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Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation


Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%, according to a new study from The Conference Board.

Brown & Root To Establish Corporate HQ In Baton Rouge


Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.

Port Everglades Expansion Wins Army Corps Approval


A plan to deepen and widen Florida’s Port Everglades has won a key approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, clearing the way for the port to seek Congressional funding for a project that would generate thousands of jobs and maintain the region’s leading position in international trade.

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to Invest $55 Million, Create 325 Jobs In Chattanooga


Yanfeng, the world’s largest automotive interiors supplier, will invest $55 million in the company’s fourth U.S. facility and create 325 new jobs in Chattanooga, TN.

Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2015-16


Demographic shifts – the impact of retiring Baby Boomers and the rise of the Millennial generation – will likely have the most significant impact on real estate near- and long-term, according to The Counselors of Real Estate’s official CRE® 2015-16 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate.

Techo-Bloc To Invest $34M, Create 85 Jobs in Waterloo, IN


Techno-Bloc, a manufacturer of high-end paving stones and patio blocks, will locate its first Indiana facility in Waterloo, IN, creating up to 85 new jobs by 2018.

Tilson Expands Indiana HQ, Creating 245 New Jobs


Tilson will invest $1.55 million to renovate and expand its current headquarters in Greenwood, IN, creating up to 245 new jobs by 2020.

AZZ To Build “Greenfield” Galvanizing Services Plant in Reno, NV


AZZ incorporated will build a new hot-dip galvanizing plant on a 25-acre site located in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center east of Sparks, Nevada.

The Reno plant will be an environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art, 50,000-square foot facility.