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City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

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San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle’s list of dynamic cities.

BUSINESS REPORT: Fracking Boom Spurs Growth Of Supply Chain In Upstate NY

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Alita USA Holdings has chosen Buffalo as the site of its new $102-million steel pipe plant, which will supply natural gas drilling operations in the multi-state Marcellus shale formation.

Kansas City, MO Assembly Plant Preps To Launch All-New Ford Transit

Ford this week begins welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit that goes on sale in the U.S. this summer. The company also is announcing that 175 additional employees will be hired by March to help build the new Transit. (PRNewsFoto/Ford Motor Company)

Ford has welcomed nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit, which goes on sale in the United States this summer.

Pennsylvania Secures $1.2 Billion Comcast Innovation and Technology Center In Philadelphia


World-class complex will create more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs during construction; will be the one of the tallest buildings on the East Coast.

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.

LOCATION FOCUS: Indiana — More And More Roads Are Leading To “The Crossroads Of America”

Rendering of Hoosier Energy’s new LEED headquarters building under construction in Bloomington, Indiana. (Credit: Hoosier Energy)

A business destination that removes roadblocks for the good of its people, Indiana is proof that when you rip away the red tape and work together, cooperation brings results.