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Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program

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Duke Energy has just completed the evaluation of industrial sites in Florida’s Pasco, Polk and Sumter counties through the company’s Site Readiness Program, which helps advance prime parcels for industrial development opportunities.

Business Report: Maryland Exports Hit Record Level In 2014

BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport is in the midst of a $105-million expansion, to be completed in 2017, that will enhance international service from the air hub, which sits between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Posted on:

The top trade markets for Maryland goods and services are Canada ($1.9 billion), Saudi Arabia ($915 million) and China ($714 million), with transportation equipment, chemicals and electronic products leading the surge.

A&R Logistics Expanding In Southern Indiana, Creating 32 Jobs

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Louisville-based A&R Logistics Inc. is investing more than $3.9 million to relocate its Jeffersonville, IN warehouse and trucking facilities to River Ridge Commerce Center, creating 32 jobs in Southern Indiana.

Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation

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Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%, according to a new study from The Conference Board.

Brown & Root To Establish Corporate HQ In Baton Rouge

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Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.

Port Everglades Expansion Wins Army Corps Approval

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A plan to deepen and widen Florida’s Port Everglades has won a key approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, clearing the way for the port to seek Congressional funding for a project that would generate thousands of jobs and maintain the region’s leading position in international trade.

Business Report: Investment Tide Keeps Rolling In Alabama

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There were 392 new projects in Alabama in 2014, bringing in nearly $3.4 billion in Investment, with automotive and aerospace leading the way.

Techo-Bloc To Invest $34M, Create 85 Jobs in Waterloo, IN

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Techno-Bloc, a manufacturer of high-end paving stones and patio blocks, will locate its first Indiana facility in Waterloo, IN, creating up to 85 new jobs by 2018.

State Focus: Tennessee Reigns Supreme In The Southeast

The new U.S. headquarters of So.F.teR. in Lebanon, TN is dedicated to the production, development and sale of engineering plastics for the automotive, appliance, construction and electrical markets. Posted on:

The Business Facilities back-to-back State of the Year honoree shows no signs of slowing down its jobs juggernaut, with every week bringing a new project to the volunteer state.