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…

30 Sep 10:20 AM 0 Read More...

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…

26 Aug 9:46 AM 0 Read More...

Canada: Trade Helps Overcome Sluggish Economy

By David Hodes

Canada, the United States’ neighboring economic ally and steadfast trading partner has weathered the economic storm of recent years, but is still looking for better economic growth, in part by ratcheting up exports and making sure that manufacturing has all the economic tools it needs to make…

25 Aug 4:31 PM 0 Read More...

Québec: Rolling out the Recognition Carpet

By David Hodes

Québec doesn’t get its fair share of notice by decision makers, according to economic development officials. One way they have sought to fix this perception issue is by making it easier to do business in the province, and making sure that their chief North American…

25 Aug 9:42 AM 0 Read More...