Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Memphis articles below.
California-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Mullen Technologies Inc. has selected Memphis, TN for its U.S. manufacturing hub.
The South Korea-based company will invest $86.9 million and create 410 new jobs in Memphis over the next seven years.
The agricultural technology company will invest $6.6 million and create approximately 700 jobs at its new Memphis headquarters over the next three years.
The investments will improve public infrastructure surrounding the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital expansion project in Memphis, TN.
San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively.
LEDIC Realty Company will invest $10.2 million in a new state-of-the-art national headquarters in Memphis, TN, creating 300 jobs.
The Business Facilities back-to-back State of the Year honoree shows no signs of slowing down its jobs juggernaut, with every week bringing a new project to the volunteer state.
Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: the Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.
Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.
Fortune 50 retailer to invest $50 million; will create more than 400 new jobs.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development
Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shares his thoughts on education, technology, and logistics for the state.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Memphis, NOLA Are Logistics Leaders; Houston Is No. 1 In Use...
Memphis and New Orleans continue their domination of logistics categories while Houston leads in renewable energy and Youngstown is tops in export growth.
As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.
Pinnacle presently occupies 170,000 square feet at One Commerce Square in downtown Memphis, which houses approximately 500 employees. Tentative plans call for the move to Minnesota to be completed by May 2013.
The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.