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2020 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize State and Local Economic Development EffortsWhile the current COVID-19 crisis may put some development on “pause,” our annual Shovel Awards recognize states that garnered large job-creating and investment projects over the course of the previous year.
Tennessee Industry Steps Up to Fight Covid-19Tennessee’s businesses, researchers, and others have developed solutions and repurposed operations in response to the pandemic, and their efforts will serve as the foundation to the state’s rebound.
Finding Talent in a Time of Economic ChangeAs millions of idled workers start to return to the workforce, the need for workforce development programs will be greater than ever before.
Regional Report: Manufacturing Drives Growth in the Southern StatesBig-picture data provides evidence of a regional economy on the rise, with manufacturing as the centerpiece of its growth.
Greater Memphis Plans to Build Upon Its SuccessKnown for its logistics, Memphis is also a growing center for healthcare and technology.
Tennessee Keeps Attracting Headquarters OperationsWith 18 Fortune 1000 company headquarters located in Tennessee, the number of headquarters jobs is surging.
2019 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Sixth Year in a RowThe top-ranked states have landed on the radar of today’s site selection consultants because of their low business costs, generous incentive programs, and competitive labor environments, among other probusiness advantages.
What Makes a Successful Innovation District?Prosperous innovation districts have diversified economies and are integrated into the fabric of a community, drawing workers who seek out such environments and the companies that are trying to attract them.
Understanding the Evolving Incentives LandscapeKey trends across the states indicate a continued effort to lure new businesses with incentives, but there’s a sustained focus on transparency and ensuring a return on investment for taxpayers.
Tennessee’s IT Strength Attracts Global PlayersOver the past year, several high-profile tech-related companies have established operations in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee.
Location Notebook: Tennessee Builds on Its Business Retention and Attraction EffortsA commitment to manufacturing, its logistical advantages, and a workforce development push are at the core of Tennessee’s economic strength.
Location Notebook: Nashville Is Now on the Financial Services MapAllianceBernstein’s move to Nashville has made it a major player in the financial services sector.
Automakers Enter the Circular EconomyIndustrial companies, including automotive firms, are among those reinventing how businesses find, use, and dispose of the resources and materials that make up global trade.
2018 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Can Trailing States Catch the Southern Coastal States Leading the Pack?Those states not rated highly by the responding consultants have an opportunity to create policy to get on the leader board, but the implementation timeline must be longer than any incumbent political administration in order to achieve meaningful results.
France-Based Babynov USA Selects Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, for First U.S. Manufacturing Facility