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VA: DanoneWave to Invest $60M, Hire 49 in Mt. Crawford

October 20, 2017

The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA. more >>


GA: Martin’s to Expand Valdosta Bakery by 119,379 Sq Ft, Add 36 Jobs

October 20, 2017

Expansion of PA-based bakery represents a multimillion-dollar capital investment and the creation of an estimated 36 new jobs. more >>


IL: HARIBO of America Expands U.S. HQ in Rosemont, Adds 55 Jobs

October 18, 2017

German gummy candy co. to expand its U.S. HQ located in Rosemont, IL, and add 55 new jobs to the existing workforce. more >>


VA: Ariake U.S.A to Invest $17M in Harrisonburg, Add 22 Jobs

October 17, 2017

Manufacturer of stocks, bases & seasonings for food industry, to expand manufacturing operation by 20,000 square feet in Harrisonburg VA. more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

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 >>


Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. 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 >>


Growing Demand for Packed & Frozen Foods According to Research and Markets

December 13, 2016

North America Active and Intelligent packaging market is estimated to grow from $7.12B in 2015 to $9.34B by end of 2020 at a CAGR of 6.65%. more >>


USDA Announces $8M+ in Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel

June 6, 2016

USDA investing $8.8M to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. more >>


National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: Internship Applications Sought

April 8, 2015

"Interning with NCBA and PLC has allowed me to become a part of the team that fights for agriculture and the beef industry." 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 >>


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Case Studies

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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


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North Port, Florida, Continues to Achieve!   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Like many of America’s great success stories, North Port, Florida, is a self-made city and is ready to be the city of any growing business's future. 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 | January 10, 2017
WeiserMazars 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study   

Report defines industry trends, builds knowledge base of food & beverage challenges, opportunities & best practices to stay ahead of competition. More>>


White Paper | January 10, 2017
U.S. Organic Hotspots and their Benefit to Local Economies   

A systematic assessment of the impact of organic agriculture on local economies that identifies 225 counties in the U.S. as organic hotspots. More>>



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Articles

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Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>


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Six Reasons Companies Find Big Success in Utah

By: Governor Gary R. Herbert

Who couldn't resist Utah’s business environment: excitingly predictable while allowing innovative businesses to thrive? Factors to consider.   More>>


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Virginia: A Thriving Business Destination Since 1607

By: Governor Terence R. McAuliffe

Don't miss modern-day Virginia, founded as a business venture 410 years ago. Centuries later, Virginia still stands for economic opportunity.   More>>


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2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>


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2017 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

What does corporate investment look like? For our 15 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment recipients, it means investing more than $11B.   More>>