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-September/October-2019 articles below.
Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.
Logistics are being upgraded to support expanding oil and gas production, including a larger regional airport in Lea County now offering non-stop flights to Denver.
Mississippi has reduced the amount of capital investment and the minimum number of jobs required to receive aerospace and data center incentives.
Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.
A Better Maryland is a new development plan that provides resources and tools for the Free State's long-term economic success.
The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.
Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets.
An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.
No stranger to the top, the Lone Star State takes another number one from the other 49 in a new WalletHub report that ranks where to start a business.
Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles
Business, industrial and technology parks increasingly are providing all of the amenities needed to attract and keep a skilled workforce, a top priority for 21st-century growth sectors.
With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.
The new federal qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) tax credits are expected to unleash up to $6 trillion in capital investment in more than 8,700 economically distressed areas in the U.S.
Just as with any planning technique, comparison of the potential benefits of Qualified Opportunity Zones to other tax deferral or elimination strategies remains crucial.
Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.
The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.