The Buckeye State aims to improve its competitiveness with a new employer-driven training program to provide direct financial assistance to develop workforce skills. From the January/February 2013 issue
A new 42.5-acre container transfer facility will facilitate movement of cargo through the port and from the mainline. From the January/February 2013 issue
Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue
More than 250 companies agreed in 2012 to create 27,620 new jobs in Indiana, exceeding any year on record. From the January/February 2013 issue
The average wage for jobs in the Utah life sciences industry is $59,480, or 53 percent above the private-sector average of $38,932. From the January/February 2013 issue
Putting a trade zone under an Alternative Site Framework gives locations greater flexibility to meet requests for zone status while making the process less expensive. From the January/February 2013 issue
Industry giants like Caterpillar, Starbucks and Baxter International are making long-term investments in the Peach State. From the September/October 2012 issue
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has transformed the way the state invests in development, switching from a top-down approach to a competition between regions for project funding. From the September/October 2012 issue
The governors of North Carolina and South Carolina are piling up the frequent flier miles, leading missions to Japan to spur overseas investment in their states. From the September/October 2012 issue
The state aims to repeat the success of this year's first Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit, the largest event of its kind. From the September/October 2012 issue.
The Volunteer State is establishing a rigorous set of benchmarks and engaging a team of consultants to pre-certify available sites. From the July/August 2012 issue
California governor signs SB 1029 authorizing the first leg of construction for the state’s improved transportation system. From the July/August 2012 issue
A well-rounded location choice for business in general, the Old Dominion offers a competitive edge for new and expanding companies looking for technological advantages. From the July/August 2012 issue
The Japanese auto giant is planning to produce Nissan Sentra compacts at its Mississippi plant, creating 1,000 new jobs and bringing total employment in Canton up to 4,500. From the July/August 2012 issue
Several major automotive initiatives are keeping jobs rolling into the Mountain State. From the May/June 2012 issue
Gov. Gary Herbert is well on the way to hitting his target of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days, unveiling several new high-wage projects in growth sectors. From the May/June 2012 issue
A state strategy to invest in clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy is generating thousands of jobs while reducing energy consumption. From the May/June 2012 issue
Indiana’s Economic Development Corporation had a record-breaking year in 2011 as the state gained commitments for 19,080 jobs with hourly wages exceeding the state average. From the March/April 2012 issue.
From solar energy to information technology, Arizona is challenging its businesses to create innovation and keep it homegrown with new incentives and programs. From the March/April 2012 issue.
While California’s redevelopment agencies are adjusting to a sweeping realignment, locations throughout the state are busy attracting new ventures by lowering the cost of doing business. From the March/April 2012 issue.
New Jersey’s Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit is greasing the wheels for big-ticket relocations and construction of new corporate headquarters. From the March/April 2012 issue.
Georgia Tech and a bevy of higher education resources in the Peach State are giving new players a leg up in the competition for venture capital funds to seed tomorrow’s industries. From the March/April 2012 issue.
To ensure future success of its flourishing aerospace industry, Washington is focusing on new investments in training and a new statewide coalition aimed at competitiveness. From the January/February 2012 issue.