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renewable energy

IA: MidAmerican Energy Proposes $3.9 Billion “Wind PRIME” Project, With 125 Jobs

January 21, 2022

MidAmerican Energy announced plans for a $3.9 billion renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar generation. more >>


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WI: Exact Sciences to Invest $350M in Madison Facilities, Creating 1,300 Jobs

January 18, 2022

Exact Sciences, a leading global cancer screening and diagnostics company, is expanding its presence in Wisconsin. more >>


infrastructure

MN: DEED Awards Rochester $250,000 Airport Infrastructure Renewal Grant

January 11, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development recently announced an Airport Infrastructure Renewal (AIR) grant to the City of... more >>


retail

OH: BJ's Wholesale to Open in Columbus, Employing About 150

January 11, 2022

BJ's Wholesale Club, which left the Columbus, Ohio, market nearly two decades ago, is returning, creating about 150 jobs. more >>


innovation

WI: Small Businesses to Receive Grants to Commercialize Innovations

January 11, 2022

Seven small businesses in Wisconsin will receive up to $600,000 to commercialize their innovations, thanks to SBIR Advance program funding. more >>



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Dodge City Industrial Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Industrial Park site is flat, with no flood history. No major earthwork would be required for drainage or pre-construction leveling.... more >>


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Dodge City Business Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Business Park is a planned development ideal for light-industrial, warehousing, distribution or for professional, medical and... more >>



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Missouri: More Innovation; More Growth; More Success

November 29, 2021

Companies and organizations have been making huge investments in Missouri recently, creating thousands of life-changing jobs. In fact, in the... 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 >>



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 >>


MN: 14 New Projects Funded by the Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership

November 5, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling nearly $3 million. more >>


IA: Clinton County Offers First-Of-Its-Kind Student Loan Repayment Program

October 17, 2019

Clinton County, Iowa, is helping post-secondary educated individuals in their communities pay off student loans. more >>


MO: State Receives $1.3 Million in Apprenticeship Funding

July 29, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant program. more >>


MO: DED Issues Call for Workforce Training Initiative Proposals

July 25, 2019

The Missouri Dept. of Economic Development announced proposals are being accepted for the Workforce Training Initiative through Sept. 30. more >>


 

Case Studies

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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>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation Case study | March 9, 2011
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation - Great Things are Happening in Rural Places   

By: Jennifer Alten

In rural, north central Missouri, a handful of counties have banded together to prove that their sum is greater than their parts. The driving... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... 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>>


Articles

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Missouri: More Innovation; More Growth; More Success

By: The State Of Missouri

Companies from across the world are becoming more aware of Missouri’s commitment to supporting businesses, and they are investing millions of...   More>>


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CiCi Awards 2022 Community Impact Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The location of a new facility or the expansion of an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 16th annual CiCi Awards for...   More>>


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CiCi Awards 2022 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

These 14 projects bring more than $16.1 billion in private corporate investment, with an additional 1.2 billion in economic development funding from...   More>>


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A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

By: Tracey Schelmetic

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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Kansas: A Exceptional Place to Live, Work and Play

By: Trade & Industry Development

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