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2020 Top States for Doing Business Showcase Their Pro-Business EnvironmentsDespite changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the states across the South seem to have all their ducks in a row when it comes to attracting business.
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.
What Makes a Megaproject?Isabel Cyr, Director, CAI Global; and Fatima Halimi, Consultant, CAI Global discuss with Area Development the landscape of megaprojects and the trends and lessons learned from the biggest site selection projects in the U.S.
Mid-size Markets Competing for Business and WinningWorkforce availability with the necessary skills and local partnerships are two trends driving investment to mid-size markets.
Houston: Young, Diverse and InnovativeSusan Davenport, Senior Vice President of Economic Development at the Greater Houston Partnership, discusses how Houston’s economy has changed and grown over the last decade, drawing people and businesses from around the world.
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.
2019 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Recipients Garnered Large Job-Creating and Investment Projects in Diverse IndustriesWhile e-commerce was creating thousands of jobs across the nation last year, high-profile, diverse projects in the manufacturing, information technology, financial services, energy, and other sectors were also making news.
Location Notebook: Texas Builds on Its Strengths and Confronts Its ChallengesPopulation growth, a favorable tax climate, and a business-friendly environment are among the factors fueling economic gains and drawing corporate investment to Texas.
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: Southern States Continue Their DominationFavorable business tax climates and competitive labor environments — as well as aggressive utility economic development programs — have helped the Southern States to come out on top.
2018 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fifth Year in a RowCompetitive labor environments and leading workforce development programs, low taxes and utility costs, favorable regulatory environments, and cooperative state governments are among the top-ranked states’ pro-business attributes.
Texas Today: Where Businesses SucceedThe state of Texas continues to gain accolades for its pro-business environment, which is sustained by its skilled workforce, low taxes, favorable regulatory environment, and deal-closing funds among other attributes.
2018 Leading Metro Locations: Pacific and Mountain Metros Dominate the ListThe 2018 Leading Metro Locations reflect the nation’s overall economic growth as the country enjoys the second-longest economic expansion on record, with many small and mid-size metros exhibiting economic strength.
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Florida, Illinois and New York Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations over 12 Million
Goya Foods Plans Major Expansion at Brookshire, Texas, Manufacturing & Distribution Complex