Kentucky has a century-long tradition of building cars, going back to the Model T. A new long-term partnership with Ford will bring a bonanza of jobs to the Louisville region as the Bluegrass State sets its sights on becoming the top U.S. automotive manufacturing center.
Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Forward-thinking renewable energy programs and incentives are catalysts for growth in an area sitting next to one of the largest clean-energy markets in the world. From the January/February 2012 issue.
With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Louisiana remains a solid front runner for job growth and business development with best-in-the-nation workforce training and technology incentives that are cultivating a high-quality workforce. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The investment will support infrastructure improvements on WAA land adjacent to the Bombardier Flight Test Center in Wichita, KS.
The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.
In his annual State of the Industry presentation, the IEDC president details how economic development professionals adapted after the Recession.
By Jeff Finkle, President & CEO of IEDC
Upstate New York was selected as one of seven regions nationwide to participate in the new JumpStart America initiative, aimed at accelerating small business growth.
Apple responds to a global uproar over its labor practices by hiring a non-profit to inspect the factories in China that make its products.