Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. BF-Jan/Feb-2015 articles below.
A premier location for manufacturing and technology in the middle of Ohio provides a competitive advantage for companies poised for growth.
So Cal’s Leading Edge has the right stuff to deliver advanced materials, clean transport systems and green energy, as well as the world’s most advanced aircraft.
From driverless cars to all-electric vehicles, the U.S. automotive sector is going into overdrive to meet the surging demand for new cars and prepare for our green energy future.
Utah continues to soar to new heights in business, community and quality of life.
Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.
ReallyGoodStuff.com will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.
Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.
The Lake Charles area project will supply Sasol’s petrochemical complex, creating more than 2,800 new jobs.
The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.
The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.
Are the huge public-sector financial incentives used to lure big economic development projects wise investments? The answer is found in how these incentives are structured and evaluated.
Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.
Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.