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CA: Transphorm Introduces Silicon Valley Center of Excellence

March 23, 2017

Customer support center enables high-speed, high-voltage GaN power systems development for semiconductor designer and manufacturer. more >>


CA: Supermicro Expands in San Jose, Opening a New LEED-Certified Mfg HQ

March 9, 2017

Co.'s design, engineering, mfg & service HQ in San Jose expanded with 182,000-sq-ft fuel-cell-powered, LEED-Gold-Certified mfg facility. more >>


CA & AZ: Redtail Technology Buys New Sacramento HQ & Moves AZ Office

March 8, 2017

Provider of CRM solutions for financial services firms bought new HQ in Sacramento, CA & moved its AZ office from Scottsdale to Chandler. more >>


OR: SunPower Starts Construction on 56-MW Gala Solar Power Plant, Creating 300 Jobs

February 28, 2017

Cook County project expected to be largest operating solar power plant in Oregon. more >>


CA: Foundry Noel Technologies Expands Facility, Adds Capabilities

February 24, 2017

New lithography, deposition and measurement tools increase Foundry’s capacity and capabilities in serving microelectronics companies. more >>


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Case Studies

Case study | August 31, 2006
Cultivating a Business-Friendly Climate in Coastal California   

By: Rhonda Proctor

When Bob Dylan so prominently chimed in song, "Times, they are a changing," he probably wasn't referring to the economic development activities of... More>>


Case study | June 30, 2006
Mill Creek Industrial Park   

By: Trade & Industry Development

The State of Oregon, Department of Administrative Services (DAS), and the City of Salem have partnered to create one of the largest, best planned... 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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Articles

blank Article | March 1, 2017
Site Selection Factors Impacting the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry

By: Larry Gigerich

A blueprint for medical device & diagnostics practitioners to find the ideal site location & workforce within this $65B global business sector.   More>>


blank Article | February 27, 2017
Agriculture & Life Sciences Companies Flock to Locate in California

By: Trade & Industry Development

See for yourself how California’s economy has transformed in a remarkably positive way, making it a top choice for business location.   More>>


blank Article | December 7, 2016
Using Economic Data and Trends to Predict Trade Swings

By: Meredith Martino

Here's some real insight. AAPA helps shed light for site selectors on what data to pay attention to when making decisions for the future.   More>>


Plastics Article | December 6, 2016
Strategies for Today’s U.S. Plastics Industry Site Selection

By: David Hickey

Location strategy is critical in the plastics industry as the industry experiences changing trends. Here's what you need to know to thrive.   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>>