Monthly Archives: February 2011

Memphis, Shelby County Consolidate ED Groups

The Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission have approved a new structure for economic development for Memphis and Shelby County, ...

Winning the Alternative Energy Future

The U.S. alternative energy industry has seen enormous growth over the past few years. Although the U.S. has a lot of catching up to do to match to global leaders, states across the country are in the process of aggressively investing in the development of renewable energy resources, spurring economic growth and creating jobs.

Indiana Corporate Moves

Four Southern Indiana Businesses Plan Expansions More than $6 million in investment and the creation of up to 92 jobs by 2013 was promised by...

Washington Corporate Moves

SeaTac Sustains Robust Growth The City of SeaTac, WA, enjoyed outstanding success with commercial real estate and economic development in 2010. Even in the face of...

Biotech is Still Booming

The biotechnology industry is poised to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and it continues to outperform annual growth in private-sector employment.

Manchester, NH

Metro Spotlight

Alabama Corporate Moves

Royal Tech, Cash Acme Open Cullman Facilities Two major industrial projects are bringing hundreds of new jobs to the Cullman, AL area. Cash Acme broke ground...

Digging Deep into the Labor Market

Availability of skilled workers has become a crucial component of site selection decisions. Here are some methods you can use to assess the labor pool at competing locations.

60 Seconds with Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr.

CHARGING INTO AN ELECTRIC FUTURE A new era has dawned on U.S. streets. With the arrival of two all-electric vehicles, Chevy's Volt and Nissan's Leaf,...

Ice Breakers

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Pfizer Expanding in Boston, MA Area

Pfizer Inc. has announced will add 350 jobs in the Boston area and look for a new site to house a pair of research...