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The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.


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The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

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September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

New Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.

CTDI Plans $19 Million Capital Investment In Indiana

Communications Test Design, Inc.'s Jeffersonville, IN expansion will create 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

Shinhung Global USA To Expand Operations In Tennessee

South Korean-based logistics company Shinhung Global USA to invest $10 million in new Clarksville facility, creating more than 80 new jobs.

Majestic Steel USA To Create 225 Jobs In Arkansas

Flat-rolled steel manufacturer Majestic Steel USA will establish a new, 515,000-square-foot service center in Blytheville, AR.

Vanderlande Industries To Create 500 Jobs In Georgia

Netherlands-based logistics company Vanderlande Industries will invest $59 million to expand its North American headquarters in Cobb County, GA.

Ardmore Industrial Airpark Becoming Global Multimodal Logistics Hub

A $124 million investment will create the Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma, bringing global commerce opportunities, economic development, and jobs to the region.

Amazon To Create Another 500 Jobs In Tennessee 

Amazon's new Clarksville fulfillment center is the fourth such project in Tennessee in the past 18 months.

Primed For Expansion In York County, Nebraska

Collaboration and connections: partnerships—and large infrastructure projects—are key components of York County, NE’s development strategy.

Cedar Port: Largest U.S. Industrial Park, With The Best Infrastructure

TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park is the largest master-planned, rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the U.S., offering industry-leading access for distribution, manufacturing and terminal users.

Chewy, Inc. To Create 1,200 New Jobs In Tennessee

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will open its new regional fulfillment facility in Mt. Juliet, TN in 2022. 

Amsino Medical Group Celebrates New North American Distribution Hub

The global medical and healthcare products company's $32 million investment in Aurora, IL is expected to create 110 new jobs.

Amazon Expands With Alberta’s First Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center

Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.

Three Companies To Invest More Than $160M In Indiana Expansions 

Tempur Sealy, ITS Logistics, and Ludo Fact USA will create a total of 600 new jobs in Montgomery, Boone, and Tippecanoe counties. 

QVC Investing $27.5M In South Carolina Expansion

The video retailer will create approximately 360 new jobs with an expansion of its Florence County, SC fulfillment center. 

New Mexico: Diverse And Driven To Success

Despite the challenges of 2020, New Mexico saw growth and success across a wide range of industries and is preparing for even more growth in 2021.

GreyOrange Locating Global Headquarters In Georgia

The AI-enabled software and robotics company will invest more than $1 million and create 200 jobs in the metro Atlanta area.

Amazon To Hire Over 1,000 At New Virginia Fulfillment Center

Amazon will build a 650,000-square-foot state-of-the-art robotics fulfillment center on 119 acres of ancillary land in Henrico County, VA.

Freshly Inc. To Locate Second Distribution Facility In New Jersey

Freshly will establish an assembly and distribution facility in Gloucester County, NJ — at 234,000 square feet it will be the company’s largest distribution center.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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