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Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs

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Manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate and financial services headquarters to unify in new, shared campus.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth


An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards


There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Two TEF Investments Creating 615 New Jobs In Austin, TX

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To date, the TEF has invested over $519 million and closed the deal on projects generating 71,075 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.

TEF Investment athenahealth Creating More Than 600 Jobs In Austin, TX


With this TEF investment, the company plans to establish a new facility in Austin to support its cloud-based health information technology services platform.

UPDATE: Seven New Locations Added To President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative


Seven additional Promise Zones—St. Louis, MO; Gary, IN; Flint, MI; Brownsville, TX; Rockford, IL; Macon, GA; and Rocky Mount, NC—have been announced.

Riding the Wind


Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.