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TX: Eyewear Firm Moves Global HQ, Manufacturing, Distribution to Frisco

April 14, 2021

Wiley X, the protective eyewear brand, plans to move its operations from Livermore, CA to Frisco, TX. more >>


PGA Tour Superstores to Open Five New Stores, in NY, TX and VA

April 13, 2021

PGA Tour Superstore announced plans to open at least five new stores in 2021, in New York, Texas and Virginia. more >>


MT: SITKA Opens Retail Store, Experience Center in Bozeman

April 9, 2021

Retailer SITKA has opened its first experience center, the SITKA Depot, in Bozeman, Mont. more >>


Dick's Sporting Goods Opens New Concept, New Sites, Adding 260 Positions

April 7, 2021

Dick’s Sporting Goods will expand its national footprint with the opening April 9 of its first Dick’s House of Sport, a new concept store,... more >>


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Mastercard Study: Retail Sales Grew 26% in March 2021

April 12, 2021

U.S. retail sales (excluding automotive and gasoline) increased 26.3% in March compared to the the same period a year ago. more >>


Consumer Fitness Category Drives Overall Sports Industry Market Growth

March 29, 2021

Despite an economic recession in 2020, the U.S. sports and fitness market, including footwear, apparel and equipment, grew by 0.6 percent in 2020. more >>


Bed, Bath & Beyond to Upgrade Inventory Management System

March 29, 2021

Bed, Bath & Beyond is deploying cloud-based inventory management software from Relex Solutions. more >>


Kroger to Give $100 Bonus to Employees Who Get Vaccinated

February 16, 2021

The Kroger Co. has joined the growing list of grocery retailers offering incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. 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 >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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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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>>


North Port, Florida:  Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling Case study | March 5, 2013
North Port, Florida: Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling   

By: Jennifer Alten

The City of North Port, Florida, is the state’s 7th-largest city, and one of the fastest-growing, but what sets it apart is its pro-business... More>>


North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything Case study | December 31, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... 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 | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... 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>>


blank Article | June 14, 2019
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>>


blank Article | September 17, 2018
The Minnesota Advantage

By: Kevin McKinnon

Did you know? Last year CNBC named Minnesota the 3rd-best state for business? Want to know why? We have the answers.   More>>


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The Retail Transition Continues

By: Fred D. Burkhardt

Changes in development, occupancy & space absorption with ongoing shopper preferences continue to vex the traditional retail landscape.   More>>