State Focus Archives

Illinois: A Natural Leader

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The Land of Lincoln is a $700-billion economy built around global commerce in advanced manufacturing and financial services.

Arizona: Great and Getting Greater

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Greater Phoenix, Arizona is a high-tech hub and a growth juggernaut, with unparalleled market access to the Mountain and Western regions of the U.S.

Florida: More Than Fun And Sun

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Florida is serious about business. State and economic development leaders are working to bring business to the state and keep it here.

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Boston Scientific has had offices in Marlborough for years and, after building a new state-of-the-art facility, it officially moved its Global Headquarters to the city in 2014. Posted on:

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

State Focus: Tennessee Reigns Supreme In The Southeast

The new U.S. headquarters of So.F.teR. in Lebanon, TN is dedicated to the production, development and sale of engineering plastics for the automotive, appliance, construction and electrical markets. Posted on:

The Business Facilities back-to-back State of the Year honoree shows no signs of slowing down its jobs juggernaut, with every week bringing a new project to the volunteer state.

State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business

The 108-acre Centennial Industrial Park features 58 acres that are ready to build and available for sale or lease; an adjacent 50 acres, available for future development, is ideal for light industry, advanced manufacturing and supply-chain support. Posted on:

Construction cranes are dotting the idyllic skies in the northwest, where, among other projects, the new world headquarters of Amazon is taking shape amid a bustling real estate market.

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. Posted on:

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.