FL: SC: AL: Salt Life To Open Five Stores, Adding to Current Expansion

October 15, 2021

Delta Apparel Inc. plans to open five wholly-owned retail stores early next year for its Salt Life beach lifestyle brand, slated for Florida, South... more >>


TN: MC Companies to Expand Shelby Co. HQ, Creating 150+ Jobs

October 8, 2021

IMC Companies will invest $23 million to expand its Shelby County headquarters operations. The project will create 158 new jobs in Collierville. more >>


KY: Business Relocations to Bring 100+ Jobs to Covington Area

October 1, 2021

Two businesses relocating to Covington’s Scott Street should bring more than 100 jobs to the neighborhood over time, reports NKY Thrives. more >>


TN: Smith & Wesson to Relocate HQ and More, Creating 750 Jobs in Blount Co.

October 1, 2021

Leading U.S.-based firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million to relocate from Springfield, Massachusetts to Maryville, Tennessee. more >>


TN: KY: Ford to Invest in Auto Battery Plants, Adding About 11,000 Workers

September 30, 2021

Ford Motor Co. recently announced major steps towards electrification, saying it will invest billions in plants in Tennessee and Kentucky. 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 >>


Randolph

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 >>



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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

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>>


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 | September 28, 2021
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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Kentucky Excels in Manufacturing, Service and Tech Sectors

By: Andy Beshear

Aided by a central geographic location ideal for manufacturing and distributing products across the U.S., strong workforce development programs and...   More>>


blank Article | June 28, 2021
Ready to Roll: Designated and Certified Sites Get Businesses Up to Speed Quickly

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While many companies still build to suit, more companies than ever before are choosing designated sites, or those that allow tenants to move in...   More>>


blank Article | June 28, 2021
Mississippi Sets the Bar High for Global Manufacturing

By: Tate Reeves

Mississippi is living up to its global reputation as a powerhouse for manufacturing, healthcare, aerospace and transportation, and the Mississippi...   More>>


blank Article | June 28, 2021
Facing Forward, Alabama Prepares for Next-Level Developments

By: Governor Kay Ivey

After a year of pandemic challenges, Alabama’s economy is regaining lost momentum, with significant growth projects launching in key strategic...   More>>