The Digital Journal reports, “Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states — including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah — deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine’s 2013 state rankings.”
Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, “Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America.”
The DailyAMReport on businessreport.com announces, “Louisiana has the second-best business growth potential in the country and the fourth-best overall business climate, according to Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report.”
Chris Miller reporting for WWL.com writes, “a magazine about economic development and business site-selection lists Louisiana near the top for business climate, and number one for job training.”
Economic study: project will bring 600 construction jobs to—and benefits for—the Genesee County, MI community.
Huntsville propulsion development facility will be key to landing first commercial spacecraft on the moon.
On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.
New market entry, availability of capital, increasing flexibility among drivers.
The top three industries represented included manufacturing (11 companies), back office/business support (10 companies) and logistics (seven companies).
Global services company to invest $20 million, create more than 1,000 jobs.