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Illinois

Business, Civic Leaders Build On Illinois’ Momentum

Incentives, ‘leading infrastructure,’ and a skilled workforce contribute to the influx of companies making moves in the Land of Lincoln.
Arizona

Arizona Attracts ‘Record Investments,’ ‘Major’ Economic Wins

Arizona saw nearly 100 companies commit projects to the state in 2023, In addition to its interest in growing its semiconductor industry footprint.
Life Sciences Industry Locations

Life Sciences Industry Continues To Thrive

Locations attract biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies by meeting their need for educated workers and access to resources.
New Jersey Economic Growth

New Jersey: Economic Growth Renewed

New Jersey saw a landmark year in 2023, with artificial intelligence (AI), life sciences, and manufacturing contributing to the Garden State's economic growth.
Exploring The Energy Future

Exploring The Energy Future

As industries seek to diversify energy sources, government initiatives remain central to these efforts.
Mississippi

Why? Mississippi

Bill Cork, Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority, shares how the Magnolia State supports speed-to-market through ready sites, workforce training, and strategic location.
Military Communities

Military Communities Serve As Opportunity Zones For Nearby Cities

Opportunity zones help defense contractors address nation’s aging military industrial base. Plus, Viewpoint: Federal Opportunity Zones As Business Recruitment Tool
Manufacturing Industry

Digital Adaption Key To Manufacturing Industry

Embracing new technologies will be an important avenue as growth is projected to continue in the manufacturing industry.
South Carolina economic development

South Carolina: Supporting Business From Launch To Legacy

The South Carolina Department of Commerce’s new brand campaign reinforces the state’s commitment to companies’ long-term success.
North Carolina BioPharma Crescent

North Carolina’s BioPharma Crescent: Fertile For Manufacturing

This five-county region in eastern North Carolina is home to biopharma firms from around the world.
Pennsylvania Economic Development, Governor Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Renews Economic Development Strategy

Governor Josh Shapiro outlines how the Keystone State’s first economic development strategy in more than two decades will spur growth and interest.
Site Selection For Advanced Manufacturing

Site Selection For Advanced Manufacturing

These modern manufacturers value workers, speed-to-market, and a supportive environment in location decision-making.
Northwest Ohio

Why? Northwest Ohio

Dean Monske, President & CEO, Regional Growth Partnership, shares how workforce and project-ready sites are spurring a renaissance for distribution operations and other industries in northwest Ohio.
Wisconsin Economy

Community, Business Leaders Bolster Wisconsin’s Economy

The Badger State could add more than 190,000 jobs across occupations from 2020 to 2030, according to Job Center of Wisconsin projections.
New England

New England Continues To See Economic Improvement

As part of its rebounding economy, the New England region has seen its unemployment rate reach its lowest point since 2000.
Missouri

Show-Me State Prioritizes Infrastructure, Workforce Development

Myriad companies have moved into Missouri communities around Kansas City, St. Louis, and Joplin over the past year.
Montgomery County, Texas

Lone Star State Success Driven By ‘Hardworking Texans’

Governor Greg Abbott credits the state’s residents — and economic development tools — for its top business ranking.
Nevada

Nevada: To The Next Level

Innovations are on the rise in the Silver State with clean energy and tech-focused accelerators in motion.
North Carolina business climate

Partnership Drives Success In The Tar Heel State

North Carolina’s commitment to a top workforce, clean energy, and a favorable business climate are credited for the state’s success.
Michigan workforce programs

Michigan Welcomes ‘Risk-Takers,’ ‘Gritty Workers’

Michigan has workforce programs in place to bring business to the state, and has seen continued success in the auto industry.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.