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Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 


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Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

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Latest: Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

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.

Medical Device Supplier Building First Indiana Facility

California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs.

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.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.

Global Quality Assurance Company Expands Indiana HQ, Adds Jobs

Stratosphere Quality will invest $3.7M to expand its headquarters in Fishers, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.

Software Company Adding 120 Jobs In Downtown Indianapolis

Greenlight.guru has expanded to a new office for tech startups and plans to create up to 120 new jobs by 2020 with help from state tax credits and training grants.

SAIC Will Establish Technology Integration Gateway In Tennessee

The premier technology integrator is expected to create 300 jobs over the next five years in Cookeville, TN.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

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.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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.

Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

It looks like 2016 gave Utah a lot to buzz about, with predictions for this year likely to follow suit on a more moderate yet positive scale.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Regional Cities Initiative To Increase Innovation In Northeast Indiana

Steuben County’s new Enterprise Center will house traditional co-working space for small businesses and growing firms, as well as a dedicated industrial training facility with welding and CNC machinery training equipment.

California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility

The custom storage manufacturer and retailer will create at least 61 new jobs and invest over $5.7 million in Cascade Township with help from state grants and local workforce development support.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

84 Lumber Creating 100 Jobs In Frederick County, VA

The buildings materials supplier will invest nearly $4 million in its first Virginia manufacturing operation, thanks in part to the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Fort Myers Lands 600 New Jobs

Gartner, Inc. will invest more than $21M to expand its Lee County, FL IT research and advisory operations with the help of Florida's Quick Response Training program.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

Golden Dragon Copper Adding 40 Jobs In West Alabama

The worldwide supplier of precision copper products currently employs 300 workers at its first U.S. manufacturing facility, established in Wilcox County in 2014.

Virginia Lands 100 New Manufacturing Jobs

Munters Corp. will invest $2.5 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Buena Vista, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

High-Tech Greenhouse Creating 140 Jobs In Kentucky

Hydroponics startup AppHarvest will grow produce above ground with a $50 million investment in a reclaimed mine site in Eastern Kentucky's Pike County.

Richmond Lands Global Healthcare Services Company Project

After considering 60 other cities, Owens & Minor has decided to locate its new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA, creating 300 new jobs.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

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.

Workplace Of The Future Key To Attracting, Retaining Talent

To win the talent war, corporations need to provide best In class, high-tech workplaces, according to research from CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Nestlé USA Relocating U.S. HQ To Virginia

The company will invest nearly $40 million to move its U.S. corporate headquarters from California to Arlington County, creating 748 new jobs.

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