Business Report Archives

BUSINESS REPORT: Ohio Launches Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program

Rendering of FirstEnergy Transmission Control Center

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


BUSINESS REPORT: EC Railway, Port Everglades Join Forces on Intermodal

Port Everglades (Source: Wikipedia)

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


BUSINESS REPORT: GA Notches Record Job Growth And Investment In 2012

Georgia is America’s leading source of sustainable biomass, and is ranked third in the US for its biomass potential. Georgia has the world’s largest biomass pellet facility, exporting 750,000 tons a year.

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



BUSINESS REPORT: Life Sciences Grow High-Wage Jobs in the Beehive State

Rendering of new Boeing facility in West Jordan, UT

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


BUSINESS REPORT: Streamlining FTZ Process Speeds Business Development in Virginia

Downtown Culpeper 2010

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