If the path being beaten to Texas’ front door is any indication, there’s a better way to do things in the Lone Star State. Giving businesses some certainty with which to risk investment capital and expand their enterprises has been central to the state’s economic success.
Next-Gen Site Selection:
A new generation of commercial transport changes the rules of where facilities supporting this bellwether industry are located.
For those struggling to create jobs in their communities, it may pay to drop the company surveys and take up the art of real conversation with business leaders.
East Coast ports strive to be the fittest for the Panama Canal expansion.
Driven by the government’s healthcare spending and the population’s increasing array of health problems, the medical device industry invests in … China.
Special Economic Zones:
The Ties That Free:
Companies looking to strengthen regional and global supply chains find zones the ideal place to land.
State Incentive Programs:
2011 Incentives Charts
U.S. Foreign Direct Investment:
States value foreign investment, and the higher-paying jobs it creates.
Changzhou National Hi-Tech District, China:
Local, National and Global Investment Agendas Meet Here:
A national commitment to infrastructure and a key Yangtze River Delta location make the Changzhou National Hi-Tech District the best location for mo
Greater Topeka, Kansas:
A Sweet Deal:
Mars Chocolate’s selection of Topeka for a candy factory is one of several food-processing projects in Kansas’ capital city.
North Carolina Biotechnology:
From Dream to Reality:
How Novartis’ new vaccine plant in North Carolina went from concept to completion, and how collaboration with state training programs encouraged the firm to expand … again.
Made in Germany, Perfected in Saxony-Anhalt:
How an up-and-coming state in Central Germany made its way to the top of the highly competitive field of automotive components engineering.
How To Fast-Track a Shanghai Operation:
China’s largest metropolitan area offers first-time investors some valuable resources to help keep the process on schedule.
Billions and Billions:
Investment in LNG projects on Australia’s northwest coast is transforming a remote region into a critical energy hub for Southeast Asia.
Still Good Chemistry:
As the People’s Republic embarks on its 12th five-year plan, industrial multinationals plan for much further along than that.
Is Germany Europe’s Safest Bet?
India’s New Auto Cluster:
Gujarat lures massive investments.
Teeming with Activity:
The host region for World Expo 2012 already has several major industrial projects on display.
North American Reports:
Blu Homes To Build Prefab Eco-Homes By Deep Blue Sea; ‘They Were There Last Time We Checked’; Billion-Dollar Bounce In South Carolina
‘Where the World Is Going’:
A watershed renewable energy deal with Samsung survives an election, and moves forward on the power of unswerving commitments.
Making Room for Making Things:
Is there an annuity to be derived from ingenuity? British thought leaders have some ideas.
Cold Storage; ABB Launches New Factory in Shanghai; BASF Boosts Capacity In Japan, Taiwan and Bahrain; Nestlé Investing Around the Globe;
Don’t Fence Me In:
Greater Columbus and the State of Ohio work to corral Bob Evans Farms’ headquarters in the Village of New Albany.
Gov. Dannel Malloy explains how the state is improving its business climate.
Kansas projects have wind power looking up.
In Montana, calculated policies foster a climate for entrepreneurs.
New headquarters campuses in Omaha reflect consideration of the people who will work at them.
Ohio River Corridor:
Project flow along the Ohio now pools in big cities even more than in the past. But the energy industry is fueling big projects in smaller and rural areas as well.
The New Technology Triangle:
Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada lure high-tech firms seeking access to Western markets.
No Time Like the Present:
State reaches new Amazon deal; automotive cluster grows.
Upstate New York:
The Empire State’s tradition of technology innovation lives on.
A strong logistics network and vibrant cities drive growing global companies to thrive in Washington.