South Atlantic


SC: Carolina's Rigging & Crane, Charleston's Rigging & Marine Hardware to Expand

January 22, 2018

Joint investment of $3.4 million & expansion of operations expected to create 35 new jobs between in Charleston and Richland Counties, SC. more >>


VA: Electric Motor & Contracting to Invest $3M to Expand, Add 130 Jobs

January 19, 2018

Co. constructed a 22,500-sq-ft expansion to its existing nuclear services building used to service equipment for commercial nuclear power industry. more >>


SC: Home Fashions to Invest $5.5M, Expand Cherokee County Ops, Hire 60

January 19, 2018

Supplier of home textile finished products, decorative pillows, comforter sets, drapery, outdoor cushions purchased new, 350,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


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 >>


SC: Lauidisi Enterprises to Expand in Horry County, Add 35 Jobs

January 18, 2018

Manufacturer, distributor and retailer of tobacco pipes and artisanal tobacco blends to hire an additional 35 employees. 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 >>


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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 >>



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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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North Port, Florida, Continues to Achieve!   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Like many of America’s great success stories, North Port, Florida, is a self-made city and is ready to be the city of any growing business's future. More>>


North Port, Florida:  Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling Case study | March 5, 2013
North Port, Florida: Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling   

By: Jennifer Alten

The City of North Port, Florida, is the state’s 7th-largest city, and one of the fastest-growing, but what sets it apart is its pro-business... More>>


North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything Case study | December 31, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... 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>>



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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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Georgia’s Competitive Advantages Make it a Prime Location Choice

By: Governor Nathan Deal

Logistics, global access, quality of life and a talented workforce are just a few of the competitive advantages Georgia offers.   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>>


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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>>


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Virginia: A Thriving Business Destination Since 1607

By: Governor Terence R. McAuliffe

Don't miss modern-day Virginia, founded as a business venture 410 years ago. Centuries later, Virginia still stands for economic opportunity.   More>>