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The collective strength of our organizations drives growth and excitement about new projects in Lincoln. The Economic Development Breakfast is a time to celebrate the advancements and achievements of our continuously thriving city. This event offers a sneak preview of new ideas and developments so that you can be in the know about Lincoln’s business landscape.

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Servicing the needs of the United States Military Forces, General Dynamics and Tactical Systems is in the midst of an expansion project for its Lincoln facility.

The 50,000 square foot expansion for the GD-OTS facility began in March 2019 with a groundbreaking ceremony on March 19 and completion slated for the end of 2019. As a result of this expansion, employment at GD-OTS in Lincoln is expected to increase by around 60 percent once 2019 concludes.

In a whirlwind five days in Austin, we took in over 40 sessions, shows, events and meetings at South by Southwest (SXSW) this year. In the Future Workplace track of the Interactive Conference, industry leaders, academics, government officials and entrepreneurs shared their insights on our ever-changing talent landscape. We’ve compiled a list of themes, trends and recommendations based on topics that consistently popped up in the Future Workplace track this year.

The ability to determine a problem, bring talented people together and ultimately solve problems usually provides the necessary foundation for successful companies.

The Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development teamed up with Assurity this year for another edition of the JumpStart Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to create a new company while tackling a problem faced by an employer. Teams gathered together, had less than two weeks to craft their solution and eventually were able to pitch their results to a team of judges.

For the third consecutive year, Nebraska has been awarded one of the 2018 Site Selection Governor's Cups. This is the sixth year Site Selection recognizes the state with the most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capita, which Nebraska claims for its capital investment activity in 2018. Texas was also a winner for having the most qualified projects of any state. Lincoln also placed fourth in the 2018 rankings for Metros with a Population Between 200,000 to 1,000,000. Lincoln’s ranking is up from ninth in 2017, with 29 projects in total. The Omaha Metro area was once again at the top of the rankings for the same population class.

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