Top Free Zones
Gulf States and California Lead in Impact of U.S. Foreign Trade Zones
Global measures see commerce momentum shifting to Asian ports, with efficiency leaders also found in the Middle East and Africa.
Ohio River Corridor
Metro Louisville Tops Them All
After tying with its regional rival Cincinnati last year, metro Louisville, Kentucky, has taken the crown as top metro in this year’s Ohio River Corridor rankings.
The Decade of Diversification
Manufacturing location decisions, once driven primarily by costs, will increasingly need to consider geopolitical risk and supply chain resilience.
FDI In America
Friends & Allies To Thank For Gains In U.S. Investment
July 2023 data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show that foreign direct investment (FDI) into the United States grew $216.8 billion at year-end 2022 to $5.25 trillion.
New York Levels the Field
Film credit expansion seeks to answer competition from New Jersey, Georgia
Huge Opportunities Begin to Turn Real in Opportunity Zones
It’s the rallying cry of every scientist, researcher, policymaker, baseball general manager of the “Moneyball” school and journalist reporting out an ambitious story.
Grab Power While You Can
Electricity is the new gold in the race to build more data centers.
Aerospace & Defense
Starships & Troopers
A sector that generated $391 billion in value and accounted for 2.1 million employees in the U.S. alone in 2021 is a sector worth paying attention to.
Leading Contact Lens Manufacturer Announces Multiple Projects in Puerto Rico
CooperVision, one of the world’s leading contact lens manufacturers, has launched a multi-year investment plan to expand its footprint in Puerto Rico...
Both Sides Now ¦ Insights into the Borderzone Economy
At the same time migrants are reported to be crossing the U.S.-Mexico border en masse in order to avoid apprehension by U.S. Border Patrol personnel...
New Investments in Manufacturing and Agriculture Sweep Into the Dakotas
Over the next few years, with the help of innovative practices, the processes behind farming and food production will take a new direction that optimizes resources...
Look to Asia for Next-Gen EVs
“It’s safe to say the pace is electrifying.
3 Cities to Watch in the Desert Southwest
Water keeps flowing as manufacturers flock to growing communities.
Medical Devices & Technology
Where Do Top 10 Orthopedic Device Companies Choose to Invest Top Dollar?
If your company is leading the world in sales, it only makes sense to reinvest in some parts of that world, right?
Wyoming Projects¦ Plenty and Rare
In 2023, Wyoming has gained project investments from companies named Plenty Unlimited and Rare Element Resources that address two pressing challenges: food security and the need for domestic rare earth...
Keeping Deals on Track
How Southeastern States’ Economic Development Incentive Packages Compare
Rail Parks and Inland Ports
Floatin’ Down the Highway
Projects across the 12,000 miles of the U.S. inland waterway system spotlight the impact of the U.S. Marine Highway Program.