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2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina, and Tennessee Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States’ Efforts to Attract High-Value Investment & Large Job-Creating ProjectsMore than 200 projects across multiple states brought with them the promise -- in total -- of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investment.
2017 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fourth Year in a RowThe top-ranked states have committed to adding value as economic development leaders and problem-solvers, characteristics that are recognized by consultants to industry.
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States Compiling Healthy Rosters of New and Expanded FacilitiesThe work of economic development is a complicated mix of salesmanship, customer service, technical and legal expertise, communications, relationship-building, and a healthy dose of good fortune.
It’s Your Move: Critical Considerations When Relocating Corporate HeadquartersThe improving economy is making it more financially feasible for companies to relocate their corporate headquarters, but such a move calls for careful consideration of a variety of factors that will determine the ultimate success — or failure — of relocation.
Credit & Incentive Trends in Landing a Data CenterTax incentives have played a key role in differentiating potential data center facility locations.
Regional Report: Meeting Economic Challenges Head On in the SouthwestAlthough the energy-industry recession has hit the Southwest region hard, economic diversification has drawn corporate locations and expansions in the high-tech, financial services, and data center sectors.
Real Estate Solutions Needed for Tech-Driven Auto IndustryOn the verge of an automotive revolution, the CRE industry is working to meet the evolving needs of OEMs and parts suppliers in the middle of a short supply real estate market.
Where Should Aerospace Companies Invest? Evaluating Aerospace Manufacturing HubsFor executives considering where to build a future plant or R&D facility, the United States ranks first globally for the scope and size of its aerospace manufacturing sector. In terms of the state rankings, Arizona jumped to first place, which bumped Florida down to second.
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot AgainThere are many factors that go into being a “top state for business” — from labor and real estate costs to the tax and regulatory environment to workforce development programs and more; the states that made the 2016 Top States for Doing Business list scored high in each category.
Regional Talent Attraction Study Results: It’s Not All About Core CitiesAs many regions have become equally or more concerned with supporting existing companies than with recruiting new businesses, attracting and retaining talent has become a focal point. Which counties are standing out with high net migration and skilled job growth?
Cloud Adoption Multiplying Data Center DemandThe rising reliance on digital content and data sovereignty laws are driving demand for data center space.
Frontline: Cities Pledge to Reduce and Track Greenhouse Gas EmissionsWith the formation of the Compact of Mayors, cities worldwide are preparing GHG inventories for buildings and transport and hope to link this data to development priorities.
Location Trends in the Aerospace IndustryA natural geographical shift, lean supply chain management, and a new approach to incentives offerings are influencing aerospace companies’ location decisions.
Myndshft Expands Operations in Mesa, Arizona