Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Workforce Development articles below.
The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.
Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
The disability and occupational health exam services company will create approximately 410 jobs in Davidson County, TN over the next five years.
The $67,200 workforce training grant will help Kidde Fire Systems train workers at its Ashland, MA manufacturing facility on new industry standards.
Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.
The Task Force is an effort to jumpstart a recovery plan for local businesses and is being spearheaded by the Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC).
Respondents who secured Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding were able to retain about 2,400 of their employees and rehire another 331 employees.
Through private donations and matching public funds via GO Topeka, Helps Others Support Topeka provides capital to Topeka and Shawnee County, KS businesses.
The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.
GoldenHome International will establish its North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.
Economic development package awarded to Hartmann’s Inc. will help the manufacturer retain and create jobs in Abilene, TX.
Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.
The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region.
Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, offers tips for business leaders as they guide their teams through the Coronavirus crisis.
Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.
UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.
West Melbourne, FL offers businesses access to international markets while maintaining its small town friendliness just a few miles from Florida’s beautiful white-sand beaches.
From massively talked about talent initiatives, to major business expansions and attractions, Topeka is turning the corner on economic development.
The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.
The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.
The plastics manufacturer will create 74 new jobs at a new manufacturing plant in Georgetown County, SC.
Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.
The software firm will invest $1.65 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA.