Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Philadelphia articles below.
The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.
Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.
Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, Washington's retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.
Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.
World-class complex will create more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs during construction; will be the one of the tallest buildings on the East Coast.
Seven additional Promise Zones—St. Louis, MO; Gary, IN; Flint, MI; Brownsville, TX; Rockford, IL; Macon, GA; and Rocky Mount, NC—have been announced.
Despite economic and political turbulence, global commercial real estate investors will be more willing to take risks in 2014
A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.
New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.
Report is first effort of “NatLab,” a cross-sector partnership between the Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and EKO Asset Management Partners.