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As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.


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As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.

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Latest: Consumers Energy: Energy And Beyond - As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.

Consumers Energy: Energy And Beyond

As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.

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Leisure Pools and Spas North America Investing $6.1M In South Carolina

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Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

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Panda Biotech Picks Texas For Nation’s Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center

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Incentivizing Growth: Tarheel Temptations Reel In Big Fish

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Torc Robotics Will Create 350 New Jobs In Virginia

The self-driving vehicle pioneer will invest $8.5 million to expand software development operations in Blacksburg, VA.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama 

MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility. 

Louisiana: Building A More Resilient State

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T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia

The wireless network operator will invest $30 million to relocate one of its Customer Experience Centers to Henrico County, VA.

Mission Foods Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs In Indiana

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New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

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Florida Tech Time

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There’s Still Time To Invest In Qualified Opportunity Zones

The IRS has extended a critical deadline for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones until the end of the year, hoping to entice investors who have largely sat on their money during the global pandemic.

U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $10.1M In West Virginia

The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 

Orlando No. 1 In Business Climate, Dallas Is Top Millennial Magnet

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Nestlé Purina PetCare Investing $167M In Pennsylvania Expansion

The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations. 

Texas Tops In Business Climate, Virginia Wears Cyber Crown

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Shutterfly Investing $23M In Ohio Expansion

Shutterfly, a digital photo products manufacturing company, will expand production and create 100 new jobs at its Galion, OH facility.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Mike Grundmann, VEDP

Mike Grundmann, Senior Vice President, Talent Solutions, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, discusses workforce development, recruitment and training, and the impact of COVID-19.

Orion Boatworks Will Create 120 Jobs In Georgia

The boat manufacturer will invest more than $3.5 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.

$1B Tesla Gigafactory Headed For Austin

Tesla's newest Gigafactory will generate $1 billion in capital investment and bring at least 5,000 new jobs to Travis County, TX. 

Chewy To Expand, Create Over 1,200 New Jobs In Missouri

Online petfood retailer Chewy, Inc. will open a new 800,000-square-foot eCommerce fulfillment center in Belton, MO.

North Carolina: Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New Headquarters

GoldenHome International is investing $86 million in a North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.

Will Americans Relocate To Less Populated Areas Due To COVID-19?

Fast Survey finds that one in three Americans are considering relocation, with westerners, younger people, and higher earners most likely to consider a move.

One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched

The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

Harrington Investing $2.4M In Indiana Expansion

The national industrial product distributor will create up to 20 new jobs at a distribution center in New Haven, IN that will serve its operations across the Great Lakes region.

Amazon To Open First Fulfillment Center In Little Rock

The new 825,000-square-foot facility will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs at the Port of Little Rock, where Amazon also plans second delivery station.

CoffeeTech Industries Investing $56M In Texas 

The coffee company will build a new headquarters and manufacturing facility in Seguin, TX, where it will create more than 90 new jobs. 

Bausch + Lomb Expanding, Creating 79 New Jobs In Virginia

The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

Crocs Celebrates Opening Of New Global HQ In Colorado

The 90,000-square-foot Broomfield, CO facility will allow the casual footwear manufacturer to increase its local workforce, and make sure current employees are "Confidently Comfortable."

AFS To Create Up To 1,400 Jobs At New Missouri Facility

Accenture Federal Services will open a new Advanced Technology Center in St. Louis, MO to serve U.S. federal government clients.

Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps for Business

Corporate headquarters aren’t synonymous with cookie-cutter glass towers hidden in the middle of canyons of skyscrapers in the largest cities. More and more locations are offering what it takes to be a base camp for 21st-century business.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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