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Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Why… Oklahoma?

Brent Kisling, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, shares how clean energy, central location, and strong workforce set the stage for success in the Sooner State.
Richmond Virginia

Virginia: Building A Green Future

A landmark wind energy project, sizable vertical farm, and new LEGO Group Factory powered by green energy are in development.
New York Green CHIPS

New York: Forward Momentum In The Empire State

Green CHIPS legislation aims to support semiconductors, while other sectors also grow.
Kentucky electric vehicle

Kentucky: Expanding Horizons

In Kentucky, an electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem is taking shape, while traditional industries maintain roots in the Bluegrass State.
Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.
Goldstone Consulting Group

The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges

Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
Illinois business

Illinois Driving Economic Growth

With the 18th largest economy, the Land of Lincoln is well positioned to  support to new and existing businesses.
Advanced Manufacturing Iowa

Advanced Manufacturing Advances In Iowa

Industry is thriving in the Hawkeye State with the help of innovative grants and renowned research facilities.
Chattanooga Tennessee

Connect With Tennessee

With its manufacturing sector full speed ahead, the Volunteer State also sees a national first for internet speed.
Abilene, TX

Big Business In Abilene, Texas

Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
Florida Business

Florida: Navigating Success For Business

By land and by sea, Florida attracts business investment from various industry sectors including manufacturing and fintech.
Arizona Manufacturing

Manufacturing Grows In Arizona

Low corporate taxes and infrastructure improvements make the Grand Canyon State an attractive choice for companies seeking an agile environment.
tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.

Texas: The Lone Star State Expands

One of the Top 10 economies in the world and with no corporate income tax, Texas offers outsized opportunities for businesses to innovate and grow.
New Jersey

New Jersey Q&A: Grow In The Garden State

In a Q&A session, Choose New Jersey President & CEO Wesley Mathews describes how the Garden State's strategic location and diverse population offers what business needs to thrive.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs For New Ideas

In innovation hubs, local entities work together to provide the resources growing companies need to foster discovery and advancement.
Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy: Powering Possibilities

Through the Electrify Indiana conference, Hoosier Energy and its distribution systems have been identifying how co-ops can bring the benefits of emerging technologies to their communities.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas Business Climate Reimagined

Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
Logistics Locations

Logistics Locations: Moving At The Speed Of Business

Through ports, rail, roadways, and airports, the ideal location enables companies to transport goods and access supplies quickly.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Welcome to Columbus, Indiana

Columbus, Edinburgh and Bartholomew County, Indiana are consistently ranked among the Top Ten locations in the United States. With one of the highest concentrations of engineering talent in the nation, manufacturing employment that ranks in the Top 2% of the U.S., I-65 access, and nationally recognized community living, now is the right time to consider the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer.