LA: Formosa Selects St. James Parish for $9.4B Chemical Mfg Complex, 1,200 Jobs

April 24, 2018

In two phases, ethane crackers & downstream plants would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs and result in thousands of new indirect jobs. more >>


TN: Mobile Mentor to Locate in Nashville, its 1st U.S. Site, Hire 110

April 24, 2018

Mobile solutions co. chooses Nashville, Davidson County, TN, to locate its first U.S. facility, create 110 jobs & invest ~$2M. more >>


IN: Green Cubes Technology to Invest $1.8M for New HQ, 71 New Jobs

April 24, 2018

Developer & mfgr of advanced battery power systems for global OEMs to expand operations in Howard County, IN. more >>


AL: Milo’s Tea Company to Add 30 Jobs & Third Shift at Newly Expanded HQ

April 24, 2018

Co. that fresh brews & bottles 250+ gallons of all-natural beverages per min. at newly expanded 15.5-acre Bessemer HQ, hiring 30. more >>



Reshoring plus FDI Add 171,000 U.S. Jobs in 2017, Up 2,800% Since 2010

April 13, 2018

Combined reshoring & FDI jobs up 122% compared to unrevised 2016 totals per The Reshoring Initiative data from its current report. more >>


MEMA Responds to EPA’s Final Determination on GHG Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

While Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (MEMA) supports adjustments & flexibilities, it doesn't support significant changes to the EPA standards. more >>


Auto Alliance Response to EPA’s Review of Fuel Economy/GHG Program

April 9, 2018

Alliance of Automotive Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) says maintaining a single national program critical to ensuring cars remain affordable. more >>


Steel Industry Applauds EPA Reconsideration of Auto Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president & CEO of AISI, issued a statement in response to EPA announcement to revisit fed greenhouse gas standards. more >>



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This is Not Your Dad’s Site Selection Project

February 26, 2018

Site selectors beware: workforce skills, labor availability, quality of life & cost of living are now key site selection drivers, not site cost. more >>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

February 26, 2018

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples. more >>


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Idaho: The Constant Top Performer

February 26, 2018

Time to get to know more about Idaho. Its economy continues to receive national attention for economic growth & prosperity across metrics. more >>


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Medical Device Site Selection Trends

February 26, 2018

Feel the pulse: Medical devices are in a moderately strong growth period that'll result in robust levels of new & expanded manufacturing facilities. more >>



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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>


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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>



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LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should be. more >>


Available Properties

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McHenry East Site   

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... More>>


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Randolph County Industrial Park   

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... More>>




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Where is the best city to start a new co.? Graphs show the 10 most expensive & 10 cheapest cities in the U.S. for a new co. to call home. More>>


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