TN: EDGE Provides Support for New FedEx HQ, Which Will Add 339 New Jobs

March 19, 2019

EDGE Board of Directors recently approved a $2 million grant for FedEx Logistics, Inc. to help offset building renovation costs for a new Memphis... more >>


MS: $23 Million Slated for Six Projects Through GOMESA

March 19, 2019

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced six projects totaling more than $23 million that will be funded through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act... more >>


KY: RKW North America Commits $18M to Simpson Co. Expansion, Creates 30 Jobs

March 18, 2019

RKW North America Inc. will significantly expand its Simpson County facility, investing in new technology with a roughly $18 million project expected... more >>


MS: Engineering Co. Weir Group Expands Production in Newton, Adds 150 Jobs

March 15, 2019

Scotland-based mining equipment manufacturer The Weir Group is investing an additional $15 million in its Newton manufacturing facility. more >>


KY: Toyota to Invest $238 Million to Add Production at Georgetown Plant

March 15, 2019

Gov. Matt Bevin joined Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc. executives and local officials to announce a $238 million investment at the... more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

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 >>


Randolph

Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2017

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

blank Case study | July 8, 2018
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>>


blank Case study | May 24, 2016
Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


blank Case study | March 10, 2015
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>>


The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi Case study | May 11, 2011
The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi   

By: Juli Anne Patty

With a vibrant economy and a commitment to creating a prime environment for industry success, Mississippi has become a leader in the aviation and... 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 | 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>>



Articles

blank Article | January 31, 2019
Reshaping Economic Development Policies from the Governor’s Office

By: Scott Neale

The 2018 elections caused a spirited debate on job creation, the economy and the direction our country will take to maintain economic prosperity....   More>>


blank Article | January 30, 2019
Delivery System

By: Jennifer Alten

Ports deliver vital goods and services to consumers and ship exports out the country. But they also go well beyond that—they create jobs and...   More>>


blank Article | November 27, 2018
Ready to Roll: Designated and Certified Sites Get Businesses in Motion Fast

By: Linda Dobel

As the old saying goes, don’t let the grass grow under your feet. In other words, getting things going quickly is the best way to go. That’s...   More>>


blank Article | November 26, 2018
Workforce Development Programs Connect the Dots Between Companies and Employees

By: Jennifer Alten

What is workforce development? Workforce Central, a workforce development program in Pierce County Washington, offers a description that hits the...   More>>


blank Article | September 17, 2018
Site Selection Trends in the Technology Industry

By: Chris Engle

Urgency now exists for companies to identify the best technology workforce to ensure dominance in their field. Great ideas to help.   More>>