US Sports Congress to Cater to Econ Development Pros at December Event

June 22, 2021

The US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow is adding events that cater to economic development professionals for its December conference. more >>


WI: Green Bay Packaging Opens $500 Million Paper Mill, Creating 177 Jobs

July 26, 2021

Green Bay Packaging ribbon-cutting marks completion of Wisconsin’s first new paper mill in more than three decades. more >>


SC: BRN Sleep Products to Create 300+ New Jobs in Orangeburg County

July 26, 2021

BRN Sleep Products, a premium manufacturer and supplier of bedding products, announced plans to establish operations in Orangeburg County, S.C. more >>


OH: TenCate Advanced Armor Expands in the Columbus, Creating 20 Jobs

July 26, 2021

TenCate Advanced Armor, a leading provider of lightweight armor solutions, has announced plans to expand its presence in Hebron, Ohio, creating 20... more >>


UT: Entertainment Firm MPLC Announces New Location in Greater Salt Lake City

July 26, 2021

Los Angeles-based entertainment firm MPLC has opened offices in the greater Salt Lake City region, bringing a touch of Hollywood to the Silicon... more >>


Discount Retailer Ross Stores Opens 30 New Locations, with More Planned

July 23, 2021

Ross Stores, the off-price apparel and home fashion retailer, has opened 22 Ross Dress for Less and eight dd’s Discounts stores across 11 states in... more >>


KY: Dollar General Opens 2nd Distro Center in Kentucky, Creating 300 Jobs

July 23, 2021

Dollar General has invested approximately $65 million in its new distribution center in Walton, Ky. It's the second supply chain facility in... more >>



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Trade & Industry Development Honors CiCi Award Winners for 2021

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


United Inventors Association Announces 'Inspire 2021,' Set for Sept.

July 26, 2021

The United Inventors Association of America has announced "Inspire 2021," a three-day virtual conference Sept. 15, 17 and 18. more >>


'Investing in America's Communities' to Bring $3 Billion for Econ Development

July 26, 2021

Historic investment from the American Rescue Plan represents the largest economic development initiative in decades. more >>


Expert Committee Says Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Requires Overhaul

July 26, 2021

The U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain must be remodeled to address long-standing conflicts, a multistakeholder working committee recommended. more >>


Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Slightly Higher in July

July 26, 2021

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the July 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry recently. more >>


Walmart to Implement Robot Tech at Regional Distribution Centers

July 19, 2021

High-speed robots will handle palletizing, managing 'Tetris for transit' at Walmart's distribution centers. more >>


FL: Job Postings for Tech Employees Continue to Surge in South Florida

July 19, 2021

The demand for tech employees in South Florida continued to surge int he second quarter, with a 29% increase of tech job postings in the tri-county... more >>



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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

January 5, 2021

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

January 5, 2021

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up... more >>


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Key Trends in Food Processing

June 28, 2021

With quarantines, lockdowns, restaurant closures and work-from-home, consumers had more time to research how their food is being produced and where... more >>


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Ready to Roll: Designated and Certified Sites Get Businesses Up to Speed Quickly

June 28, 2021

While many companies still build to suit, more companies than ever before are choosing designated sites, or those that allow tenants to move in... more >>


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South Carolina Is “Just Right” for Business

June 28, 2021

South Carolina is known around the world as a first-rate place to do business because of its commitment to ensuring an exceptional economic climate.... more >>


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Manufacturing 4.0: Iowa’s Blueprint for a Technology Revolution

June 28, 2021

Iowa’s extensive history of supplying global markets with a wide range of goods – from food products and pharmaceuticals to aerospace electronics... more >>


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Post-2020, Indiana Makes Bold Initiatives to Ensure Economic Growth, Quality-of-Life Advancements

June 28, 2021

In Indiana, breaking economic development records has become a tradition in recent years, and despite a year of unprecedented challenges and... more >>



Louisiana Economic Development

A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... more >>


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EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>


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Port of Coos Bay: Oregon's Seaport

November 6, 2019

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay delivers the efficiency, flexibility and customer service needed to move cargo domestically and... more >>


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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 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 >>



5 Steps to Ensure Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

March 13, 2020

Here are 5 steps to ensure that creating a remote workplace environment for employees is a positive, beneficial step for the company. more >>


Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>


Energy Dept. Announces $20M Investment in Workforce Dev in Emerging Fields

March 6, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. more >>


IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


WI: New Program Launched to Recognize Veteran-Ready Employers

January 30, 2020

With Wisconsin’s “Vets Ready Employer” initiative, the state is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to helping veterans and their families... more >>


NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

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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   

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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   

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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

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Fuel Cells 2000: State of the States 2010   

Fuel Cells 2000 reports on fuel cell activity among the 50 U.S. states. More>>