The Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission have approved a new structure for economic development for Memphis and Shelby County, Business Journal reports.
The Economic Development and Growth Engine, or EDGE, is a newly chartered industrial development board that will eventually consolidate a [...]
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. [...]
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 four Southern Indiana area businesses that recently announced expansion plans.
Jeffersonville-based G.F. Munich Welding, Shoe Sensation, and Nexgen Mold [...]
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 a continuing recession the city proved to be an attractive location for a wide variety of new [...]
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. [...]
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 late last year on a new distribution plant in Cullman, a move that should create up to [...]
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. [...]
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, the long-awaited conversion from fossil-fueled cars has begun in earnest. Industry analysts predict as many as two million [...]
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