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The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.


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The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.

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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. Workforce Development articles below.


Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.

Technology Center Opens At UL Lafayette Research Park

CGI Federal recently celebrated the dedication of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center that serves as an anchor for the 143-acre University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Park.

Life Sciences Companies Face Talent Crisis

As life sciences companies transform themselves to meet the expectations of a rapidly changing landscape, they must reconsider their existing recruitment models to attract and retain women and diverse groups to their workforce.

Amazon.com Expanding In New Jersey

Amazon.com, Inc. is opening two new fulfillment centers in New Jersey, bringing more than 2,000 full-time jobs to the Garden State.

Texas: Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative Aims To Meet 21st Century Job Needs

Regional workforce and educational conclaves will make recommendations to ensure the Lone Star State is ready for new and expanding businesses.

Third Phase Of Alabama Robotics Technology Park To Open Soon

Phase 3, which represents a $9 million investment and is scheduled to open in late spring or early summer, is the Integration, Entrepreneurial and Paint Dispense Training Facility.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Heroic Efforts In California

Under California’s Renovate America program, the state partners with locations to finance new energy-efficiency projects, creating new jobs in the golden state.

Knight Transportation Creating 87 Jobs In Michigan

The Right Place, Inc., along with local and state partners in the City of Grand Rapids, approved a Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive for the Knight Transportation project.

South Carolina Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of South Carolina financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

West Virginia Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of West Virginia financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Wyoming Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Wyoming financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Wisconsin Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Wisconsin financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Washington Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Washington financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Virginia Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Virginia financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Pennsylvania Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Pennsylvania financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Vermont Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Vermont financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Oregon Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Oregon financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Oklahoma Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Oklahoma financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Texas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Texas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Tennessee Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Tennessee financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Where Are the Jobs? Survey Reveals U.S. Hiring Plans.

Employers in Charlotte, Omaha, Albany, and Boise expect to hire the most employees in the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

New York Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of New York financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

New Mexico Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of New Mexico financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

New Jersey Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of New Jersey financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

New Hampshire Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of New Hampshire financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Ohio Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Ohio financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

North Dakota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of North Dakota financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Utah Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Utah financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

South Dakota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of South Dakota financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Prince William County, VA Opens Workforce Education And Training Center

The Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) recently celebrated the Grand Opening of its Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training (RCWET) in Woodbridge, VA.

Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.

Did You Miss “The Big Lies Of Workforce” Webinar?

When it comes to the critical priority of workforce availability, site selection professionals evaluating locations for new projects need to separate the truth from an incoming cascade of false market signals.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

While the U.S. economy has enjoyed steady job growth in recent years, some cities are capturing a larger share of total job creation than others, thanks in large part to factors unique to their local economies.

Culture Is A Top Challenge for Business Leaders

Facing increased pressure to deliver more growth and productivity while addressing workforce mobility trends and skills shortages, 87 percent of business leaders cite organizational culture and employee engagement as their top challenge, according to Deloitte's "Global Human Capital Trends 2015" report.

New Report Illuminates Global Work Opportunities, Disruptions

Workers everywhere will be affected by accelerating disruptions to the world of work—yet people in different economic positions will be impacted in very different ways, according to a new report from Foresight Alliance.

Businesses At Risk Of Losing Top Talent

Businesses must adjust how they nurture loyalty among Millennials or risk losing a large percentage of their workforces, according to Deloitte’s fifth annual Millennial Survey.

Corporate Moves Maintain Texas As Top Magnet State

Texas has once again topped the Allied Van Lines Magnet States Report, which uses internal data to track U.S. migration patterns, thanks to a net relocation gain of 2,558 families in 2015.

State Focus – Indiana: Regional Plans Are Hopping In The Hoosier State

Gov. Mike Pence’s Regional Cities Initiative, enacted this year, envisions more than 400 projects drawing nearly $4 billion in investments.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.

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