WA: McCain Foods USA to Expand in Othello, Creating 180-Plus Jobs

October 17, 2019

McCain Foods USA celebrated the start of construction of a 170,000-square-foot expansion at its Othello, Wash., potato processing facility recently. more >>


LA: Madison Parish Port Announces $8.1 Million Infrastructure Expansion

October 17, 2019

With an investment of $8.1 million, the Madison Parish Port will expand port infrastructure in support of future economic development. more >>


NC: Textile Manufacturer to Invest $5 Million in Eden, Adding 85 Jobs

October 17, 2019

Gildan Yarns, a yarn-spinning company, will create 85 jobs in Rockingham County, N.C., investing $5 million to revamp and operate a new yarn spinning... more >>


GA: Ball Corp. to Expand in Floyd County, Creating More Than 180 Jobs

October 17, 2019

Ball Corp. will expand its operations in Rome, Ga., creating more than 180 new jobs and investing more than $200 million in the project. more >>



WI: WEDC Launches New Wisconsin Supplier Network Website

October 14, 2019

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is launching a new website to help connect businesses with buyers, suppliers and service providers. more >>


AL: IBM Ranks Alabama No. 1 for Jobs from 2018 Foreign Investment

October 14, 2019

A highly respected survey from e IBM Services names Alabama as the top U.S. state for job creation from foreign investment in 2018. more >>


IA: Ames Site Becomes Iowa's Second Certified Super Park

October 14, 2019

Prairie View Industrial Center in Ames is the latest site to be certified through the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s (IEDA) program. more >>


New Research: Employers, Employees Agree There is an Upskilling Crisis

October 14, 2019

About 56 percent of organizations believe they have a moderate to severe skills gap, according to new research with employers and employees. 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 >>



IA: Clinton County Offers First-Of-Its-Kind Student Loan Repayment Program

October 17, 2019

Clinton County, Iowa, is helping post-secondary educated individuals in their communities pay off student loans. more >>


Machine Tool Supplier CNC Machines Renews Scholarship Program

September 26, 2019

CNC Machines has launched its second annual scholarship program for students pursuing certificates or degrees in a manufacturing-related area. more >>


LA: Governor Recognizes Mentor-Protégé Program Participants

September 25, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards recognized the inaugural class of companies participating in Louisiana’s Mentor-Protégé Recognition Program. 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 >>


Available Properties

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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

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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>>


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Ramping Up Renewable Energy   

Renewable energy is increasing in use today in the United States and around the world. From 2007 to 2012, electricity from renewable sources such as... More>>


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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>>


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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>>




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