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2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Alabama, Louisiana and Utah Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 3 to 5 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.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  jobs  alabama  south  louisiana  utah  mountain-states 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
St. George, Utah, Is Booming, and Guzzling Water - CityLab
As St. George, Utah grows, it will have to cut down on its high water consumption or pay handsomely for it—or both.
this-week-426  Around-the-web  Matt  water-availability  utah  mountain-states  natural-resources  leading-locations  sfp-insider-7-13-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
How startups are changing their approach to distributed teams as big tech looks outside the Valley - VentureBeat
When ClassPass was looking to open a third office outside of its New York and San Francisco locations, it decided on Missoula, Montana — a location that doesn’t usually top the lists of the best cities for tech startups.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  tech  high-tech  technology  entrepreneurship  startup  tech-forum  economic-development  silicon-valley  montana  mountain-states 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Denver's first driverless shuttle gets public debut as it preps for a 2018 launch - The Denver Post
The autonomous shuttle is part of partnership between RTD, CDOT and Panasonic to help solve the region’s “last mile” commuting issues.
this-week-406  Around-the-web  Matt  denver  colorado  mountain-states  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  cities  autonomous-vehicles  technology 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
The Smartest Americans Are Heading West - Bloomberg
Three cities in Colorado — a state whose fortunes have been tied to the boom and bust of oil, gas and other commodities — are among the top 10 leading destinations for the nation’s best and brightest as old cow and mining towns morph into technology hubs, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Another Colorado city is plotting a 21st century revival.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  tech  technology  high-tech  workforce  economic-development  innovation 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant - Automotive News
Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.
Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  faraday  Nevada  mountain-states  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Kansas and Nevada Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - 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.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states  Kansas  plains  plains-states 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Alabama, Iowa, South Carolina and Utah Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 3 to 5 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.
area-development-features  shovel-awards  Matt  alabama  south  iowa  midwest  south-carolina  utah  mountain-states  jobs  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Google Makes Nevada Land Grab for Data Center - WSJ
Alphabet unit pays $29.1 million for 1,210 acres a few miles south of Tesla’s battery ‘gigafactory’.
Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  tech  high-tech  technology  data-centers  Google  tesla 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Credit One Bank Constructs Headquarters In Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Credit One Bank, a Nation Bank and one of the largest and fastest growing credit card issuers in the United States, started construction on its new headquarters at 6801 South Cimarron Road in Las Vegas, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  financial-industry  financial-services  headquarters 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Vie Active Locates U.S. Headquarters In Ketchum, Idaho - Area Development
Australian-based women’s activewear company, Vie Active, is establishing its first U.S. headquarters to Ketchum, Idaho. The company, which started in 2013 in Bondi Beach, Australia, is expected to bring 43 new jobs to the region.
economic-development  site-facility-planning-this-week  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  location-USA  FDI  textiles-clothing-industries  australia  jobs  headquarters 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Leeds Look Listen Plans Headquarters In Blaine County, Idaho - Area Development
Leeds Look Listen, a high-end design, engineering, and manufacturing company, will open its headquarters and expand its operation center in Blaine County, Idaho. The company plans to create up to 73 jobs to support its planned market expansion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  engineering  manufacturing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Site selector expects Boise and Idaho to land more big companies - Idaho Statesman
California continues to be a basket case. A number of projects will leave California over next three to four years. The decentralization trend is real. Boise could be doing more to be at the forefront of that discussion.
this-week-371  Around-the-web  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  boise  economic-development  site-selection  california 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Cimpress Opens U.S. Manufacturing Complex In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Dutch-based Cimpress, a world leader in mass customization, will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  FDI  location-USA 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Connexion Point Expands Salt Lake City, Utah, Headquarters - Area Development
Connexion Point, the technology-enabled healthcare services company, will expand at its headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company plans to add up to 221 jobs and make an expected $9 million capital investment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  utah  mountain-states  headquarters  tech  high-tech  technology  medical  jobs  health  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  salt-lake-city 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Silicon Valley’s FICO Opens Operations Hub In Bozeman, Montana - Area Development
FICO, a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions, has established an operations center in Bozeman, Montana. The company plans for further growth in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  data  montana  mountain-states  high-tech  tech  technology 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Derive Systems Relocates Headquarters To Pocatello, Idaho - Area Development
Derive Systems, a leading automotive technology company, is relocating its Idaho-based Bully Dog headquarters from American Falls to Pocatello, Idaho.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  automotive-industry  tech  technology  high-tech  headquarters 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
American Textile Company Adds Manufacturing Center In Dallas And Salt Lake City - Area Development
American Textile Company, a leading provider of innovative sleep solutions since 1925, will expand its operations with the addition of new facilities in Dallas, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  dallas  texas  southwest  salt-lake-city  utah  mountain-states 
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
UPS Plans Regional Distribution Hub In Salt Lake City, Utah - Area Development
UPS plans to build a regional package operations facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company will create up to 195 high-paying jobs and more than $200 million in capital investment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  utah  mountain-states  UPS  logistics  supply-chain  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Ask Colorado Whether Infrastructure Spending Works - Bloomberg
Here's something all of divided America should be able to agree on: Smart infrastructure investment works. For evidence, look at Colorado, where elected officials of both parties trace an economic boom to a decision 27 years ago to spend more than $2 billion on a new Denver airport.
this-week-363  Around-the-web  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  denver  intermodal  infrastructure  airports  aviation  economic-development 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Clif Bar & Company Opens $90 Million Bakery In Twin Falls, Idaho - Area Development
Clif Bar & Company, an organic and nutritious food manufacturer, opened its $90 million bakery in Twin Falls, Idaho. The bakery is a one-of-a-kind, sustainability-focused facility that intentionally uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach that connects people in buildings with nature.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  food-industry  food-processing  bakery  LEED 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
KeHE Distributors Opens Distribution Hub In Aurora, Colorado - Area Development
KeHE Distributors, a company that provides Natural & Organic and Specialty products to natural food stores, chain grocery stores, independent grocery stores and other specialty product retailers, opened its new state-of-the-art 270,000-square-foot distribution center in Aurora, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  food-industry  food-processing  retail  distribution-facility 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Glacial Lakes Rubber & Plastics Opens Expanded Manufacturing Center In Watertown, South Dakota - Area Development
Glacial Lakes Rubber & Plastics celebrated the opening of its expanded manufacturing plant in Watertown, South Dakota. The town is 105 miles north of Sioux Falls.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  south-dakota  mountain-states  plastics  rubber-industry 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Why Tesla Is Making a New Battery Format at the Gigafactory - Fortune
Tesla isn’t only making new types of cars that will drive off of electricity instead of gasoline. The company also plans to make new types of battery formats at its factory outside of Reno, Nevada.
this-weeeek-359  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  gigafactory 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Dow Chemical Company Plans Chemical Plant In Burley, Idaho - Area Development
The Dow Chemical Company plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Burley, Idaho. The new facility will be operated by its business unit, Dow Building Solution, and produce STYROFOAM brand Extruded Polystyrene Insulation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  chemicals-industry  dow  manufacturing  southern-idaho 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
AGC AeroComposites Invests In Fabrication Machinery At Hayden, Idaho, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
AGC AeroComposites, a global composites and metal components and assemblies manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industry has invested in the development and deployment of a proprietary Automated Lay-up Machine for the fabrication of composite structures and components at its production center in Hayden, Idaho.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  Aerospace  defense  defense-sector 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla Sells $20 Million Worth of Tax Credits to Las Vegas Casino - This is Reno
The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has confirmed that more than $20 million in transferable tax credits (TTCs) were sold by Tesla to the MGM Grand for gaming license fees.
this-week-356  Nevada  mountain-states  tesla  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives  economic-development 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2016: A Closer Look at the Top MSAs - Area Development
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco ranks first overall, followed in the remaining top-10 spots by Napa, Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Columbus (IN), San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Bend-Richmond, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Reno, and Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine.
economic-development  jobs  site-selection  manufacturing  leading-locations  Metros  area-development-online  Matt  california  pacific-states  Michigan  midwest  indiana  oregon  Nevada  mountain-states 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina, Nevada and Utah Awarded Gold Shovel - Area Development
California’s unemployment rate has fallen 1.2 percentage points over the past year to about 5.4 percent, driven largely by strong growth in the state’s technology and professional services sectors.
shovel-awards  economic-development  manufacturing  jobs  site-selection  california  pacific-states  ohio  midwest  tennesee  south  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Nevada  utah  mountain-states  area-development-features 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Idaho, Kansas and Mississippi Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Idaho has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country — about 3.8 percent in April 2016 — due in part to a well-diversified economy and a booming construction market.
shovel-awards  Idaho  mountain-states  Kansas  plains  plains-states  mississippi  south  economic-development  jobs  site-selection 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Chobani Yogurt’s $100 Million Expansion Sparks Economic Development In Southern Idaho - Area Development
Yogurt giant Chobani’s $100 million expansion “at the world’s largest yogurt manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, is the latest investment fueling Southern Idaho’s growing manufacturing industry,” according to the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Mary's Gone Crackers Plans Manufacturing-Research Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Mary's Gone Crackers, a manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will be opening a manufacturing and R&D facility at the North Valleys Commerce Center in Reno, Nevada. The company headquarters will also be relocated to this site with plans to be operational by this fall, with plans to hire more than 200 associates by the end of 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  research&development  research  jobs  headquarters 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Comcast Plans Major Customer Support Center In Fort Collins, Colorado - Area Development
One of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers, Comcast plans to open a major, 80,000-square foot, customer support center in Fort Collins, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  telecommunications  comcast  support-center  customer-service-center  tech  technology  high-tech 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
NUVI Expands Operations Hub In Lehi, Utah - Area Development
NUVI, is a social media industry leader that created an innovative SaaS tool enabling companies and organizations to hear and see what people say, think and feel about a brand or topic, expanded into a new 45,500 square foot corporate headquarters in the center of the booming tech corridor at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  utah  mountain-states  socialmedia  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Site selector: Reno area economic transformation at ‘top of 6th inning’ - RGJ
After going through the toughest recession in its history, Northern Nevada has seen its fair share of economic development victories in the years that followed. Here's a list of some of the major economic development wins that the region has seen.
Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  economic-development  tesla  western-nevada  northern-nevada  automotive-industry  site-selection 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Zoned Properties Expands Marijuana Business Park in Parachute, Colorado - Area Development
Zoned Properties, Inc., a strategic real estate development firm whose primary mission is to identify, develop, and manage sustainable properties in emerging industries, including the licensed medical marijuana industry, expanded its flagship Marijuana Business Park in Parachute, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  marijuana  real-estate  emerging-industries 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Train to the plane’s impact on economic development debated - FOX31 Denver
It's supposed to save time and money, but will it be good for the economy? Will it spur the development that some say it will bring?
this-week-350  Around-the-web  Matt  rail  colorado  denver  mountain-states  economic-development  intermodal 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Big day for Faraday: Carmaker’s ceremonial groundbreaking today - Las Vegas Sun News
Electric car company Faraday Future is scheduled to break ground this afternoon on its Southern Nevada production plant, the centerpiece of a vision to turn North Las Vegas into a manufacturing powerhouse for the region and make the state's economy less dependent on tourism, gaming and mining.
this-week-349  Around-the-web  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Partners Group plans Americas Hub In Denver, Colorado - Area Development
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, is building a headquarters for its Americas operations in metro Denver, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  denver  headquarters 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Chobani Yogurt Plans Major Expansion At Twin Falls, Idaho, Manufacturing Hub - Area Development
Chobani, America's number one Greek Yogurt brand, plans major expansion to its manufacturing facility in Twin Falls, Idaho. The facility expansion will be used to drive continued growth and expand production capability to meet demand for new and existing products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  manufacturing  food-processing 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based Cam-Concept USA Opens U.S. Headquarters In Sparks, Nevada - Area Development
Cam-Concept USA, a manufacturer of primarily custom industrial equipment and Cam-Lift systems has opened its U.S. headquarters in Sparks, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Nevada  mountain-states  location-USA  FDI  canada  manufacturing  western-nevada 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Sonwil Opens Western Hub In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Logistics solutions firm Sonwil recently opened a distribution center and western hub on Longley Lane in Reno, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Nevada  Reno  mountain-states  logistics  distribution-facility 
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
World Wide Technology, Inc. Opened Regional Operations Center In Denver, Colorado - Area Development
World Wide Technology, Inc., a market leading technology integrator, opened a new regional sales, engineering and development office in Denver, Colorado.
Matt  colorado  mountain-states  high-tech  tech  technology  denver  area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla CEO says electric cars will 'suffer' from plunging oil prices - Las Vegas Review-Journal
The drop in the cost of fuel has already filtered through into the U.S. auto market, where sales of gas-guzzling pickups and SUVs rose last year. Oil has continued its steep descent this year, sinking last week to its lowest level in more than 12 years.
this-week-339  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  gas  oil  tesla  elon-musk  energy  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Envision Energy Locates Innovation Center In Boulder, Colorado - Area Development
Envision Energy, a leading global supplier of smart energy solutions, established its Global Blade Innovation Center in Boulder, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  boulder  innovation-centers  energy  smart-energy  renewable-energy  wind-energy 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Jet.com Opens Warehouse-Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Jet.com, a new online shopping site, has opened a 160,000 square-foot, west coast warehouse and distribution center on USA Parkway in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, located east of Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire 150-180 employees by the end of 2016 and another 350 within five years for more than 500 new jobs to the area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  ecommerce  Nevada  Reno  western-nevada  mountain-states  jobs  fulfillment-center 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
We saw the first Hyperloop tubes in the desert - CNN Money
Hyperloop Technologies has begun work on a Hyperloop test track, the futuristic transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk
this-week-338  Around-the-web  Matt  elon-musk  high-tech  tech  technology  electric-vehicle  tesla  Nevada  mountain-states  automotive-industry  advanced-technology  transportation 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Aerodrome Is The First Commercial Airport For Drones - TechCrunch
Aerodrome is working with the City of Boulder, Nevada, to launch the first commercial drone airport — the Eldorado Droneport. It’s one of only a handful of FAA-appointed UAS test sites in the United States.
this-week-337  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  Nevada  mountain-states  advanced-technology  high-tech 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Want to Work for Elon Musk? Move to 1 of These 5 Cities - BostInno
Elon Musk's companies dominate the news like few others in the tech world right now, with technology bets that could revolutionize energy, transportation and other industries. Getting jobs at SpaceX, Tesla or Hyperloop can be tough, but Musk's eggs are turning into chickens, and they're finding new places to roost across the U.S.
this-week-336  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  Aerospace  automotive-industry  electric-car  electric-vehicle  california  pacific-states  los-angeles  texas  southwest  san-francisco  buffalo  new-york  mid-atlantic  jobs  workforce  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
State Incentive Assists Two Montana Firms With Expansion - Area Development
The Montana Department of Commerce awarded $367,500 in grants to fund business expansion projects for two growing Missoula area businesses. The funds are being made available through the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  montana  mountain-states  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
The Mountain States Garner Accolades for Business Expansion
Their economies are faring well, but the Mountain States continue to keep themselves busy building new industries and supporting existing employers.
regional-reports  area-development-features  Matt  mountain-states  colorado  Nevada  wyoming  montana  Idaho  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Photos inside of Elon Musk's Tesla Gigafactory - Business Insider
Elon Musk is building a massive Tesla Gigafactory that's expected to be completed in 2020. When finished, it'll be the world's second-largest building by volume — three times the size of New York's Central Park.
this-week-335  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  gigafactory  elon-musk  manufacturing  electric-vehicle  electric-car  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  site-selection  economic-development  jobs 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Trigg Laboratories Relocates Manufacturing Facility To Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Trigg Laboratories, a consumer healthcare product manufacturer, will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing facilities from Valencia, California to a 70,000 square foot facility in the Blue Diamond Business Center at 4220 W. Windmill Lane Las Vegas, Nevada. The company expects to create 60 jobs in the area starting in July 2016.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  headquarters  jobs  healthcare 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Hyperloop Technologies choose Nevada to test superfast transport system - CNBC
Nevada has been chosen as the test location for the Hyperloop, a high speed transportation system conceptualized by Tesla Motors chief CEO Elon Musk which could potentially reach a top speed of 760 miles per hour.
this-week-334  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  Nevada  mountain-states  high-tech  advanced-technology  tech  technology 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Avitus Group Locates Corporate Headquarters In Aurora, Colorado - Area Development
Avitus Group’s new corporate headquarters has room to nearly double the square footage by 2018. The 11,000 square feet facility is located in Cherry Creek Place in Aurora, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
HomeAdvisor To Open Denver And Indianapolis Offices - Area Development
HomeAdvisor, a leading nationwide digital home services marketplace, plans to debut its Sales Training Executive Program in early 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana and downtown Denver, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  indiana  indianapolis  denver  colorado  mountain-states  midwest  high-tech  tech 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Faraday Future Plans More Than $1 Billion Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant In North Las Vegas, Nevada - Area Development
Faraday Future, a global mobility company, will invest more than $1 billion to establish its first 3-million-square-foot assembly plant for electric vehicles at Clark County’s APEX Industrial Park in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The company expects to create 4,500 new jobs as part of what it considers the first phase of the project.
2015-review-top-projects  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Nevada  mountain-states  high-tech  automotive-industry  electric-vehicle  advanced-manufacturing  las-vegas  tech 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts Plans Laramie, Wyoming, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts, an international supplier of tungsten components for military, industrial engineering and medical markets, plans to relocate its China-based production of tungsten fragments and penetrators to a 15,500-square-foot manufacturing plant in Laramie, Wyoming.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wyoming  mountain-states  manufacturing  medical  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Chinese billionaire Faraday Future plans Tesla challenge from Vegas - CNBC
A Chinese billionaire is betting a suburb in Las Vegas will give him the winning hand in the electric car market. In fact, he's willing to gamble $1 billion on it.
this-week-333  Around-the-web  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  electric-car  automotive-industry  tesla  manufacturing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Bicycle Manufacturer Selle Royal Plans Ogden, Utah, Production Center - Area Development
Selle Royal will be opening a new facility in Ogden, Utah. The company plans to generate 65 jobs in the next 7 years. The project is expected to generate up to $4 million in capital investment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  utah  mountain-states  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Kazmierski: In defense of economic incentives - RGJ
It seems that as we become more successful in attracting companies and jobs to the region, we are hearing some in the community question and even attack incentives.
Around-the-web  this-week-330  Matt  Nevada  mountain-states  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  western-nevada  EDAWN 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Paylocity Plans Expansion At Boise, Idaho, Facility - Area Development
For its new facility expansion, a provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations, Paylocity selected Boise, Idaho. The company plans to create more than 500 jobs during the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  cloud-solutions  high-tech  boise  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Teleperformance U.S.A. Plans Reno, Nevada, Contact Center - Area Development
Teleperformance U.S.A., the global leader in outsourced multi-channel customer experience management, is opening a new contact center in Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire up to 500 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  customer-service-center  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  jobs 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
4 U.S. regions rivaling Silicon Valley - Mashable
As many startups promote themselves as "the Uber of" or "the Airbnb of" their respective industries, many cities around the U.S. aim to align with the hotbed of tech and startup activity that defines Silicon Valley.
this-week-325  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  technology  silicon-valley  colorado  mountain-states  north-carolina  south-atlantic  research-triangle  Florida  Austin  texas  southwest 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
States Competing for Data Centers Extend $1.5B in Tax Breaks - The New York Times
Similar competitions for business are playing out across the country as states increasingly offer lucrative tax breaks to attract the data centers that function as the brains of the Internet.
this-week-324  Around-the-web  Matt  taxes-incentives  data-centers  economic-development  site-selection  Washington  pacific-states  amazon  alabama  high-tech  south  Nevada  mountain-states  oregon 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Deceuninck North America Invests More Than $22 Million To Open Fernley, Nevada, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Deceuninck North America, part of the Belgium-based Deceuninck Group, a global organization specializing in PVC window and door systems and composites for the building industry, will open their new production facility in Fernley, Nevada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
The Tesla Effect: Northern Nevada's construction comeback
High-profile projects such as Tesla are giving construction a much-needed boost. But is this budding buildup in construction for real?
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september 2015 by areadevelopment
AZZ Galvanizing Services Plans Manufacturing Plant Near Reno, Nevada - Area Development
AZZ Galvanizing Services, a global provider of galvanizing services, will soon begin construction of a new plant in the Tahoe-Reno-Industrial Center near Reno, Nevada. The company plans to hire up to 60 employees over the first two to three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  jobs  EDAWN  advanced-manufacturing 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Clearwater Paper Corporation Expands Mill In Lewiston, Idaho - Area Development
Clearwater Paper Corporation, a company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation, will begin construction of its continuous pulp digester project at the company’s mill in Lewiston, Idaho.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  paper-industry  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
AstraZeneca Adds High-Tech Biologics Bulk Manufacturing Facility In Boulder, Colorado - Area Development
AstraZeneca added to its biologics manufacturing capability in the US with the purchase of a high-tech biologics bulk manufacturing facility from Amgen Inc. in Boulder, Colorado.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  bioscience  colorado  mountain-states  high-tech  boulder 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts Inshores Manufacturing To Laramie, Wyoming - Area Development
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts, a supplier of tungsten components for military, industrial engineering and medical markets worldwide, is moving its China-based production operation to Laramie, Wyoming.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  wyoming  mountain-states  military  medical  reshoring  FDI  location-USA  made-in-america 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Expands Presence In Colorado Springs, Colorado To Support NORAD - Area Development
Raytheon will speed up expansion of its presence in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The company signed a $700 million multi-year “indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” to support operations at NORAD's Cheyenne Mountain Complex.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  Aerospace 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
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