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Fall 2014 Edition

The State of the Rural South's Economy

Selling Your Rural Community's Assets

Small Town's with Unique Assets

Kentucky Supplement

Kentucky: The Spirit of the South

New Build-Ready Program Making More Sites Ready-To-Go

A Perfect Partnership

Next Gen KIH Program Taking Broadband to Every Corner of the State

2015 Aerospace Bonus Edition

Digital Version

Aerospace Industry Takes Off in the American South

Launching Pad for Growth and Innovation

In “Plane” View

“The Best Airplane Built in America”

Aerospace Industry State Overviews

Petrochemicals and the Southern Manufacturing Renaissance

Non-Petrochemicals and the Southern Manufacturing Renaissance

Ten Reasons Why Manufacturing is Booming in The South

Rick Perry

2014 Annual Directory


2014 SB&D 100 Edition

SB&D 100 Feature

Big Fish Keep Alabama's Economy Humming


Southern Economic Development Roundtable

The Best Greenfield Data Center Sites in the South

The Most Southern Place on Earth

Ensuring a resilient Delta Region by training a skilled workforce

Driving toward success in Alabama's Black Belt

Arkansas's Big River Steel has found its home in the heart of America's Delta Region

Building a healthy economy and a healthy workforce in Illinois

Innovation and collaboration are building a Work Ready Kentucky

Louisiana's industry off to a fast start

Perfected in Mississippi

Certifying Southeast Missouri and beyond

Select Tennessee sites offer competitive edge

Reshoring and its potential effect on the Mississippi River Delta region

10 TOP TENS

 Ten People Who Made a Difference in the South

Top 10 Stories in the American South

Ten Exceptional Southern markets to Locate your Reshored Traditional
Industry


If you are looking to relocate your HQ to the South, here are 10 Outstanding
Cities for your Operation that might not show up on your Radar


Ten Low Cost Manufacturing Locations to Reshore your Plant near Major
Southern airports


If these Southern Market Economies were Stocks, they would be the Ten Best
to Invest in over the next Decade


Ten Highly Creative Places to Live in the South where you can Reshore your
Manufacturing Operation


Ten more Shining Examples of Economic Development that's working in the
South


Five Outstanding Supplier Sites for Airbus and Five for Boeing

Ten Supplier Locations in the Southern Aerospace Corridor that can serve
both Airbus and Boeing

20th Anniversary Edition


  
 Top Deals

Fall 2011 Top Deals

The American South's 10-Largest New and Expanded Manufacturing and Selected Non-Manufacturing Job Announcements

Announcements made in the Fall 2011 Quarter

Company Jobs Investment N/E Location Description
1. GM 1,900 $244 E Spring Hill, Tenn. Auto assembly
2. Continental Tire 1,700 $500 N Sumter, S.C. Tires
3. GM 1,660 $380 E Wentzville, Mo.

Auto assembly

4. Ford 1,600 $1,100 E Claycomo, Mo.

Auto assembly

5. TD Bank 1,600 N/A E Greenville, S.C. Financial services
6. Halliburton 1,500 $50 N San Antonio, Tex. Oil field services
7. American Railcar 1,400 N/A E Arkansas Rail cars
8. Margaritaville Casino 1,262 $100 N Bossier City, La. Casino
9. Bed Bath & Beyond 900 N/A N Jackson Co., Ga. Fulfillment center
10. Bridgestone 850 $1,200 N/E Aiken, S.C. Tires

($Inv. = Investment in millions - N=New; E=Expansion; R=Relocation)

Sources: Alabama Development Office; Arkansas Economic Development Commission; Enterprise Florida; Georgia Dept. of Economic Development; Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development; Louisiana Economic Development; Mississippi Development Authority; Missouri Dept. of Economic Development; North Carolina Dept. of Commerce; Oklahoma Dept. of Commerce; South Carolina Dept. of Commerce; Tennessee Dept. of Economic & Community Development; Texas Dept. of Economic Development; Virginia Economic Development Partnership; West Virginia Development Office

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