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Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

Chicago skyline.

Despite high exporting volume, only 6% of the region’s small and mid-size firms currently export and, on average, less than half of those firms export to more than one market.

KeyBank Foundation Donates Funds To Revitalize Cleveland Public Square

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The $4 million gift is the first corporate grant to The Group Plan Commission and brings the project within range of the funding required to initiate construction.

Business Report: Four Cities To Pilot Kansas Statewide Broadband Initiative

Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George.

A Local Technology Planning Pilot project will help communities develop strategic plans for broadband.

Alternative Energy In South Louisiana | New NFR BioEnergy Biorefineries

Sugarcane bagasse.

Project includes 450 new direct jobs at plants that convert sugar cane biomass to energy pellets.

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Trabant Center in Newark, DE.

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities’ resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.

New York State Adds NYU Incubators As START-UP NY Development Zones

NYU Polytechnic Institute (Photo:

The economic assistance is also expected to attract larger companies from around the globe to move to New York to tap into groundbreaking NYU research as well as the City’s infrastructure, amenities, and other assets.

Business Report: Arizona – Ak-Chin Offering The Best Of Both Worlds In Arizona

The Ak-Chin Indian Community gave the adjacent City of Maricopa $7.4 million for the development of its Copper Sky Recreation Complex. Ak-Chin has become an economic powerhouse in western Pinal County, AZ, fueling much of the region’s economic development.

The Santa Cruz Commerce Center is a shovel-ready site with 40 acres of available lots for build-to-suit projects.