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The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.


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The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

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Latest: Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year - The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

New Year, New Wages: Minimum Wage Increases Across The U.S.

On January 1, 2018, 18 states and 19 cities across the United States increased minimum wages, more on deck.

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

HELLA Expanding U.S. Headquarters, Technical Center In Michigan

The new 115,000-square-foot building in Northville, MI will feature modern design and collaborative open workspaces.

Crystal Ball 2018

We've used the NSA's cyber tools to hack next year's headlines.

CRE Implications of Tax Reform In The Great Tax Race

Cushman & Wakefield addresses how the world’s fastest tax reform package could impact commercial real estate.

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Meltdown

In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?

Subaru Plans Up To 200 New Jobs In Indiana

The company will invest more than $140 million in its Lafayette, IN plant to support production of its new three-row SUV, the Subaru Ascent.

Orthopedics Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

The company, which has facilities in Kosciusko and Noble counties, will invest nearly $5 million in North Manchester, IN and create up to 60 new jobs by 2022.

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

The retail convenience store company will invest $113 million in a new bakery and other capital investments in La Crosse, WI.

Liberty Mutual Investing $14M, Creating 400 Jobs In Indiana

The Fortune 100 company is expanding its operations in Carmel, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

MANA Opens New Southeast Michigan HQ, Manufacturing Facility

Southeast Michigan's first new OEM operation in more than 25 years is part of a $230 million investment in the region. By 2020, additional projects will result in 400 more jobs and another $600 million in investment

Midmark Opening $40M R&D Center In Ohio

The state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center located in Versailles, will receive a $5 million R&D Center Grant from JobsOhio.

Indiana Having Historic Year For Job Growth

Businesses have committed to creating nearly 29,000 jobs across the state in 2017 so far, a record breaking year for economic development. 

Illinois Revives Premier Corporate Tax Incentives

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation reinstating the Economic Development for a Growing Economy incentives program (EDGE), a vital tool in winning big-ticket projects.

Salad Dressing Maker Investing $12M In West Michigan

Litehouse, Inc. will create 77 new jobs with an expansion of its manufacturing plant in the City of Lowell, MI.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Environmental Services Company Expands In Wisconsin

Covanta Environmental Solutions has opened a new state-of-the-art materials processing facility in Milwaukee.

RV Manufacturer Launches Second Indiana Expansion This Year

Forest River will invest $2.9 million to expand in Butler, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2019.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

The TEDF grants, totaling more than $2.7 million, will help several companies expand in the region, resulting in private investments of nearly $279 million.

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.

Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Natural disaster risk is an important site selection factor that has the risk of being overlooked when evaluated alongside factors such as workforce and logistics. Featuring interactive natural disaster risk maps.

German Manufacturer Growing Indiana Board Game, Puzzle Production

Ludo Fact will invest $13 million to expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2021.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Nexen Tire Building North America Tire Technology Center In Ohio

The Richfield, OH center will provide advanced and innovative technologies for producing cutting-edge tires for the North and South American markets.

Ingram Micro Investing $40M In Southeast Indiana

The global technology firm will add a new third-party distribution center and up to 500 new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN.

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Bastian Solutions Investing $8M In Fifth Indiana Facility

The Toyota-owned company will create up to 87 new jobs in Westfield, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Israel-Based Manufacturer Locating North American HQ In Indiana

MCP USA will invest $11.38 million in its new North American headquarters in Portage, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

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Location Spotlight: Northwest Ohio – Shovel Ready Sites

Northwest Ohio is home to five certified sites tailored to the food/beverage industry. Discover the major assets of these shovel-ready sites and learn how your company can capitalize on the strategic advantages of doing business in Northwest Ohio.

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“We Build It Better.” | Virginia’s Industrial Advancement Alliance

In a thriving region with industry-leading credentialing programs, a world-class engineering institute, Class A rail line, superior interstate access, and prospering internationally recognized companies like ABB, General Dynamics, and Mohawk Industries, we simply build it better!