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-2017 articles below.
In 1Q 2017, York County, SC had the highest percentage increase of employment among the 346 largest counties in the U.S.
Businesses are flocking on the grand parkway in Texas to Tomball, home to a thriving 100-acre business and technology park.
Mississippi has all the right ingredients when it comes to stimulating corporate growth and success.
At least 17 communities across Colorado will be involved in initiatives that include branding, coworking, film production, outdoor recreation and tourism promotion.
Iowa is aiming to add 120,000 residents with postsecondary degrees to its workforce by 2025.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation reinstating the Economic Development for a Growing Economy incentives program (EDGE), a vital tool in winning big-ticket projects.
Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.
Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.
Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.
From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.
The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.