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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.
What Corporate Executives Need To Know When Making Location DecisionsCompanies should look to their landlords or developers of their facilities for several attributes, key among them being reliability, flexibility, and a sense of partnership.
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.
Regional Report: New Investments and Job Creation Are Keeping the Mid-Atlantic’s Economy GrowingUnemployment rates across the region are mixed, but companies in a variety of industry sectors have pledged investments and the creation of new jobs.
2016 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Top-Performing States Place Significant Emphasis on Economic DevelopmentThe top-performing states continually compete against one another to attract business and challenge each other to maintain or improve capabilities.
Best Practices for Creating an Innovative, Advanced Manufacturing CulturePromoting innovative, advanced manufacturing cultures within a community involves strategic planning and effective partnership with public institutions.
Regional Report: Mid-Atlantic Region Retaining & Growing Jobs Through DiversificationThe Mid-Atlantic States are putting measures in place to retain their traditional manufacturing jobs, while also securing investments in pharma, wellness-based food, and other emerging sectors.
Food & Beverage Processing Firms Drawn By the Right Mix of Assets in Lehigh Valley, PAThe Lehigh Valley provides a central location with a well-developed transportation infrastructure, a low cost of doing business, and the availability of agricultural products to today’s innovative food processors that are catering to the changing demands of consumers.
Emerging Clusters Take Up the Technology ChallengeRivaling the reigning tech hubs, city and state leaders are seizing opportunities to grow their cutting-edge electronic and digital sectors.
2015 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognizing Excellence in State Job Creation and Economic Development EffortsArea Development’s annual awards recognize individual states for their overall economic development effectiveness. This year, we honor 21 states for their achievements in 2014 in garnering investment and job creation with Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Nevada awarded the Gold Shovel.
Shale Gas Revitalizing U.S. Manufacturing Industry…While Environmentalists Have Their SayAlthough some states are rolling back or banning fracking due to potential environmental impact, overall, U.S. shale gas development and production is surging and helping to trigger a resurgence in manufacturing.
Regional Report: Growth in Biomedicine, Energy, and Food Processing Helping Mid-Atlantic ProsperityIn general, the Mid-Atlantic’s strongest sectors are financial and business services, healthcare, biomedicine, food processing, and energy. It’s been an uneven year for the Mid-Atlantic, but there are plenty of bright spots to light the way.
Revolutionary Advances in Life Sciences amid Industry Disruption and UncertaintyMajor economic, social, and regulatory factors are having big impacts on the life sciences and medical device industries, representing an opportunity for innovative companies to become new leaders and gain market share.
Building Agility into the Supply ChainWith delivery speed now a competitive differentiator, companies must ensure they have a “shippable” delivery on hand.
Henkel Plans Expansions at Geneva, New York and West Hazleton, Pennsylvania Production Plants