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2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina, and Tennessee Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  shovel-awards  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  arizona  southwest  indiana  midwest  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Tennessee  south 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Arizona Becomes First Sandbox State for Fintech Products - Bloomberg Law
Arizona became the first state to greenlight a program lifting some regulations for fintech companies testing new products and services, after Gov. Doug Ducey (R) signed a “regulatory sandbox” bill into law March 22.
this-week-417  Around-the-web  Matt  arizona  southwest  tech  high-tech  technology  finance  financial-industry  financial-services  fintech 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
How Arizona Is Leading the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution - HBR
Self-driving vehicles, once a science fiction technology, are rapidly becoming a reality that promises to transform our lives – making it safer and more efficient to move people and goods, while reinventing our thinking about transportation.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  arizona  southwest  autonomous-vehicles  tech  high-tech  technology  innovation  public-private-partnerships 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
As Trump pushes border wall, Arizona governor touts a ‘SkyBridge’ to Mexico - Phoenix Business Journal
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is touting a proposed development at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport that would be home to an air cargo hub with both Mexican and U.S. Customs operations.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  phoenix  arizona  southwest  mexico  e-commmerce  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  cargo 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Bill Gates invests $80 million to build Arizona smart city - CNNMoney
A group associated with a Gates investment company has invested $80 million in a high-tech planned development outside Phoenix.
thi-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  arizona  southwest  microsoft  phoenix  tech  technology  high-tech  smart-cities 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Bill Gates firm buys Arizona land for $80 million to create 'smart city' - Fox News
A real estate investment firm owned by Bill Gates recently bought a giant plot of land in Arizona for $80 million to be developed into a “smart city.”
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  tech  high-tech  technology  microsoft  arizona  southwest 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States Compiling Healthy Rosters of New and Expanded Facilities - Area Development
The 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.
area-development-features  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  illinois  Georgia  arizona  kentucky  mississippi  mid-atlantic  south-atlantic  southwest  south  Matt 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Tech Talkin’ Govs, Part I: AR, AZ, CT, IA, ID, IN, KS, ND, SD, VT, WI - workforce, education top concerns - SSTI
SSTI again presents its latest round of Tech Talkin’ Govs, where governors’ comments about TBED issues are excerpted from their state of the state and inaugural addresses. Today’s roundup includes STEM spending and workforce development in Idaho, education in Arizona, manufacturing in Connecticut and a nod to technological change in North Dakota, inaugural addresses from new governors in Vermont and Indiana, and more reports from governors who gave their addresses on the 10th. Next week the Digest will continue with Part II of Tech Talkin’ Govs featuring news from the next round of addresses.
technology-based-economic-development  government-policy  regional-reports  arizona  arkansas  iowa  indiana  Kansas  north-dakota  south-dakota  vermont  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-373 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Meeting Economic Challenges Head On in the Southwest - Area Development
Although the energy-industry recession has hit the Southwest region hard, economic diversification has drawn corporate locations and expansions in the high-tech, financial services, and data center sectors.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  manufacturing  Matt  regional-reports  texas  arizona  new-mexico  oklahoma  high-tech  financial-services  data-centers 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Warehousing, logistics demand rising on US-Mexico border - JOC
At major border crossing points, industrial developers are eyeing logistics projects, including warehousing and distribution centers, as cross-border trade between the two countries continues to grow, despite the uncertain future of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
NAFTA  mexico  texas  new-mexico  arizona  california  warehousing  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-372  business-globalization 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Lucid Motors Plans Electric Car Manufacturing Complex In Casa Grande, Arizona - Area Development
For its electric car manufacturing operation, Lucid Motors has selected Casa Grande, Arizona. The facility is expected to bring over 2,000 projected new jobs and more than $700 million in capital investment to the region by 2022.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  electric-car  automotive-industry  manufacturing  jobs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Orbital ATK Expands Its Chandler, Arizona Production And Operations Center - Area Development
Orbital ATK, one of the world’s leading aerospace and defense technology firms, is expanding the company’s Launch Vehicles Division operations into an additional facility in Chandler, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  Aerospace  defense  technology 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
ADP to Create Up To 1,500 Jobs In Tempe, Arizona, Operations Center - Area Development
A comprehensive global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management solutions, ADP will open a new operations center in Tempe, Arizona. According to state officials, the company will invest more than $33.75 million and create up to 1,500 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  financial-services  financial-industry  jobs  phoenix  technology 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Vector Space Systems Plans Micro Satellite Manufacturing Center In Pima County, Arizona - Area Development
Vector Space Systems, a micro satellite space launch company, is locating its manufacturing facility to the Pima County Aerospace, Defense and Technology Business & Research Park in Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arizona  southwest  Aerospace  tech  technology 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Huhtamaki North America Plans Manufacturing-Distribution Hub Near Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
Huhtamaki North America plans to open a new manufacturing and distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will serve west coast foodservice packaging and retail tableware markets. When completed, the 750,000-square-foot facility will produce paper drink cups, insulated hot cups, food containers, pressed paperboard plates and thermoformed plastic cups and lids.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  distribution-facility  phoenix  arizona  southwest  packaging-industry  packaging  food-industry  paper-industry  advanced-manufacturing 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
McKesson Corporation Expands Greater Phoenix, Arizona, Regional Headquarters - Area Development
McKesson Corporation, a healthcare services and information technology company, will expand its existing workforce in the company’s regional headquarters in Greater Phoenix, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  phoenix  headquarters  regional-headquarters  healthcare-industry  information-technology  technology 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Back in Top Spot Again - Area Development
What’s it take to be recognized as a top state for doing business? On one hand, it’s a complicated question to answer, because there are a lot of factors that go into that kind of a reputation. On the other hand, you can get a pretty good idea of what it takes by checking out the attributes of some of the states that top the list.
area-development-features  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  top-states-for-business  Georgia  south-atlantic  south-carolina  texas  southwest  tennesee  south  louisiana  alabama  Florida  indiana  midwest  north-carolina  mississippi  ohio  Nevada  mountain-states  california  pacific-states  kentucky  arizona  arkansas  oklahoma  Michigan  new-york  mid-atlantic  south-dakota  plains  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  government-policy 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Phoenix Is the Hottest City for Automotive Tech Right Now - Fortune
A desert locale is turning itself into a paradise for the increasingly tech-centric car industry.
this-week-359  Around-the-web  Matt  phoenix  automotive-industry  arizona  southwest 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
SK Food Group Inc. Plans Tolleson, Arizona, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
SK Food Group Inc., a Premium Brands company and leader in the manufacturing and wholesale food sales industry, will expand its operations to a new 212,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tolleson, Arizona. The project is expected to create 550 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  manufacturing  southwest  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings - PwC
Among state rankings, Arizona jumped to first place with improvements in the state’s industry rank and operating costs, as well as high scores in property and unemployment tax. Florida dropped one rank from last year to take second place, but its Space Coast still remains a hot spot with companies developing facilities in that area. Utah, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, Michigan, and Ohio remained in the top 10, and newcomers included Indiana and Washington.
state-rankings  industry-clusters  industry-reports  Aerospace  Around-the-web  this-week-357-top  arizona  Florida  florida-space-coast  utah  Georgia  missouri 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Dexcom Plans Manufacturing Facility In Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
Dexcom, Inc., a leader in continuous glucose monitoring for patients with diabetes will construct a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona. The facility will support the company's growing continuous glucose monitoring business.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  arizona  southwest  phoenix  life-sciences  medical  mesa  healthcare 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Dot Foods Establishes Distribution Hub In Mohave County, Arizona - Area Development
Dot Foods, the nation’s first and largest food industry redistributor, will invest more than $45 million to establish a new distribution center in Mohave County, Arizona. This project, which includes infrastructure improvements and installation of new equipment, is expected to create 125 jobs during a three-year period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  distribution-facility  arizona  southwest  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Swiss-Based The Kudeslski Group Opens North American Headquarters In Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
Swiss-based The Kudelski Group, a world leader in digital security, will establish its North American headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  location-USA  FDI  arizona  southwest  phoenix  high-tech  technology 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar To Locate Surface Mining-Tech Center In Tucson, Arizona - Area Development
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, will locate its new surface mining and technology operations in Tucson, Arizona. The Tucson facility will create more than 600 projected new Arizona jobs over five years, with employees in executive management, engineering, product development and support positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  tucson  mining  jobs  technology  Caterpillar 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Photos of Apple's $2 billion data command center in Mesa, Arizona - Business Insider
While Apple gets a lot of attention for its $5 billion campus currently under construction in Cupertino, California, it's not the only billion-dollar real estate project the tech giant is working on.
this-week-352  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  apple  tech  technology  california  pacific-states  data-centers  arizona  mesa  southwest 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
World’s first 3D printed car on sale as $53,000 - Independence Tech Time
Local Motors, the Arizona-based technology company behind the “world’s first 3D-printed car”, has announced that it will begin taking pre-orders for the vehicles in the spring of 2016, with manufacturing and delivery expected in early 2017.
this-week-349  Around-the-web  Matt  3D-printing  manufacturing  automotive-industry  arizona  southwest  tech  technology  high-tech  advanced-manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Isagenix International Opens Gilbert, Arizona, World Headquarters - Area Development
Isagenix International, a global health and wellness company, opened its new 150,000-square-foot world headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona. As the first corporate tenant of the new Rivulon development, Isagenix brings more than 580 jobs to the local economy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  arizona  southwest  jobs  phoenix 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Beyond Silicon Valley: Promising New Tech Boomtowns - Area Development
In its quest for lower costs, modern facilities, and access to talent, the booming tech sector is finding it can strike gold outside California.
area-development-features  Matt  high-tech  tech  technology  silicon-valley  Austin  nashville  phoenix  las-vegas  san-francisco  california  pacific-states  southwest  south  tennesee  arizona  Nevada  texas  mountain-states 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Farmers Insurance Plans Major Expansion Of Phoenix, Arizona Service Center - Area Development
Farmers Insurance, one of the largest multiline insurer groups in the country, plans to significantly expand its operations campus in northern Phoenix, Arizona, which could eventually raise its employee base from approximately 500 full-time employees to more than 1,500 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  phoenix  arizona  southwest  insurance-industry  jobs  operations-center 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Carlisle Companies Incorporated Relocates Headquarters To Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
Carlisle Companies Incorporated, a $3.5 billion global diversified manufacturer, will relocate its Corporate Headquarters, beginning in the second quarter of this year, to Phoenix, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  phoenix  arizona  southwest  manufacturing  corporate-headquarters 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
MD, SC Boost Defense Industry Support in Budgets; TBED Proposals Released in AZ, MO - SSTI
Many governors around the country have begun laying out priorities for the next legislative session. In the coming weeks, SSTI will review gubernatorial addresses and budget proposals related to economic development. This week, we highlight developments in Arizona, Maryland, Missouri and South Carolina.
economic-development-news  technology-based-economic-development  government-policy  south-carolina  missouri  arizona  maryland  this-week-338  Around-the-web 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Tucson-based World View will remain in Arizona after Pima County deal - Phoenix Business Journal
Florida and New Mexico were courting Tucson-based World View to relocate its corporate headquarters into their space technology centers. New Mexico sought the company for its Space Port near White Sands and Florida wanted to bring it to the Space Coast near Jacksonville.
Aerospace  space-ports  Florida  new-mexico  florida-space-coast  arizona  tucson  Around-the-web  this-week-338  corporate-headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Gainsight Undertakes Major Corporate Marketing Headquarters Expansion In Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
Gainsight, a Silicon Valley-based technology company, will locate its new corporate marketing headquarters at an operations center located at The Monroe Building, 111 W. Monroe in Phoenix, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  silicon-valley  high-tech  technology  marketing  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  phoenix 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Ak-Chin Indian Community Offer Long-Term Advantages to Food Processing Facilities - Area Development
When looking for new sites, food processing facilities typically want to be in operation in 6-12 months. To reduce the time involved, companies often limit their search to sites with existing buildings that can be retrofitted, but may be less than ideal in the long-term.
food-processing  area-development-features  Matt  arizona  southwest 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Plans Mesa, Arizona, Operations Center - Area Development
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., a consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance and third-party servicing, announced it will expand its operations to the Centrica project at 1550 W. Southern Ave. in the Fiesta District in Mesa, Arizona.
2015-review-top-projects  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mesa  arizona  southwest  financial-services 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative-Sun Power Plan Solar Power Plant In Cochise County, Arizona - Area Development
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with SunPower to build a 20-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in Cochise County, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  solar-power  arizona  southwest  utilities  energy 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
PAC Worldwide Opens Second Phoenix, Arizona, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
PAC Worldwide, a manufacturer of flexible protective packaging, opened a second manufacturing plant in Phoenix, Arizona. The facility spans 166,000 square feet of production space.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  packaging  manufacturing  phoenix  e-commmerce 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Hard lessons from creating jobs and opportunity in the next economy - Brookings Institution
In January 2011, the United States was still in the grips of the Great Recession. The unemployment rate sat at a stubborn 9 percent, slightly lower than the high of 10 percent in October 2009. Job losses were staggering.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  workforce-development  phoenix  arizona  southwest  economic-development  new-york  mid-atlantic  syracuse  jobs 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
AVIAGE SYSTEMS Opens Design-Manufacturing-Research Hub In Peoria, Arizona - Area Development
AVIAGE SYSTEMS, a global Tier-1 civil avionics solution provider and joint venture between General Electric Company and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, opened its high-quality research, design and manufacturing complex in Peoria, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  research-center  Aerospace  arizona  southwest 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Innovative, proactive measures taken years ago prepared Arizona to face today’s water challenges. - U.S. Cluster Mapping
Over the past 60 years, Arizona’s population has increased five-fold. However, the demand for water has increased only 0.1 percent.
arizona  regional-reports  infrastructure  water-availability  this-week-310  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Here's how an Arizona aerospace manufacturing plant became a global success - Yahoo News
Hexcel has a global footprint in the aerospace industry, with 18 manufacturing plants worldwide that produce advanced composites, such as carbon fiber and honeycomb. But it’s the company’s Casa Grande, Arizona, plant that has the special designation as the world’s largest producer of honeycomb for the commercial aerospace industry.
Aerospace  industry-reports  u.s.-manufacturing  supply-chain  economic-development-news  arizona  Hexcel  this-week-309  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Comcast Cable To Open Customer Support Center In Tucson, Arizona - Area Development
Comcast Cable plans to open a state-of-the-art 100,000 square foot customer support center this fall in Tucson, Arizona. The center will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  jobs  comcast  telecommunications  support-center 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Rinchem Company Opens Chemical Logistics Center In Chandler, Arizona - Area Development
Rinchem Company, Inc. opened a new 79,500-square-foot chemical logistics facility in Chandler, Arizona. The new facility includes warehousing areas for regulated and non-regulated chemicals and gases.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  logistics-center  arizona  southwest  supply-chain 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Inteplast Group Invests $15 Million To Expand Its Charlotte And Phoenix Manufacturing Centers - Area Development
Inteplast Group, a firm that produces integrated plastics, will add new manufacturing capacity to its AmTopp Stretch Film Division at its plants in Charlotte, North Carolina and Phoenix, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  north-carolina  arizona  southwest  south-atlantic  plastics  manufacturing 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Outdoor Retailer REI Plans 400,000 Square Foot Goodyear, Arizona, Distribution Center - Area Development
A leading outdoor retailer REI will open a third distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will better support its stores and customers through faster product replenishment and delivery. The 400,000 square-foot facility, on 34 acres in the Phoenix suburb, should be operational in July 2016 and employ approximately 120 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  jobs  phoenix  LEED 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based IRIS USA Plans Regional Headquarters In Surprise, Arizona - Area Development
IRIS USA, Inc, a subsidiary of IRIS Ohyama, Inc headquartered in Sendai, Japan, will build its new Western United States Regional Headquarters in Surprise, Arizona. The new facility represents a $33-$40 million investment, 100 new jobs, and $800,000 of new city revenues in the first year of operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  headquarters  regional-headquarters  location-usa  fdi  jobs 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Northern Trust Plans Tempe, Arizona, Operations Center Creating 1,000 Jobs - Area Development
Northern Trust plans to open an operating center in Tempe, Arizona. The center, which is expected to be home to 1,000 full-time employees over the next three years, will provide multiple financial business and banking services across Northern Trust business units and functions.
economic-development  site-selection  southwest  arizona  jobs  financial-industry 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Why Did Apple Keep Promise to City of Mesa, Arizona? - IndustryWeek
Apple's decision to build a $2 billion data center in the same location where its bankrupt contractor vacated is based on a number of factors.
this-week-294  around-the-web  matt  apple  mesa  arizona  southwest  data-centers  taxes-incentives 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
MA Adopts Crowdfunding Exemption; Is AZ Next? - SSTI
Less than two months into 2015, Massachusetts and potentially Arizona will join the growing number of states that have adopted intrastate crowdfunding exemptions – one of the emerging trends in economic development from 2014.
crowd-funding  capital-access  Massachusetts  arizona  economic-development-vc  this-week-293  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
WingSpan Aviation Center Approved For Expansion At Chandler, Arizona, Municipal Airport - Area Development
A 50-year ground lease for WingSpan Aviation Center, which will enable the company to expand its business concept, has been approved in Chandler, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  aerospace 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Marana Aerospace Solutions Expands Its Aircraft Services In Marana, Arizona - Area Development
Marana Aerospace Solutions is expanding its capabilities in Marana, Arizona. The company will add a complete end-of-life services solution, a hydraulic actuator overhaul and repair shop, and a wheel assembly shop for a wide variety of aircraft applications.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  aerospace  arizona  southwest 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Apple's Mesa facility more than just iCloud, iTunes storage - Phoenix Business Journal
The new facility will have more potential for growing other Apple branches in the market, said a source who spoke with the Phoenix Business Journal on condition of anonymity. The Mesa facility will provide oversight of other remote and co-located data centers Apple uses across the country. This is one reason Apple is committing to 150 high-wage jobs, nearly double what a similar-size data warehouse would require.
data-centers  apple  arizona  this-week-291  around-the-web  data-center-insider 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Apple Plans $2 Billion Command Center In Mesa, Arizona - Area Development
Apple will be expanding in The Grand Canyon State, with a $2 billion investment on a command center for the company's global networks in Mesa, Arizona. The facility is expected to employ 150 full-time Apple associates, and spark 300-500 construction and trade jobs.
arizona  southwest  mesa  apple  high-tech  jobs  command-center  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Revel Systems Opens Operations Center In Scottsdale, Arizona - Area Development
Revel Systems, the world’s leading iPad Point of Sale platform, expanded its operations into Arizona by opening an operations center in Scottsdale Innovation Center, with plans to create 160 jobs during the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  electronics-industry  high-tech  jobs  scottsdale 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Tech Talkin’ Govs: Energy, Workforce Initiatives Prominently Featured in Gubernatorial Addresses - SSTI
The series highlights new and expanded TBED proposals from governors' State of the State, Budget and Inaugural addresses. The second installment of this year’s series includes excerpts from speeches delivered in Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
government-policy  high-tech  technology-based-economic-development  arizona  idaho  indiana  south-dakota  virginia  washington  west-virginia  wisconsin  this-week-289  around-the-web 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: A Rosy Economic Outlook in the Southwest U.S. - Area Development
With healthy jobs reports and numerous announcements for new and expanded facilities, the Southwest States will continue their economic growth.
area-development-features  regional-reports  southwest  economic-development  site-selection  texas  arizona  new-mexico  oklahoma 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
APAC Customer Services Plans Major Workforce Expansion In Phoenix And Tucson, Arizona - Area Development
APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leader in global customer care outsourcing solutions, will expand its workforce in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, with plans to bring more than 1,100 jobs to southern Arizona’s Sun Corridor over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  phoenix  arizona  southwest  jobs  tucson 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Zenefits Establishes Scottsdale, Arizona, Office Complex - Area Development
Zenefits, the cloud-based human resources technology company, plans to establish a 94,000 square feet office complex in the Scottsdale, Arizona, Galleria Corporate Centre, creating more than 1,300 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Yodle Expands Scottsdale, Arizona, Operations Center - Area Development
Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, opened an expanded operations center in Scottsdale, Arizona. The company leased an additional 12,000 square feet in the SkySong building at 1375 N Scottsdale Rd. giving it a total of 39,000 square feet.
economic-development  site-selection  arizona  southwest  operations-center  area-development-news 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
How Nevada won a billion-dollar Tesla plant, and how Tesla scored a great deal - The Washington Post
On paper, the states competing for Tesla’s business had good reason to put together an attractive package: Some academics estimated the Gigafactory would bring up to $100 billion in economic activity to whichever state won the project. Such a massive building project with so much economic potential comes around perhaps once a decade, especially for rural Western areas hit hard by the recession. So when the company approached potential hosts, teams of economic development officials from several Western states started putting together detailed plans of incentives and credits aimed at luring the company’s business. The five major players — Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas — kept the details of those plans secret, as did Tesla.
taxes-incentives  government-policy  economic-development-news  tesla  gigafactory  california  texas  nevada  arizona  new-mexico 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Bridgestone Rubber-BSA Opens Biorubber Process Research Center In Mesa, Arizona - Area Development
BSA, a subsidiary of the world's largest tire and rubber manufacturer, Japan-based Bridgestone Corporation, opened its Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  mesa  arizona  southwest  research-center 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Accolade Expands Its Scottsdale, Arizona, Operations Center - Area Development
Accolade, a technology-enabled consumer engagement company dedicated to improving the healthcare experience, has expanded its operations with the opening of a new office in Scottsdale, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  high-tech  operations-center  southwest  technology  scottsdale 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
ViaSat Begins Construction On 116,000 Square Foot Manufacturing-Operations Center In Tempe, Arizona - Area Development
A firm that creates satellite and other wireless networking systems, ViaSat Inc. started construction on its 116,000 square foot manufacturing center at Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  telecommunications  wireless-technology  manufacturing  arizona  southwest  research-park  operations-center 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
What's Behind Tesla's Demand For $500 Million In Gigafactory Incentives - Forbes
Tesla Motors has been playing a game of economic development poker for its $5 billion Gigafactory with five states — Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas.
economic-development-news  gigafactory  tesla  arizona  nevada  california  new-mexico  texas  automotive-industry  electric-vehicle  this-week-273  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Tesla’s Gigafactory a Huge Lever of Growth: Rusch: Video - Bloomberg
Colin Rusch, senior analyst at Northland Capital Markets talks with Betty Liu about the possible locations for Tesla’s gigafactory and the growth opportunities available to the company as it streamlines its operations.
tesla  gigafactory  arizona  nevada  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  batteries  this-week-273  around-the-web  video 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Panasonic to Help Tesla Build ‘Gigafactory’ - Businessweek
Panasonic agreed to help set up the battery factory that Tesla Chairman Elon Musk needs to sell more electric cars.
this-week-272  around-the-web  automotive-industry  green-economy  electric-vehicle  electronics-industry  panasonic  nevada  arizona  texas 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Tucson to Tesla Motors: Your Building Permit is Ready - Arizona Daily Star
Tesla Motors has received a $3 billion building permit for construction of a battery assembly plant in Tucson.
this-week-272  around-the-web  matt  tesla  automotive-industry  arizona  southwest 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Poor infrastructure could thwart Arizona's trade-growth efforts - Arizona Daily Star
Efforts in Arizona to increase trade with other states and the world face a threat, a former Arizona congressman says.
arizona  regional-reports  infrastructure  government-policy  this-week-272  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
2014 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Tennessee and Indiana Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
shovel-awards  area-development-features  arizona  southwest  indiana  midwest  tennessee  south  manufacturing  economic-development  matt 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Website Firm Weebly Establishes North American Operations Headquarters In Scottsdale, Arizona - Area Development
Weebly, a website creation firm, will establish its 25,000-square-foot North American customer operations headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  arizona  southwest  technology 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
WinCo Foods To Open Distribution Center In Phoenix, Arizona - Area Development
WinCo Foods, a regional discount supermarket company, will begin shipping from its newest distribution center located at 7502 W. Durango Street in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday, May 14.
economic-development  site-selection  arizona  southwest  distribution-centers  phoenix  food-industry 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
AeroTurbine Expands Aircraft MRO Facility In Goodyear, Arizona - Area Development
AeroTurbine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of International Lease Finance Corporation, expanded its Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The expansion added a second hangar with more than 100,000 square feet of additional space.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  aerospace 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Forget What the Pundits Tell You, Coastal Cities are Old News - it’s the Sunbelt that’s Booming - Newgeography.com
Since 2010, according to an American Community Survey by demographer Wendell Cox, over one million people have moved to the Sunbelt mostly from the Northeast and Midwest. Any guesses for the states that have gained the most domestic migrants since 2010?
demographics  regional-reports  southwest  south-atlantic  texas  florida  north-carolina  arizona  this-week-252  around-the-web 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Apple Warns Arizona Governor Anti-Gay Bill Will Hurt Highly Anticipated Sapphire Glass Factory - ThinkProgress
Twenty-one states have bills in place that protect against sexual discrimination. Other states, including Kansas, Idaho and Ohio have failed to implement similar anti-gay bills that give businesses license to refuse service based on religious convictions.
this-week-251  around-the-web  matt  arizona  southwest  apple  manufacturing 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
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