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NC Governor Visits Clean Energy Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp is the first hybrid apprenticeship model of its kind in North Carolina, combining in-class experience with paid job experience through Strata Clean Energy.
Delaware tech talent

Building A Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline In Delaware

New initiative will take a demand-driven approach to IT talent, expanding IT career opportunities and creating a diverse, inclusive pipeline of highly qualified workers.
Industrial Parks

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.
Neighborhood 91

Texas Additive Manufacturer Expands To Neighborhood 91

Cumberland Additive will leverage recent growth in the aerospace, defense, and space sectors by expanding at Pittsburgh International Airport's N91 Additive Manufacturing campus.
Virginia tech talent

Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education.
Mississippi

Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service

With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.
New Jersey

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.
Kentucky

Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth

The Bluegrass State is preparing for statewide growth with site upgrades and new partnerships.
Discovery Life Sciences

HudsonAlpha Launches Expansion Project At Biotech Campus

The expansion will include a global headquarters for Discovery Life Sciences, and laboratory and greenhouse space for HudsonAlpha’s Center for Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture.
Delaware

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Director of Innovation, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, discusses the First State's focus on innovation, and how it's attracting growing companies.
Santee Cooper

A Powerhouse For Growth In South Carolina

Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s largest power provider, is a major driver of regional economic development, helping to create a favorable business climate that fuels growth.
Lion Electric

Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.
New York

New York: Where Steel Turns Into Sugar

The historic Bethlehem Steel mill in Lackawanna, New York, built in the 19th Century, will be converted into a $19-million sugar refinery.
Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI)

Indiana Launches $500M Quality Of Place, Talent Attraction Initiative

The Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) encourages communities to create shared visions and strategies to accelerate economic resilience, long-term growth.
Rebuild Illinois

Illinois Invests $15M In Advanced Manufacturing Training Academies 

Funding from the Rebuild Illinois capital plan will establish two cutting-edge training academies to prepare workers for future jobs, boost investment in downstate communities.
President Biden Pfizer

Michigan Governor’s Report: Standing Tall At The Crossroads Of Calamity

When a foreign pandemic invaded Michigan a year ago—and a virulent domestic pathogen threatened to topple the state government—Governor Gretchen Whitmer stood her ground.
life sciences

Life Sciences Hubs: Good Genes, GREAT Growth

Billions in private equity and public funding are flowing into the life sciences sector, which is front and center in the battle against the pandemic.
Philadelphia Navy Yard

$2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard

Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space.
MineConnect

Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV

MineConnect will give rural Northeastern Nevada access to the heart of the Canadian mining industry.
NASAS Michoud Assembly Facility

50-Acre Space Campus May Take Off In Louisiana

The proposed Louisiana Space Campus business park at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans would support space and federal missions.

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Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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