Content related to ‘Economic Development’

Formosa Petrochemical Considers $9.4B Complex In Louisiana

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With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.


Snapshots: 60 SECONDS… with New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno discusses the Garden State’s growing biotech/pharma industry and workforce training programs.


Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

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A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.


Feature Story: Georgia Governor’s Report – Georgia’s High-Powered Growth Engine

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From foreign investment to surging film production and expanding water resources, Gov. Nathan Deal is making sure that Georgia is building a foundation for sustainable growth.


Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified and Ready to Go

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Site selection professionals zero in on certified shovel-ready sites, which reduce development costs and put projects on a fast track to success.


Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

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The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.


Reform, Reauthorization of EB-5 Investment Program Urged

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Congressional reauthorization of the EB-5 investment program needs to happen before it expires on September 30, and should include measures to improve the program’s transparency and accountability, according to The Real Estate Roundtable.


Auto Supplier Kamtek To Create 350 Jobs, Invest $530M in Alabama Expansion

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Auto supplier Kamtek will invest $530 million and create 350 jobs in an expansion of its Birmingham, AL operation that includes opening a new aluminum casting facility to meet automaker demands for lighter parts.



Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories

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Our 11th annual rankings report is Business Facilities’ most comprehensive evaluation to date of state, metro and international leaders in more than 50 critical categories essential to site selection choices.