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Game-changing Alabama projects claim investment awards

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – A national trade publication selected three 2015 Alabama economic development projects, valued at a combined $2 billion, for its elite investment awards, reflecting the powerful impact of these collaborative recruitment efforts. Editors at Trade & Industry Development magazine evaluated hundreds of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Blockbuster 2015 sets stage for Alabama growth (video)

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From Airbus launching aircraft assembly in Mobile to Google selecting Jackson County for a major data center project, it’s been a massive year for Alabama and its economic development team. In fact, 2015 looks like a year for Alabama’s record books, with game-changing developments...

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Governor Bentley: New ‘Made In Alabama’ incentives already spurring activity

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POINT CLEAR, Alabama -- Governor Robert Bentley says the state’s new “Made In Alabama” incentives platform is already being used to woo prospects and garner interest from companies with new job-creating projects. Addressing members of the Economic Development Association of Alabama at the group’s...

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Google Alabama data center will provide boost to state’s tech sector

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Top Alabama economic development officials believe Google’s plans to build a $600 million data center in Jackson County will optimize efforts to expand the state’s high-tech industry sector. Greg Canfield, secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce, said Google is a tech giant whose...

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Google to build $600 million Alabama data center

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Google announced plans today to build a $600 million data center in northeast Alabama’s Jackson County, creating up to 100 jobs at a state-of-the-art facility designed for efficiency and powered by renewable energy. The data center will act as a hub for Internet traffic,

Written by Jerry Underwood

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