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Oklahoma Gets U.S. Small Business Funds

The state will receive $13.2 million in State Small Business Credit Initiative investment funds to expand high-growth businesses.

R3 Composites Plans Indiana Plant

The maker of plastic molded components will invest $4.5 million in a manufacturing center in Grabill, IN, creating 400 new jobs.

Schumacher Expands in Lafayette, LA

The healthcare giant will invest $19 million to grow its corporate headquarters, creating 600 new jobs.

Bridgestone Expands in South Carolina

The tire giant will invest $135 million in its Aiken County plant, adding 266,000 square feet and creating 122 new jobs.

NY Unveils $1 Billion ED Consolidation

The Empire State is creating 10 regional councils that will submit project applications to a consolidated funding pool.

U.S. Closing 800 Data Centers

The federal consolidation will shutter about 40 percent of the government's computer database facilities, cutting several thousand jobs in the process.

ITT Exelis Picks Virginia for New HQ

ITT's Defense & Information Solutions unit will invest $5 million in a corporate headquarters in Fairfax County, VA, creating 100 jobs.

Hasbro Plans $24 Million Expansion in RI

The toy company will create nearly 300 jobs in downtown Providence.

One Solutions Logistics Expands in IN

The logistics supply company will grow its operations at Honda's Greensburg plant, creating up to 191 jobs by 2012.

Allconnect Puts Service Center in KY

The company is investing $7 million in a new facility at the Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington, creating 220 jobs.

Full Faith and Credit

With Congress deadlocked over a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, it's time to put a fresh idea on the table.

Mars Plans Manufacturing Plant in Topeka

The chocolate candy giant will invest $250 million in the multi-phase project in Kansas, creating at least 200 new jobs.

Switzerland Largest Investor in U.S.

The Commerce Department's annual report pegs foreign direct investment from the Alpine nation at more than $42 billion in 2010.

Daniel Defense Plans Facility in SC

The firearms producer will invest $5.3 million in a new manufacturing plant in Jasper County, creating 100 new jobs.

Vlad the Impaler

If you want to know what's going on in Russia's economic development program, you have to ask the right questions.

Time Warner Makes Move to Colonie, NY

The cable company plans to relocate at least 235 positions and create 50 more.

Bed Techs Expands in Aurora, IN

The hospital bed remanufacturer will consolidate operations and add 55 new jobs.

Solar Generation Forges Ahead in Ohio

AEP Ohio and Turning Point Solar LLC have collaborated on a 49.9-megawatt project that will create approximately 600 jobs.

Dannon Invests $88 Million in Ohio Plant

The yogurt giant will receive a $460,000 grant for workforce training and new equipment at the Minster, OH facility, creating 100 new jobs.

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Tennessee Brings Home Top Honors for Economic Development

The Tennessee business climate is one of a kind. The New York Times listed Nashville as the #15 place to visit and Pollstar ranked Bridgestone Arena 6th in the country and 21st in the world when it comes to arena ticket sales.

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ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

Eurotranciatura USA Expanding In Tennessee

The steel company will create more than 170 new jobs and invest $12.6 million to expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Paris, TN.

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Surveys & Research

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.