Alabama: Coming Off a Landmark Year

By Lori Culpepper

In 2015, Alabama attracted more than $7 billion in capital investment, along with nearly 20,000 new and future jobs, as the state’s economic development team secured high-caliber projects in key growth sectors such as technology, aerospace and the automotive industry.

This includes approximately 2…

18 Jul 1:26 PM 0 Read More...

Kansas: A bold new vision with Road Map 2.0

Building on the success of the past four years, Gov. Sam Brownback is laying out a “bold new vision” for the next four years with his Road Map 2.0. According to Gov. Brownback, “59,000 jobs is a good start, but we can do more.” His second term goals…

31 May 1:34 PM 0 Read More...

Arkansas: A Dedicated Workforce and Diverse Economy

An economic update from Scott Hardin, Director of Communications at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Q-What is the current “state of the state”?

A-Since January 13, 2015, under the leadership of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has signed incentive agreements with 122 new and expanding…

27 May 1:48 PM 0 Read More...

South Carolina: Riding a Wave of Prosperity

An update from Nelson Lindsay, Director of Global Business Development

South Carolina is riding a wave of momentum. 2015 was a great year in economic development for the state, but it is still actively working to bring in more jobs and investment. Last year brought major announcements including Mercedes Benz…

01 May 9:25 AM 0 Read More...

Nebraska: Infrastructure, Innovation, Development

Gov. Pete Ricketts wants to make sure his state remains business friendly. In his 2016 State of the State address, he set out his priorities for strengthening the economy and attracting new industries. Meanwhile, Nebraska is growing and has a solid AAA rating from Standard & Poor’s.

The Property…

01 May 9:19 AM 0 Read More...