Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers


OH: Ensemble Health to Expand Ops, Create 1,100 Jobs in Greater Cincinnati

December 12, 2017

Revenue cycle management provider to expand its presence, create 1,100 jobs in new 300,000-sq-ft facility in Greater Cincinnati, OH. more >>


IN: Liberty Mutual Insurance to Expand, Add 400 Jobs in Hamilton County

November 21, 2017

Global insurer plans to expand operation in Central Indiana, creating up to 400 new, high-wage jobs by 2021. more >>


FL: Enhanced Resource Centers to Create 400 Jobs on the Space Coast

November 17, 2017

Contact center's new location bringing 400 new jobs to Space Coast in Melbourne, FL, with full employment expected by March '18. more >>


MD: Sinclair Broadcast Group to Invest $12M, Expand, Add 367 Jobs

November 16, 2017

Diversified TV broadcasting co. retaining its Hunt Valley HQ, investing $12M to accommodate its Baltimore County ops in 3 buildings. more >>


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Site Selectors Guild Announces New Board Chairman and Board Members

April 12, 2017

The world’s largest group of senior location advisors announced the election of Mark Williams as chairman of the board at the SSG annual meeting. more >>


Talent Trends Report: Increased Use of Robotics Expected in 2017

February 16, 2017

Growing concern about talent scarcity may be driving the increased use of automation and contingent workers, according to those surveyed. more >>


EXIM Bank Releases its FY 2016 Annual Report

January 5, 2017

Report highlights support of more than $8B in U.S. exports and estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs by independent federal agency. more >>


New Training to Support Food Hubs Through National Network

January 5, 2017

Program to create national network of at least 100 trained food hub mgrs & 60 tech assistance providers offering financial mgmt skills, resources. 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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Case Studies

North Port, Florida:  Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling Case study | March 5, 2013
North Port, Florida: Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling   

By: Jennifer Alten

The City of North Port, Florida, is the state’s 7th-largest city, and one of the fastest-growing, but what sets it apart is its pro-business... More>>


North Port, Florida Case study | March 9, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes This Buzzing Community a Smart Place to Live and Work   

By: Jennifer Alten

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... More>>


Building in College Park Case study | November 16, 2010
The Future of Business in Georgia... College Park   

By: Trade & Industry Development

College Park is home to Fortune 1,000 companies such as Chick-Fil-A and AirTran Airways. The city operates the largest public access Compressed... More>>


Case study | September 22, 2010
Gallatin, Tennessee - Prepared for Opportunity   

By: Jennifer Alten

While the economy may have slowed down over the past few years, Gallatin’s economic development team hasn’t. Instead, the Gallatin Economic... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | February 17, 2014
United States Office Outlook - Q4 2013   

​In 2013, the U.S. office sector handed in its best performance in seven years. Leasing activity increased, absorption neared 40 million square... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>



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Articles

blank Article | October 30, 2017
Nothing is Constant Except for Change

By: Christopher D. Lloyd

Check out why this thought leader says in spite of all the excitement in the economic development world, a reality is the death of jobs.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
Illinois – A Choice Location

By: Mark S. Peterson

Explore Illinois’ central location, abundant water and natural resources, world-class transportation and logistics network for your next location.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
New York State: Where Tomorrow Starts Today

By: Trade & Industry Development

Take a look at New York state with a talented & diverse workforce, historic improvements in infrastructure & unique, competitive incentives.   More>>


blank Article | October 27, 2017
Workforce Development Programs are Key to Economies that Work

By: Jennifer Alten

See what communities around the country are doing to set up their residents for successful employment.   More>>


blank Article | September 5, 2017
With the Emergence of Robotics, Is there Still Room for Humans in the Workforce?

By: Randy Thompson

In an era of disruptive change, robots may be the new norm in the economy. This thought leader author begs to differ. See why.   More>>