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State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Boston Scientific has had offices in Marlborough for years and, after building a new state-of-the-art facility, it officially moved its Global Headquarters to the city in 2014.

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

Walkable Downtowns Help Attract Employees


Companies are migrating to walkable downtowns across the country, in big cities and small CBDs, and in secondary markets within larger metropolitan areas from coast to coast, according to a recent study.

Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program


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.

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


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


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


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


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.