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Business Report: Missouri – Commerce Bank Puts New HQ In Joplin Tornado Recovery Zone

Rendering of the new Commerce Bank Joplin headquarters at its new location at the southwest corner of 20th Street and Connecticut Avenue—the site where a Commerce branch was destroyed by the May 2011 tornado.

A new high-tech bank building will rise on the site of a branch destroyed by the F5 tornado on May 22, 2011.

PSE&G Building Solar Farm On Parklands Landfill | First Under Solar 4 All™ Program

Crews have begun work on the Parklands Landfill solar project.

Reclaiming brownfields and landfills has been a centerpiece of PSE&G’s innovative Solar 4 All program, and the Parklands site is the most recent beneficiary in the program.

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

Chicago skyline.

Despite high exporting volume, only 6% of the region’s small and mid-size firms currently export and, on average, less than half of those firms export to more than one market.

KeyBank Foundation Donates Funds To Revitalize Cleveland Public Square

An aerial rendering of the proposed improvements to Public Square (Photo: Cleveland.com).

The $4 million gift is the first corporate grant to The Group Plan Commission and brings the project within range of the funding required to initiate construction.

Business Report: Four Cities To Pilot Kansas Statewide Broadband Initiative

Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George.

A Local Technology Planning Pilot project will help communities develop strategic plans for broadband.

Alternative Energy In South Louisiana | New NFR BioEnergy Biorefineries

Sugarcane bagasse.

Project includes 450 new direct jobs at plants that convert sugar cane biomass to energy pellets.

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Trabant Center in Newark, DE.

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities’ resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.