Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Certified Sites articles below.
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.
With certified sites of up to 600 acres available for shovel-ready projects and innovative targeted tax credits, the Hawkeye State is soaring above the competition.
Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.
While often stereotyped as an ag state, Iowa has created a business friendly environment that makes it globally competitive in a diverse and growing number of industry sectors.
The 11th Annual Rankings Report is the focus of Business Facilities July/August issue, plus coverage of certified sites, digital media, and medical devices.
Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.