Embracing the Changing Face of Economic Development

With goals that include keeping pace with the growth of technology, improving residential and development opportunities, and maintaining excellent quality of life in the community, Indiana’s Posey County Economic Development Partnership is an ever-evolving organization designed to help its diverse business and community members have a voice and a prosperous future.

Posey County Economic Development Partnership

Here it’s Always Summer for Business

Goshen County, Wyoming: Generous industrial parks, rail freight and trans-loading facilities, no state or inventory tax – the area has a lot to offer. In the warm part of the state, in this warmest of communities, business is conducted with a handshake.

Goshen County, WY

Education, Growth, Prosperity, Care – the Sounds of a City Marching to the Beat of its Own Drum

The City of Bartlett in Shelby County, Tennessee, is just northeast of Memphis, American music’s southern capital. But Bartlett has been calling its own tune since the arrival of a number of international medical-device manufacturers over the last 15 years.

City of Bartlett, TN

Making Business Boom in the Place You Want to Be

For 30 years, Wisconsin’s Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) has worked to foster local business and entrepreneurial growth. Just one of its recent achievements has been the establishment of new “talent pipelines” between businesses and schools to improve future labor prospects.

Chippewa County, WI

A Renaissance in the Pelican State: St. Martin Parish Offers Rich Culture and Opportunities in Louisiana

Of Acadian origins, St. Martin Parish, a thriving community in central Louisiana, is building on a budding tourism and agricultural economy to add a flourishing manufacturing sector. And to economic growth, attractive geography and quality of life, add cultural resurgence.

St. Martin Parish, LA

Business at the Speed of Life

West Virginia, in general, and Boone County, in particular, have so much to offer. This land of mountains and natural beauty has amazing opportunities for businesses and thrives on a community involvement rarely seen in other states. We spoke with the Director of Boone County Development Corporation, Kris Mitchell.

Boone County Economic Development Corporation

Thriving through Smart and Substantial Growth

The City of Kyle, seventeen miles south of downtown Austin in Central Texas, has been experiencing tremendous growth for over twenty years. “You hear about significant growth in Central Texas, but in Kyle, in particular, it’s been kind of an anomaly. In 2000, our population was 5,000, and today, we are a little bit over 49,500. We’ll be over 50,000 by the end of the year,” explains Director of Economic Development Diana Torres.

City of Kyle, TX

A Small County – but a Strong One

As a rural community Pike County, Indiana, punches above its weight. Despite hardships, the community of around 13,000 people has come though stronger. Now, its search for opportunity and focus on the bright side is beginning to pay off, thanks to its people and its local Economic Development Corporation.

Pike County Economic Development Corporation

Keeping Pace with Rapid Growth

The Town of Davie, Florida has been a busy place of late. Since Business in Focus profiled this booming Broward County community in December 2018, several long-term construction projects have been seeing results. Davie officials also unveiled a strategy designed to guide economic development through 2023 while maintaining service levels in a period of major growth.

Town of Davie, FL

A Logistics Company With Unlimited Potential

Family-owned transportation brokerage company John Greene Logistics Company (JGLC) has provided specialized freight services throughout the United States and Canada since 1962.

John Greene Logistics Company (JGLC)

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