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Don’t let your project get detoured or end up on the wrong development track by ignoring the factors that make transportation a critical consideration in site selection decisions.

Yearly Archives: 2010

Covering the Ground on Transportation Issues

Don’t let your project get detoured or end up on the wrong development track by ignoring the factors that make transportation a critical consideration in site selection decisions.

60 Seconds with Mark Peterson, President, Greater Rochester Enterprise

The state government and legislature in New York is preparing to end the Empire Zone incentives program in July and replace it with a...

Grow Your Own

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Dow Invests $294 Million in MI Battery Plant

A pair of initiatives by Dow Chemical Co. will bring hundreds of green jobs to the state, Michigan Economic Development Corp. confirmed ...

Oak Ridge Energy Corridor To Promote Electric Vehicles

A consortium of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley organizations, regional planners, and the Department of Energy have formed...

RI Gets $22.3-Million Grant for Wind Energy

The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC), a subsidiary of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was awarded a $22.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic...

USDA Boosts Rural Development

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the selection of community based organizations in 18 states to receive funding to promote economic growth. USDA Rural...

Inherit the Wind

We’ll be the first to admit that as we have tracked the burgeoning implementation of wind-powered energy in the past two years, our attention...

Bombardier Lands in Macon, GA

Macon, GA Mayor Robert Reichert and Macon Bibb County Industrial Authority Chairman Cliff Whitby have announced that Bombardier Aerospace will open a ...

U.S. Backs New Nuclear Power Plants

President Obama put his stamp of approval this week on the reemergence of nuclear power in the United States, announcing that the Energy Department...

2010 Silicon Valley Index Sounds Alarm

The 2010 Index of Silicon Valley paints a gloomy picture of California’s recession-battered high-tech hub and warns that rapid economic growth in other countries...

Reaching for Olympic Gold

As the winter Olympics unfold in Vancouver, B.C., the quadrennial guessing game has begun. Speculation is rampant, but not about which competitors will...

Wisconsin Pools Stimulus Bonds

Wisconsin is moving to make use of $238 million in economic development bonding provided under the federal stimulus program. Gov. Jim Doyle recently signed...

Ohio Third Frontier Renewal Up to Voters

A $700 million renewal of Ohio Third Frontier — the 10-year, $1.6 billion project to re-energize Ohio’srneconomy by investing in emerging technologies — will be...

Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens in Tennessee

One of the world’s first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants has opened near Vonore, TN, marking what Gov. Phil Bredesen calls “an important step forward”...

Linden, NJ Approves Clean Coal Plant

The city of Linden, NJ has cleared the way for the construction of a $5-billion clean coal plant to be constructed on the...

Aeroframe Expands at Chennault International Airport

Gov. Bobby Jindal, Aeroframe Services President and CEO Roger Porter and Lake Charles, LA Mayor Randy Roach have announced that Aeroframe will ...

Dow Eyes Midland, MI for Site of Solar Shingle Plant

The Dow Chemical Company has announced that Midland, MI has been identified as the preferred site for the first full-scale production facility for its...

Louisiana Marching in Saints Parade

Louisiana Economic Development is maximizing the positive impact of the New Orleans Saints' appearance in the Super Bowl by taking out full-page ads in...

Niagara Power to Boost Erie Canal Harbor Development

The New York State Economic Development Power Allocation Board (EDPAB) officially authorized the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to utilize net revenues from the...

Report Projects 7,000 Renewable Energy Jobs in Utah

A new study concludes that new renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in Utah could yield 7,000 net ongoing jobs, $310 million in net...

Experian Adding 300 Jobs in Allen, TX

International credit information firm Experian plans to increase the size of its Allen, TX operation by almost a third, according to a report...

Bluegrass Region Attracts $47.5 Million in Venture Funds

Entrepreneurial companies in the Bluegrass Region attracted $47.5 million in venture funding, including angel and venture capital investments, in 2009, according to the annual...

BOUNCING BACK: The Global Recovery Takes Hold

The interdependence of global markets left no one unscathed during the Great Recession. Reshaped economic models aimed at innovation are growth engines for recovery.

Where The Grass is Getting Greener

State approval of the use of marijuana for reducing nausea in chemotherapy patients and other medical applications is spreading like, well, ...

OK Governor Urges Funding for EDGE

Gov. Brad Henry is asking state lawmakers to develop a permanent funding source for a planned $1 billion endowment to help fund research projects...

Production, Processing and Distribution—In States That Suit

Market, transportation and material access help fuel location choices for the businesses that feed us.

Aerospace: Onward and Upward

Innovations and advances in technology are poised to send aerospace industry growth into orbit.

Illinois: Industrial Powerhouse in America’s Heartland

The Land of Lincoln boasts a $590-billion economy, the fifth-largest in the nation, and a talented workforce that numbers more than six million.

Illinois: Industrial Powerhouse in America’s Heartland

The Land of Lincoln boasts a $590-billion economy, the fifth-largest in the nation, and a talented workforce that numbers more than six million.

City of Hesperia

Metro Spotlight

Georgia Corporate Moves

Orcon Products Expands to Coffee County The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has announced that Orcon Products, based in Union City, CA, is expanding...

A Partnership For Action in New Jersey

The Garden State’s new governor is taking a hands-on approach to job creation, pledging to improve the business climate through deregulation and lower tax rates.

Georgia Corporate Moves

Orcon Products Expands to Coffee County The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) has announced that Orcon Products, based in Union City, CA, is expanding...