers and service providers. In their initial study of Phelps County shoppers, the company has identified the f... Expo Gives PCDC Opportunity to Share Phelps County Opportunities http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16191 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Food processing and poultry businesses may be “scrambling” to Phelps County after a recent promotional trip to Atlanta, Ga., to the International Production and Processing Expo, the world&... June Completion Date Expected for Washington Square Apartments http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=16193 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It has been just six months since ground was broken on the new Washington Square Apartments, and construction is on schedule to be completed in early June. The project on the former site of Washing... Build Faster in Phelps County http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15996 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you looking to build a commercial property for your business or for an investment? If the thought of finding the right location, going through the permitting process and paying for the infrastruct... Plastics Companies are Headed to Nebraska http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15995 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 25 Apr 2400 15:18:42 -0800 There is a lot of momentum in Nebraska for plastics manufacturing. Advanced manufacturing is the second largest economic driver in Nebraska. Plastics manufacturing plays an important role in this, wit... Titan Machinery Has What You Need http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15994 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As an equipment manufacture, Titan has an incredible reputation for building machines that work. In Nebraska, you can find Titan equipment in the fields, on construction sites and around town. They se... A Home for Mom and Dad http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15394 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Helping parents enter an assisted living or skilled nursing facility is not easy. This is a significant transition for anyone to make and the home chosen is going to make a serious impact on how well ... New Group Offers “Concrete Solutions” to Upcoming Highway Construction http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15809 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A highway reconstruction project will limit access to many Holdrege businesses this spring and summer and will surely cause residents and travelers to wonder how to get to the front door of a local re... PCDC Housing Programs Spark Housing Boom in Loomis http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15810 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PCDC’s housing incentives have sparked the construction of three new spec homes in Loomis plus the upcoming demolition of dilapidated properties in Holdrege and Bertrand to create space for new ... Feb. 15 Deadline Approaches for High-Demand Jobs Scholarship http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15811 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Graduating seniors, college students or underemployed workers seeking a Phelps County career are encouraged to apply for the high-demand jobs scholarships offered by the Phelps County Development Corp... The Agricultural Advantage Makes Phelps County Ideal for Poultry Industry http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15748 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With ag-friendly communities, an abundance of feed and water and experienced livestock producers, Nebraska and Phelps County make an ideal location for expanding or relocating businesses in the poultr... Secure More Training for Employees http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15429 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 25 Apr 8000 15:17:00 -0800 The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an excellent community resource, located only 31 miles from Phelps County. Employers can benefit by sending their employees here to improve their education. By... Central NE Public Power Essential To Our Story http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15393 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What did farmers do without public water? What happened when the weather simply didn’t cooperate? Crop shortages and economic disaster used to be a more significant fear among farmers but thanks... Meet the Businesses at Brewster Field http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15392 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 25 Apr 8400 15:15:39 -0800 We have an amazing regional airport in Brewster Field and several businesses are making use of it. In addition to fuel and maintenance services being offered at the airport, recreational businesses al... Come Fly with Me http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15391 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We don’t know if Frank Sinatra was thinking about Nebraska when he sung this song, but you can grab your loved one and take them on an adventure by flying out of Brewster Field in Holdrege. As a...