VA: Monogram Foods to Invest $30M, Expand, Add 300 New Jobs in Henry County

September 21, 2018

Manufacturer of value-added meats will invest $30M to expand its manufacturing operation, Monogram Snacks, in Henry County, VA. more >>


WA: Serta Simmons Bedding Opens New $100M Seattle Mfg Plant for 210 Jobs

September 21, 2018

Largest manufacturer and distributor of mattresses in North America announced the opening of a new, larger plant in Seattle, WA. more >>


NM: Intel Moving Memory Tech Development to Rio Rancho, Adding 100+ Jobs

September 21, 2018

Intel Corporation is moving technology development for its 3D XPoint memory technology to its facility in Rio Rancho, NM. more >>


FL: Software Engineering Company, Beast Code, to Create 40 New Jobs

September 21, 2018

Employee-owned-and-operated software engineering co. to expand in Fort Walton Beach, FL, and will add 40 new jobs. more >>



AWEA statement on Connecticut Offshore Wind Procurement

July 18, 2018

“Gov. Malloy’s offshore wind leadership positions CT as a first mover for this new American industry,” said Nancy Sopko, AWEA. more >>


U.S. Arms Makers Praise New U.S. Weapons Export Policy

July 18, 2018

U.S. arms makers attending Farnborough Airshow in Britain lauded the U.S. government’s push to sell more weapons overseas. more >>


IoT Security Spend to Reach $6B by 2023, Growing 300% from 2018

July 18, 2018

New study from Juniper Research found that spending on IoT (Internet of Things) cybersecurity solutions set to reach over $6B globally by 2023. more >>


$259.6 Billion in 2017: New FDI Numbers from BEA

July 17, 2018

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released latest numbers for expenditures initiated by foreign investors in 2017 (latest available data): $259.6B. more >>



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U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs & Retaliation Tariffs Imposed

September 17, 2018

President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel and 10% tariffs on aluminum imports. What does this mean to your business? more >>


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Hotspots and their Cool Business Attractions

September 17, 2018

It's important to examine what areas consider to be their most delightful qualities for livability to businesses and staffs. Its all here. more >>


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The Minnesota Advantage

September 17, 2018

Did you know? Last year CNBC named Minnesota the 3rd-best state for business? Want to know why? We have the answers. more >>


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The Retail Transition Continues

September 17, 2018

Changes in development, occupancy & space absorption with ongoing shopper preferences continue to vex the traditional retail landscape. 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 >>



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LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should be. more >>


Available Properties

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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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Randolph County Industrial Park   

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

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


White Papers

White Paper | September 21, 2018
The Next American Industrial Revolution   

There are several emerging technologies that look set to enable manufacturers in developing markets to remain competitive, ABI Reseach reports. More>>


White Paper | May 25, 2018
2018 Global Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook   

Outlook reviews the performance of the aerospace and defense industry in 2017 and forecasts its growth in the coming years. More>>


White Paper | May 25, 2018
The Aerospace Industry Cluster in U.S. Metros   

Top metro areas for aerospace employment reflect more populous metro areas with large airport operations or sizable mfg facilities in the metro. More>>