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Let Them Eat Crude

If your grocery runs out of Cheerios, blame North Dakota.
Bill Hagerty

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development

Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shares his thoughts on education, technology, and logistics for the state.
Gov. Scott Walker

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

M-WERC envisions the center as a resource for both entrepreneurs—independent individuals with ideas they want to transform into successful businesses­—and "intrapreneurs"—individuals employed by companies who have an idea that they want to turn into a profitable product or service offering.

Toyota Growing In Gibson County, IN

Toyota adding 300 jobs to build more Highlanders in Indiana, improving production flexibility.
Smart Grid

Spending On Smart Grid Technologies Will Total Nearly $600 Billion From 2014 Through 2023

Intelligence is being distributed to the edges of the grid, according to report from Navigant Research.
BDI Pharma HQ

BDI Pharma To Open New Irving, TX Distribution Center

Specialty pharmaceutical distributor more than doubles warehousing capacity and adds additional shipping capabilities; expands operating hours for customers nationwide.
Bridor

Bridor Bakery Announces Vineland, NJ Expansion

The plant will continue to produce Bridor’s broad line of baguettes, breads and rolls while expanding its laminated pastry dough and signature flaky croissant capacity.

Tale of Two Cities

Their acronyms may rhyme, but KC and AC appear to be moving in opposite directions.
RiverBend

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
Henry Schein

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Opens New Utah Headquarters

The new Henry Schein Practice solutions headquarters features a redesigned work environment created to optimize the company's technology support function, and collaborative spaces for its development teams.
Bowling Green

Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.
Deal

Feature Story: Georgia’s Governor’s Report – Rising And Ready For The Future

With a welcoming, down-home business climate, the peach state is reinventing itself as an automotive powerhouse and a film production mecca poised to give Hollywood a run for its money.
Microgrid

US Microgrid Capacity Will Exceed 1.8GW By 2018

New microgrid customers will include cities, communities and public institutions.
Gov. Corbett

Low-Interest Loans Support Manufacturing Growth In Pennsylvania

At its recent meetings, PIDA approved nearly $15.1 million in low-interest loans for 12 projects in Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Mercer, Mifflin, Northampton and Westmoreland counties that are projected to create 229 new jobs and retain 664 jobs.
siggis

Emmi Roth USA Expanding Upstate New York Operations

To encourage the company to proceed with its expansion in Penn Yan and build on the industry's growth in the State, Empire State Development (ESD) will provide performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits.

Flying Without Altitude

A major U.S. airport looks to expand its revenue by drilling under its runways.
Pinkerton

Pinkerton Relocates Global Headquarters To Ann Arbor, MI

Historic risk management agency opens its new downtown corporate office.
Central Place Rendering

CEB To Build New HQ In Rosslyn, VA

CEB plans new headquarters to accommodate continued growth and expanding global presence; company to occupy Rosslyn, VA-based CEB Tower in JBG's Central Place.
mergers

Industrial Products M&A Activity Surges In Second Quarter

Average deal value rises substantially, and cross-border deals picking up as risk tolerance rises. Financial investors are also playing greater role in Industrial Products M&A activity.
CanAm Coal

CanAm Announces Corporate Restructuring

The relocation reflects the reality that the CanAm's principal operating assets are located in North Western Alabama.

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BF Location Video: Grow Your Business in the Ak-Chin Indian Community

Tour the Ak-Chin Indian Community and see the business growth and expansion this small tribe has created in its community and the surrounding area. In Santa Cruz Commerce Center, Ak-Chin's industrial park, you'll find a great place to grow your business.

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Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Michelle Brown, Choose New Jersey, Inc.

Michelle Brown, President and CEO, Choose New Jersey, Inc. discusses incubators, innovation zones, STEM education, incentives and the Garden State in a post-Panamax world.

Ken’s Foods Growing In Lebanon, IN

The national foods producer is setting up a new $90.5M manufacturing and distribution center in Lebanon, IN, creating 150 new jobs.

$35M Film And Television Production Complex Opens In South Bronx

Silvercup Studio’s third facility in New York – Silvercup North – will generate 400 new jobs in the South Bronx.

Surveys & Research

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

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.