Yearly Archives: 2009

2009 | Page 8 of 10 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


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BF: How does Munich rank in Germany, and also within Europe, as a competitive location for biotech companies? HD: In the past 10 to 15 years, the Munich Biotech Cluster has been able to reach the undeniable number one position, at least within Germany. In Munich, the first commercial biotech activities started in the early […]

60 Seconds with Dr. Horst Domdey, Managing Director, BioM-Munich Biotech Cluster

60 Seconds with Dr. Horst Domdey, Managing Director, BioM-Munich Biotech Cluster

BF: How does Munich rank in Germany, and also within Europe, as a competitive location for biotech companies? HD: In the past 10 to 15...

Building a Greener Economy

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Coast Guard Expands in Jacksonville

The U.S. Coast Guard has moved into a newly renovated, 32,000-square-foot building in Jacksonville, FL, adding 150 officers and personnel.

Just another word for nothin’ left to lose

Mike Bloomberg grew up in Boston, but he pretends to be a New Yorker. The mayor of New York lives in a ritzy townhouse...

The man who saw the future

Ten years ago, before the collapse of the tech bubble and the inflation of the housing bubble, nearly everyone in Washington was convinced that...

It’s Kentucky Calling

Thoroughbred Research Group, the City of Paducah, McCracken County, and the Greater Paducah Economic Development Council today announced the location of a Thoroughbred Research...

Edelweiss doctrine

Dr. Bernanke activates the nuclear printing presses at Treasury to test his theory of ''positive inflation.''

New Jersey, New Jobs, New Vista

The Capital Real Estate Group and architects RMJM today unveiled the design for Vista Center, a new LEED-Platinum office tower in Trenton, NJ, which...

$26-million Port Expansion in Louisiana

Performance Energy Services LLC plans to hire 350 people in the next five years with a $26-million expansion of its Port of Terrebonne.

Sitting in clover

Ever since Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland and became St. Patrick, March 17 has been a good day to look for miracles. Well,...

Milwaukee Awards $2.25-million Loan

An investors group organized by Lighthouse Development Co. will get a $2.25-million bridge loan from Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation.

Commerce begins awarding $150 million in economic development stimulus grants

The government says applicants who can spend the job-creation funds within the next three months will be given preference.

Delaware Takes a Risk, Announces Shift

With former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner no longer in office, Delaware is shifting its economic focus, due to an unemployment rate at a 25-year high and an estimated $431-million budget shortfall.

Colossus of roads

General Motors is collapsing under its own weight.

Deciphering High Tech’s Hype

A moneymaking matrix of innovation and investment, high technology encompasses a dizzying series of subsectors. Here, we aim to demystify this enigmatic industry while introducing some emerging markets and distinguishing the well-established hubs.

Pennsylvania is Holding its Own

An aggressive state economic stimulus program, lower cost of living, and a strong university system boost the Keystone State.

The Lone Star State Shines Bright in a Dark Economy

State-by-state comparisons still put Texas at the top of the list in employment and growth indicators.

Biotech is Still Booming

Rapid growth continues in this seemingly recession-proof industry, spurring regions to keep creating innovative initiatives and incentives.

Tennessee Corporate Moves

German Chemical Giant to Build $1-Billion Polysilicon Plant in Tennessee Wacker Chemie AG, the Munich-based chemical company, has announced plans to build a $1-billion polysilicon...

Florida Corporate Moves

World's Largest Cellulosic Ethanol Facility to be Built in Highlands County Highlands County, FL, soon will be home to the world's largest facility to make...

Findlay, Ohio

As the fastest growing city in northwest Ohio, the City of Findlay embodies the concept of a micropolitan community.

Picking Incentives by Monetary Value

When comparing incentives offered by two competing locations in different states, it is important to assess the actual value of the packages that are on the table.

60 Seconds with Rick Sievertsen, VP of Client Solutions, Advantage IQ

BF: When analyzing a company's expenditures, in which utility charges can Advantage IQ find the most significant savings opportunities? RS: Focus on the areas where...

Tennessee’s Trifecta

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief