energy

LA: Power Company to Develop $100M Control Center in Shreveport, with 83 Jobs

January 21, 2022

AEP, which manages the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, will invest $100 million to develop a new Shreveport Transmission Control... more >>


manufacturing

SC: Kostwein Establishing Operations in Greenville Co., to Create 95 Jobs

January 20, 2022

Kostwein, a high-tech machine manufacturer, announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The $8.5 million investment will create 95... more >>


manufacturing

AL: Humminbird Kicks Off Construction on Expansion, To Add 77 New Jobs

January 20, 2022

Humminbird, a leading maker of marine electronics products, officially launched construction work on a multimillion-dollar expansion project. more >>


manufacturing

TN: MHR to Transform Former Nike Site into Production Facility, With 400 Jobs

January 20, 2022

MHR Fund Management LLC was approved to invest $112,500,000 in a shipping container and chassis production facility in Memphis, Tenn. more >>


call center

LA: New Customer Care Center in Shreveport to Create 600 Jobs

January 19, 2022

New $1.5 million customer care center estimated to result in 914 direct and indirect jobs. more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

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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Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2019

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... 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 >>


Aerial

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 >>


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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 >>



Certified Sites in Louisiana save time and money

Certified Sites in Louisiana save time and money

November 30, 2021

Site certification is part of the economic development portfolio in almost every state. But no state can boast a stronger commitment to shovel-ready... more >>


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Florida Breaks Through

October 1, 2021

Enterprise Florida (EFI) has recently announced the evolution of their global brand, “Florida – The Future is Here.” In the highly competitive... more >>


Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

August 31, 2021

From advanced pharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, Louisiana’s life sciences community has a storied history in the... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>



FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


LA: Governor Recognizes Mentor-Protégé Program Participants

September 25, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards recognized the inaugural class of companies participating in Louisiana’s Mentor-Protégé Recognition Program. more >>


LED FastStart Ranks No.1 In Workforce Training For 10th Straight Year

July 25, 2019

Landmark Louisiana LED FastStart program is best in nation for past decade; Louisiana also ranks high for foreign direct investment, and more. more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should look like.... more >>


 

Case Studies

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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Want easy access to two international airports, commercial air service, interstate, a megasite and more? Check out Etowah County, Alabama. More>>


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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>>


blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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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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 | 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 | September 24, 2013
Advanced Manufacturing in the American South: An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development   

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Provides "An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development" in the report "Advanced... More>>


White Paper | June 5, 2013
Economic Impact Analysis of Georgia's Aerospace Industry   

The economic impact study of Georgia’s aerospace industry measured the industry’s contribution to the state’s economy in 2011 by quantifying... More>>


Articles

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Georgia: Where World-Renowned Brands Come Home

By: The State Of Georgia

During the most recent fiscal year, Georgia expansions resulted in a five percent increase in job creation above previous state economic development...   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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Tennessee Lays the Groundwork for Continued Innovation

By: The State Of Tennessee

Some of the world’s most recognizable brands call Tennessee home. Headquarters, finance and technology drive Tennessee’s economy and provide the...   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>>