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World Water Day

World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”
Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy: Location Spotlight Of The Week

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.
PayPal Charlotte

PayPal Creating 400 Jobs In North Carolina

San Jose, CA-based PayPal, Inc. will invest over $3.6 million in a 400-job global operations center in Charlotte, NC by the end of 2017.

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.
yogurt manufacturing

Chobani Expanding World’s Largest Yogurt Manufacturing Plant

The company will invest nearly $100 million to expand its Twin Falls, ID yogurt manufacturing operation.
photonics

Photonics Companies Investing $1.6B In Rochester, Creating More Than 1,400 Jobs

Photonics company Avogy will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Rochester; Together with Photonica, will locate advanced development and early manufacturing at Eastman Business Park.

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston To Expand In Oregon

The $30 million investment will add additional processing capacity for making formed products such as hash brown patties and potato puffs.
ADP Norfolk Virginia

ADP Investing $32.25M In Virginia Customer Service Center

ADP chose to locate the new facility in Norfolk because of the thriving business climate in the city and Virginia.
Plano Texas

House Bill 1223 Helps Bring Skybox Data Center To Plano, Texas

Legacy One will be one of the only data centers in Texas that qualifies for House Bill 1223, which can provide industry-leading data center sales and use tax abatements for large data center users across their servers, power, infrastructure and operations.
Florida Enterprise Fund

Florida: A Million Miles For A Million Jobs In The Sunshine State

On a statewide bus tour, Gov. Rick Scott hails Florida’s success creating new jobs, calling for $1 billion in tax cuts and the creation of a $250-million Florida Enterprise Fund.
Real Estate Decisions

Talent Beats Cost As Leading Driver Of Real Estate Decisions

As corporate executives increasingly view office environments as recruitment and retention tools, talent is more important than cost when it comes to making real estate decisions, according to a new CBRE survey.
Smart City Challenge

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.
site selection event

Premier Corporate Site Selection Event Happens Next Month

Join us April 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, FL for Business Facilities LiveXchange, the premier site selection event for corporate site selectors and consultants.
McKesson Dallas

McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs

A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $9.75 million has been offered to the San Francisco-based healthcare services and IT company.

Fukushima: Five Years Later

An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Develey Mustard & Condiments

Condiment Maker To Invest $20M, Create 150 Jobs In Tennessee

Develey Mustard & Condiments Corporation will invest $20 million in its first North American production facility, creating 150 jobs in Dyer County over the next five years.
data center campus

Iron Mountain Picks Northern Virginia For Data Center Campus

The project allows Iron Mountain Data Centers to enter the Greater Washington metropolitan area from a strategic location with robust power and fiber infrastructure that will accommodate highly secure data center applications.
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South Carolina Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of South Carolina financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.
Regional Distribution Center

Indiana Lands $26M Regional Distribution Center

The Fort Wayne logistics hub will provide easy and affordable access to the Great Lakes/Midwest region and beyond.
West Virginia (WV) State Flag.

West Virginia Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of West Virginia financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

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