OH: Jefferson Industries Expands Operations in Ohio, Creating 150 Jobs

September 20, 2019

Auto supplier Jefferson Industries Corp. announced plans to expand its facility in West Jefferson, Ohio, creating 150 new jobs and investing $10.8... more >>


SC: Polydeck Screen Corp. Expands in Spartanburg Co., Creating 45 Jobs

September 20, 2019

Polydeck Screen Corporation is expanding its operations in Spartanburg County. The more than $8.7 million investment will create 45 new jobs. more >>


LA: Accruent Opens New Orleans Tech Center, to House 350 Employees

September 20, 2019

Accruent CEO John Borgerding opened the company’s new New Orleans technology center of excellence that ultimately will house up to 350 new... more >>


TN: Memphis Bank to Invest in New Building, Adding 15 New Jobs

September 20, 2019

EDGE Board of Directors approved a 9-year Jobs PILOT for Renasant Bank, which will invest more than $15.8 million in a new east Memphis building. ... more >>



Outlook: U.S. Wind Market to See Record-Setting 14.6 GW in 2020

September 16, 2019

The U.S. wind market will add 14.6 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2020, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest North America wind power outlook. more >>


IN: Made in America 2019 Announces Speakers, Industry Experts

September 16, 2019

MADE IN AMERICA 2019 announces the list of industry experts and speakers during its inaugural event, Oct. 3-6 in Indianapolis. more >>


It's a Skilled Workers' Market as Employers Predict Optimistic Q4 Hiring

September 16, 2019

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q4 2019, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. more >>


Study on Self-Driving Cars: Most Americans Enjoy Driving Their Own Vehicles

September 16, 2019

A new study by Ipsos says new car buyers are simply not ready to hand over the driving responsibilities to their vehicle, even for a short amount of... more >>



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The Workforce of the Future Is Taking Shape Today

August 22, 2019

America’s governors are stepping up to the challenge of growing automation and globalization in the workforce. Recognizing that preparing the... more >>


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Top Sites for Business Growth

August 22, 2019

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or... more >>


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Aviation is at the Heart of Kansas’ Growing Economy

August 22, 2019

Kansas may be known for its geographically central location, as a leading producer of wheat and beef, and where freedom-loving pioneers would make a... more >>


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How Will Tariffs Impact Reshoring in 2019?

August 22, 2019

In 2018, the combined announcements of reshoring by U.S. companies and related foreign direct investment (FDI) by foreign companies remained strong,... more >>



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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 4, 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 >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>



MO: State Receives $1.3 Million in Apprenticeship Funding

July 29, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant program. more >>


TX: Univ. Texas-San Antonio to Hold Coding Boot Camp Sept. 9

July 29, 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio announced the launch of its first coding boot camp, in partnership with workforce accelerator Trilogy... more >>


NGA Prez Releases Guide to Help States Meet Workforce Challenges

July 25, 2019

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock released a guide for his fellow governors on how to help prepare their workforce for the jobs of the future. more >>


MO: DED Issues Call for Workforce Training Initiative Proposals

July 25, 2019

The Missouri Dept. of Economic Development announced proposals are being accepted for the Workforce Training Initiative through Sept. 30. more >>


LED FastStart Ranks No.1 In Workforce Training For 10th Straight Year

July 25, 2019

Landmark Louisiana LED FastStart program is best in nation for past decade; Louisiana also ranks high for foreign direct investment, and more. more >>


Available Properties

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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. More>>


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McHenry East Site   

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>>




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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Want easy access to two international airports, commercial air service, interstate, a megasite and more? Check out Etowah County, Alabama. More>>


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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... More>>


White Papers

Deloitte White Paper | September 1, 2019
2018 Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute skills gap and future of work study   

The United States is experiencing near-historic low unemployment amid an extended period of economic expansion. The skills shortage that Deloitte... More>>


MEMSQL White Paper | August 1, 2019
The Path to Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning   

Today, every piece of digital technology is constantly sharing, processing, analyzing, discovering, and propagating an endless stream of zeros and... More>>


CBRE White Paper | July 1, 2019
2018 TECH-30: Measuring Tech Industry Impact Across North American Markets   

CBRE’s 2018 TECH-30 report explores where tech tenants are clustering and how they’re impacting market fundamentals across the U.S. More>>




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