March 2008 Posts

Mar
31
2008

Subsidy-Hungry Cabela's: Is Its Business Model Teetering?

It’s an axiom in the economic development profession that if a company really depends on subsidies to decide where to go, it’s probably not much of a company. State commerce officials distinguish between consultants and companies they deem credible and, well, others.

Mar
28
2008

Popcorn! Peanuts! Get yer $25 bag of Yankee Stadium dirt here!

In Good Jobs New York’s never ending quest to draw attention to the outlandishly subsidized new Yankee Stadium, this week brings us news of pay dirt. Honest.

Mar
21
2008

Will tax breaks "Chase" Bear Stearns? [UPDATED]

The fallout of JPMorgan Chase’s take over of Bear Stearns is still unclear, but it will certainly be felt beyond the financial sector in New York City where both firms have their headquarters and where we have the added anxiety of $317 million in past corporat