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Auto Supplier Yorozu To Build $100M Plant, Create 300 Jobs In Alabama

Yokohama, Japan-based Yorozu Corp., a global Tier 1 automotive supplier, plans to invest more than $100 million to build an advanced metal stamping facility in Jasper, Alabama, creating 300 jobs.

Americans Confident U.S. Is A Global Technology Leader

Americans are confident the U.S. is a global technology leader, and 61% of Americans are willing to relocate for a higher salary, according to new Modis survey.
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DaVita to Expand World Headquarters in Downtown Denver

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is expanding in downtown Denver, building a new space directly across the street from its original headquarters building in the city’s lower downtown area.
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Calabrian Corp. Building Liquid Sulfur Dioxide Production Facility In Eastern Canada

Calabrian Corporation, a leading producer of liquid Sulfur Dioxide in North America, is building a new liquid Sulfur Dioxide production facility in the City of Timmins, Ontario.
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Facebook Expands Data Center Operations in Forest City, NC

Facebook will expand its Forest City, NC data center operations, investing more than $200 million to build a new 480,000-square-foot data center facility on its existing campus.

21st Century Ghost Town

A bricks-and-mortar SimCity is set to rise near Las Cruces, NM.
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Infographic: Small, Mid-sized Businesses Plan To Hire, Invest Despite Economic Concerns

CEOs remain optimistic about their businesses’ growth, despite greater concerns about the challenging economy, according to the latest Vistage "CEO Confidence Index Survey."
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Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh

Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.
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Rolls-Royce Investing Nearly $600M In Indiana

Rolls-Royce plans to invest nearly $600 million in its operations and research in Indianapolis over the next five years.

TCC Software Solutions Adding 105 Jobs In Broad Ripple, IN

TCC Software Solutions, an IT services and solutions provider, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, IN creating up to 105 new high-wage jobs by 2019.
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Eagle Bend Manufacturing To Expand In Tennessee

Eagle Bend Manufacturing will expand its current operations in Clinton, TN, investing $54.9 million and creating 127 new jobs.
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Business Owners Expect To Profit In 2015: Will Increase Hiring, Invest In Operations

Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.

First to the Finish Line

Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters.
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Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board.
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Lyft To Invest $5.1M In New Nashville Operations

Rideshare service Lyft will locate its customer experience operations in Tennessee, investing $5.1 million and creating 380 new jobs in Nashville.
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Indorama Ventures To Invest $175M In Ethane Cracker Project Near Lake Charles, LA

Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.
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Digital Media Is On The Move

From the mountains of Utah to the desert in New Mexico, Digital Media pioneers are making magic from pixels in university and government labs that are launching a new growth sector in virtual space.

End Run to Paydirt

Sports gambling still is illegal outside of Vegas, or is that just a fantasy?
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New Study Ranks States by Lowest and Highest Effective Tax Rates

A new study from The Tax Foundation in collaboration with KPMG LLP provides business leaders and policymakers with a comparison of actual state tax burdens faced by real-world business.

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

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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

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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?

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