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Business Report: Arizona – Ak-Chin Offering The Best Of Both Worlds In Arizona

The Ak-Chin Indian Community gave the adjacent City of Maricopa $7.4 million for the development of its Copper Sky Recreation Complex. Ak-Chin has become an economic powerhouse in western Pinal County, AZ, fueling much of the region’s economic development.

The Santa Cruz Commerce Center is a shovel-ready site with 40 acres of available lots for build-to-suit projects.



Location Focus: Illinois – Trying To Make Headway In Every Way

Arlington Downs

The Land of Lincoln is pulling out all the stops in the name of economic progress.


Industry Focus: Global Aerospace Production Soars To New Heights

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Despite Defense cutbacks, the aerospace industry is being boosted into the stratosphere by the commercial aircraft sector.


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

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


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

RiverBend

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


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

Deal

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.



Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

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We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.


Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We’ve also included our Global Rankings within this story.