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Just in-time for the 2022 construction season the Congress finally authorized FY 22 funding for the federal infrastructure law in the recently passed and signed federal appropriations legislation. Last November Congress passed, and President Biden signed the bi-partisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA). After nearly five months Congress has finally authorized the first $76 […]

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Demographic analysis is the study of a population-based on factors such as age, race, and sex.[i] Demographic measures can be a major driver for corporate site location projects.  States with growing, wealthier and better educated populations are attractive to companies seeking a bigger, more skilled workforce prepared for the 21st-century marketplace. The growth of Southern […]

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Louisiana. Gov. John Bel Edwards launched a workforce development program of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative that will create a workforce skilled in professional resilience occupations (PRO), which are critically important in disaster recovery and mitigation efforts. The first phase of LWI’s PRO Louisiana program, which is coordinated in partnership with the Louisiana Community and Technical College System […]

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No company collects a dollar of economic development incentives from a corporate site location project unless they locate on land that is zoned for the use they intend.  Zoning is a critical step for the implementation of any corporate site location project. Local governments manage design, growth, and development through the land use entitlement process […]

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The City of Strongsville was recently successful in securing $1.6 Million in support through the help of Congressman Anthony Gonzales and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown in federal community project funding to upgrade and replace outdated stormwater infrastructure, which impacts homeowners, drivers, and businesses along Prospect Road. These funds were made possible through action taken by […]

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Amazon’s HQ2 public corporate site location process is not the typical corporate site location project introduction. Corporate site location project introductions need to be focused on a handful of communities based upon a data driven analysis, kept confidential if possible and communicate everything the company needs in a site without relaying who the company is, […]

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Ohio is home to an abundance of natural resources and thousands of miles of trails that connect residents and visitors to the state’s diverse beauty. Ohio’s trail systems bring people together, provide alternative transportation routes, promote healthy living, attract new residents, and have positive impacts on local economies. As remote workforce options become more prevalent […]

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The Newark Arcade Project, a Montrose Group client, was one of 13 projects awarded the highly competitive Ohio Transformational Mixed Used District (TMUD) tax credit by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority on March 2, 2022.  The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved these awards as part of the $100 million first round of the state’s new […]

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Semiconductors are tiny electronic devices based primarily on silicon or germanium that are fundamental to nearly all modern industrial and national security activities. They are also essential building blocks of other emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, 5G communications and quantum computing. For decades the U.S. manufacturing share for semiconductors or microchips as […]

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