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Johnson County has third fastest growth in population in Indiana

Posted by: Dana Monson on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 12:00:00 am

Johnson County has third fastest growth in population in Indiana

Recent census data estimates show that more families are moving further south into Johnson County, with Bargersville becoming the fastest growing community in the county. Read more to find out how this affects economic growth.

JCDC and Mayors collaborate on Employer Roundtable

Posted by: Dana Monson on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

JCDC and Mayors collaborate on Employer Roundtable

JCDC, Franklin Mayor Joe McGuinness, and Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers, discussed workforce needs with county employers, educators, and staffing agencies. Read more to learn about the issues and the next steps for developing a strong talent pipeline in Johnson County.

Home sales critical to local economic development efforts

Posted by: Dana Monson, JCDC Director of Business Development on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

Home sales critical to local economic development efforts

Economists look at housing data when determining their forecasts each year, considering it one of the top indicators of economic vitality for a region. The Census Bureau lists housing at the top of its economic indicator page.

Entrepreneurs should feel the love from their communities

Posted by: Dana Monson, JCDC Director of Business Development on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 8:00:00 am

Entrepreneurs should feel the love from their communities

The concept of growing your own business base is becoming more attractive to communities struggling to bring jobs to their residents. 

Growth of existing companies generate most new jobs

Posted by: Scott Hutcheson, Purdue University on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 8:00:00 am

Growth of existing companies generate most new jobs

Most of the economic growth in communities, both big and small, occurs when companies that already exist grow, adding jobs to accommodate new business, and when new small enterprises get launched.