The Buckeye State aims to improve its competitiveness with a new employer-driven training program to provide direct financial assistance to develop workforce skills. From the January/February 2013 issue
A new 42.5-acre container transfer facility will facilitate movement of cargo through the port and from the mainline. From the January/February 2013 issue
The Sunflower State is much more than America’s breadbasket. Today, the state is home to thriving manufacturing, service, wholesale and retail industries. From the January/February 2013 issue
As the economic picture brightens in the Golden State, energy reserves that could unlock $1 trillion in new state revenues beckon. From the January/February 2013 issue
The Latin American leader leans on its reliable workforce, countless industrial parks and a robust network of trade agreements to grow its economy in 2013. From the January/February 2013 issue.
Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue
More than 250 companies agreed in 2012 to create 27,620 new jobs in Indiana, exceeding any year on record. From the January/February 2013 issue
The average wage for jobs in the Utah life sciences industry is $59,480, or 53 percent above the private-sector average of $38,932. From the January/February 2013 issue
Putting a trade zone under an Alternative Site Framework gives locations greater flexibility to meet requests for zone status while making the process less expensive. From the January/February 2013 issue
At least $13 billion in public investment is earmarked for port development in the next decade. With the expansion of the Panama Canal and steady growth of U.S. exports, developers and investment interests are bullish on U.S. ports. From the January/February 2013 issue
Airbus is putting its North American manufacturing hub in Mobile. We asked AL DOC chief Greg Canfield about the impact on the state’s growing aerospace industry. From the January/February 2013 issue
Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.
It's time for our annual exercise, separating wheat from chaff in the fertile fields of development. As always, our rankings point to growth potential. But in a struggling economy, we're also giving extra credit for real jobs. From the July/August 2012 issue
The global financial contraction put a squeeze on seed money for biotech startups, forcing locations to build their biotech future the old-fashioned way: with long-term planning and a comprehensive strategy for growth. From the May/June 2012 issue.
Several major automotive initiatives are keeping jobs rolling into the Mountain State. From the May/June 2012 issue
Gov. Gary Herbert is well on the way to hitting his target of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days, unveiling several new high-wage projects in growth sectors. From the May/June 2012 issue
From the snow-capped Rockies of Wyoming to the scenic vistas of the Tennessee Valley, new data centers are popping up across the landscape as a hot growth sector continues to expand. From the May/June 2012 issue
Spillover effects are traveling back and forth between emerging and advanced economies. From the May/June 2012 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
A state strategy to invest in clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy is generating thousands of jobs while reducing energy consumption. From the May/June 2012 issue