Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina
The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”
Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State
April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds With James Chavez, South Carolina Power Team
James Chavez, President and Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Power Team, discusses recent economic development successes, the Site Readiness Fund, workforce development and foreign investment.
Maryland: Expanding Opportunity For An Expanding Workforce
Maryland has dedicated $56.5 million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones.
Delaware: Where The World Chooses To Do Business
The Port of Wilmington is being transformed into the largest logistics hub on the Delaware River with a $600-million investment from Gulftainer in upgrades, including a new TEU terminal.
Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa
Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.
Setting The Bar High In Nevada
A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.
Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee
Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.
Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy
Efficiency, optimization and speed have always been top priorities in logistics and transportation. Today, as digital transformations are ushering in the next revolution of industry, known as Industry 4.0, these priorities are even more crucial.
Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.
Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region
Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech
The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
Cybersecurity: Catching Up With The Bad Guys
Millions of skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed on the front lines of the global battle with cybercriminals who are causing trillions of dollars worth of damage annually.
Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana
Under Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana has become a national leader in cyber security and a global leader in water management and coastal restoration.
Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice
Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.
May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)
The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.