KY: Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Louisville Expansion to Create 35 Jobs

March 23, 2018

Full-service used bourbon & whiskey barrel cooperage to invest $850,000, hire 35 as it relocates within Louisville to larger Louisville space. more >>

TN: Volkswagen Adds $350M to $900M Investment in Chattanooga Plant Making Atlas SUV

March 21, 2018

Automaker to invest $340M to bring vehicle to market, in addition to $900M already invested to expand the TN plant for Atlas production. more >>

AL: AdvanTec to Open Baldwin County Marine Mfg Facility with 46 New Jobs

March 21, 2018

Canada-based leader in marine mfg to open a new 40,000-sq-ft facility in Robertsdale, AL. more >>

AL: Germany-based MöllerTech Opens $46.3M, 222-Job Tuscaloosa County Plant

March 20, 2018

Auto supplier's new 150,000-sq-ft facility in Woodstock, AL, is minutes away from massive Mercedes-Benz assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County. more >>

TN: FedEx to Invest more than $1B, Modernize Memphis Hub

March 19, 2018

Project includes construction of new large sort facility, installation of state-of-the-art sort systems, construction of bulk truck load building. 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 >>


Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2017

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... more >>


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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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. 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>>

The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi Case study | May 11, 2011
The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi   

By: Juli Anne Patty

With a vibrant economy and a commitment to creating a prime environment for industry success, Mississippi has become a leader in the aviation and... 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 | 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>>

White Paper | September 24, 2013
Advanced Manufacturing in the American South: An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development   

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Provides "An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development" in the report "Advanced... More>>

White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... 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>>

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An Easy Choice:Tennessee Certified Sites

By: Governor Bill Haslam

Not all sites are created equal. That’s why Tennessee takes the guesswork out of locating a site with Select Tennessee Certified Sites program.   More>>

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Game-changing Projects Fuel Growth in Alabama’s Evolving Economy

By: Governor Kay Ivey

Get the inside scoop on Alabama & its pivotal year in economic development with top companies across industries announcing major projects.   More>>

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Industry Leadership

By: Linda Dobel

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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Providing a Bridge to the World: Ports Mean Business

By: Jennifer Alten

Get acquainted with some of the nation's great ports. They're responsible for products on shelves & a hum of our economic engine.   More>>