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Lion of the Senate

Be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. William Shakespeare -- Twelfth...

Kentucky Consolidates Development Incentives

Incentives for a New Kentucky consolidates four initiatives into a single, flexible tax incentive called the Kentucky Business Investment (KBI) Program.

Bait and switch

The ''credibility gap'' at the new General Motors seems to be growing a lot faster than the pile of old cars GM...

U.S. Awarding $3 Billion in Clean Energy Grants

Stimulus funds will provide direct payments to companies for 5,000 biomass, solar, wind and other energy production facilities.


While we were watching the Yankees sweep the Red Sox over the weekend, the former slugger, David Ortiz, came up to bat. Suddenly, one...

Saft America to Build Lithium-Ion Battery Plant in Florida

Saft America, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-technology batteries, was awarded a $95.5-million federal grant to construct a LEED-certified...

DED Tax Credits Spur $17.8 Million Investment in KC

Mars Petcare US, Inc., has been approved for $971,660 in EEZ tax credits over a five-year period for the creation of 157 new jobs and new investment of $17.8 million.

Niagara of New Jersey

The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when...

Ask the guy who carved them

Easter Island sits in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Known to its natives as Rapa Nui and governed by Chile, this tiny volcanic...

Gestamp to Build $90-Million Auto Parts Plant in Chattanooga

The stamping facility will create 230 jobs as a Tier 1 supplier to VW's new assembly plant.

Luther Forest Tech Campus Breaks Ground for $4.2-Billion Microchip Plant

The Fab 2 facility in Malta, NY is expected to create 1,400 high-tech jobs in the Saratoga County region

Federal Judge Dismisses Texas Challenge to DHS Selection of Kansas as Biodefense Lab Site

Kansas wins the first round in a legal fight with Texas over the $500-billion NBAF facility as judge rules the case was filed "prematurely" because the land deal has not been signed. Texas says it will re-file the complaint.

A fire on the moon

Forty years ago this week, three men were strapped into a metal capsule perched atop a 36-story marvel of engineering that had three million...

Call it the Willis Tower

The tallest building in North America, formerly known as the Sears Tower, has a new name.

Exxon Mobil Investing $600 Million in Algae-based Biofuels

In a partnership with Synthetic Genomics, the oil giant will create a biofuels test facility in San Diego.

India-based pipe maker cancels $100-million plant in Arkansas

Man Industries Ltd. has decided not to build a U.S. manufacturing facility in Little Rock, prompting the city to buy back the land set aside for the project.

Orlando International Lures Avocet

200 jobs and an almost $5 million airport hangar are coming to Central Florida.

East wind

China probably will surpass the U.S. this year as the country that spews out the most greenhouse gases. At the same time, it is moving quickly to become the number one manufacturer for renewable energy.

Rat Pack

We caught up with Fred, our favorite talking mouse, in Vegas this week. We found him sunning himself by the pool at...

High-Tech Small Business Funding Available in Kentucky

Kentucky's SBIR-STTR program enables small businesses that have received federal grants for R&D to apply for matching state funds through July 31, 2009.

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Renamed Decatur Central Railroad Gets New Operators, Rehab

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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.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Chinese investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.