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-Sept/Oct-2014 articles below.
Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.
The Sooner State is diversifying into a variety of hot growth sectors, including a rapidly expanding hub of data centers.
The Garden State fields a powerful lineup of assets for business, including a highly educated workforce and game-changing tax incentives.
Foreign-trade zones are playing a greater role in development efforts geared to increased imports and exports.
North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.
The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.
So far, 2014 has been a banner year for freight haulers, but this success has a down side: a capacity crisis may be looming.
Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.
Gov. Rick Snyder has identified core problems and brought stakeholders together to solve them in an effort the governor likes to call relentless positive action.