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Alabama ranks among top states for business in new site selectors survey

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National publication Area Development reports that a survey of site selection professionals once again ranked Alabama among the top states for business, citing a range of factors that contribute to an inviting growth environment. Alabama ranks No. 6 overall in the magazine’s 2021 “Top...

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Alabama firms sign pact to team on projects in South America’s Guyana

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MOBILE, Alabama – Leaders of Myer Marine Services and Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, both based in Mobile, have signed a pact with a firm in Guyana that aims to accelerate the growth of oil and gas sector in the South American nation. The memorandum...

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KBR to expand Alabama footprint with new headquarters, 160 jobs

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that defense contractor KBR plans to expand its operations in Huntsville with a new headquarters facility and more than 160 additional jobs as it taps the talent pool in Alabama’s “Rocket City.” KBR will consolidate its...

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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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