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Industry Focus: Water Resources – Greater Memphis, 100 Trillion Gallons

Memphis Light Gas and Water’s Sheahan Station is one of several huge pumping facilities that keep Memphis Sands Aquifer water flowing through city pipes.

Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: the Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.


Feature Story: A Rising Star In The Southwest

NM Governor Susana Martinez.

Whether it’s cutting taxes 24 times while turning a huge deficit into a surplus or guaranteeing an adequate supply of water in the worst drought in history, New Mexico has a plan that works.


Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

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In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.


Cover Story: Global Biotech Report 2015

University Research Park (aerial view above), in Madison WI, generates about $1 billion for Wisconsin’s economy each year. URP companies spend more than $200 million annually on Wisconsin goods and services.

There hasn’t been a lot of good economic news coming from Europe these days, but the continent is getting a much-needed boost from its growing biotech/pharma labs.


State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas

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The Natural State boasts an educated workforce enriched by long-term training and a strategic location that offers cost-efficient access to tens of millions of U.S. consumers.


State Focus: Minnesota – The Road To Growth Starts Here

The heart of Elk River, MN is powered by nature, with 45 parks covering almost 1,100 acres, more than 75 miles of paved walkways and numerous hiking and biking trails.

With economic growth and job creation lifting a rising tide in the Land of the Lakes, the state looks to expand its trade horizons to international markets.


State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

One of the prime reasons for Islip’s attractiveness to local, national and international businesses is the proximity these businesses have to Long Island-MacArthur Airport (LIMA), pictured here.

Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.