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Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State.


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Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State.

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Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State

Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State.

New Mexico: A Global Manufacturing And Logistics Powerhouse

Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.

Incentivizing Growth: Tarheel Temptations Reel In Big Fish

Through two popular incentive programs, the North Carolina Department of Commerce tailors grants to help attract jobs and the company making an investment.

Georgia: E-Commerce Boom Favors Savannah

To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.

Leading A Clean Energy Transition In Indiana

Hoosier Energy is diversifying its power generation mix with a long-range resource plan that expands low-cost wind, solar, natural gas and storage.

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State

Louisiana has created a Resilient Louisiana Commission (with 15 associated task forces) to chart a path toward safely reopening the economy and making the Pelican State more resilient for the long-term.

Florida Tech Time

The Sunshine State is used to making things grow, this includes its tech industry, where Florida is sprouting thousands of new jobs.

Amazon Is Expanding In Delaware

A new distribution facility will create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs, bringing Amazon’s total employment in the state to 3,500.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

Taking High-Tech To New Heights In Arizona

In Arizona, advanced manufacturing is busy integrating new technologies into products and processes, transforming industries, outputs and the workforce they require to succeed in today’s global market.

Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce

Both North Carolina and South Carolina continue to take steps to ensure their workforces are able to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today.

Kansas: More Than “Just A Great Place To Run Out Of Gas”

From massively talked about talent initiatives, to major business expansions and attractions, Topeka is turning the corner on economic development.

Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success

From accolades and awards to jobs and investments, it looks like Texas is ringing in the new decade as fortunately as it left the last.

Mississippi: Business Is Blossoming In The Magnolia State

Mississippi has reduced the amount of capital investment and the minimum number of jobs required to receive aerospace and data center incentives.

Building A Better Maryland

A Better Maryland is a new development plan that provides resources and tools for the Free State's long-term economic success.

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.

Starting Up Is Big In Texas

No stranger to the top, the Lone Star State takes another number one from the other 49 in a new WalletHub report that ranks where to start a business.

Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina

ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.

Learning From The Top In Louisiana

A statewide program is building on the success of Louisiana Economic Development’s CEO Roundtables to provide peer learning for emerging businesses.

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.

Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities.

A Sunny Outlook In Florida

Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue.

Southern Indiana: America’s New Premier Development Site

River Ridge Commerce Center, located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River, has become a prime destination for advanced manufacturing and distribution leaders.

Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce

Maryland has dedicated $56.5 million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones.

Delaware: Where The World Chooses To Do Business

The Port of Wilmington is being transformed into the largest logistics hub on the Delaware River with a $600-million investment from Gulftainer in upgrades, including a new TEU terminal.

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.

Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.

New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity

New Mexico is moving to create a new Division of Outdoor Recreation, a unit the governor says will boost economic development.

The Commonwealth Of Virginia: A Location of Choice

Home to the nation’s largest data center market, its third-largest port, the third-highest concentration of tech workers and the HQ of 37 Fortune 1000 companies, Virginia offers diverse opportunities for success.

California Dreamin’

A network of leaders came together at the California Economic Summit to help make sure that opportunity and a sustainable environment are watchwords for growth in the Golden State.

Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.

Kansas: Broadband For All In The Sunflower State

A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.

Utah: This Is Business Elevated

With a sterling reputation for fiscal stability and a budget surplus, the Beehive State is ready to add new chapters to its economic development success story.

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.

California: Building A Supply Chain For Cyber Skills

A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.

Everything In Texas Is Big—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.

Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach

Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets.

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs.

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi.

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