U.S.: Apple to Invest $350B in U.S. Economy, Job Creation in Next Five Years

January 18, 2018

Combining new investments & its current pace of spending with domestic suppliers & mfgrs, direct contribution to economy to be $350B. more >>


MS: Milwaukee Tool to Invest $33.4M, Expand, Add 660 Jobs

January 18, 2018

Expansions planned for sites in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch, MS, to mfgr cordless power tools & accessories add distribution capacity. more >>


TN: The Northwest Co. to Invest $5.7M, Lease in Southeast Memphis, Hire 25

January 18, 2018

Mfgr of branded blankets & throws to lease a long vacant distribution facility to support its customer base in Central U.S., house office space. more >>


AL: Toyota-Mazda Selects Huntsville for $1.6B Auto Plant with 4,000 Jobs

January 10, 2018

Automakers selected Huntsville, AL, as site of new joint-venture manufacturing plant to have capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually. more >>


AL: Kimber Mfg Inc. to Invest $38M, Hire 366 in Troy

January 10, 2018

U.S. firearms mfgr to open a production facility in Troy, AL, create 366 jobs, invest $38M into local economy over next five years. 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 >>


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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 | 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>>


Case study | September 22, 2010
Gallatin, Tennessee - Prepared for Opportunity   

By: Jennifer Alten

While the economy may have slowed down over the past few years, Gallatin’s economic development team hasn’t. Instead, the Gallatin Economic... 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

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Industry Leadership

By: Linda Dobel

Want to feel like an elite insider in the economic development world? Here’s an exclusive invitation. This is a virtual Who's Who.   More>>


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Providing a Bridge to the World: Ports Mean Business

By: Jennifer Alten

Get acquainted with some of the nation's great ports. They're responsible for products on shelves & a hum of our economic engine.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
Designated Sites Save Site Selectors Time and Money

By: Linda Dobel

Designated industrial sites are coveted by many site selectors for all the amenities and conveniences they provide. Here are some top choices.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
Kentucky’s Aluminum Industry Growth Goes White-Hot

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Get all the facts on one of the leading states in aluminum production capacity that also boasts a huge auto parts supplier network.   More>>


blank Article | October 27, 2017
Workforce Development Programs are Key to Economies that Work

By: Jennifer Alten

See what communities around the country are doing to set up their residents for successful employment.   More>>