Yearly Archives: 2010

Stimulus Bonds for Genesee County, MI May Go Unclaimed

Officials in Genesee County, Mi say they have not received any applications for more than $60 million in available federal stimulus bonds. The deadline...

Nobody’s Perfect

“A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” – James Joyce   Let’s face it, the past two years have been brutal for the denizens of...

Eberspaecher to Open BMW Parts Plant

Eberspaecher North America plans to open a new automotive facility in Greenville County, SC with an investment of $5 million and the initial creation...

NJ to Business: Choose New Jersey

New Jersey has launched a privately funded nonprofit to market the state. The $2 million effort, called Choose New Jersey, has recruited 15 local...

Topura America Fastener Expands in Bowling Green, KY

Gov. Steve Beshear today joined company and community leaders in Bowling Green to announce the expansion of Topura America Fastener.  A manufacturer of automotive...

2010 Editors’ Location Picks

A galaxy of emerging stars made this year’s selections a tough choice for our panel of editors. Here are the standouts that caught our eye with sparkling innovation and steadfast growth.

Illinois Corporate Moves

Astrellas Pharma U.S. Picks Glenview, IL for Headquarters Gov. Pat Quinn has announced an approximately $4 million investment package to assist Astellas Pharma US, Inc....

Nebraska: Planting Seeds For Sustainable Growth

Governor Dave Heineman’s long-term approach has put in place a solid foundation for a thriving, diversified economy with a home-grown workforce.

Logical Solutions for the Logistics Industry

As the slow pace of the economic recovery continues to impact many industries, you will need to restructure your distribution networks to maximize efficiency and minimize miles to capitalize on better economic days to come.

Arizona: A New Model for Economic Development

A collaboration with top CEOs combined with new renewable energy incentives creates a new engine for job growth in the Grand Canyon State.

Providence, Rhode Island

Metro Spotlight

Ohio Corporate Moves

Ohio Companies Making a Material Difference in Advanced Energy In recent years, Ohio has made significant commitments to the support of advanced and alternative energy...

What to Do When Labor Costs Don’t Add Up

Evaluating labor costs shouldn’t be labor intensive. Here are some handy tips for sorting your way through conflicting data sources and calculating wages at a prospective site.

60 Seconds with Dennis M. Mullen, Chairman & CEO, Empire State...

Dennis Mullen recently was officially named chairman of New York’s Empire State Development agency, which has been actively involved in revamping the state’s incentives...

Offshore Drilling Halt Could Slash Jobs

President Obama’s announcement last week indefinitely suspending work at 33 deepwater drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico has state officials in the Gulf...

Nebraska’s Advantage

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

United We Stand

  A small news item caught our eye the other day, and we hope it is a sign of the times. This is what it...

Illinois BIO Gets OK for Start-up Incentives

The Illinois General Assembly has passed—with overwhelming bipartisan support—an Angel Tax Credit that incentivizes early-stage investment in Illinois technology companies. The governor is expected...

Life Sciences Firm Relocating to Jersey City

Intrasphere Technologies, which provides consulting services to the life sciences industry, plans to relocate its offices to Jersey City, NJ next month, the Star-Ledger...

NY/NJ Expect Big Payday from Big Game

It took four ballots—reducing the needed margin from two-thirds to a simple majority—but an historic joint bid by New York and New Jersey was...