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Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Missing Link

After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

Wright-Mix Investing $8.5M, Creating 130 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned toll blending and materials development company will make cement-based products, gunite, shotcrete, non-shrink grouts and more at its new operation in Wurtland, KY.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Amazon Opening $30 million Sortation Center In Alabama

The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.

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.

Kentucky: Air Supremacy In The Bluegrass State

With Amazon’s decision to put its $1.5-billion hub in Hebron, Kentucky is on the runway to establish itself as the global airfreight logistics leader.

New Mexico: Simply Enchanting

New Mexico offers a combination that’s hard to beat, with scenic beauty and benefits to business that continue to entice.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

James Hardie Investing $220M In New Alabama Plant

After a year-long site search, the buildings products manufacturer has announced its decision to grow in Prattville, AL, creating 205 jobs.

Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes

A $10-million project that is planned as the nation’s first “integrated” wind-solar hybrid power project is rising in Red Lake Falls, MN.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Louisiana Cat Expanding New Iberia Operations, Adding 60 Jobs

A new natural gas pipeline, installed with help from state, local and private partners, made the expansion possible.

Energizing Louisiana’s Future

Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.

Walmart Investing $135M In Alabama Import Facility

The retail giant will open an import distribution facility and create 550 jobs at the Port of Mobile; is first to qualify for a new port credit to stimulate cargo traffic and job growth.

Quite Simply Hesperia, CA Works For Business

Hesperia has it all: a strategic location with great access to markets and a growing community that offers a low cost of living and a low cost of doing business.

Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger

Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.

18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

The $6.2 million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses.

Logistics Company Creating Up To 257 Jobs In Indiana

Spot Freight Inc. will invest over $2M to expand in Indianapolis, and receive tax credits and training assistance grants from the state.

Infographic: Louisiana’s SoLA Super Region

The New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas, and the four parishes of the Bayou Region have banded together to form what they tout as an economic juggernaut — the 23-parish SoLA Super Region.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Drought and Deluge

Whatever the future brings us, it always seems to arrive in California first.

Automotive Software Company Picks Kansas City For Corporate HQ

AutoAlert will bring 200 new jobs to the city, which was selected for its revitalized and growing downtown area, access to tech talent, and convenient transportation options.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.

Hardware Maker To Open New Distribution Facility In Kansas

Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.  

Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI

As Houston gets set to host the Super Bowl this weekend, take a look at the massive transformation America's fourth largest city has experienced in the 13 years since it last hosted the NFL event.

Amazon Investing $1.49B In Northern Kentucky Prime Air Shipping Hub

The shipping hub, to be located at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, will create 2,700 jobs.

MD Logistics Expanding Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution

The third-party logistics firm will invest more than $3.7 million and create up to 50 new jobs at its Hendricks County facility this year.

AB BioTechnologies Investing $10.5M In Indiana

The drug development company will add contract manufacturing services to its Bloomington, IN operations, creating up to 33 new jobs.

Steel Manufacturer Expanding At Port Of Indiana

Ratner Steel Supply is investing $8.83M to double the size of its operations at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, creating up to 37 new jobs by 2019.

Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure

The investments will improve public infrastructure surrounding the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital expansion project in Memphis, TN.

Taking It To The Max

Mississippi's Golden Triangle has put itself on the map, big-time.

Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York

The major expansion of the train manufacturer’s Steuben County operations is supported by $30 million from New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

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