Yearly Archives: 2010

Battle Over Film Tax Credits Intensifies

The national battle among states to lure entertainment industry dollars has intensified this month, with several states upping the ante in film production tax...

Return to Sender

The U.S. Postal Service was at it again this week, banging its tin cup and trying to buy more time to reinvent a dying...

Joint Venture Brings Electric Car Manufacturing to SC

CT&T, a Korean-based world leader in manufacturing electric vehicles, is forming a joint venture with 2AM Group of Spartanburg, SC to build electric cars...

200 Jobs In Limbo For Montrose, CO

The state, Montrose County, the Montrose Economic Development Corp. and the city of Montrose are prepared to offer a package of incentives ...

OK Outlets Projected to Bring 1700 Jobs

Oklahoma City Council Members today approved amendments to a 2008 joint agreement between developer Horizon Group Properties LP (HGP), the Oklahoma City...

Baltimore Company Receives $16 Million

Caves Valley Partners has been selected to receive up to $16 million in tax-exempt federal aid to rehab the Investment Building in downtown...

IA Grant Will Save Over 200 Jobs

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the Ottumwa Regional Airport in Iowa. The funds...

TN Renewable Energy Program Re-Opens

The Tennessee Valley Authority is re-opening the Generations Partners program. Distributors, such as Nashville Electric Service, had been among those shocked when...

Electric Boat Buys Pfizer Site in CT

The site of the former Pfizer World Research Headquarters in New London, CT is being purchased by General Dynamics’ Electric Boat (EB) unit. The...

Memphis Launches Ultra High-Speed Research Link

The Memphis Coalition for Advanced Networkingrn(MCAN) inaugurated its ultra high speed fiber-optic communications network thisrnweek with an event at the University of Memphis FedEx...

You Are What You Eat

It's a problem familiar to Hollywood screenwriters and film directors: an idea that seemed like a sure thing during an artistic late-night brainstorming session...

Whirlpool Closing Evansville, IN Plant

Whirlpool is shutting its Evansville, IN refrigerator plant at the end of this week, eliminating 1,100 jobs at a factory that has been...

Toyota to Open $1.3B Mississippi Plant

In a sign of confidence that the economic recovery has staying power, Toyota is announcing that it will complete construction of its ...

Foundations Grant $5 Million to NE Ohio

A group of regional foundations and philanthropists voted this week to award more than $5 million in grants to promote economic development ...

S. Dakota Leads U.S. in Conversion to Ethanol Pumps

A $1 million grant program will put South Dakota in a leadership position pack nationwide in the availability of ethanol blender pumps...

Samsung Invests $3.6 Billion in Texas Plant Expansion

Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC has announced plans to expand the capacity of its 12-inch semiconductor fabrication plant in Austin with a $3.6 billion investment. The...

Tax Credit Saves Nearly 300 Jobs in Iowa

Iowa saved nearly 300 John Deere jobs in Waterloo last week when it granted state tax credits for a massive company reinvestment in its...

$8 Billion in Federal Stimulus Funds Invested in Rail Network

The Obama administration has invested $8 billion in federal stimulus money to create 13 high-speed rail corridors. According to the U.S. Conference of Mayors,...

New Plant Coming to Commerce City, CO

Cummins Rocky Mountain has announced plans to build a new diesel engine remanufacturing plant in Commerce City, Colorado creating 70 new jobs for the...

St. Johnsonville, NY Needs a Grant

The village of St. Johnsville, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Business Development Center, will apply for a $450,000 Community Development Block...