Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.
From Biotech to Alabama to Superstorm Sandy, this issue is filled with topical stories from all parts of the globe. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.
The end of the Space Shuttle program could have meant the end of a jobs bonanza on Florida’s Space Coast, but the folks who enabled us to send men to the moon didn’t let that happen.
The first pitch of the season lifts more than depressed winter spirits. Ballparks have a big-league economic impact on their surrounding communities.
As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.
The Crescent City, which lost more than half of its population in the wake of Katrina, is surging back to pre-storm levels.
After Mother Nature’s big wakeup call, the realization is growing that today’s disaster recovery must prepare us to meet future cataclysms.
New Jersey is bolstering its casino industry by embracing Internet and on-demand gaming, betting that expanding the pool of gamblers will lift Atlantic City’s fortunes.
As always, we congratulate the winners in our 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition. From the January/February 2013 issue