CHARGING INTO AN ELECTRIC FUTURE A new era has dawned on U.S. streets. With the arrival of two all-electric vehicles, Chevy's Volt and Nissan's Leaf, the long-awaited conversion from fossil-fueled cars has begun in earnest. Industry analysts predict as many as two million electric cars on the road in the U.S. by 2013. But the Volt comes with a hefty $40,000 sticker and only a h ...Read more ›
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Construction Begins on ADA Tech Park in Ardmore A public-private partnership between the Ardmore Development Authority (ADA) and ATP Investments, LLC began construction this month on a 47-acre technology park in Ardmore, OK. The park will be located on the west side of Ardmore, approximately 1 mile from Interstate 35. The first phase of construction will consist of putting in the initial stages of infrastru ...Read more ›
Refusing to bow to a plague of disasters—including a hurricane, a huge oil spill and a national economic downturn—Louisiana responds with a diverse, innovative growth strategy. ...Read more ›
Gold Award With a $3.6-billion expansion of Samsung’s semiconductor fabrication facility in Austin, TX, the capital of the Lone Star State has put everyone on notice that it intends to remain the top U.S. hub in the burgeoning microchip sector. Project Title: Samsung Austin Semiconductor Expansion Entered By: Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Our blue-ribbon panel of industry experts had to make some tough ...Read more ›
Community leaders in the Magnolia State are getting down to business by creating new economic growth tools that are garnering national, and even international, attention. ...Read more ›
With one of the fastest-growing clean energy sectors in the nation, including electric car manufacturing, the Volunteer State is poised for growth. ...Read more ›
Geographic Informations Systems are being deployed by locations to enable developers to zero in on available properties. Here are some basic steps for getting the most out of GIS. ...Read more ›