NY: JPMorgan Chase New HQ to Rise in Midtown, House 15,000 Employees

February 22, 2018

New, modern 2.5M-sq-ft tower to consolidate global HQ in LEED-certified, energy-efficient offices in Manhattan, bring 8,000 construction jobs. more >>


AL: Production Ramp-up at Airbus Alabama Factory Could Add 600 Jobs

February 22, 2018

The Airbus Alabama mfg facility in line for 600 new jobs, a planned second assembly line for Bombardier C Series jetliner and more. more >>


SC: Southern Current to Invest $100M, Launch New Lee County Solar Projects

February 22, 2018

Developer in residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets expanding its solar farm portfolio with new facilities in Lee County, SC. more >>


MN: Pizzey Ingredients to Build $3.2M Flaxseed Processing Plant, Hire 14

February 22, 2018

Canada-based co. to build 20,000-sq-ft flaxseed-processing plant in West Metro Business Park, with new jobs paying $22.67 an hour average. more >>



Site Selectors Guild Releases Third Annual Site Selection Trends Report

January 9, 2018

Elite location advisors group's survey respondents predict changes in trade policy could have big impact in corporate location decisions. more >>


Labor Department Employment Situation Summary

January 9, 2018

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 148,000 in Dec. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.1%, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. more >>


Canada's Minister of Agriculture Promotes Agricultural Trade and NAFTA

January 8, 2018

Government of Canada is working hard to strengthen Canada-U.S. trade relationship, create new opportunities for producers, food processors. more >>


Statement of ACEEE and ASAP on Federal Plans to Put Updates to Appliance Standards on Ice

December 21, 2017

By deciding not to honor statutory deadlines for appliance efficiency standards, DOE creating uncertainty for manufacturers & markets. more >>



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Managing the Corporate Real Estate Portfolio: Ignore Incentives at Your Own Peril

December 18, 2017

Don't miss the terrific opportunity and benefits of public sector incentives to add value to your real estate portfolio and location decision. more >>


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Industry Leadership

December 18, 2017

Want to feel like an elite insider in the economic development world? Here’s an exclusive invitation. This is a virtual Who's Who. more >>


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The Lone Star State Sees Texas-Size Growth Companies Go Big in Texas

December 18, 2017

Why is Texas consistently ranked as one of the best states in the nation for business? You will want to delve into this article to know. more >>


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Location Trends in Metalworking

December 18, 2017

Few industries define U.S. manufacturing as ubiquitously as metalworking, and it's not your father's workplace anymore. Here's the skinny. 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 >>


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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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