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Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.


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Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.

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Latest: Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go - Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.

Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go

Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Iowa — MidAmerican Invests $1.9 Billion In New Capacity

The company plans to increase its wind generation in Iowa by 1,050 megawatts by 2015.

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.

Facebook Announces New Data Center For Altoona, IA

Wind energy is one of the factors behind Facebook's decision to locate its latest data center in Iowa.

LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Plains Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange

The U.S. Plains region will be well-represented at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange, an invitation-only event for corporate executives and site selection consultants who...

SumTotal Systems To Take Up Residency In W. Des Moines

With over 100 employees, the company expects to add staff to its new West Glen Town Center home. Nov 13, 2012 @ 10:32 AM

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