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Location Notebook: Tennessee - Focusing on Rural Development - Area Development
Realizing the need to stimulate growth in rural areas, state legislators, educators, and other stakeholders came together to pass legislation, certify sites, and increase broadband access among other measures aimed at attracting business and tourism.
area-development-features  Matt  Location-notebook  Tennessee  south  economic-development  site-selection  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  manufacturing  broadband  certified-sites 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Site Certification Is Not a Substitute for Due Diligence - Area Development
While a good amount of information can be obtained through site certification programs, underlying questions with regard to the end-user’s specific timelines and needs as well as how risks will be mitigated still need to be addressed.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  certified-sites  manufacturing 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
How an economic developer is bringing factory jobs back to Mississippi - CBS News
Joe Max Higgins is credited with generating about 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle, one of the poorest areas in the country. How’s he doing it? Bill Whitaker reports.
economic-development-news  mississippi  mega-sites  certified-sites  Around-the-web  this-week-372 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Huntsville, Alabama, “Mega Site” Certified By TVA For Large-Scale Manufacturing Projects - Area Development
A 1,252-acre site has been certified as a Tennessee Valley Authority Mega Site in Limestone County, Alabama. The site will help position the location to compete globally for large-scale manufacturing projects.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  alabama  south  manufacturing  TVA  certified-sites 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Logan Economic Alliance for Development’s Build-Ready Site Certified In Russellville, Kentucky - Area Development
A 16-acre industrial site located at the Shelton Industrial Park has been certified as Build-Ready, offering companies a streamlined process to rapidly locate, build and begin operations in in Russellville, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  certified-sites 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
State Certifies Hickory Industrial Park In Graves County, Kentucky, as Build-Ready - Area Development
A site state certified as Build-Ready in Graves County, Kentucky’s Hickory Industrial Park is the latest in a series of locations offering a fast-track to slice months off new-facility construction.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  certified-sites  construction 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Location Notebook: Well-Connected Tennessee Innovating to Distribute Success - Area Development
Tennessee ranks highly for its certified sites program as well as its transportation infrastructure, and the state is employing innovative strategies to address educational and other challenges.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Tennessee  south  Location-notebook  certified-sites  manufacturing 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Top States for Doing Business 2015: Site Selection Consultants Survey Results - Area Development
States that consistently rank at the top for business performance know what it takes to be successful — an attractive business environment (taxes, incentives, permitting), labor pool (cost, availability, education, skill level, training), and infrastructure/global access (transportation infrastructure, energy costs, intermodal capabilities, certified sites).
area-development-features  Matt  top-states-for-business  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce  education  infrastructure  energy  certified-sites 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Korean-Based SL Tennessee Expands Manufacturing Center At Clinton, Tennessee, Industrial Park - Area Development
SL Tennessee will construct a new 250,000 square foot building to join its two existing facilities in the Clinton/I-75 Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Clinton, Tennessee. The South Korean automotive parts manufacturer will invest $80.5 million and create 1,000 new jobs in Anderson County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  tennessee  south  location-usa  fdi  automotive-industry  certified-sites  jobs 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
American Colors Inc. Plans Manufacturing And Research Facility In Sumner County, Tennessee - Area Development
A manufacturer of high quality liquid pigment systems and intermediates specializing in finding solutions to complex coatings and colorants problems, American Colors Inc. will build a new 30,000 square foot manufacturing and research facility in the Gallatin Industrial Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Sumner County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  tennessee  south  manufacturing  certified-sites 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Industrial Site Selection Due Diligence - Foregoing Assumptions - Area Development Online
Assessing an industrial site and planning for its development are critical steps in choosing the right location. To successfully undertake this task, one must forego assumptions and seek diligence.
certified-sites  industrial-real-estate  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Unequal Technologies Opens New Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, Headquarters - Area Development Online
Unequal Technologies, a provider of customized, concealed sports protection, opened its new corporate headquarters in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. Unequal said it anticipates hiring up to 200 additional staff members during the next three years, as the company consolidates warehouse inventory, shipping, sales, marketing and product development in the new 65,000-square-foot building.
jobs  certified-sites  economic-development  Pennsylvania  matt  headquarters 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
How Certified Sites Can Expedite the Site Selection Process for Expanding Companies - Area Development Online
Companies seeking new locations hope to save time and money by looking at certified sites, which communities offer to lure in new business.
certified-sites  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Certified Sites Lower Risks and Increase Speed to Market for OEMs - Area Development Online
CSX’s site certification program complements Alabama’s own AdvantageSite designation; both of these programs ensure that proper due diligence has been performed on a site and it is ready for development.
manufacturing  automotive-industry  certified-sites  economic-development  alabama  site-selection  OEMs  matt  logistics 
september 2013 by areadevelopment

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