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GM Upgrading Romulus, MI Plant for New Fuel-Efficient Engine

The auto giant will invest $385 million to prepare the plant for production of an all-new, fuel efficient engine program, creating or retaining 320 jobs.

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The battle over the bailout of Greece threatens to break apart the Euro Zone.

Signpost Up Ahead

The battle over the bailout of Greece threatens to break apart the Euro Zone.

Bell Helicopter Invests $230 Million in Texas HQ Upgrade

The company may invest more than $1 billion over the next five years in the Fort Worth facility, which employs 6,700.

Nephron Invests $313 Million in South Carolina Facility

The pharmaceuticals company will locate its new operations in Lexington County, creating 707 new jobs.

CT Enacts $626-Million Economic Development Package

A divided state Legislature puts aside partisan bickering and comes together in a special one-day session to pass a much-needed job-creating measure.

California Nightmare

While protesters occupy downtown Oakland, the municipal building in Vallejo is nearly empty.

California Nightmare

While protesters occupy downtown Oakland, the municipal building in Vallejo is nearly empty.

Whirlpool Chopping 5,000 Jobs, Closing Arkansas Factory

The appliance giant's Fort Smith, AR plant will close by mid-2012 as part of a companywide consolidation that will reduce Whirlpool's global workforce by nearly 10 percent.

U.S. GDP Surged 2.5 Percent in Third Quarter

The stock market rallies by more than 300 points as the Euro Zone debt plan and U.S. growth fuel hope that a double-dip recession will be averted.

Biomass Partnership Retains & Creates KY Jobs

The Lubrizol Corporation, Zeon Chemicals and Recast Energy will invest $22 million in Louisville operations.

Mobile Drive-in Bringing 1,100 Jobs to Indiana

LiTEBOX will invest $21 Million on a manufacturing and headquarters move to Indianapolis.

NBC Sports Moving to Connecticut

The network will create 450 new jobs in Stamford.

Innovation Movement Comes to LiveXchange

Consumer Electronics Association CEO Gary Shapiro calls for innovation to resume its rightful place at the center of America’s economic policy.

Amino Acid Endeavor Adds 180 Jobs to Iowa

South Korean company, CJ CheilJedang, will invest $300 million to build a Lysine production plant in Webster County.

Court Showdown Looms on California Plan to Eliminate RDAs

The California Supreme Court has set a Nov. 10 hearing on a lawsuit challenging the state's plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies if they do not submit a $1.7-billion budget payment.

Gov. Christie Unveils New Development Strategy for NJ

The NJ governor's growth strategy targets six sectors, seeks to prevent "haphazard" sprawl in the state's dwindling rural areas and creates a new Garden State Fund to support development.

Damascus Bakeries Relocates to Newark, NJ

The Brooklyn-based company has purchased a building in Newark's South Ward and will invest $4.7 million in the project, creating 180 jobs.

Lippert, Kinro Expansions Add 330 Jobs in Elkhart County

Drew Industries says Goshen and Middlebury have been chosen as the sites for an expansion of Indiana operations by its two subsidiaries.

Aurora, CO Wins Competition for GE’s Solar Panel Plant

The $300-million PrimeStar Solar thin-film manufacturing facility will open next year and employ 355 workers.

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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.

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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.