Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

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Retail accounts for more than $2 trillion in total GDP impact with consumer spending accounting for more than two-thirds of the U.S. The health of this industry is a vital economic indicator since sales tend to be driven by personal income, consumer confidence and interest rates.

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

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All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018. Read: New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages at

Commercial Construction Predictions and Trends for 2013

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Michigan Avenue in Chicago is seeing a mix of high-end retailers and value retailers, a trend that will continue in 2013 in markets across the country. This year, I wanted to use a micro example to highlight macro retail and restaurant construction trends.

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

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which owns and operates more than 600 retail convenience stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, has announced a $300 million capital investment project that will enable the growing company to meet its capacity needs for the foreseeable future. Kwik Trip Inc.,

Collateral Damage

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taxable income TCJAExperts are warning that the fine print in the new tax law may include some bad news for economic development initiatives and infrastructure projects. Read: Collateral Damage at

Jones Lang LaSalle: All U.S. real estate sectors to post gains in 2013—even retail


Although 2013 isn’t likely to be anyone’s idea of a blockbuster year for real estate performance, landlords across an array of commercial property types are gaining pricing control and increased rental income from their assets. Keys to the equation for property types other than apartments are construction volumes near 40-year lows and incremental job gains from a handful of growth sectors, including energy and technology. read more.

Construction Sectors Explained


The commercial construction industry is all about the areas of office, retail and entertainment. Retail is always a fast changing division and as such renovation construction work can be a regular source of income for many Firms.

$7.5B Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas

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billion upon completion in six years and will feature workforce housing, offices, retail space, ultra-luxury residential, hotel and entertainment.

EPA Celebrates 20 Years Of Superfund Redevelopment

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These businesses employed more than 195,000 people who earned a combined income of $13 billion. Businesses on site include an international engineering company, a healthcare services company, an e-commerce company and many retail businesses. The U.S.

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Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

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Tennessee is proud to be a right-to-work state with no personal income tax on wages. This team will create technology solutions that will accelerate our commitment to becoming a best-in-class, omni-channel retailer and strengthen our associate and customer experiences.”.

Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

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These efforts are paying off as jobs are being created in construction, hospitality, transportation, retail and healthcare. Median income for all millennials living in the New Haven-Milford metropolitan area in 2017 was $54,800. By Business Facilities Staff.

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Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

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While the national average of per-capita income going to taxes is 9.9 In addition, Arizona’s taxes on property, gas and personal income remain low compared to the rest of the country. Build to suit retail/restaurant pads and Class A office development opportunities.

Illinois Revives Premier Corporate Tax Incentives

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There’s credit for the cost of training new employees and investing in low-income areas, plus provisions that allow small businesses easier entry into the program. percent are in the manufacturing sector and nearly 20 percent are in the wholesale and retail sectors. By the BF Staff.

Habitat for Humanity Hires Pro Bono Agency Construction Marketing Advisors

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Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that builds homes for limited income families. Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.

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Oregon Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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The program helps innovative, knowledge-based industry companies create more high-paying jobs in Oregon by helping to offset a company’s expansion costs with forgivable loans based on the anticipated increase in income tax revenue due the state from the new jobs created.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

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Business dollars go a lot farther in Florida given the state’s tax advantages, tax exemptions and no state personal income tax. Businesses thrive in this low-tax environment, and employees enjoy the benefit of no personal income tax. No state personal income tax. By the BF Staff.

Nevada Stops Subsidizing Net Metering

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Net energy metering generally utilizes the existing meter for all calculations thereby avoiding the expense and complexity of a second meter to measure incoming and outgoing energy separately. But the retail rate is at an actual loss to the monopoly utility. Net metering programs that exist today are a regressive income redistribution in support of a greater political goal.

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The Big Prize

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President Trump has made Amazon one of his favorite Twitter targets in recent weeks, accusing the ecommerce giant of crushing retailers and killing American jobs.

West Virginia Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Commercial Patent Incentives Credit: The Commercial Patent Incentives Tax Credit can offset up to 100% of the corporation net income tax, or in the case of individual taxpayers, the personal income tax.

Utah Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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No retail business operations. Enterprise Zones: Under the program, certain types of businesses locating to, or expanding in a designated zone may claim state income tax credits provided in the law. Eligible recycling businesses that are located in designated Recycling Market Development Zones qualify for: 5% Utah state income tax credit on the cost of machinery and equipment. 20% Utah state income tax credit (up to $2,000) on eligible operating expenses.

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Against The Grain Building New Brewery In West Louisville, KY

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In addition to an upgrade of brewing operations, AtG also will create space to increase the capacity of its barrel aging program and eventually develop an area to include a tasting room and retail space. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

How to Complete Construction Months Faster

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We stress the importance of time because we know that the faster construction is completed, the faster you can start generating income in your new space. By Cory Sursely.

State by State Incentives Guide

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Community Development Block Grant/Loan Program: Provides a flexible source of annual grant funds for local governments—funds that they, with the participation of local citizens, can devote to the activities that best serve their own particular development priorities, provided that these projects either (1) benefit low- and moderate-income persons; (2) prevent or eliminate slums or blight; or (3) meet other urgent community development needs.

Promoting Electric Vehicles as Environmental Policy or Corporate Welfare

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The rebate is 50% of the purchase and installation price capped for residential at $900, commercial at $5,000, and for retail service stations at $7,500. market from 12 manufacturers, they are expensive vehicles and the highest sales in Maryland are to residents in the top 10 wealthiest zip codes, with over the half of those 2014 sales within in two high incomes counties, Montgomery and Howard, thereby subsidizing wealthy vehicle purchasers.

Resale Certificates For Washington State Construction Contractors

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This Form Is Used For Reporting - All your Business Income, Sales Tax, and Use Tax. What is your business income? Wholesale, Retail, Service) When did it become Income? Retail B&O tax classification is for all other classifications.


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INCOME TAX CAPITAL CREDIT: Currently codified as Article 7, Chapter 18, Title 40, Code of Alabama 1975. The credit will follow the income generated by the project and, therefore, will be allowed to “pass-through” entities such as: corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, etc.

eBay Enterprise Expanding In Walton, KY

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Through their efforts, we’re able to provide our world-class brands and retailers with the capacity, speed and scale needed to deliver packages quickly to consumers across the nation.”. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has announced eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc.

Maryland Bans Polystyrene and Enacts 31 other New Environmental Laws

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In Maryland, state law does not address carryout bags provided by retail establishments. The Maryland General Assembly, the state’s legislative body meets in regular session for 90 days each year beginning the second Wednesday in January to act on more than 2,500 pieces of legislation.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

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billion in income, $14.4 By the BF Staff. From the July/August 2017 Issue.

Location Focus: Illinois – Trying to Make Headway in Every Way

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Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving community just northwest of Chicago, home to 76,000 residents with an average household income of $95,000. percent are in the manufacturing sector and nearly 20 percent are in the wholesale and retail sectors. By Robert Tilton.

Trends in building materials marketing: More of the same?

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Mark Mitchell looks at 10 trends in 2015 building products manufacturers marketing. Mark Mitchell’s excellent Whizard Strategy Blog recently reported on 10 Trends in Building Materials Sales and Marketing in 2015.

How to Find GOOD Subcontractors for Construction Jobs? – Infographics


So for instance, if you’re looking for a tile installer, you can ask a tile retailer for references. In the United States, if you get paid more than $600 by an “employer,” then they need to pay taxes on this income and you need to get them to fill out a 1099 as a contractor.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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Indiana is a “Right to Work” state and, in recent years, has enacted constitutional property tax caps and reduced the state’s corporate income tax. They additionally supply items for food service companies and private-label retail sales. effective buying income.

Serious And Funny Construction Definitions Contractors Enjoy Reading

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BCA Business Coach - Someone who helps you raise your level of thinking and income. BPM – Business Process Management for construction company owners to grow passive income streams. Business Process Management - Develop a construction business that generates passive income.

North Dakota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Agriculture Partnership in Assisting Community Expansion (Ag PACE): This program has been established to buy down the interest rate on loans to farmers who are investing in other nontraditional agriculture activities to supplement farm income. The primary candidates for this program are businesses that create new wealth for the state and provide new jobs outside of the retail sector. Research Expense Credit: An income tax credit for conducting research in ND.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

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That, along with a strong economy and zero personal state income tax, make it a great place to do business. This position was created to help ease a housing shortage which will help expand the local workforce by making it easier to relocate incoming workforce. By the BF Staff.

North Dakota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Agriculture Partnership in Assisting Community Expansion (Ag PACE): This program has been established to buy down the interest rate on loans to farmers who are investing in other nontraditional agriculture activities to supplement farm income.

Location Focus: Florida – Rebounded And Ready

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New conceptual plans offer two options: as a new Retail District or an Office Park. Retail: Numerous existing retailers in Cape Coral have experienced tremendous annual sales and, in some instances, are the largest grossing stores within their respective chains.

New Mexico Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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In addition, a taxpayer who holds an interest in a qualified generating facility in New Mexico that files a corporate income tax return may claim a credit for 6% of the eligible generation plant costs of a qualified facility. The corporate income tax credit is 30% of eligible costs up to $30,000 in any taxable year. Rural Jobs Tax Credit: This credit can be applied to taxes due on (state) gross receipts, corporate income, or personal income tax.

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

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The City of York will contribute $87,045 in CDBG Program Income funds for a total $355,000 CDBG award. Black Hills Energy is the retail supplier for natural gas services, with Kinder Morgan as the transmission provider. By the BF Staff From the March/April 2016 Issue.