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The Fiber Ready designation helps economic development officials promote their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.

AT&T Introduces AT&T Fiber Ready Designation In Georgia

AT&T Introduces AT&T Fiber Ready Designation In Georgia

The Fiber Ready designation helps economic development officials promote their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.

Security Company Expanding In Indianapolis

Schlage Lock Company will invest more than $13 million and add up to 158 jobs by 2020.

USDA Awards Loans To Boost Rural Economic Development In Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.

Medical Device Company To Create More Than 350 Jobs In Southwest Florida

Arthrex, a global medical device company in orthopaedics, is expanding in Ave Maria, FL and will create more than 350 jobs at the 218,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.

Wayfair Selects Texas For New Customer Service Center

Wayfair, Inc. has selected Bryan-College Station in the Research Valley region of Texas for its new customer service center, which will employ approximately 450 employees.

Iowa Incentives Support Over $53M In Capital Investments

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.

Dow, DuPont Reveal Agriculture Company Locations

The planned separation of DowDupont into three companies will create an Agriculture company corporate headquarters in Wilmington, DE with Global Business Centers in Indianapolis, IN and Johnston, IA.

UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.

Pennsylvania Awards Early-Stage Tech Businesses Nearly $18M

The Keystone Innovation Zone Tax Credit supports entrepreneurship in and around Pennsylvania's colleges and universities.

NJ Angel Investor Tax Credit Program Injects $125M In Tech Companies

Technology and biotechnology companies around New Jersey invested more than $51 million in 2015.

TwelveStone Creating 200 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ

TwelveStone Health Partners will invest $14.9 million to build a new corporate headquarters, expanding its Murfreesboro, TN operations and creating 200 new jobs.

Emser Tile To Invest $16.25M In Virginia

Emser Tile will invest $16.25 million to establish a new East Coast distribution center in CenterPoint Intermodal Center in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

The new custom manufacturing facility in Coppell, Texas will be the operations base for Panasonic's videoboard and digital signage business.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Building Global HQ In Miami

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is set to break ground on its new 450,000-square-foot global headquarters on approximately 21 acres in Florida’s Miami-Dade County.

Jack Daniel’s To Undergo $140M Expansion

The $140 million investment will be used to build two new barrelhouses and expand the existing bottling facility at the company's Lynchburg, TN facility.

TopShip Investing $68M In Mississippi Shipbuilding Operation

Edison Chouest Offshore will receive more than $36M in incentives, including grants, workforce training, and infrastructure improvement assistance to establish its TopShip facility.

RV Manufacturer Doubling Production in Indiana

Highland Ridge RV, a manufacturer of towable RVs, will expand its operations in LaGrange County, IN, creating up to 65 new jobs by 2019.

Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal, Canada

Downtown Montréal, Québec is the home of Cinesite's new 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art animation studio, which will create 500 jobs by 2020.

Sustainable Corrugated Investing $15M In Georgia

The paper manufacturer will create 62 jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Dalton-Whitfield County, GA.

Rapid Growth Leads 2U To New Maryland HQ

2U Inc., a technology-enabled education company, is moving its headquarters from Prince George's County to Lanham, MD to accommodate its growing workforce. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years.

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Power Grid

For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).

Indiana Electrical Grid Management Firm Adding 80+ Jobs

MISO Inc., an independent regional electric transmission organization, is expanding its headquarters in Carmel, IN, creating up to 84 new high-wage jobs by 2020.

1,000th Michigan Business Lands Energy Incentives

A Chinese auto parts maker joins Michigan businesses that have received over $7.5 million in Consumers Energy's new construction incentives.

Valmiera Glass To Invest $90M In Georgia

The Latvian-based fiberglass manufacturer will expand its operation in Dublin, GA, creating 425 jobs and generating $90 million in investment through 2022.

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