"Standing out amid a sea of newfangled energy solutions takes ingenuity, to be sure. It takes capital. It takes scale. And sometimes it takes a dramatic statement."
‘Era of Less’ Widens the Gap Between Project Priorities and Funds
Logistics & Distribution:
Points of Advantage:
Department stores take a regional approach to distribution centers.
Plastics & Chemicals:
An Elastic Climate for Growth:
A sudden wave of capital into plastics and chemicals manufacturing opens doors of opportunity for innovative startups.
On and Off the Rails:
Whether on the move or stymied, intermodal projects figure prominently in future supply chains and regional economies.
Real Projects Mean Real Progress:
The best utility economic development teams help their companies and communities achieve a better climate for growth.
A Site Selection Utility Profile; Progress Energy:
In Florida and the Carolinas, Progress Energy’s network ties various groups together to get deals done.
Ahead of the Curve:
Ameren’s economic development focus makes strong communities stronger.
Safe at Home:
Expanding firms find access to capital, knowledge workers and pro-growth incentives in Greater Philadelphia.
The Deep End of the Labor Pool:
Malaysia is putting human and other vital resources into the industry sectors it considers essential to making its economy a high-income, must-invest location in the years ahead.
Healing the World:
From the heart of Germany, biotech firms deliver breakthrough therapies to treat ailments around the globe.
Whether hailing from the U.S. or the other side of the globe, corporations find Canada’s a good neighbor.
On the Rebound? Or Never Came Down?:
FDI levels are rising in India. So are actual projects, thanks to government approvals and infrastructure needs.
Coke Sews Silver Lining Into Plant Design:
Rain reuse via syphonic drainage is among this new facility’s LEED attributes.
North American Reports:
Quick-Fill Capability; Honda Diversifies; Northeast Aces ACT; Looking West;Where’s the Building?; New Digs for Novo
Belfast by a Nose:
Given the world to choose from, a London-based global legal power chooses to travel just up the road.
Engineered fabrics; EMAL expands; Nokia Siemens Networks; Romania Lands EADS Plant; Concrete Wind Towers in Brazil
States of the Union
For the first time in more than a decade, someone in Sacramento has unveiled a comprehensive economic development strategy.
Talent for Tech:
Innovation spawns fast-growing companies.
Back in the USA:
For some firms, the numbers add up for domestic manufacturing.
Vegas - The New Hot Spot:
Solar energy is powering a surge in export activity in Nevada.
Clustered Power Attracts Powerful Cluster:
North Carolina serves up data centers by the bucketful.
New investments keep Pennsylvania green.
In This Together:
Wrangler and the small town it supports both aim to recover from a devastating blow.
San Antonio and its municipal utility join forces to establish a clean technology cluster.
Global Ties Spur Prosperity:
Oil and mining equipment boom in the North, while the South has the beef.
Ready and Waiting:
As industry returns to the U.S. Midwest, a highly productive and innovative work force stands ready to welcome it back.