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HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has a four-fold mission of conducting genomics-based research to improve human health and well being; implementing genomic medicine, sparking economic development; and providing educational outreach to nurture the next generation of biotech researchers and entrepreneurs, as well as to create a biotech literate public. Learn more.



Businesses Aren’t The Only Thing We Scale
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create. Learn more.


Avondale EDGE, AZ

Discover the Avondale EDGE
Avondale is the keystone business community in Metropolitan Phoenix’s flourishing West Valley. Our proximity to strategic transportation corridors and access to a skilled STEM workforce has made our city the location of choice for forward thinking investors and business owners. Learn more.


City of Peoria Economic Development
Peoria, Arizona, a suburb in the Northwest Phoenix metropolitan area, is a city that is on the rise. From its stunning northern topography to diverse workforce, Peoria is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and invest. Peoria has a strategic vision for economic development and wants to be a partner in development projects. Learn More.


We Have Space
The Economic Initiatives team works with our regional and State partners to attract, expand, and retain businesses in the City of Tucson through the administration of incentives and intensive assistance to primary job creators. Learn more.

University of Arizona Science and Tech Parks
Tech Parks Arizona creates the place, environment, and interactive ground that generates, attracts and retains technology companies and talent in alignment with the research, mission, and goals of the University of Arizona (UA). Learn more.


City of Siloam Springs
Siloam Springs, located in Northwest Arkansas, presents a vibrant business environment across a variety of retail, commercial and industrial activity. The residents and workforce of Siloam Springs, Arkansas provide high quality markets for many types of entrepreneurial businesses and industrial concerns. Learn More.


Southern California’s Best Pro-Business Location
Moreno Valley is home to Fortune 500 and international companies like Amazon, Skechers USA, Procter & Gamble, ResMed, Ross Dress For Less, Medline, Deckers Outdoor, Lowe’s, Harbor Freight Tools and Karma Automotive. We’ve created 20,000 jobs in 6 years Learn More.

Industry Works…For Local Jobs
The City of Industry has a daytime workforce population of more than 60,000 people working in over 3,000 companies located in the city. Designed to attract businesses that benefit from a skilled and dedicated workforce from the surrounding communities, the City is committed to continuously improving the necessary tools to attract manufacturers and employees that want to grow and take pride in American made products. Learn More.


Engage. Retain. Recruit.
AdvanceCT strives to build a place where business, government, higher education and nonprofits come together to implement high impact and inclusive economic development solutions to advance overall competitiveness in Connecticut. Learn More.

Prime Development Property in a Great Location
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, startup, or a fortune 500 company, Bristol is the perfect destination for your business. With resources geared to get you going, to neighborhoods and industrial parks to suit your personality, we welcome you to our All Heart culture of passionate production! Learn More.

MetroHartford Alliance
The MetroHartford Alliance is the region’s business and economic development organization that drives economic prosperity by leading a collaborative and unified strategic effort to retain and create jobs and to promote the Greater HartfordRegion as an exceptional place to build a business, an industry, a career and a future. Learn More.


Delaware Is Where Business Gets Personal
Ready for your business to prosper? We’re DelawareProsperity Partnership, the lead economic development resource for Delaware and we’re here to help your business thrive. Discover why so many businesses choose Delaware. Learn More.


Florida Is Where Business Innovates
Ever since the IBM PC was first invented here in 1981, Florida has become a leader in innovation — a haven for high tech, bolstered by over $10B in annual R&D spending. Discover how Florida has the talent and tools for your business to make history. Learn More.

Launch. From. Here.
There has never been a better time to discover the City of Titusville. Nestled on Central Florida’s Space Coast, Titusville offers a unique blend of stunning natural assets and astounding man-made wonders, all aligned against a canvas of rich history and innovative technologies. Learn More.

Elevate Lake Economic Development
The Lake County Office of Elevate Lake is an office of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners. With a mission to aggressively retain, attract and grow jobs in Lake County, we are relentlessly focused on being the most proactive County in Florida for economic development and business friendly practices. Our professional staff is dedicated to providing excellent service and support for businesses of any size and across all industries. Learn more.

FPL: Powering Florida’s Growing Businesses
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Florida’s largest utility with 4.9 million customers in 35 counties, has rates 25 percent below the national average, top-tier reliability and incentives for growing businesses. Since 2013, FPL’s Office of Economic Development has directly supported 121 companies grow in Florida, resulting in pledges to create more than 26,000 jobs. Learn More.

Hernando County: Livability, Affordability and Value
Hernando County is a dynamic north Tampa Bay community with a variety of development sites perfect for your business. Land availability, convenient highway access and low cost of living make Hernando County a great place to work and live. Learn More.


The Perfect Place to Start, Move, or Grow
One of the fastest growing areas in the greater Tampa Bay region, Pasco County features a unique blend of undeveloped, open spaces in close proximity to the modern, vibrant communities that makes it a great location to live, visit, and do business. Learn More.

Industrial space in the heart of southeast Florida
Located midway between Orlando and Miami, St. Lucie County is bisected by I-95 and Florida’s Turnpike, offering access within a 3-hour drive to 70% of the state. Close to 6 million SF of spec industrial space is under construction in eight parks, lease space available from 16,500 to 1 million+ SF or BTS. Learn more.

Discover Florida’s Best Location for Business Growth
As the official economic development partnership for GreaterFort Lauderdale/Broward County, our mission is to help companies create and retain high-wage jobs and encourage capital investment in high-value targeted industries. We work to create a strong business climate, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life for all. Learn More.



Elk Grove Village Business Park
Whether it’s time to take the leap and get your business started or you know you’ve got to move in order to get big results, find out how Elk Grove Village can help your business grow. Learn More.

Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) whose electric generation plants provide reliable, abundant, and affordable electricity. Hoosier Energy Economic Development provides economic development resources for your business to relocate or expand in 60 Indiana and Illinois counties. Learn more.


Why Columbus, IN is the #1 Location in the U.S.
Surprised that Columbus, Indiana is consistently ranked one of the top locations in the U.S.? Now is a great time to take a closer look at the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer. Learn More.

Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) whose electric generation plants provide reliable, abundant, and affordable electricity. Hoosier Energy Economic Development provides economic development resources for your business to relocate or expand in 60 Indiana and Illinois counties. Learn more.


Growing business and communities in the Midwest
Get the help you need to locate in Iowa or Wisconsin. Our certified growth sites will help you mitigate risk and get operational faster. At Alliant Energy, we provide innovative energy solutions designed to help you control your energy mix. Learn more.


Making Business Strong. Cutting Red Tape.
We are creating the most pro-business state in America, catering to the needs of business and cutting red tape in the process. Our pro-business initiatives resulted in record investment and job creation. And we’ve only just begun. Learn More.


Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana Economic Development aims to strengthen the state’s business environment and create a more vibrant Louisiana economy. Louisiana offers unique business advantages and countless opportunities. Find out how Louisiana works with you.


Welcome to Richmond, Maine!
The Town of Richmond was named by Governor LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development as a Certified Business Friendly Community in 2013. Maintaining an environment for business growth is a priority for the town. Just ask Wyman & Simpson, Kennebec River Biosciences, Port City Auto Auction, or the many other businesses in town. Learn More.



A Great Place To Thrive
Michigan is home to some of the world’s largest industries. We’re proud to power them with reliable energy and more. From competitive rates to “Energy Ready” certified sites, sustainable energy solutions and links to a robust talent pipeline, we connect all the dots. Let us show you the Great Lakes state is a great place to thrive. Learn more.

Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity
Big changes are taking place in the world and once again Michigan is at the forefront. Businesses are choosing Michiganfor our diverse and abundant workforce, business-friendly environment, low cost of living, and global supply chain assets. The next great revolution is happening right here. So get here or get left behind. Learn More.


Ready To Ignite
MISSISSIPPI IS READY. Ready to ignite your company’s success with the resources, assets and infrastructure you’ve been looking for, as well as the world-class workforce you need to compete. Don’t miss out on the chance to spark new possibilities for your company. Learn More.

Hinds County Economic Development Authority
Hinds County is the star of the State of Mississippi. Being in the same county as the capital city puts your business in a place to grow and thrive! Located in the middle of Memphis, TN and New Orleans, LA via Interstate 55 and in the middle of Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA on Interstate 20, Hinds County, Mississippi is on track to be THE place for distribution, logistics, and advance manufacturing.  Learn More.

The Crossroads Of The South
The purpose of RANKIN FIRST is to combine the economic development efforts of Rankin County to create a comprehensive economic development organization with broad powers to be utilized in the effort to create a higher quality of life for the residents of Rankin County. Another purpose of RANKIN FIRST is to improve and better RankinCounty as a place to live and earn a living. Learn more.


Missouri One Start
Missouri One Start provides a tailored workforce strategy to address your unique business needs. At no cost to eligible businesses, our team at Missouri One Start will customize services ranging from pre-employment screening and recruitment to designing job-specific training both during and after the onboarding process. Our comprehensive workforce program ensures you have the right workforce, with the right skillset, at the right time. Learn More.


Incentives Expire But Montana Values Are Forever
Montana is where ideas grow into opportunities. Our spectacular unspoiled nature and unparalleled access to public lands make for a one-of-a-kind backdrop to build and grow a business. Learn More.


The Claremont Advantage
Claremont is home to precision technology and fine home and cabinetry manufacturing among many other businesses in the industrial lands. Abundant land, a good transportation and broadband network, and much capacity in its infrastructure have made Claremont a true land of opportunity for companies looking to locate or expand in New Hampshire. Learn More.


Henderson – The Center of Business
Henderson’s low cost of business, unprecedented access to local government and world-class lifestyle amenities have elevated the city to a favorite among expanding and relocating businesses. From easy shipping and available land to ample resources and top-notch connectivity, Henderson is loaded with benefits for businesses of all sizes and industries. Learn More.



Discover the Charlotte Region
Nearly 100 people move to the Charlotte Region every day. One of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, Charlotte grew by 32% over the past five years — the fastest of the top 50 metros — and about 50% more than the 2nd fastest growing metro. With thriving advanced manufacturing, automotive, health care and finance sectors, hear from industry leaders how business is better here. Learn More.


BioTech Is Thriving In North Carolina
With 30,000 people working in manufacturing medicines and pharmaceuticals, North Carolina is #1 in biomanufacturing in the United States. From the mountains to the coast, growth is happening, careers are advancing, and opportunities are thriving. Learn More.


Meet Charlotte
Charlotte is recognized worldwide as a hub for company headquarters particularly in the finance, technology and health care industries, and a destination for arts, culture and sports. Learn More.


ElectriCities of North Carolina
ElectriCities of North Carolina is an association of 70+ municipal power providers. Visit our website to find available buildings, land, and demographic information in North Carolina. Learn more and contact ElectriCities today.


The Center of North Carolina Aerospace
Located in the heart of North Carolina, at the center of the East Coast, the Piedmont Triad International Airport supports more than 30,000 jobs, contributes $8.6 billion annually to the local economy and has attracted global brands such as Honda Aircraft Company, HAECO Americas, FedEx Express, and Cessna/Textron. With 1,000 acres ready for development, we’re just getting started. Visit LandatPTI.com to learn why your next big move should be to the Piedmont TriadInternational Airport, the Center of North Carolina Aerospace.


East Coast Made Easy
People and businesses choose Raleigh and Wake County because of a rare combination. Here, the world’s most talented people can innovate and enjoy a high quality of life, while the companies that employ them can operate and grow at a low cost. Grow with us. Learn More.


Welcome to Rowan County, North Carolina
Rowan County is a dynamic region in the Charlotte metro area that is well positioned for growth and investment. With our central location in North Carolina’s Piedmont region, access to a 1.3 million person labor pool, pro-business environment and quality lifestyle, we offer everything your business needs to be as innovative and prosperous as you can envision it. Learn More.



In Ohio, your business will benefit from a simplified tax structure, diversified industrial base, robust supply chain, central location, multi-modal transportation and logistics infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and R&D hubs that—taken together—are tailor-made for growing products and services Made in America. Learn more.

New Logistics Park a “Game-Changer” in Northwest Ohio
Located adjacent to the CSX Intermodal, Logistics Park Ohiois a new 2.5 million square-foot development which provides businesses reduced transportation costs, lower supply chain expenses, and ultimately mitigates risk and increases profits. Learn More.


Lehigh Valley Economic Development
Lehigh Valley, located 90 minutes west of New York City and 60 minutes north of Philadelphia, is one of the fastest growing regions of Pennsylvania. Our population of 688,000 has grown by 6.2% over the last decade. And among the 18-to-34 age group, we’ve grown by more than 10% — the fastest growth rate for that segment of any region in Pennsylvania. Learn more.


The Quonset Development Corporation
Quonset Business Park is one of the premiere business parks in New England. Managed by the Quonset Development Corporation, it is home to almost 200 companies, employing more than 10,000 people in full-and part-time jobs across a variety of industries. The Port of Davisville at Quonset is one of the top ten auto importers in North America. Learn More.



Irving-Las Colinas: The “Headquarters of Headquarters”
Discover why more companies are choosing to call Irving-Las Colinas home. Centrally located in thriving Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving-Las Colinas offers an exceptional lifestyle combined with a pro-business mindset, making it the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas. Learn more.

Taylor, Texas Economic Development Corporation
Taylor, Texas has plenty of promising opportunities for your business! Our city is ideally suited for business and offers companies the very best in a business climate, workforce and quality of life! With an established eco-system and supply chain for general manufacturing, we are the perfect location for your next business move. Learn more.

TexAmericas Center Federal Opportunity Zone

Rich and Ready with Opportunity
Ranked the 8th best industrial park in the U.S., TexAmericasCenter offers a 150,000 sf Spec Building, 12,000 development ready acres and over 3MSF of existing manufacturing, warehouse, storage, office space and both rail and 3PL logistics services. Learn more.


Tomball Economic Development Corporation
Tomball is a dynamic business community located just minutes from downtown Houston, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and the Port of Houston. Learn more.


Cedar Port Industrial Park
The largest master-planned rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the USA. We still have sites available for sale, lease and build-to-suit. Make your move to TGS Cedar Port in Baytown, TX. Learn more.


City of South Jordan
South Jordan City is pleased to offer its resources and technical expertise in guiding your site selection process. In addition to the Economic Development Staff, City Planners and Engineers are available to help with your technical needs to help you quickly identify the advantages of locating your business in South Jordan City. Learn more.

Welcome to Sevier County, Utah
Enjoy all the benefits and conveniences of a big city location without all the hassle. Labor is plentiful and costs are reasonable to operate your business. Learn more.


Virginia Economic Development PartnershipVirginia Economic Development Partnership
Virginia continues to raise the bar when it comes to talent development. Programs such as the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program and the Tech Talent Investment Program make sure Virginians are prepared for the jobs of today and the future. Learn more.

Gloucester County Economic Development
Gloucester is strategically located in the southeastern portion of Virginia. With its advantageous location in the geographic center of the Eastern seaboard, the county is experiencing an increased diversification in manufacturing activities. The state capital is located 59 miles to the west and Washington D.C. is 153 miles north. The Port of Hampton Roads is 45-miles south. Learn more.


Brampton Means Business Now
Brampton is the second fastest growing city in Canada with a population close to 700,000. With a median age of 36, this young, educated, and diverse labour force of 320,000, represents over 234 cultures speaking 115 languages. Learn More.

Invest in Canada
Invest in Canada works directly with global investors to unlock investment opportunities and facilitate expansion in Canada. We bring industry, community and government partners together to offer seamless services that make it easy for you to grow your operations in Canada. Learn more.