Precertified sites—also known as shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.
As the demand for shovel-ready industrial sites keeps growing, more and more locations are initiating certified sites programs that streamline the approval process for new developments.
Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.
Thanks to a new partnership, sites certified through Sunflower Electric's Certified Sites Program will automatically be certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce.
Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.
The Carolinas, well known for their creative climate and low-cost business environment, are now an East Coast engine for growth hitting on all cylinders. North Carolina and South Carolina are busy certifying shovel-ready sites and pioneering new incentives. From the May/June 2012 issue
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.
Business Facilities' 2020 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at hot topics in economic development on the city and global level, including logistics, startup ecosystems, job growth, cost of living, and more.
Business expansions, community revitalization projects will spur economic growth and extend Michigan’s leadership in automotive manufacturing and future mobility solutions.
Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.
River Ridge Commerce Center, located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River, has become a prime destination for advanced manufacturing and distribution leaders.