Idaho Officials Move at the Speed of Business

By Rachel Duran

Idaho’s population of 1.58 million people makes it easier for elected officials to make decisions at the speed of business, advancing expansion projects that are on compressed timelines. In Twin Falls, Chobani was able to build its Greek yogurt manufacturing facility from the ground up…

27 Feb 3:40 PM 0 Read More...

California: Laying Claim to a Global Perspective

By Sharon H. Fitzgerald

Kish Rajan, director of the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), has something simple to say about a California business locale: “We have a richness of resources that makes a really big impact on business,” he says. In fact, California is…

04 Jan 4:57 PM 0 Read More...

Colorado's Talent Supports Path Toward Innovation Economy

By Rachel Duran

Based on Colorado’s recruiting and highlights in the 2012 Colorado Innovation Index, a common theme as to one of the state’s greatest strengths in terms of growing the business community is an amazing, talented workforce.

“The index reflects Colorado’s strengths in terms of our…

04 Jan 4:39 PM 0 Read More...

Indiana: Logistics Coming Together at the Crossroads

By David Hodes

Indiana is becoming a logistics powerhouse. With new highways coming together, such as U.S. Highway 31 and I-69 (where the first 67-mile stretch just opened), and with a central location as the crossroads of the country, Indiana is positioned to be a place where…

04 Jan 4:29 PM 0 Read More...

Massachusetts' No. 1 Asset is its Talent

By Rachel Duran

Massachusetts’ economic development officials say the state is a place where businesses are able to attract and retain talented employees for long term business success. “Whether they are in the innovation economy or otherwise, the companies that are here are people-oriented businesses,” says Greg Bialecki, secretary…

04 Jan 4:09 PM 0 Read More...