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2021 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize State and Local Economic Development EffortsAlthough 2020’s global pandemic resulted in some projects being stalled or canceled, the annual Shovel Awards recognize many other new and expanded facilities plans that are on track and expected to created thousands of jobs and billions in investment.
Electrifying the Economy: Tennessee’s Big Push into Electric VehiclesAutomakers are investing major sums into Volunteer State facilities to turn out new and exciting electric vehicles, as well as major components that make them go.
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.
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.
Vi-Jon Expands Smyrna, Tennessee, Operations