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State Focus: Iowa Keeps Attracting Major Business Expansions

Iowa is meeting businesses’ growing needs for highly skilled workers, like the technicians pictured here. Nearly 33 percent of Iowans ages 25 to 34 hold bachelor’s degrees. Iowa’s refundable tax credit on R&D activities has allowed many bioscience companies to build new research centers.

Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.







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

Deal of the Year 2014 logo.

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.




State Focus: Oklahoma – Oil, Cattle and Much, Much More

Rogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area.

The Sooner State is diversifying into a variety of hot growth sectors, including a rapidly expanding hub of data centers.