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Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Expands In Bowling Green, KY

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To encourage the investment and job growth in Warren County, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $500,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program.

VOXX International To Expand Orlando, FL Headquarters And Manufacturing Center

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VOXX International Company will expand manufacturing center and add $16.5 million in capital investment along with 134 new jobs.

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

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Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.

Energy Power Systems Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Pontiac, MI

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EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

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Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Faurecia Inaugurates Seating Plant In Wentzville, MO

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Facility proudly contributes to GM’s “Motor Trend Truck of the Year” Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla’s battery factory in Nevada, Washington’s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.

Mercedes-Benz USA Moving From New Jersey To Georgia

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Mercedes-Benz USA has announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Fulton County, GA, near Atlanta.