PA: VF Corp. to Invest $52M, Hire 175+, Open Jonestown Distribution Center

January 19, 2018

Branded accessories, footwear co. project includes outfitting new distribution center, hiring 175 full-time people over 3 years in Jonestown, PA. more >>


VA: Electric Motor & Contracting to Invest $3M to Expand, Add 130 Jobs

January 19, 2018

Co. constructed a 22,500-sq-ft expansion to its existing nuclear services building used to service equipment for commercial nuclear power industry. more >>


SC: Home Fashions to Invest $5.5M, Expand Cherokee County Ops, Hire 60

January 19, 2018

Supplier of home textile finished products, decorative pillows, comforter sets, drapery, outdoor cushions purchased new, 350,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


IL: JLT Specialty USA to Double Size with New Chicago U.S. HQ

January 19, 2018

Specialist risk advisor and broker's Chicago office is occupied by several JLT executives & about 60 specialists will double size of workforce. 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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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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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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