AL: Borbet to Invest $24 Million in Auburn Expansion, Creating 25 Jobs

March 18, 2020

Manufacturer Borbet Alabama plans to expand its Auburn operation with a $23.9 million project that will create 25 jobs over the next two years. more >>


AL: Blue Origin Opens Rocket Engine Factory, to Create Up to 200 Jobs

March 17, 2020

Blue Origin recently opened a sprawling factory in Alabama’s “Rocket City” to accelerate production of its heavy-lift BE-4 rocket engine. more >>


TN: Dynamix Casting Fluxes to Invest in New Facility, Create 25 Jobs

March 16, 2020

Dynamix Casting Fluxes will establish a new production facility in Huntingdon, investing approximately $7.5 million and creating 25 jobs in Carroll... more >>


AL: GE Appliances Adds 255 Jobs, 'Smart' Tech with $125M Project

March 16, 2020

GE Appliances officially marked completion of a $125 million investment project at its Decatur refrigerator plant. more >>


TN: McKee Foods to Expand in Hamilton County, Creating 480 Jobs

March 13, 2020

McKee Foods Corporation, the maker of Little Debbie Snacks, Drake’s Cakes and other snack foods, will undergo a major expansion in Collegedale. 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 | March 16, 2020
Ports Move Goods—And the Economy

By: Jennifer Alten

Ports are responsible for more than moving goods. They are also major engines that drive the influx of business development, which in turn has a...   More>>


blank Article | January 10, 2020
Advanced Manufacturing: The Engine Behind Kentucky’s Economic Growth

By: Erran Persley

Advanced manufacturing may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Kentucky. But the state is home to 4,500 manufacturing...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
Great Locations for Businesses—and Their Employees

By: Peter Francesconi

For site selection experts and executives, evaluating different areas in terms of utilities, transportation infrastructure, access to markets, etc.,...   More>>


blank Article | August 22, 2019
The Workforce of the Future Is Taking Shape Today

By: Martin Simon

America’s governors are stepping up to the challenge of growing automation and globalization in the workforce. Recognizing that preparing the...   More>>


blank Article | August 22, 2019
Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   More>>