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Industry Focus: Global Aerospace Production Soars To New Heights

Despite Defense cutbacks, the aerospace industry is being boosted into the stratosphere by the commercial aircraft sector.
Level 3 is a global provider of data, voice, video and managed services.

Level 3 Opens New Data Center In Herndon, VA

Global data center network supports demanding requirements for enterprises and government customers to deliver high-performing business applications.
Toyota Technical Center Ann Arbor, MI, headquarters.

Toyota Continues To Grow Investment In Michigan

As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.
Varian

Varian Medical Systems Breaks Ground On Expansion In Utah

Business leaders and political figures join celebration marking construction to accommodate continued growth in medical device sales.
TTI Floorcare

TTI Floor Care North America To Expand Cookeville, TN Operations

As TTI Floor Care’s operations expand and product lines are moved to Cookeville, the company plans to return portions of their production capacity from China and Mexico.

Let Them Eat Crude

If your grocery runs out of Cheerios, blame North Dakota.
Bill Hagerty

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development

Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shares his thoughts on education, technology, and logistics for the state.
Gov. Scott Walker

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

M-WERC envisions the center as a resource for both entrepreneurs—independent individuals with ideas they want to transform into successful businesses­—and "intrapreneurs"—individuals employed by companies who have an idea that they want to turn into a profitable product or service offering.

Toyota Growing In Gibson County, IN

Toyota adding 300 jobs to build more Highlanders in Indiana, improving production flexibility.
Smart Grid

Spending On Smart Grid Technologies Will Total Nearly $600 Billion From 2014 Through 2023

Intelligence is being distributed to the edges of the grid, according to report from Navigant Research.
BDI Pharma HQ

BDI Pharma To Open New Irving, TX Distribution Center

Specialty pharmaceutical distributor more than doubles warehousing capacity and adds additional shipping capabilities; expands operating hours for customers nationwide.
Bridor

Bridor Bakery Announces Vineland, NJ Expansion

The plant will continue to produce Bridor’s broad line of baguettes, breads and rolls while expanding its laminated pastry dough and signature flaky croissant capacity.

Tale of Two Cities

Their acronyms may rhyme, but KC and AC appear to be moving in opposite directions.
RiverBend

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
Henry Schein

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Opens New Utah Headquarters

The new Henry Schein Practice solutions headquarters features a redesigned work environment created to optimize the company's technology support function, and collaborative spaces for its development teams.
Bowling Green

Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.
Deal

Feature Story: Georgia’s Governor’s Report – Rising And Ready For The Future

With a welcoming, down-home business climate, the peach state is reinventing itself as an automotive powerhouse and a film production mecca poised to give Hollywood a run for its money.
Microgrid

US Microgrid Capacity Will Exceed 1.8GW By 2018

New microgrid customers will include cities, communities and public institutions.
Jack Rogers

First Word: All Arrows Point Up

The anniversary edition of our economic development scorecard is the most comprehensive, fairly evaluated and informative rankings anywhere.
Gov. Corbett

Low-Interest Loans Support Manufacturing Growth In Pennsylvania

At its recent meetings, PIDA approved nearly $15.1 million in low-interest loans for 12 projects in Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Mercer, Mifflin, Northampton and Westmoreland counties that are projected to create 229 new jobs and retain 664 jobs.

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BF Location Video: Sundance 2014 – Reconstructing Utah

"What if you woke up tomorrow and everything you'd come to know about Utah was gone?" Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert rallies a team of business and community leaders to highlight what makes Utah a top state for business. Enjoy this fast, fun movie trailer for "Reconstructing Utah!"

Latest Blog Posts

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Italian Paper Company Breaks Ground In Ohio

Sofidel Group’s new $300 million integrated paper mill is expected to bring 300 jobs to Circleville, OH.

Cape Coral Economic Development Office: Location Spotlight of the Week

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

Surveys & Research

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.