CT: Gartner Expanding Global HQ in Stamford

November 20, 2018

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that Gartner, Inc., is moving forward with plans to expand its global HQ in Stamford. more >>

NC: New-Era Automotive Industry Facility Headed for Triad

November 20, 2018

A new tower will be going up in the Triad along I-40, set up to display and dispense cars, the latest aspect of the automotive industry. more >>

OH: Lockamp Announces Plans to Focus on Flex/Warehouse, Retail

November 20, 2018

Lockamp Properties has sold a 94,000-square-foot building in Cleveland to TravelCenters of America for about $6.5 million and is deploying that... more >>

MN: Cargill Expanding Program to 30 States, Allowing Consumers to Source Turkey

November 20, 2018

Cargill Inc. is expanding a program that lets consumers trace the origin of their Thanksgiving turkey back to the farmer that raised it. more >>

Anti-Cancer Vaccine Showing Promise, Could be Manufactured if Successful

November 19, 2018

A team of researchers from the Dr. Rath Research Institute in California has developed a cancer vaccine effective in reducing tumor growth. more >>

New Report: Growth of the Cat Food Market – What it Means to the Industry

November 19, 2018

The global cat food market was worth $30.9 billion in 2017. The market is further projected to reach $36.2 billion by 2023. more >>

Report: E-Cigarette and Vaping Manufacturing Market Size Worth $47.11 Billion by 2025

November 19, 2018

The global e-cigarette and vaping market size is projected to reach $47.11 billion by 2025, according to a new study by Grand View Research. more >>

New Growth Market: Data Protection

November 19, 2018

The report on the global Data Protection as a Service (DPaaS) market shows a rapid growth forecast. more >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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 | October 23, 2018
How International Companies Boost America’s Economic Advantage & Build American Opportunity    

Report showcases how contributions to U.S. economic growth stem from investments in the U.S. by international companies (FDI). More>>

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>>