West featured in article about Piedmont Alliance efforts

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Harry West speaks about Piedmont Alliance for Quality Growth.

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Harry West speaks about the newly-formed Piedmont Alliance for Quality Growth, which is a megaregional effort from Raleigh, NC to Birmingham, AL.

The Piedmont Alliance for Quality Growth, formed in November 2009, is an attempt to create a seamless corridor from Raleigh, NC to Birmingham, AL. The members of the group come from business, academic, and government backgrounds and are focusing on partnerships to improve infrastructure- namely water, transportation, and energy- in the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion (PAM). According to West, it is a collective effort which will draw economic development to the region, allowing for global economic competition. The group next meets in Macon, GA in mid-March.

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CQGRD - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

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  • Created By: Michelle Marcus
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  • Created On: Jan 31, 2010 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:07pm