Monthly Archives: August 2008

Tapping out an S.O.S.

When we last left the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the Depression-era aqency that backs up our bank accounts was trying to keep a lid...

Trump this, Donald

Does the cube farm in your office have the population density of Shanghai? Do you eat your lunch next to the copy machine because the...

The Mom and Pop Shop’s Gritty View of Government

Small business owners in the United States are overwhelmingly disillusioned and dissatisfied with the federal government, according to a recent press release from American...

Dollar keeps falling, but Tennessee is rising

A few months ago, we reported in this space that there is a silver lining in the generally depressing story of the plummeting U.S....

Biotech, biotech sis boom bah!

When cheerleaders from Ohio and Pennsylvania start shouting at each other, it's usually because Penn State's Nittany Lions and The Ohio State...

The three-legged frog that ate Nutley

For the past 80 years, Nutley, NJ has been a company town. For as long as anyone can remember, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant ...

Economic Development 2.0

E-cities. Cyber communities. Broadband economies. Byte by byte, digital infrastructures are being built all around us, and visions of the future are becoming reality.

Building an Economic Force on the Great Plains

Governor Dave Heineman takes a hands-on approach to economic development as the biggest booster for the Nebraska Advantage.

Financial Centers: Critical Mass is Key

With so many new financial centers emerging in secondary cities around the U.S., where will your new location be?

Aerospace: What You Need To Fly High

Aerospace sales growth broke records for the fourth year in a row. Here's where to go to plan for your next expansion.

Everything’s Big in Texas

With an economy growing three times faster than the national average, Texas may be the state for your next big move.

Florida Corporate Moves

Piper Aircraft Decides to Stay and Expand in Vero Beach A highly competitive, two-year site selection process ended favorably for Florida when Piper Aircraft announced...

Cullman, Alabama

Metro Spotlight

Growing Louisiana’s Workforce: High Tech Training for the New Economy

In an effort to grow its economy and lure new industries to the state, Louisiana has passed several economic development initiatives and policies, including new legislation to reform the state's workforce development system.

INSIDE LiveXChange

This month, we want to introduce you to David Goldberg, communications director for Smart Growth America (SGA).

60 Seconds with Annette Antoniak, President and CEO, BC Olympic and...

Annette Antoniak heads the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Secretariat, an organization that manages British Columbia's finances for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Previously, Antoniak...

Wired for Growth

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