New Jersey’s CCIT Helps Companies Generate Over $130M In Revenues

The Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT), the Garden State’s leading life sciences incubator, is a hub of activity within New Jersey’s technology sector.

Montreal Named 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year

Intelligent Community Forum jury found that “Montreal played the innovation game at the highest possible level.”

Homeland Insecurity

It's time to take the $65-billion annual budget of the Department of Homeland Security and spend it on the people who can really protect us.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.

U.S. Distilled Products Co. Gets Grant To Train Workers

The Princeton, MN company will work with Anoka-Ramsey Community College to develop a training program, thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership.

Silicon Valley Tech Firm Relocating HQ To Indiana

Determine Inc. CEO cites Indiana’s workforce, strong technology sector, centralized location, and quality of life as factors in the move.

Hunter Industrial Locating HQ, Production Center In Nashville

The ceiling fan manufacturer, new division of the Hunter Fan Company, will invest $1.4 million and create 41 new jobs in Nashville, TN.

HighRes Biosolutions Breaks Ground For New Corporate HQ

The laboratory automation product company is moving to a new facility in Beverly, MA with help from the city's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Program.

Mississippi Development Authority: Location Spotlight Of The Week

Mississippi has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the state and providing a favorable business environment which promotes continued industry success. Visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight to learn more.

Microsoft Plans To Purchase LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion Cash

LinkedIn, based in Mountain View, California, has over 430 million users in 200 countries/territories and averages about 2 new members per second. This (potential) acquisition gives Microsoft an opportunity to solidify its foothold as the "the world's leading professional cloud and network".

Drone Technology Improves Infrastructure Inspections

Organizations in Michigan like the MEDC are encouraging and supporting startups in a way that isn’t necessarily available in other states, according to the CEO of Ann Arbor, MI-based SkySpecs.

Brexit or Fix It?

The outcome of this month's referendum in the UK may determine if the European Union is headed for the dustbin of history.

State Focus – Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected

You’ll find the best of both worlds in Arkansas: a folksy place where people still say hello to strangers on the street, while cutting-edge technology is embraced on local plant floors.

Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

To learn more about Ohio Electric Cooperatives generation, transmission and distribution capabilities, and the cooperative difference, visit this microsite.

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

Novavax Adding 850 Jobs In Maryland

The growing Montgomery County, MD clinical stage vaccine company is developing promising vaccines for RSV, influenza and Ebola.

Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

The retail industry has an impact on more than just the clothes in our closets and our daily coffee fix.

Grainger Expands In Texas

The maintenance, repair and operating product supplier will invest $3.9 million and create 200 jobs at its new San Antonio, TX facility

Torchlite Expansion Will Bring 140 Jobs To Indianapolis

The woman-owned digital marketing service provider will benefit from up to $2,825,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants.

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CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.