Aerospace & Defense


FL: Boeing Space and Launch HQ Moving to Florida’s Space Coast

June 24, 2019

Boeing is relocating the headquarters of its Space and Launch division to Titusville, on Florida’s revitalized Space Coast. more >>


IL: Boeing Lands Deal for 200 737 MAX Airplanes

June 21, 2019

International Airlines Group plans to build its future fleet with the Boeing 737 MAX with an intention to purchase 200 MAX jets. more >>


LA: Grant Paves Way for Unmanned Aircraft Center, Creating 150 Jobs

June 20, 2019

A $1.35 million airport infrastructure grant from the the U.S. EDA will help establish a Large-Unmanned Aircraft System center in Louisiana. more >>


SC: Aerospace Supplier Selects Charleston for its U.S. Operation

June 19, 2019

AHG Fasteners-USA, Inc., which designs, manufactures, and sells fastening systems for aerospace, will base its U.S. operations in Charleston. more >>



Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

January 28, 2019

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


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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

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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Wilkes County, North Carolina, Airpark

December 18, 2015

22 acres, shovel ready for aviation related business, paved taxiway, all utilities, 6,200’ runway with full instrument landing 24/7. more >>



Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit

June 17, 2019

Business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories attended the recent SelectUSA... more >>


Air Force's 'Pitch Day' to Focus on Space, Award Up to $40M

April 15, 2019

Space News reports that winners of Defense Department small business innovation research contracts will have a chance to compete for a share of up to... more >>


Indiana Lands Commercial Aviation Conference: Routes Americas 2020

April 8, 2019

Indiana has been selected to host the Routes Americas conference in February 2020, an annual event focused on aviation route development. more >>


Maryland Commerce Receives Federal Grant to Expand Defense Technology Commercialization Center

April 1, 2019

The Maryland Department of Commerce has received a $750,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. 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 >>


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Case Studies

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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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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan Case study | April 30, 2012
Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Creating a strategic plan for economic growth can be done in many ways. The new Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation is leading the... More>>


White Papers

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>>


White Paper | May 25, 2018
2018 Global Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook   

Outlook reviews the performance of the aerospace and defense industry in 2017 and forecasts its growth in the coming years. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
Engine for Growth: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Space Industry Competitiveness   

Report discusses the U.S. space industry that today delivers hundreds of billions of dollars in economic activity, but is undergoing dynamic change. More>>



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Articles

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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


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Ohio is Fostering a Modern Manufacturing Industry

By: Governor John R. Kasich

For 150 years, Ohio has been a model for fostering manufacturing pride. Ohio seizes the jobs and opportunities of the 21st Century.   More>>


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North Carolina: A National Leader in Attracting Business and People

By: Christopher Chung

North Carolina continues to place AMONG the top-five business climates in the country in several highly respected rankings, attracting companies...   More>>


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Florida Utilities Actively Involved in Recruiting and Retaining Businesses

By: Governor Rick Scott

In addition to Florida’s diverse and highly skilled workforce, expansive multi-modal infrastructure and ease of access to global markets, the state...   More>>


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Welcome to the State of Innovation: Arizona

By: Governor Doug Ducey

The Grand Canyon State has become a hotbed for developing and testing emerging technologies. Find out about it here.   More>>




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