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This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.


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This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

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


2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama

The German automaker will create more than 600 jobs at an electric vehicle production and battery plant in Tuscaloosa County, and a new Global Logistics Center in Bibb County.

Alabama Auto Production Hit Record High In 2016

Alabama’s auto production climbed to a new record high in 2016, as workers at the state’s three auto assembly plants kept up a brisk pace of building SUVs, pickups and sedans for markets around the world.

Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters To Atlanta

The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce

Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.

Mercedes-Benz USA Moving From New Jersey To Georgia

Mercedes-Benz USA has announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Fulton County, GA, near Atlanta.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing Strength Ranking

The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.

FEATURE STORY: Accelerating In Alabama

Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Mercedes-Benz R&D Opens Expanded TechCenter In Long Beach, CA

Through supporting Daimler R&D, MBRDNA serves a vital role in the Daimler 2020 vision of becoming the top selling luxury brand in the world.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia: The Perfect Place

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.