Month: January 2021

Remote work will be a trend from 2020 that continues well beyond the reduction of COVID 19 infection rates.  According to a recent Forbes story, the Conference Board conducted two surveys among U.S. HR executives in April and in September. Just five percent of respondents reported that, prior to the pandemic, 40 percent or more […]

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All fifty U.S. states offer some form of economic development incentives to offset regional cost of business measures.  As the chart below outlines, infrastructure incentives are provided by all the states in the union.  State economic development tax credits follow closely behind infrastructure program as the second most popular tax incentive program in the nation […]

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Forecasting corporate site location trends is always a tricky business. Montrose Group, based upon negotiating over $1 B in corporate site location projects and advising communities across the U.S., is providing their 2021 Corporate Site Location Trends White Paper based upon existing economic and demographic data that illustrate what trends will continue and which ones […]

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After the typical wrestling match that Washington D.C. has become in the last decade, Congress and President Trump finally agreed upon a $900 B federal stimulus legislation that appropriated $1.4 T through the reappropriation of previous funds. Targeted industry and economic development highlights of the federal stimulus package includes: Arts & Entertainment Industry.  Authorizes $15 […]

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The Ohio Export Internship Program matches businesses interested in growing exports with highly motivated college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The Development Services Agency offers participating small to medium-sized businesses a 50 percent reimbursement for the wages of the intern, up to $3,600. This year, 41 students from universities across the state spent the […]

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