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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.
Revitalized Cities: Which Locations Have Outperformed and Why?Many locations that saw economic contractions have been able to revitalize themselves by instituting pro-business policies, developing innovative workforces, and drawing the right industry mix — sprinkled with a little bit of luck!
Research, Engineering, and Design: The Talent Cluster in a Talent-Focused WorldEconomic development organizations that identify their “talent clusters” can help companies to find the skilled labor they require.
Hot Jobs: Growing Industrial SectorsAlthough the number of jobs lost during the Great Recession have been regained, not all regions or industry sectors have experienced the same recovery.
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.
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.
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.
Which Locations Are Drawing FinTech Companies?Irrespective of their size, the strongest markets for financial technology companies have a workforce that aligns to best serve all distinctive skill set and cost requirements.
A “Marshall Plan” to Develop and Attract TalentWhen businesses are considering where to set up shop or expand existing operations, one of the driving influences behind their decision is access to talent.
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Georgia, Michigan, Ohio and Virginia Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations 8 to 12 Million
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.
STEM Grads: At the Core of the Tech Location DecisionThe search for tech talent is leading companies to look at some traditional as well as surprising locations and also putting workspace buildout in a new perspective.
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.
Who’s Leading in the Autonomous Driving Race?Established automakers in America’s Heartland are now competing with Silicon Valley technology companies for the lead in supplying self-driving vehicles and systems.
Amazon Expands Detroit, Michigan, Operations