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Crystal Ball 2018

We've used the NSA's cyber tools to hack next year's headlines.

CRE Implications of Tax Reform In The Great Tax Race

Cushman & Wakefield addresses how the world’s fastest tax reform package could impact commercial real estate.

$25M Water Management Research, Conference Center Opens In Louisiana

The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.

Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas

OurPharma will invest $31.3 million in a new facility, and create 124 new jobs in Fayetteville over the next seven years. 

Mars Petcare Expanding U.S. Headquarters In Tennessee

The new location in Williamson County, TN will create 200 new jobs as it supports the pet care company's future growth.

Takigawa Corp. Japan Establishing First U.S. Operation In Kentucky

The packaging manufacturer will invest nearly $46 million and create 180 full-time jobs in Bardstown, KY.

Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

Mississippi has all the right ingredients when it comes to stimulating corporate growth and success.

Meltdown

In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

GTS will invest $54.7 million to build a 500,000-square-foot green energy facility, with help from an assortment of state grants, tax credits, and workforce training. 

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC Expanding In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create more than 100 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Bosch Group Growing In South Carolina

The global technology company will invest $152 million to expand its Anderson County, SC operations, creating 130 new jobs.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

Fresenius Kabi will expand its manufacturing operations and create hundreds of new jobs in Wilson County, NC with help from a Job Development Investment Grant.

Boat Builder Investing $7M In Florida

Maverick Boat Group will create 100 jobs at new manufacturing facility in Fort Pierce, FL.

Tyson Investing $300M In New West Tennessee Operations

The food processor will create over 1,500 jobs when the company locates its new operations in Humboldt, TN.

Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant

The Tier 1 automotive supplier will create over 300 jobs in Huntsville, AL.

Location Spotlight: Cape Coral – A Strategic Location

Ranked among the best places to live and do business, and located in the tax-friendly state of Florida, Cape Coral is a top contender for corporate relocations and business expansions for companies worldwide.

DXC Technology To Create 2,000 Jobs In New Orleans

Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents Louisiana’s largest technology project to date; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline through historic higher education initiative.

Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City

Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.

Alcon Investing $97M In Georgia Expansion

The eye care manufacturer will expand its Johns Creek, GA operations with help from the Georgia Quick Start workforce training program.

Duke Energy Plans To Strengthen South Carolina Energy Grid

Over the next decade, jobs and economic growth are expected to result from the $3 billion investment in the Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

M&M Industries Investing $42M In Tennessee

The solutions packaging manufacturer will create 110 jobs with an expansion of its operations in Chattanooga, TN.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Terry Gill, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.

Harbor Freight Tools’ South Carolina Expansion To Create 500 Jobs

The national tool retailer is expanding its Dillon County distribution center for the third time, with the help of job development tax credits and a rural infrastructure grant.

CapTech To Create 100 Tech Jobs In Georgia By 2018

The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.

AHT Cooling Systems Growing In South Carolina

The custom refrigeration company will invest more than $5 million to expand its Charleston County, SC operations, resulting in more than 70 new jobs.

BF Location Video: Cape Coral – A Market on the Rise

Ranked as the top location in the U.S. for job gains, this city has much to offer. According to recent census data, Cape Coral, Florida’s population jumped by 16%, to more than 175,000 year-round residents. With an average of 266 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder Cape Coral continues to grow with rapid speed.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

WhiteRock Pigments Investing $179M In Kentucky

The company will create 124 jobs at the former Alcoa building near Hawesville, KY with the help of state tax incentives and workforce programs.

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.

West Virginia Great Barrel Company Expanding In The Mountain State

The company will create more than 100 new jobs using West Virginia white oak to manufacture bourbon, whiskey and rye barrels in Greenbrier County, WV.

Georgia Ports See Surge In Private Investments, Record Cargo Volumes

Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017. 

Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Natural disaster risk is an important site selection factor that has the risk of being overlooked when evaluated alongside factors such as workforce and logistics. Featuring interactive natural disaster risk maps.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.

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