California: Economic Growth on Fast Track

By David Hodes

Photo courtesy of City of Hesperia

It’s a new day in California, and economic developers are making it known that the hard times of the economic downturn are gone.

Brook Taylor, deputy director of the governor’s office of business and economic development, also known as…

26 Jan 1:27 PM 0 Read More...

Florida: Aerospace Flies Higher, Jobs Take Off

By David Hodes

Florida is continuing on a path of major economic developments begun essentially in 2010, when the recession faded away and more businesses were either retooling their operations or reworking their development objectives. The result has been an explosion in jobs in the state.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott…

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Arizona is Ready for Entrepreneurs

By David Hodes

Caption: The Salt River Project intends to deploy BASELAYER’s modular data center technology in locations near its existing electrical infrastructure where they can be connected directly to the energy grid. SRP DataStations would allow for data center growth with minimal impact to the community in relation…

05 Oct 9:37 AM 0 Read More...

New Mexico: Incentives Behind Explosive Growth

By David Hodes

Caption: Grand opening of Santa Teresa’s Union Pacific project. Gov. Susana Martinez is in the center with other elected officials, including Chihuahua, Mexico’s Governor, Cesar Duarte, on the far left. Photo: New Mexico Economic Development Department

New Mexico’s economic development structure is helping businesses…

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Iowa Organizes for Nontraditional Growth

By David Hodes

This state’s bustling, mostly rural, communities have one thing that attracts economic development – strong regional metropolitan centers that make doing business much simpler. “We are taking chances on things in the state that make it a place that is more attractive to live and work,” says…

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