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Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Logistics Company Creating Up To 257 Jobs In Indiana

Spot Freight Inc. will invest over $2M to expand in Indianapolis, and receive tax credits and training assistance grants from the state.

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Regional Cities Initiative To Increase Innovation In Northeast Indiana

Steuben County’s new Enterprise Center will house traditional co-working space for small businesses and growing firms, as well as a dedicated industrial training facility with welding and CNC machinery training equipment.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

Infographic: Louisiana’s SoLA Super Region

The New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas, and the four parishes of the Bayou Region have banded together to form what they tout as an economic juggernaut — the 23-parish SoLA Super Region.

WorkHere Creating 161 Jobs In Central Indiana

The workforce-focused tech startup plans to continue its growth in Indiana, and expand its app to new markets.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

State of the Year: Texas

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.

Workplace Of The Future Key To Attracting, Retaining Talent

To win the talent war, corporations need to provide best In class, high-tech workplaces, according to research from CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

Toyota Plans $600M Investment, 400 New Jobs in Indiana

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation will offer TMMI training grants to reimburse up to 50 percent of the company’s eligible workforce training costs over a two-year period.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Location Spotlight: City of Cape Coral, A Market on the Rise

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

Amazon Plans Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center

The 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the art fulfillment and distribution center will create an additional 1,000 full-time jobs in Jacksonville.

Shoe Manufacturer Relocating To Indiana

Healer Health is relocating the operations of Kentucky-based Hylan Shoe Company to Indiana, with the help of tax credits and training grants from the state.

Venture Global Investing $8.5B In Louisiana LNG Complex

The natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal will create 250 new jobs in Plaquemines Parish.

Indiana: The Hoosier State Has A Bold Vision For The Future

Indiana is ahead of the curve in embracing the imperative for regional development. Seven regions in the state have lined up nearly $4 billion worth of projects for the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative.

Diverse, Inclusive Workplace Important To Millennials

Nearly half of Millennials consider workplace diversity and inclusion an important criterion in their job search, compared to 33 percent of Gen Xers and 37 percent of Boomers.

Birmingham Workers To Receive High-Tech Job Training

The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership will train young adults for 925 technology jobs, with the help of $6M in federal funding.

Toyota Forklifts Expanding Workforce In Indiana

Over the next two years, the forklifts and related equipment provider will create up to 71 new jobs at its Columbus, IN corporate headquarters.

Europe Leads World In Business Talent

European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

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