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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.


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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.

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Latest: 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.

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.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Less Is More In New England

When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Growth Pilgrims: Drop Anchor For Opportunity In New England

With leading research institutions, a sought-after talent pool and a supportive network of innovators and co-location facilities, New England has made itself an attractive location for the advanced manufacturing sector.

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

Business, research and industrial parks are development magnets for clusters of like-minded businesses looking for the perfect environment to expand

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

First to the Finish Line

Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters.

New Route to Growth

Providence, RI finds fertile ground for development under an old highway.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

Call to the Bullpen

Rhode Island readies a new economic development pitch as it cleans up the mess left by the Curt Schilling fiasco.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

COVER STORY: Digital Media Takes The Prize

Millions of pixels are helping to create thousands of jobs in a new high-growth sector of the economy. From feature films to video games, digital media is spreading its computer-generated wings and flying, from traditional locations like California, Massachusetts and New York to up and coming industry leaders Utah, Louisiana and Rhode Island. From the March/April 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Rhode Island Is Big On The Future

Rhode Island is marshalling all of its assets, including a burgeoning Knowledge District in the heart of Providence, to put the state in a prime position to meet the challenges of 21st century economic development. From the March/April 2012 issue

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