CO: Exxel Outdoors Relocating to Broomfield, Says Brands Are in ‘Growth Mode’

August 26, 2019

Exxel Outdoors is relocatings its headquarters to Broomfield, CO, to accommodate the fact that brands are in 'growth mode.' more >>


MS: Nike To Open Distribution Center In Marshall Co., Creating 250 Jobs

August 26, 2019

Nike Inc. will open a new distribution center in Marshall County, MS, about 10 miles south of Memphis, TN, according to The (Memphis) Commercial... more >>


MD: Stripe Inc. Plans New Company and 200 Jobs in Baltimore

August 26, 2019

Stripe Inc., a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet, has selected Baltimore City as the location for Helm Services... more >>


KY: Innovative Tech Companies Awarded $1.9M Through Match Funding

August 26, 2019

Six Kentucky tech companies will receive $1.9 million in state matching funds to stimulate technological innovation in the commonwealth. more >>



Site Selectors Guild and DCI Marketing Agency Form New Partnership

August 26, 2019

The Site Selectors Guild announced a new partnership with DCI – a marketing agency specializing in economic development and tourism. more >>


U.S. Employers Expect Growth of AI, But Not Major Job Reductions

August 26, 2019

By 2022, 60% of U.S. companies expect to be using Artificial Intelligence or advanced automation to support operations, staffing, budgeting or... more >>


SC: Packaging Company Novolex Introduces Supplier Code of Conduct

August 26, 2019

Novolex has introduced the Novolex Supplier Code of Conduct, which is designed to hold members of its global supply chain to standards for ethical... more >>


Wisconsin Joins 9 States for 'Policy Academy on Strengthening Manufacturers'

August 19, 2019

Ten states have been selected to participate in the year-long Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State’s Manufacturers. 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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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   

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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

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>>


GAMA White Paper | June 1, 2019
Aircraft Deliveries on the Rise: Research by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association   

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association published this report, showing delivery of airplanes and rotorcraft increased over last year. More>>




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