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CO: Ball Breaks Ground on Expansion to Aerospace Manufacturing Center

April 26, 2017

Co. broke ground on 145,000-sq-ft expansion of its Aerospace Manufacturing Center (AMC) in Westminster, CO. more >>


AZ: Benchmark Electronics Relocates HQ to Phoenix Area, Hiring 500

April 20, 2017

Engineering, design & integrated electronics mfg co. will relocate its corporate HQ from Angleton, TX, to Arizona, creatng 500 jobs. more >>


ID: NAVEX Global and Zip Kit Homes to Both Expand in Eastern Idaho

April 19, 2017

Ethics & compliance software & services co. NAVEX Global to expand its contact center & modular home builder Zip Kit Homes to expand it ops. more >>


ID: Japan-based Sake Casting Opens Idaho Falls Office, its 1st in U.S.

April 10, 2017

Aluminum casting co. to work directly with the University of Idaho, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Eastern Idaho. more >>


NM: Safelite Group Opens Rio Rancho Contact Center for 1000 Employees

April 3, 2017

Co. has created 517 full-time & 288 part-time jobs roughly 2 years ahead of hiring schedule, exceeding jobs projection. Will hire 1,000+ by year-end. more >>


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Case Studies

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>>


Case study | April 30, 2009
Tooele County, Utah - Business Excels at the Crossroads of the West   

By: Jennifer Alten

Just west of Salt Lake City, past the scenic Oquirrh Mountains, lays Tooele County. Belying – or perhaps because of – its vast space and... More>>


Case study | October 31, 2008
The Valleys of Southern Idaho - a Logistics and Warehousing Powerhouse   

By: Jennifer Alten

“It’s all about the location,” the saying goes in real estate. That’s never been truer than in the eight-county area called The Valleys of... More>>


Case study | June 30, 2008
Bannock County Idaho: The Nation's Alternative Energy Birthplace   

By: Andrea Johnson

Exceptional Business Environment Ensures Industry Flourishes - Eastern Idaho has a long, rich history of advocating alternative energy. Back in 1949,... 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 | 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>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
NAIOP: How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies   

Today's high oil and fuel prices are spurring companies to reevaluate their supply chains and distribution networks in a quest to find offsetting... More>>



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blank Article | February 27, 2017
Idaho is Moving at the Speed of Business

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Take a look at how Idaho’s economy is accelerating and attracting companies of all kinds that enjoy the ease of doing buiness in the state.   More>>


blank Article | February 24, 2017
Communities Where Businesses Flourish with the Fruits of the Land

By: Jennifer Alten

Take a look at exciting examples of successful agricultural businesses & food processing centers that have found a home across the country.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Metalworking Article | December 6, 2016
Metalworking: Machinery and Equipment Location Trends

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Get in the know on trends influencing site selection for companies in the machinery & equipment manufacturing subset of the metalworking sector.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Exploring the Important Secondary North American Distribution Markets

By: Rich Thompson

Be ready for a surprise. The largest distribution markets in the U.S. are most familiar, but the lesser-known markets should pique your interest.   More>>