Trade & Industry Development Honors 2021 CiCi Award Winners

Trade & Industry Development Honors 2021 CiCi Award Winners

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


SC: Scentsy Establishing Operations in York County, to Create 200+ Jobs

February 24, 2021

Scentsy plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $6 million investment will create over 200 new jobs in the first year. more >>


UT: Mountain Mike’s Pizza Inks 30-Store Franchise Deal for Utah

February 24, 2021

Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a leading family-style pizza chain, announcing a development deal that is expected to bring 30 restaurants to Utah. more >>


FL: Design-Builder/Manufacturer Selects Palm Beach Co. For Expansion, 200+ Jobs

February 24, 2021

FINFROCK, a Central Florida design-builder and manufacturer, will expand to the Glades Gateway Commerce Park in Palm Beach County. more >>


FL: Anuvia Plant Nutrients to Scale Up Plant City Facility, Adding Workers

February 24, 2021

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Corp. plans to scale its Plant City, Fla., manufacturing facility into full production, reports the Orlando Business Journal.... more >>


OH: JobsOhio’s Inclusion Grant Assists 28 Companies, Creating 50+ New Jobs

February 23, 2021

JobsOhio has announced that its Inclusion Grant program assisted 28 companies in the Columbus Region, creating over 50 net new jobs. more >>


WI: Kroger to Open Fulfillment Center in Kenosha County, Creating 400 Jobs

February 23, 2021

Kroger broke ground earlier this year on a 350,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Kenosha County’s Pleasant Prairie. more >>



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Trade & Industry Development Honors CiCi Award Winners for 2021

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


WI: New Round of WEDC Grants to Focus on Aid to Divers Entrepreneurs

February 22, 2021

Organizations working with minority, women and LGBTQ businesses encouraged to apply for the targeted Entrepreneurship Support Grants. more >>


Dodge Analytics: Construction Starts Drop 4% to Begin 2021

February 22, 2021

Total construction starts dropped 4% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $794.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. more >>


Study: Leaders Struggle With Burnout, Creating Possible Retention Issues

February 22, 2021

DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast reveals that despite working in constant crisis mode and on the verge of burnout, leaders crave relevant,... more >>


Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Higher in February

February 22, 2021

Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.4, an increase from the January index of 59.6. more >>


Survey: 9 in 10 Employers Are Open to Negotiating Salaries

February 16, 2021

The overwhelming majority (89%) of organizations are open to negotiating salary for either some or all positions once a job offer has been made. more >>


Kroger to Give $100 Bonus to Employees Who Get Vaccinated

February 16, 2021

The Kroger Co. has joined the growing list of grocery retailers offering incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. more >>



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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

January 5, 2021

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

January 5, 2021

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up... more >>


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COVID-19 Has Upended the Traditional Company-Worker Location Dynamic

January 5, 2021

Since the end of WWII, the world’s manufacturers have pursued the lowest cost of production with little regard to tariffs, trade policy and... more >>


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Workplace Flexibility: Getting to the Other Side of COVID-19

January 5, 2021

2020 was a year of relentless uncertainty, and that uncertainty has extended into the real estate world to our expectations about the future of... more >>


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Missouri: An Investment Destination for Growing Companies

January 5, 2021

Missouri is a leader in banking, investment, and professional services. The technology industry has experienced tremendous growth, with tech... more >>


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Short-Term Realities and the Commercial Real Estate Long Game

January 5, 2021

The immediate and short-term realities of the commercial real estate market are, to put it mildly, somewhat murky. The most significant factors... more >>


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Louisiana Fuses Energy Strengths into Climate Leadership

January 5, 2021

In a year of rapid change, 2020 marked a watershed for clean energy and climate solutions in Louisiana. Private- and public-sector initiatives make... more >>



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EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>


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Port of Coos Bay: Oregon's Seaport

November 6, 2019

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay delivers the efficiency, flexibility and customer service needed to move cargo domestically and... more >>


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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. 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 >>



5 Steps to Ensure Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

March 13, 2020

Here are 5 steps to ensure that creating a remote workplace environment for employees is a positive, beneficial step for the company. more >>


Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>


Energy Dept. Announces $20M Investment in Workforce Dev in Emerging Fields

March 6, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. more >>


IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


WI: New Program Launched to Recognize Veteran-Ready Employers

January 30, 2020

With Wisconsin’s “Vets Ready Employer” initiative, the state is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to helping veterans and their families... more >>


NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


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