Yearly Archives: 2009

Mayor’s Report: Jersey City, New Jersey

New Jersey's Premier Destination

Village of Wheeling, IL

Metro Spotlight

New York Corporate Moves

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Building $4.2-Billion Microchip Plant in Malta, NY Luther Forest Technology Campus Economic Development Corporation (LFTC) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES held their official groundbreaking last month in...

A Three-Tier Approach to Labor

Figuring out how to compare locations based on their workforce is tough. This month, The Expert guides us through the process.

60 Seconds with Rob McClintock, Director of Research of the Virginia...

Rob McClintock is Director of Research of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and state liaison for the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, a $50-million...

Metro Spotlight

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Niagara of New Jersey

The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when...

DED Tax Credits Spur $17.8 Million Investment in KC

Mars Petcare US, Inc., has been approved for $971,660 in EEZ tax credits over a five-year period for the creation of 157 new jobs and new investment of $17.8 million.

Ask the guy who carved them

Easter Island sits in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Known to its natives as Rapa Nui and governed by Chile, this tiny volcanic...

Gestamp to Build $90-Million Auto Parts Plant in Chattanooga

The stamping facility will create 230 jobs as a Tier 1 supplier to VW's new assembly plant.

Federal Judge Dismisses Texas Challenge to DHS Selection of Kansas as...

Kansas wins the first round in a legal fight with Texas over the $500-billion NBAF facility as judge rules the case was filed "prematurely" because the land deal has not been signed. Texas says it will re-file the complaint.

Luther Forest Tech Campus Breaks Ground for $4.2-Billion Microchip Plant

The Fab 2 facility in Malta, NY is expected to create 1,400 high-tech jobs in the Saratoga County region

A fire on the moon

Forty years ago this week, three men were strapped into a metal capsule perched atop a 36-story marvel of engineering that had three million...

Call it the Willis Tower

The tallest building in North America, formerly known as the Sears Tower, has a new name.

India-based pipe maker cancels $100-million plant in Arkansas

Man Industries Ltd. has decided not to build a U.S. manufacturing facility in Little Rock, prompting the city to buy back the land set aside for the project.

Exxon Mobil Investing $600 Million in Algae-based Biofuels

In a partnership with Synthetic Genomics, the oil giant will create a biofuels test facility in San Diego.

East wind

China probably will surpass the U.S. this year as the country that spews out the most greenhouse gases. At the same time, it is moving quickly to become the number one manufacturer for renewable energy.

Orlando International Lures Avocet

200 jobs and an almost $5 million airport hangar are coming to Central Florida.

Rat Pack

We caught up with Fred, our favorite talking mouse, in Vegas this week. We found him sunning himself by the pool at...

High-Tech Small Business Funding Available in Kentucky

Kentucky's SBIR-STTR program enables small businesses that have received federal grants for R&D to apply for matching state funds through July 31, 2009.