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2022 CiCi Awards - Call For Entries

October 8, 2021

The coveted Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards presentation is just around the corner. more >>


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 >>


VA: Hitachi Energy Expands Manufacturing Facility, Creating 40 Jobs

October 22, 2021

Hitachi Energy announced the completion of a $6.2 million expansion of its Bland, Va., manufacturing facility. more >>


NC: Golftec Opens Durham Instruction, Club Fitting Center

October 22, 2021

Golftec has opened a 3,300-square-foot instruction and club fitting center in Durham, NC. more >>


CT: ADUSA Supply Chain Network Debuts Distribution Facility, to Hire 500+

October 22, 2021

The ADUSA Supply Chain network's new Manchester, Conn., facility is 1 million square feet in size. more >>


SC: Walmart to Open High-Tech Distro Center in Spartanburg Co., With 400 Jobs

October 22, 2021

Walmart plans to build a new high-tech distribution center for fresh and frozen groceries in Spartanburg County, S.C., which will open in 2024. more >>


AZ: KeHE Opening New Distribution Center in Goodyear, Creating 270 Jobs

October 21, 2021

KeHE Distributors LLC will open its 16th distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz., part of the greater Phoenix area, employing 270. more >>



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2022 CiCi Awards: Enter NOW!

October 8, 2021

The coveted Corporate Investment and Community Impact (CiCi) Awards are just around the corner—and we don’t want you to miss out! more >>


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AR: Siloam Springs Awarded BDO Zone Designation, 'A' Rating

October 18, 2021

The City of Siloam Springs, Ark., and Ecostrat are pleased to announce the issuance of a Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone (BDO Zone)... more >>


OH: Dublin, OH, Honored by International Economic Development Council

October 18, 2021

Dublin Division of Economic Development Receives Highest Honors from International Economic Development Council more >>


Walmart, FedEx, UPS to Expand Efforts to Ease Supply Chain Issues

October 18, 2021

Walmart, FedEx and UPS will expand their efforts to help with ongoing supply chain bottlenecks and shortages resulting from the pandemic. more >>


CT: Funding OK'd for Initiatives to Strengthen State's Manufacturing Sector

October 18, 2021

The Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund Advisory Board has voted to release $8.3 million to support initiatives to strengthen the manufacturing... more >>


American Association of Port Authorities Announces New Board Members

October 18, 2021

Mario Cordero, Chairman of the Board of the American Association of Port Authorities, recently announced the election of new board members. more >>


IN: Statewide READI Funding Requests Total More Than $1 Billion

October 11, 2021

Seventeen regions representing all 92 counties submitted proposals for funding from the Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development... more >>



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CiCi Awards Accepting Entries Now

October 8, 2021

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021. more >>


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Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

October 12, 2021

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this... more >>


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A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

September 28, 2021

To thrive in 2022 and beyond, companies need an educated workforce with the right resources to support their families. To attract skilled employees,... more >>


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Your future in Ontario A Roadmap for Innovation and Collaboration at the Heart of North American Markets

September 28, 2021

The scale and diversity of Ontario’s economy offers an unparalleled range of industrial capacity, skill, and talent. Not only is Ontario the... more >>


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Kansas: A Exceptional Place to Live, Work and Play

September 28, 2021

Kansas is home to a vast network of diverse, quality and precision manufacturing companies. With products ranging from fuselages to food and... more >>


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Ohio Has a Generational Opportunity in Favor of Innovation

September 28, 2021

JobsOhio’s innovation strategy includes initiatives and investment funds that complement existing strategies, thereby increasing Ohio’s economic... more >>


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Despite Pandemic, North Carolina Remains a Top Choice for Diverse Industries

September 28, 2021

North Carolina’s year-over-year success in attracting companies on the cutting-edge of technology and innovation is just one reason why the Tar... more >>



The Van Norman Innovation Park

The Van Norman Innovation Park

October 7, 2021

The Van Norman Innovation Park (VIP) in Tillsonburg, Ontario has industrial lands available from $50,000/acre. With lots from 3 to 16 acres, these... more >>


Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

August 31, 2021

From advanced pharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, Louisiana’s life sciences community has a storied history in the... more >>


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Florida Breaks Through

October 1, 2021

Enterprise Florida (EFI) has recently announced the evolution of their global brand, “Florida – The Future is Here.” In the highly competitive... more >>


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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 >>



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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