Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution


MA: Sid Wainer & Son® Opens New Food Distribution Facility in New Bedford

November 16, 2017

Distributor & curator of New England's finest specialty foods has opened state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar warehousing & distribution facility. more >>


MD: Amazon to Open Fourth MD Fulfillment Center, Create 1,500 Jobs

November 9, 2017

Amazon currently employs 5,000+ people in the state; the new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates in Baltimore, MD. more >>


SC: Harbor Freight Tools to Invest $200+M, Expand, Create 500+ Jobs

November 7, 2017

Dillon County, SC's, largest employer announced a one-million-square-foot expansion of its East Coast distribution facility. more >>


SC: Coca-Cola Consolidated to Build $5M Jasper County Distribution Center

November 3, 2017

Co. to bring 45 existing jobs, create at least 20 new jobs to Cypress Ridge Industrial Park's Speculative Building in Ridgeland, SC. more >>



Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

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 >>


Pic of 50k OITP PAD v2

Oconee Industry & Technology Park – 50,000SF Pad-ready site

July 21, 2014

50,000 SF pad that is easily expandable to accommodate a 200,000 SF building more >>



Amazon HQ2 Little Rock, AR, Bid

October 20, 2017

The deadline for bids for the new Amazon was Oct. 19. Little Rock, AR, made a fun video. more >>


EXIM Bank Releases its FY 2016 Annual Report

January 5, 2017

Report highlights support of more than $8B in U.S. exports and estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs by independent federal agency. more >>


Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Thousands of Jobs

December 13, 2016

The $300M program, ranking among the largest investments by a state on the East Coast, will boost 3 of the busiest sectors of the Port. more >>


Pasha, Port of LA & CA Air Resources Partner on Green Omni Terminal

June 6, 2016

Project awarded $14M for testing emerging zero & near-zero emission technologies to bring cleaner air to port-adjacent communities sooner. more >>


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Case Studies

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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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Lawrence County, Ohio - The Point Industrial Park: Connecting Manufacturing to Global Logistics   

By: Shane Arrington

See how the intermodal hub of South Point, OH, serves as a strategic location offering lucrative incentives for businesses to develop and prosper. More>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


White Papers

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 | August 12, 2014
United States Industrial Highlights - Q2 2014   

A detailed, quarterly look at Industrial leasing, sales and construction activity for individual metro areas in the United States. More>>


White Paper | October 1, 2013
North America Industrial Outlook - Q2 2013   

Speculative construction is back and is becoming prevalent in logistics corridors, with future announcements anticipated in a handful of secondary... More>>



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Articles

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Nothing is Constant Except for Change

By: Christopher D. Lloyd

Check out why this thought leader says in spite of all the excitement in the economic development world, a reality is the death of jobs.   More>>


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Illinois – A Choice Location

By: Mark S. Peterson

Explore Illinois’ central location, abundant water and natural resources, world-class transportation and logistics network for your next location.   More>>


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U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Answer the Call to Globalize

By: Greg Jones

This is the info you need regarding the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) program as change & unpredictability appear to intensify in the world.   More>>


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Kentucky’s Aluminum Industry Growth Goes White-Hot

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Get all the facts on one of the leading states in aluminum production capacity that also boasts a huge auto parts supplier network.   More>>


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Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>