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Module X

Module X Solutions Announces 357-Job Expansion In Shreveport

Project will result in 930 new direct and indirect jobs upon completion.
TD Bank Green Attitudes

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.
walmart ecommerce

Walmart Selects Indiana For New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

Walmart has announced plans to locate an eCommerce fulfillment center in Plainfield, IN, creating up to 303 new jobs by 2016.

Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go

Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.
Giti Tire

Giti Tire To Build New Plant In South Carolina

This is the first greenfield project in North America for Giti Tire. The plant will be built with a focus on maintaining a healthy balance with the environment and following the company's green initiatives.

Fukushima: Year Three

The mega-disaster that won't go away isn't getting any better.
Grainger Distribution

Grainger Announces Plans For New Northeast Distribution Center

Company purchases land to build 1.3 million square foot facility in New Jersey.
Tampa

Peak 10 Expands Presence In Tampa, FL

New Category 5 hurricane resistant data center facility near I-75 business sector will enable the company to service up to 600 additional customers.
Overall Friendly States

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.
Battery Maritime Building

Downtown Alliance Releases Report On Historic Properties And Conversions

Everything old is new again: conversions of historic properties in lower Manhattan are on the upswing.
Gov. Pence

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

Giving and Getting

A report on one state's use of huge tax credits to lure or retain businesses provokes some thoughts on diminishing returns.
DKP

Michigan, Kentucky-Based Steel Processors Pick Indiana For Joint Venture

Serving the automotive, appliance and agriculture industries, DKP Indiana processes aluminum and steel coils and blanks.
Brookdale

Brookdale To Expand Williamson County, TN Headquarters

National senior living operator to invest $2.1 Million; will create 162 new jobs.
National Graphene Institute

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.
4th Source

4th Source Inc. Relocating To Louisiana

The company’s fourth U.S. location in Kenner, LA, will create 320 new direct jobs in greater New Orleans.

PwC Survey Finds Majority Of Investors Consider Sustainability Issues

Largest institutions most likely to consider climate change, resource scarcity and social responsibility in their investment strategies, according to new data from PwC's Investor Resource Institute
Amada Schaumburg

Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute

The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.
Nissan Canton

Nissan Revs Up Production At Canton, MS Plant

Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi.
Tejas Nebraska

Business Report: Oilfield Supplier Tejas Tubular Sets New Plant in Norfolk, NE

A new 350,000-square-foot steel products manufacturing facility will create more than 200 new jobs.

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Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

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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.

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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.