With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Louisiana remains a solid front runner for job growth and business development with best-in-the-nation workforce training and technology incentives that are cultivating a high-quality workforce. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The investment will support infrastructure improvements on WAA land adjacent to the Bombardier Flight Test Center in Wichita, KS.
The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.
In his annual State of the Industry presentation, the IEDC president details how economic development professionals adapted after the Recession.
By Jeff Finkle, President & CEO of IEDC
Upstate New York was selected as one of seven regions nationwide to participate in the new JumpStart America initiative, aimed at accelerating small business growth.
Apple responds to a global uproar over its labor practices by hiring a non-profit to inspect the factories in China that make its products.
The energy producer will expand capacity at its St. James Terminal to 11 million barrels, creating 301 new direct and indirect jobs in Southeast Louisiana.
Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The medical device company, which pioneered applications using its therapeutic ultrasound platform, will invest $1.68 million in its Arizona operation.