Technology / Research & Development


AZ: Amazon to Hire 1,500 for New Tucson Fulfillment Center

May 17, 2018

Etail giant to open its 1st fulfillment center in Tucson, AZ, has contributed $900M+ to AZ economy since 2011, hired 7,000, added 18,000 indirectly. more >>


GA: Fiber Communication Services Co. Hargray Expands to Warner Robins

May 15, 2018

Hargray commemorated entry into Warner Robins with groundbreaking ceremony at City Hall. It already has several area business customers. more >>


ON: Toyota to Invest $1.4B, Support 8,000 Jobs in Cambridge and Woodstock

May 8, 2018

Auto co. investment to support 8,000+ jobs in SW ON, create 450 jobs & 1,000 new co-op placements. Co. to also invest $200M in CN R&D. more >>


BC: Amazon to Expand Vancouver Tech Hub, Create 3,000 High-Tech Jobs

May 8, 2018

Co. expanding to QuadReal's The Post redevelopment with modern amenities & easy access for e-commerce, machine learning, other tech jobs. more >>


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Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

August 11, 2017

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities not typically associated with the tech sector. more >>


American Center for Mobility Building Center for Testing Automated Vehicles

December 13, 2016

Center designed to enable technology & accelerate development of voluntary standards to improve transportation systems. more >>


American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Mfg USA Institute

December 13, 2016

New Institute will leverage approaches to modular chemical process intensification — like combining multiple, complex processes. more >>


ISA and the Automation Federation Share Focus for Manufacturing Day

October 3, 2016

As Manufacturing Day, 10-7-16, approaches, International Society of Automation and its affiliate, Automation Federation, celebrate manufacturing. more >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
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>>


The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... 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 | July 18, 2016
How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing    

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing. More>>


White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>



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Articles

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CiCi Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Want to see community transformations resulting from companies' location choices? Simply read the CiCi Community Impact Awards stories.   More>>


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CiCi Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Jaw-dropping: The 2018 Corporate Investment CiCi Awards represent commitment of nearly $22B in corporate investment. Here're the details.   More>>


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The 2018 CiCi Awards (Corporate Investment & Community Impact)

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover the power of businesses in the places they choose to locate & develop in the 2018 Corporate Investment and Community Impact Awards.   More>>


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Smart Buildings Need Smart People

By: Jed Link

Futurists predict there will be one trillion building sensors in place globally by 2025. See how facility management professionals will be crucial.   More>>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

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>>