Maine: Strong Small Business Culture

By Lori Culpepper

Many cities in Maine, especially Portland and the surrounding areas, rely on a strong business culture of small to mid-size, privately owned companies. The downtown district in Portland and the Old Port historical area provide a variety of business opportunities, and there is an emphasis on…

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St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation

RIVER CHASE
Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA
St. Tammany Parish is located strategically on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain with easy access to New Orleans and other major population centers across the gulf-south. St. Tammany’s low business cost, nationally recognized school system, and first-rate medical facilities…

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Just Another (Grand) Day in Colorado’s Grand Valley

Video supports quality of place claim, economic development, tourism and talent attraction through series of adventures, shot in just one day

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (July 25, 2017) – This afternoon, the Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) launched “Another Grand Day”, a video that follows local adventuress Stephanie Carville as she embarks…

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Vibrant Start-Up Incubator Environment Boosting Long-Term

The booming start-up community in the St. Louis area will contribute to long-term economic growth for the bi-state region, according to Kevin Kliesen, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

“The vibrant start-up environment here bodes well for the St. Louis economy over…

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U.S. Manufacturing & Logistics Industries Growing Dramatically

Contrary to public perception, U.S. manufacturing and logistics industries experienced dramatic growth over the past generation, says a new report from Ball State University.

U.S. manufacturing production grew 11 percent since the dot.com bust (2000-03) and the ensuing economic turbulence of the 2001 and 2007-09…

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