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This region in western Massachusetts is transforming itself into an alternative energy leader with wind turbines, biodiesel and other renewable resource projects.

Winds of Change in the Berkshires

Winds of Change in the Berkshires

This region in western Massachusetts is transforming itself into an alternative energy leader with wind turbines, biodiesel and other renewable resource projects.

2008 Mayors’ Report

Featuring reports from the Mayors of Jersey City, NJ, Decatur, IL, and New Lenox, IL

Environmental Due Diligence Begins During Site Selection

Engaging a consultant and conducting an environmental site assessment on properties under consideration can save time and money later.

The Gem State Polishes Its Economic Equities

Idaho's whirlwind of new business announcements, financial incentives, and commerce Web sites is reshaping the state's economic forecast.

Maine’s New Maritime Marketing Message

The boat building business is a hallmark of Maine's marine industry, and a new branding strategy aims to promote a fresh, new image.

Fueling North America’s Energy Demands

New developments at Irving Oil and Point Lepreau will bolster New Brunswick's already substantial energy production capabilities.

Hot Logistics Locales

Supply chains now have global reach, and product flow often is measured in weeks rather than days. The contingencies of logistics and DC networks have changed dramatically.

Business-Minded, Fun-Filled Virginia

Virginia is a place where, when a productive workday ends, business professionals trade their power suits for swimsuits and their dress shoes for tennis sneakers.

Hollywood Down in the Bayou

The Shreveport-Bossier area has become a big hit with the film industry thanks to attractive incentives, the right infrastructure, and good old fashioned Southern hospitality.

Austin, Texas – Metro Spotlight

The Green Heart of Central Texas Nestled in the center of Texas, the Greater Austin metropolitan area, comprised of 11 cities in five counties,...

Las Cruces, New Mexico Metro Spotlight

New Mexico BorderPlex—ROCKET-POWERED DEVELOPMENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES • Type of Government: City Manager,   City Council • Councilors/Commissioners: 6   Elected by district • Leadership: Mayor, Elected...

Alabama Corporate Moves

  Federal Agency Brings Thousands of Jobs to Huntsville The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently broke ground in Huntsville, AL on its Von Braun III...

Covering All the Bases

This month, the Expert explains why environmental assessments and conveyance strategies are key to locating on a former military site.

60 Seconds with Stuart MacKay, President of MMK Consulting

Stuart MacKay, president of MMK Consulting, is the founder and co-author of Competitive Alternatives, KPMG's Guide to International Business Location. Before 2001, MacKay worked...

Green Is Gold

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Economic Development in a Flash

How Micron and Intel's Joint Venture Became Utah's Largest Business Investment

Economic Awakening in the Mohawk Valley

The transformation of Griffiss Air Force Base into a thriving business and technology park

The UK’s Most Lucrative Locations, Pound for Pound

Bolstered by its powerful currency, the UK offers a sterling business climate, but savvy U.S. companies are sidestepping the expenses of London for cheaper locations.

Retail Set to Ride Out A Recession

Despite a shaky economic outlook, the U.S. retail industry relies on its chain stores, online sales, and shopaholics to reinforce its big business status.

South Carolina: A Sweet Spot in the Southeast

Several new developments in South Carolina are helping to advance the state's economy.

Florida: A Ripe Climate for Innovation

The Sunshine State, famous for its beaches and orange groves, has become a center of development for several emerging industries, and a biotechnology leader.

Endless Opportunities in North Carolina

North Carolina presents a wealth of opportunities for all types of businesses.

Innovating Big in Rhode Island

The nation's smallest state has been working hard to nurture technology breakthroughs with several ambitious economic development programs.

Where Call Centers Call Home

While specific sectors of the call center industry fluctuate, the industry as a whole continues to boom throughout the United States.

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Featured Location Spotlight

City Of Zibo: Location Spotlight Of The Week

Zibo is listed as one of China's Top 50 Cities in Competitive Strength year after year since 1992. In 2015, Zibo ranked 40th in China's Top 100 Cities of Comprehensive Strength and 35th in Forbes' Best Commercial City in Mainland China.

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BF Location Video: Bedford County, Virginia

Bedford County, Virginia's premier technology park is New London Business & Technology Center, located on U.S. 460 just outside Lynchburg, VA and just minutes away from the Lynchburg airport and Liberty University. Perfect for advanced manufacturing and R&D focused businesses.