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The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.


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The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

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Latest: Making A Splash In South Louisiana - The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

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GlaxoSmithKline Canada Investing $28M In Ontario

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Global Callcenter Solutions Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The call center consulting company will invest $4.9 million in a new customer service center in Columbus, GA.

Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Investing $72M In Georgia

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Corsair Distillery Investing $11M In Tennessee

The distillery expansion will create 52 new jobs in Davidson County, TN.

Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

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Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

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New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

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TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver

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Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

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July / August 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 4)

The July / August 2018 Issue features our 14th annual Rankings Report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations — with a special focus on new technologies.

The World Is Coming To Tennessee

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Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

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China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

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