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General Motors Invests $1.4 Billion for Arlington Plant Upgrades

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In its largest single plant investment in the U.S. this year, General Motors has announced $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant to more competitively produce high-quality full-size SUVs.


A&R Logistics Expanding In Southern Indiana, Creating 32 Jobs

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Louisville-based A&R Logistics Inc. is investing more than $3.9 million to relocate its Jeffersonville, IN warehouse and trucking facilities to River Ridge Commerce Center, creating 32 jobs in Southern Indiana.


Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation

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Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%, according to a new study from The Conference Board.


Brown & Root To Establish Corporate HQ In Baton Rouge

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Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.



Port Everglades Expansion Wins Army Corps Approval

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A plan to deepen and widen Florida’s Port Everglades has won a key approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, clearing the way for the port to seek Congressional funding for a project that would generate thousands of jobs and maintain the region’s leading position in international trade.



Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to Invest $55 Million, Create 325 Jobs In Chattanooga

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Yanfeng, the world’s largest automotive interiors supplier, will invest $55 million in the company’s fourth U.S. facility and create 325 new jobs in Chattanooga, TN.


Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2015-16

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Demographic shifts – the impact of retiring Baby Boomers and the rise of the Millennial generation – will likely have the most significant impact on real estate near- and long-term, according to The Counselors of Real Estate’s official CRE® 2015-16 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate.