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Georgia notched a 10 percent surge in job creation in fiscal year 2013, with 389 companies investing $6 billion and creating 31,656 jobs.

BUSINESS REPORT: Job Growth Is Ripe From Business Harvest In The Peach State

BUSINESS REPORT: Job Growth Is Ripe From Business Harvest In The Peach State

Georgia notched a 10 percent surge in job creation in fiscal year 2013, with 389 companies investing $6 billion and creating 31,656 jobs.

Portwest LLC To Open First North American Facility In Shepherdsville, KY

Irish safety gear manufacturer to establish new markets in the United States.

STATE FOCUS: Business And Life Are Elevated In The Beehive State

Like the mighty Rocky Mountains looming over everything, Utah’s business environment and quality of life are reaching for the sky.

Garlock Printing & Converting Corporation Moves To Reno, NV

New flexographic printer moves west, will seek to fill 175 jobs.

Stimulus Dollars Advance Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy In America’s Cities

U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

STATE FOCUS: Kansas Focuses On The All-Around

While the shape of the sunflower can be used to capture the sun, so can the environment of the sunflower state help capture the attention of business.

IEDC Selects International Executive, Veteran For Economic Development Post

Anderson replaces Charlie Sparks who served with the agency since its creation in February 2005 in roles ranging from director of the north central region to vice president of business development.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, ConEd Partner In NV & CA Solar Projects

Copper Mountain Solar 3 is currently under construction and, when completed, will be among the largest photovoltaic solar plants in the U.S., creating about 300 construction jobs at peak and 10 positions to operate the facility.

Boeing Begins Expansion Of 737 Commercial Delivery Center In Seattle

Improvements support rising production rates, increasing demand for 737s.

Hacking and Hijacking

It may be time to rethink the rush towards in-flight Internet service for airline passengers.

BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

Since the 2011 tornado, Joplin has restored nearly all of the facilities, jobs and schools that were impacted by the storm, in a cooperative effort hailed as a model for future disaster recovery.

Chrysler Adds Staff, Expands Sterling Heights, MI Plant

Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments; new paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

New Meijer Distribution Center To Create 300 New Jobs In Pleasant Prairie, WI

The WEDC announcement comes one week after company President Hank Meijer said the Michigan-based retailer was planning a major push in Wisconsin.

Steady Optimism Among U.S. Commercial Real Estate Executives, Increased Investor Appetite

National real estate leaders discuss state of the industry and emerging opportunities.

Next Generation Energy Corp. Announces Shift In Operations; Will Focus On Medical Marijuana Industry

The company plans to focus on the acquisition of retail and cultivation licenses throughout North America, as well as the development of a national brand.

Global Medical Wire Company Plans Allen County Expansion

With seven production facilities, a warehouse, a research and development center and a metallurgical laboratory in Fort Wayne, the expansion will allow the company to increase capacity.

Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.

Mohawk Industries To Open New Ceramic Tile Facility In Dickson, TN

Global flooring giant to invest $180 million, create 320 new jobs in Dickson County.

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development Institute

In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.

U.S. Macro Forecast: Look Through The Snow At The Fundamentals

The report details winter weather's impact on U.S. economic data and the outlook for the economy and commercial real estate.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Oklahoma Secretary Parman recaps plans for energy conservation, logistics, and natural gas exploration in the state.

AMG National Trust Bank Headquarters Relocating To Greenwood Village, CO

New landmark building, designed by Ware Malcomb, will bring European design to the Denver suburbs.

Bootstraps for Building

Allentown, PA revitalizes an aging city center by offering developers a unique way to offset construction costs.

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.

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