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BUSINESS REPORT: New California Incentives Offer Credits For Job Creation

Long Beach Community College

The Golden State has replaced its Enterprise Zone program with what it calls a “more modern” set of tools, including a bevy of new tax credits.

Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners


Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple’s new manufacturing plant.

TEF Investment athenahealth Creating More Than 600 Jobs In Austin, TX


With this TEF investment, the company plans to establish a new facility in Austin to support its cloud-based health information technology services platform.

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.

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.

Axiall Selects Louisiana For Potential $3 Billion Investment In Chemical Facilities

Axiall manufactures vinyl-based building and home improvement products including window and door profiles, moldings, siding, pipe and pipe fittings, and decking.

Ethane cracker and related derivatives plant could result in more than 2,400 new direct and indirect jobs.