Communities with pre-certified sites are prepared for companies to quickly relocate or expand to their region and begin building immediately.
AWS will establish multiple data centers and create at least 1,000 new jobs across Virginia. Plus, the commonwealth earmarks $90M to develop 21 industrial sites.
A $2.5 billion expansion at two sites will more than double production at the Korea-based company's solar module manufacturing operations in Georgia.
Through ports, rail, roadways, and airports, the ideal location enables companies to transport goods and access supplies quickly.
The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.
Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.
Being prepared for any and every corporate relocation or expansion scenario is vital for any community seeking new business ventures. Certified sites are a good start.
Origin Materials' plant-based plastics manufacturing project is expected to create 200 direct new jobs in in Ascension Parish, LA.
The company's 10th distribution center will create more than 450 new full-time jobs by the end of 2023 and service about 250 Tractor Supply stores.
Thanks to a new partnership, sites certified through Sunflower Electric's Certified Sites Program will automatically be certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce.
California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.
The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs.
ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.
The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.
A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.
The Iowa Certified Site program streamlines the site selection process and offers multiple options, including a green business park, industrial sites and parks, and mega sites.
The Buckeye State has a robust network of state economic partners who take a customer-focused approach to business, providing support to companies at every step of the process.
Iowa is aiming to add 120,000 residents with postsecondary degrees to its workforce by 2025.
As the demand for shovel-ready industrial sites keeps growing, more and more locations are initiating certified sites programs that streamline the approval process for new developments.
The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.
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