The five Promise Zones—San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma—are part of the 20 that will be announced over the next three years.
Company to invest more than $102 million to retrofit, expand its parent company’s former Hopkinsville location; will create up to 283 new jobs.
Almost Nashville, Kentucky has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 20 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes: Almost Nashville, Kentucky Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York Centerpoint Energy Fayette County Development Authority, Georgia GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development Louisiana Department of Economic Development Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Quad Cities First, Iowa Regional Growth Partnership/Northwest Ohio Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas Santee Cooper The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!
To encourage the investment and job growth in Owingsville, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $3 million through the Kentucky Business Investment program.
eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, plans to expand operations in Louisville, creating more than 150 new, full-time jobs and investing up to $45 million in the Commonwealth.
Angel’s Share brands to invest $12 million in the Commonwealth; will welcome 40 new jobs.
As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.
German automotive supplier to invest more than $29 million in Kentucky; Russell Springs beat 69 other potential locations to win new plant.
German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year’s contest.