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Alabama’s business climate scores near top in new rankings

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Business Facilities, a national economic development publication, ranked Alabama’s business climate among the top states in an analysis evaluating key economic categories. Alabama earned the No. 5 spot in the magazine’s flagship business climate ranking, while also earning high marks for workforce training, manufacturing...

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‘Next’ campaign to showcase Alabama’s high-tech capabilities

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In case you’ve missed a headline or two, Alabama is moving in a next-level direction across multiple industries. Its aerospace engineers are building future generation rockets while its scientists are unraveling genetic mysteries. At the same time, ultra-modern Alabama factories are revolutionizing how products...

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Landing commits $1 million to growth of Birmingham tech ecosystem 

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Landing, a fast-growing company building a nationwide network of furnished apartments available to members, today announced a $1 million investment in Birmingham’s expanding tech ecosystem as it hosted officials at an event to unveil its new headquarters. The announcement follows last...

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Growing Alabama credit spurs $5.5 million in improvements at Baldwin mega site

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BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- The Growing Alabama Commission approved the South Alabama Mega Site for an investment of $5.5 million for rail improvements at the shovel-ready 3,000-acre tract in Baldwin County. The improvements include the construction of an on-site rail spur on the existing...

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Construction begins on $20 million logistics hub in Baldwin County

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LOXLEY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined officials in Baldwin County today to officially kick off construction of a new logistics hub that will become home to Imperial Dade, a leading independently owned and operated distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies. The...

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Alabama Germany Partnership honors companies, Commerce Sec. Canfield

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The long-standing economic and cultural ties between Alabama and Germany were on full display Thursday night as 10 German companies were recognized for their investments in the state and Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield was honored. The Alabama Germany Partnership’s Annual...

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Fast-growing Landing moving HQ to Birmingham, creating over 800 jobs

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Landing, a company building a nationwide network of fully furnished apartments available to those in its membership model, plans to relocate its headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham, where it will create 816 new full-time jobs as it accelerates growth plans.

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Amazon plans Huntsville fulfillment center as it expands Alabama presence

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Amazon announced plans today to open a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Huntsville, a project that will create over 500 jobs and expand the internet retailer’s footprint in the state. Amazon spokesman Owen Torres said in a statement that the fulfillment...

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Analysis ranks Alabama among top states for economic momentum amid recovery

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Alabama ranks among the top states for economic momentum in a new analysis that evaluates key measurements of economic performance in 2021. State Policy Reports, a Washington, D.C.-based publication, ranked Alabama No. 8 in its Index of State Economic Momentum for the first quarter.

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New logistics projects coming to Mobile, Baldwin counties

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LOXLEY, Alabama – To fuel its growth plans in Gulf Coast region, Imperial Dade, a distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, is planning a move into a new 220,000-square-foot logistics hub in Baldwin Count. The $20 million project, announced today, will support...

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