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Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.


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Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.

Economy

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Economy articles below.


The Importance Of Being Modern

Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

PwC Survey Reveals Expected Business, Economic Impact Of COVID-19

The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see.

Virginia Economic Review

The current issue of Virginia Economic Review explores the world of Big Data, the explosion of cloud computing and data center investment, and how data is remaking industries and altering the geography of economic opportunity.

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.

Execs Concerned About U.S. Economy, Confident In Own Companies

Executives are taking a more tempered view of revenue and profit growth, but maintain fairly broad optimism about business expansion, according to AICPA survey.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Economic Growth Focus Of LiveXchange 2018 Keynote

Economist and former Federal Reserve Board analyst Dr. James F. Smith—named “best forecaster” by The Wall Street Journal—will look over the economic horizon and share what’s coming.

Small Business Outlook Highest In A Decade

For the first time since 1997, the majority of small businesses reported increases in revenues, and the overwhelming majority are confident in the future of their business.

Small, Mid-Size U.S. Businesses Curb Enthusiasm About Economy

Optimism has shifted significantly to a more moderate level since the spring, according to the latest PNC Survey.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories

Our 11th annual rankings report is Business Facilities’ most comprehensive evaluation to date of state, metro and international leaders in more than 50 critical categories essential to site selection choices.

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.

CFOs Increasingly Optimistic About Economic Growth

Concern over competitive environment rising; top areas for increased spending include technology (64%), existing facilities (42%) and workforce hiring (40%) in 2014.

Economy Picks Up Steam; Manufacturing Is One Component Helping To Pave The Way

Several regional manufacturing surveys signaled a substantial improvement in manufacturing production in the third quarter.

New Data Showcases Global Automakers U.S. Economic Impact

New survey shows that the percentage of vehicles sold in the U.S. and manufactured in America rose from 50 percent in 2011 to 62 percent in 2012.

Equipment Financing Means Flexible Solutions For Business Needs

For startups and small businesses, understanding and finding financing is always an issue. This article from the president of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association focuses on the current market and special benefits of equipment finance for startups and small businesses.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

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