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Since the turn of the last century, climate change, economic development, social justice and community revitalization have risen to the top of the land use planning agenda.


Since the turn of the last century, climate change, economic development, social justice and community revitalization have risen to the top of the land use planning agenda.

Research Finds Land Use Decision-Making Remains Local

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State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

One of the prime reasons for Islip’s attractiveness to local, national and international businesses is the proximity these businesses have to Long Island-MacArthur Airport (LIMA), pictured here.

Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.



Shintech Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion In Iberville Parish, LA

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Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.


Andros Foods Expansion Shenandoah County, VA Planned

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Andros Foods North America to invest $73 million to expand fruit processing operation.


Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

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New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings.


Special Report: Call Centers/Back Office – Making A Connection In Southwest Missouri

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Call centers are flocking to the Show-Me State, with Taney County, MO poised for development as an emerging hub for back office, call center and IT operations.



Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

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The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.