Construction Sectors Explained

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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.

California-Based Logistics Company Picks Indiana

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From our central location to our world-class airports, interstates, railroads and waterways, Indiana is a state that works for logistics. Avept, a distributor of powersports and automotive parts, will locate its new distribution center in Brownsburg, IN, creating up to 118 new jobs by 2019.

The Travel & Tourism Game

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billion) and Retail ($109.6 The realignment of the original transcontinental railroad crosses Churchill County and is serviced by both Union Pacific and BNSF. This year Kent’s Supply Center is celebrated, the oldest retailer in Nevada winning the SBA Nevada Legacy Business of the Year.

PSMJ Resources Blog: MHC says starts rise in August; housing is.

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MHC says starts rise in August; housing is mixed; retail remains weak; industrial gains. The outlook for retail construction remains bleak. Major national retailers at AGC’s Public-Private Industry Advisory Council meeting on Friday reported they expect to spend more on distribution facilities in 2012 than on new or remodeled stores as they consolidate and speed deliveries to stores and respond to growing online orders. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

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There are 2-Class I railroads, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) and the Union Pacific (UP) that serve the parish and a short line that accesses the major industrial areas. There is a four-lane interstate quality highway US 90 (future I-49) that parallels the railroads.

Bootstraps for Building

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When the industrial revolution unfolded in the 1830s, Allentown became the center of Pennsylvania’s iron industry and a railroad hub. What does it take to bring new life to the center of a city that saw its industrial core head for the hills decades ago?

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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CVS produces “Grab Apples” from locally grown apples that are sliced, packaged and shipped to local schools, retail markets, restaurants and their distributors. 1,677 miles of class 1 railroads. Arkansas also has 22 smaller railroads operating over its more than 2,700 miles of track.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Going With The Flow

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In comparison, railroads are in a much better position regarding infrastructure, equipment and personnel. The cost of transporting goods from the ports of California, for example, also is reduced by utilizing the railroads that come directly into New Mexico.

Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

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Maple Lodge Farms represents one of Brampton’s success stories, combining rich farming tradition, state-of-the-art, in-house processing technology and retail outlets, and exports throughout North America. These companies then process and package it for sale to retail and wholesale markets.

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Even though she had done this for many different types of retail businesses… …my advice to her was to ease back and concentrate on getting just one more yacht club (ones that were already calling her) to hire her as a consultant.

Logistics: On the Road, Water or Rails…or in the Air — AGAIN

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Chicago is the nation’s rail hub that connects six of the seven class one railroads. DuPage County is accessible to the 52 railroads in Illinois, which makes the area the nation’s largest rail gateway, providing access to every state in the continental U.S.

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

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When completed, the Arlington Downs mixed-use development will bring over 650 luxury residences, a new hotel, a water park and over 100,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space to Arlington Heights. By Robert Tilton. From the July/August 2014 issue.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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Gilbert is aggressively moving forward with a daring plan to revive two square miles of property with a variety of commercial enterprises, including hotels, casinos and retail stores. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2014 issue.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Two Train Cars Forward, Three Cargo Ships Back

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The Railroad sector was the big winner with a 15.3 There are networks with 120,000 miles of major railroads, more than 25,000 miles of commercially navigable waterways and more than 5,000 public-use airports. By Dominique Cantelme. From the September/October 2012 issue.

New Mexico Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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To be eligible, the fuel sold must be used or loaded by a common carrier that: After July 1, 2011, made a capital investment of $100 million or more in new construction or renovations at the railroad locomotive refueling facility in which the fuel is loaded or used; or. Non-retail service companies that export a substantial percentage of services out of state (50% or more revenues and/or customer base). agriculture, construction, gambling, health care and retail).

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

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These include transportation carriers of all kinds, as well as warehousing, distribution, third-party logistics services, manufacturers’ operations, retailers and distributers who may have their own distribution centers.

New Mexico Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Non-retail service companies that export a substantial% age of services out of state (50% or more revenues and/or customer base). To be eligible, the fuel sold must be used or loaded by a common carrier that: (1) after July 1, 2011, made a capital investment of $100,000,000 or more in new construction or renovations at the railroad locomotive refueling facility in which the fuel is loaded or used; or. (2) agriculture, construction, gambling, health care and retail).

STATE FOCUS: Lassoing Jobs In Texas

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A “hub” for retail, health care, education and more, Lubbock is widely known as the “Hub City.” Lubbock’s diverse economy is based on manufacturing, agriculture, wholesale and retail trade services, as well as government, higher education and health care.

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INDUSTRY FOCUS: The Process of Food

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And while it may take food processors more time and money to produce the product, with retail sales growing each year, it may be worth it in the end. million of infrastructure (roads, water, sewer, lighting and a railroad siding) was constructed at no cost to local taxpayers.

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

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The Port currently has service by two Class I railroads, Norfolk Southern and CSX—both offer double-stack service to critical manufacturing and population centers. This will improve rail service and efficiency and capitalize on the six Class One railroads that service the Port.

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LOCATION FOCUS: Texas: Big Heart, Country, Business

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Medical, manufacturing, technology, retail and many other businesses continue to choose Waxahachie as their home. Retailers in Waxahachie have enjoyed success for decades and continue to prosper today. By Dominique Cantelme. From the September/October 2012 issue.

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LOCATION FOCUS: The Heartland of America Beats Strong

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Illinois rail network offers 52 railroads that provide service to every part of the country and its prime location also makes the state a natural hub for air travel. By Dominique Cantelme. From the September/October 2012 issue.

State Focus: Minnesota’s Formula For Success

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The state has 18 Fortune 500 companies specializing in areas such as health care, financial services, retail and food production. The region sits in the middle of major trucking, shipping and railroad systems, allowing goods to flow efficiently throughout the country. By Robert Tilton.

BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

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Joplin’s quality of living is enhanced with two major regional medical centers, more than 150 restaurants and a wide variety of retail from locally owned shops to the 114-store Northpark Mall. Two Class 1 and one local railroad are important parts of the transportation system.

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The Process of Food

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And while it may take food processors more time and money to produce the product, with retail sales growing each year, it may be worth it in the end. million of infrastructure (roads, water, sewer, lighting and a railroad siding) was constructed at no cost to local taxpayers.

Tennessee Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Railroad rolling stock and barges used in interstate commerce or outside the state are also exempt. Sales and Use Taxes: A 7% state sales tax plus a 1.5-2.75% local sales tax are levied on the sale price of each item or article of tangible personal property and some specific services sold at retail. For a list of Tennessee economic development agencies that can help with the site selection process, visit our Online Site Seekers’ Guide. FINANCING & GRANTS.

LOCATION FOCUS: United It Stands

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Coverage of its 4,974 square miles is aided by I-90, I-86 and Route 219; Buffalo-Niagara International Airport; the Port of Buffalo; and four class I railroads (CSX, Norfolk Southern, Canadian National and Canadian Pacific). By Dominique Cantelme. From the March/April 2013 issue.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Points of Entry for Cash-Rich Cargo

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The county is home to Avon Yard, the center of CSX Railroad’s extensive Indiana network, with scheduled intermodal service connecting local companies to West Coast ports. By Shana Daley. From the January/February 2013 issue.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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states with service to all six Class I railroads, and offers more than 7,300 miles of oil pipeline and 11,200 miles of gas pipeline. percent of the electricity supplied to retail customers in the state be from qualified renewable energy resources by 2021.

State by State Incentives Guide

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The incentive is available for non-retail businesses engaged in commerce for profit that fall into certain categories. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA - updated for 2014. For a list of state economic development agencies, click this link. FINANCING. Alabama Infrastructure Grant Program: Funds are available to public entities for extension of water, sewer and road facilities to service new or expanding industries.

STATE INCENTIVES GUIDE

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The incentive is available for non-retail businesses engaged in commerce for profit that fall into certain categories. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA.

A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Construction Project Collaboration

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A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Collaboration. Standardizing the presentation of renovation, repair, maintenance, and new construction tasks and costs improves communication and collaboration among all parties, as well as helps to assure financial transparency/.

A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Construction Project Collaboration

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A Primer on MasterFormat & Improving Collaboration. Standardizing the presentation of renovation, repair, maintenance, and new construction tasks and costs improves communication and collaboration among all parties, as well as helps to assure financial transparency. .