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Team USA Goes for Gold

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SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation To Sponsor LiveXchange!

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  San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 17 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:     Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey     Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York     Centerpoint Energy     GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas     Greater Houston Partnership, Texas     Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development     Louisiana Department of Economic Development     Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina     Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority     Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas     Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development     Quad Cities First, Iowa     Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada     San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas     Santee Cooper     The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri     West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!

BNSF Opens New Logistics Park Intermodal Facility In Kansas

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The business park has 500,000 square feet of speculative distribution building space available for warehouse and distribution centers.

COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

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Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits

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The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

Invest In America Commends President Obama For Focus On Foreign Investment

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Coalition of businesses, non-profits, and trade associations unite to applaud the Obama administration’s effort to preserve America’s economic competitiveness, but call for additional action.

QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina

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In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC’s Rocky Mount distribution center.

Archival Coverage: SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

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The first-ever Summit brought together 1,200 attendees from nearly 60 countries; economic development officials from 47 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories; cabinet officials; and some of the world’s top CEOs to discuss the advantages of investing in America nd the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic growth.

Kiekert Expanding Its Operations In Southeastern Michigan

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Employment at the company’s plant, which is located in the Detroit suburb of Wixom, is expected to grow to more than 120 within the next 12 months.