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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.
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.
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.
Florida Economic Growth

Florida Continues To Outpace National Economic Trends

Governor Ron DeSantis credits the Sunshine State’s economic growth to strong infrastructure and local community development.
Ogden Utah

Utah Boasts Vibrant Centers Of Excellence

Corporations choose Utah for its industrial strength, but also for the work-life balance the state offers.
Southern Illinois

Illinois Looks To Double Down On Development

Illinois is doubling down on business attraction and retention efforts to support economic development in every corner of the state.
Texas Business Climate

The Lone Star State: An Economic Engine

With more than 1,000 new projects underway in recent years—and home to more corporate headquarters than any other state—Texas has unsurpassed economic success. 
Arizona Manufacturing

Arizona: Creating The Future

The manufacturing base continues to expand across Arizona, while tech resources support emerging needs.
Indiana 5E Strategy

Indiana 5E Strategy Propels Growth

With an eye on the future, the Hoosier State created a plan that aims to advance the environment, economy, and energy transition.
California

California Extends Beyond Borders

The Golden State not only focuses on expanding international trade but thrives in technological innovation.
Mississippi Business

Mississippi: The Magnolia State Blooms

With one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the U.S., Mississippi offers low business costs, a talented workforce, and a competitive business climate.
Michigan Electric Vehicles

Michigan Moving Forward

With a robust transportation system in place, the Great Lakes State is a prime location for electric vehicles and other advanced manufacturing.
Louisiana Opportunity

Louisiana Offers Opportunity

Louisiana, the Bayou State, is well positioned to offer businesses an environment to expand renewable energy innovations.
Florida Business

Florida Has Broad Benefits For Business

Florida offers incentives to all industries that want to take advantage of the Sunshine State's robust infrastructure.
Washington Technology

Washington Delivers Technology

Having access to a robust transportation system has made Washington a dependable state for businesses that need an end-to-end supply chain.
Nebraska Building Connections

Nebraska Building Connections

Taking advantage of the location and highly skilled workforce, major transportation companies have settled in Nebraska.
New Hampshire Technology

Technology Thrives In New Hampshire

New Hampshire uses technology to help advance the industries expanding and settling into the Granite State .
Delaware Workforce

Delaware Levels Up Workforce

With a highly skilled workforce, Delaware attracts diverse industries ranging from life sciences to manufacturing.
Alabama

Alabama Ups Its Game

Home to some of the biggest names in the auto industry, Alabama has introduced “The Game Plan” to support economic development.
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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: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.