UT: Two New Films Announced for Production in Utah, to Create Over 220 Jobs

April 25, 2019

Utah Film Commission announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) approval of two new films, creating over 220 jobs. more >>


IN: BCForward Announces New Development, to Bring up to 300 Jobs

April 25, 2019

BCforward continues to expand operations in Hamilton County, with up to 300 new jobs anticipated by 2021. more >>


SC: Ipsum Technologies LLC Launching New Production Facility, Creating 55 Jobs

April 25, 2019

IPSUM Technologies, a high-tech, advanced manufacturing company, plans to launch new production operations in Pickens County. more >>


International: Nike to Move UK HQ Closer to Google, Facebook Operations

April 25, 2019

Nike plans to move its U.K. headquarters from Soho to a larger location north of a redeveloped zone in King’s Cross. more >>



First Ever Made in U.S.A. Trade Show Set for Oct. 3-6 in Indianapolis

April 22, 2019

MADE IN AMERICA 2019, the first-ever exposition and celebratory event solely focusing on U.S. manufacturing and products made in the USA, will take... more >>


Puerto Rico Community Foundation Promotes Solar Energy Infrastructure to Rebuild Island

April 22, 2019

Dr. Nelson Colón, President of the Puerto Rico Community Foundation, testified before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources recently and... more >>


Port of Savannah Achieves Record March

April 22, 2019

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March... more >>


North Carolina Announces Plans to Build, Launch NCCareers.org

April 22, 2019

The State of North Carolina will build and launch NCCareers.org, a comprehensive, unified system to deliver career information and labor market data... more >>



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New Directions for Medical Device Manufacturing

March 23, 2019

The global medical device industry has demonstrated strong and sustainable growth in the recent past. Banking on an aging population, increasing... more >>


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Idaho: A Great Place to Grow!

March 23, 2019

Idaho may be known for our spuds, but our roots in agriculture run much deeper. Farming legends like J.R. Simplot have transformed Idaho from a... more >>


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Consider the Options in Medical Manufacturing Site Selection

March 23, 2019

The global market for the medical device and equipment manufacturing industry, also known as Medtech, is estimated to reach $409.5 billion by 2023.... more >>


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Arkansas Is Leading the Way in Blockchain Food Safety

March 23, 2019

From food safety to food insecurity, blockchain is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry, and no place is this more evident than in... 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 look like.... more >>


Available Properties

Property | January 28, 2019
Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

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


Stone County Economic Development Partnership Property | October 1, 2017
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

DOGE White Paper | January 1, 2019
World Green Building Trends: 2018   

Forty-seven percent of those participating in the World Green Building Trends Report expect a majority of their projects to be green by 2021. More>>


BBVAResearch White Paper | December 1, 2018
Is Your Supply Chain Ready for a Protracted Trade War?   

This paper discusses preparing for the consequences of geopolitical shifts caused by tariffs, including bolstering management of supply chains. More>>


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>>