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KY: Shyne Labs Begins 60-Job Hemp Processing Operation in Franklin

July 3, 2020

Hemp processor Shyne Labs creating 60 full-time jobs for Kentuckians during the coming months with a new $9 million facility in Simpson County. more >>


FL: Farmer Jon's Popcorn to Build Manufacturing Facility in Lakeland

July 2, 2020

Farmer Jon’s Popcorn is heading south from its Rochester, New York, base, choosing Lakeland, Fla., as the location for its new manufacturing... more >>


KS: Topeka to Develop Large-Scale Animal Health Innovation Campus

July 1, 2020

GO Topeka, the economic development group for Kansas’ Capitol City, announced plans to develop a large-scale animal health innovation campus. more >>


VA: Hershey Co. to Invest $135M, Create 110 Jobs in Augusta County

July 1, 2020

The Hershey Company will invest $135 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Augusta County, creating 110 new jobs. more >>



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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2019

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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Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. more >>



Grocery Chain Kroger to Give Employees One-Time 'Thank You Pay' Bonus

May 25, 2020

Grocery chain Kroger will give employees a one-time "Thank You Pay" bonus of $400 to full-time employees and $200 to part-time employees. more >>


CBRE: Restaurants Will Re-Open Slowly and Cautiously

May 18, 2020

Restaurants, bars, food halls, and brew pubs that have been top traffic-builders in new town centers and mixed-use projects will need time to... more >>


FMI Rebrands to 'The Food Industry Association'

January 27, 2020

FMI launched a renewed brand identity as FMI - The Food Industry Association, reflecting its strategy to more broadly represent the food marketplace... more >>


KY: State Launches Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program

November 25, 2019

Kentucky launched a new program offering farmers incentives for selling their property to beginning farmers. 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 >>


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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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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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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>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 9, 2018
Food, Glorious Food!    

Metro areas with large populations have a foothold on food production while other areas have found their specialties driving employment. More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | January 10, 2017
WeiserMazars 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study   

Report defines industry trends, builds knowledge base of food & beverage challenges, opportunities & best practices to stay ahead of competition. More>>


Articles

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Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

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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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>


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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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Idaho: A Great Place to Grow!

By: Governor Brad Little

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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Arkansas Is Leading the Way in Blockchain Food Safety

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

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