Delaware: Where “Cash Is Really King”

By Sharon H. Fitzgerald

You can get things done quickly in Delaware, and Alan B. Levin, cabinet secretary of the Delaware Economic Development Office, says that the ability to swiftly and easily reach key decision makers is one of the state’s top business assets. Rounding out Levin’s list…

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Maryland Relies on Thriving Biosciences Industry

By David Hodes

Maryland has quickly become one of the largest and most dynamic life sciences centers of the country. They have tax incentives to help with the creation of jobs and the recovery of businesses — the Jobs Creation and Recovery Tax Credit passed in 2010 that gives Maryland businesses…

01 Aug 10:56 PM 0 Read More...

Georgia Pushes Incentives for Economic Growth

By Sharon H. Fitzgerald

2012 was a banner year for business-friendly legislation in the Georgia General Assembly, and the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Chris Cummiskey, says Georgia is “well on our way to being the No. 1 place in America to do business.”

New statutes…

01 Aug 10:43 PM 0 Read More...

Alaska Thrives Thanks to Geography and Resources

By Rachel Duran

In Alaska, economic development officials have made the development of the state’s natural resources priority No. 1. The attraction of an automobile assembly plant is not among the development opportunities the state is looking at. “I think we have such a tremendous opportunity based on our…

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In Texas, Success Leads to Bigger Success

By Rachel Duran

Texas is such a large state, both in terms of land mass and population (25.6 million), it is a challenge to create a one-size-fits-all industry cluster strategy. Consider that there are 10 site selection regions in the state. Among those areas are Houston…

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