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Mayor’s Report: Jersey City, New Jersey

New Jersey's Premier Destination

A fire on the moon

Forty years ago this week, three men were strapped into a metal capsule perched atop a 36-story marvel of engineering that had three million...

KABR Buys “Class A” NJ Office Space

KABR Real Estate Investment Partners, LLC announced today that it has purchased a 235,000-square-foot commercial office building in Ridgefield Park, NJ from AIG.

Jersey City, NJ

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The Real State of Commercial Real Estate

In our fifth annual top executive interview, Ross Moore, executive vice president at Colliers International, answers some tough questions about one of the nation's hardest-hit markets: commercial real estate.

Just another word for nothin’ left to lose

Mike Bloomberg grew up in Boston, but he pretends to be a New Yorker. The mayor of New York lives in a ritzy townhouse...

Growth Magnets

In hard times, economic development specialists have created unique and innovative incentive packages to help ease the financial burden on existing companies and make it attractive for new ones to locate to their states.

60 Seconds with Steve McKenna, Allied Van Lines, Vice President of Pricing and Contracts

BF: What economic advantages does Texas offer that have kept the state atop Allied's relocation destination list for the last four years? SM: Texas is...

Garden State Uses New Initiatives to Grow City Centers

Governor Jon Corzine is making a major effort to turn urban blight into a "gold mine" for companies relocating to big cities.

Foreign-Trade Zones—Global Expansion at Reduced Cost

Economic developers can leverage the benefits of FTZs to attract jobs and investment, while facilitating maintenance and expansion of their industrial base.

Rebuilding of World Trade Center site is still years away

Within months of the hideous terrorist attack in 2001 that destroyed the World Trade Center, state and city officials in New York unveiled ambitious...

Cali is Growing Smarter by the Mile

When I was an undergraduate student in Bethlehem, PA, I made a friend from California who told me something I still remember to this...

Editors’ Location Picks 2008

These gems didn't just catch our eye with a quick flash. Their consistent economic development sparkle earned them front-and-center display in our annual showcase.

Bioscience: Building Block for Growth

The biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sectors have become engines for economic development across the country.

Financial Centers: Critical Mass is Key

With so many new financial centers emerging in secondary cities around the U.S., where will your new location be?

2008 Mayors’ Report

Featuring reports from the Mayors of Jersey City, NJ, Decatur, IL, and New Lenox, IL

New Jersey Corporate Moves

Novo Opts to Grow in the Garden State In March, health care company Novo Nordisk announced plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Princeton,...

U.S. Bumper to Bumper Blues

With the familiar dread of my 5pm drive home on the New Jersey Garden State Parkway hovering, I have decided to ...

60 Seconds with Mark O’Connell, CEO of OCO Global

Mark O'Connell is the CEO of OCO Global, a consulting firm he founded in 2001 that specializes in international investment and trade. O’Connell also...

Now, Only the Brownfields Remain

Saw this article in The New York Times today; it's about how New Jersey's brownfield redevelopment incentives didn't do much during the 1990s, but...

Jersey City, NJ

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60 Seconds with Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Holdings, Inc.

Ezra Green has been involved with renewable energy companies for seven years and founded Clear Skies in 2003. Prior to Clear Skies, Green was...

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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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The North Eastern Strategic Alliance | Put Success In Your Corner

Companies located in South Carolina’s Business Corner enjoy quick, easy access to both domestic and international markets, a plentiful and qualified workforce and it’s in a place where the cost of living and doing business are well below the national average. Learn more at www.nesasc.org.