December 2016

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusBuilt by Dreamers, for DreamersCabot Links

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Built by Dreamers, for Dreamers

Cabot Links

Located on over a mile of sandy beach along the picturesque shores of Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Cabot Links boasts 36 holes of exquisite golf at Canada’s first and only authentic links golf resort. In addition to offering a wealth of services and amenities, Cabot Links is sure to leave guests in awe, making them want to come back time and time again.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusWe Deliver ServiceMSA

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

We Deliver Service


MSA is a well-regarded transportation provider that specializes in over-dimensional and heavy haul services. Whatever a customer’s needs may be, MSA is equipped to deliver reliable, world-class service, offering its customers the assurance that their freight will arrive safely and on time.

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Tackling Substantial Projects

Duffy Crane & Hauling

In business, bigger is often better, especially when it comes to the ability to safely haul oversized objects such as gigantic electrical transformers. Few realize this better than Duffy Crane & Hauling. The company was founded in 1886 in Denver and is one of oldest companies in the western state of Colorado and one of the top 120 continuously operating, privately held companies in the United States. The business has come a long way since the days of using horse-drawn covered wagons to transport items from one location to another…

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusIndependence through MobilityRide Right

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Independence through Mobility

Ride Right

Ride Right has asserted itself as a driving force in the U.S. transportation sector. Fueled by a compassionate focus on delivering service with dignity, understanding, and respect, the company has improved access and quality of life for transit-dependent Americans nationwide with one goal in mind: helping them arrive at their destinations on time, safely, and with world-class service.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusWhere Business is Good… Life is BetterUnion County, OR

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Where Business is Good… Life is Better

Union County, OR

The Grande Ronde Valley in Union County, Oregon, has a rich history. Surrounded by the Blue Mountains, the valley was known as the “Valley of Peace” and inhabited by indigenous peoples of the Nez Perce, Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla and Shoshone tribes. Pioneers began to settle along the historic Oregon Trail when gold was discovered in the impressive surroundings of the Blue Mountains in 1862. It was not long before Union County also became known for other natural resources including the agriculture, forestry and ranching upon which its economy was founded.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusRoom to GrowMalheur County, OR

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Room to Grow

Malheur County, OR

Although malheur is French for misfortune, Malheur County is anything but misfortunate. Malheur County Economic Development has a plan to succeed and is working hard to bring it to fruition for this population of over 30,000. Due to the association’s efforts, the last three years has seen impressive growth.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusLocal Opportunities, Local StrengthsEconomic Development Alliance of Lincoln County, OR

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Local Opportunities, Local Strengths

Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County, OR

The Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County (EDALC) is a non-profit, public-private partnership in Newport, Oregon that is dedicated to diversifying the economy of the central Oregon coast and facilitating the creation of quality local jobs. The EDALC provides its services free of charge, acting as a one-stop-shop for businesses seeking to set up in the county. Business in Focus spoke at length with Carolyn Bauman, EDALC’s executive director, to discuss the group’s origins, initiatives, and the county’s future areas of growth.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusA Rural County with an Ambitious Development PlanAllegany County, NY

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

A Rural County with an Ambitious Development Plan

Allegany County, NY

Allegany County has three colleges, a skilled workforce, accessible transportation routes, plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities and big plans for development. The county is situated in southwest New York on the border with Pennsylvania. It is a rural community, based in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and consisting of roughly forty towns and villages. The striking landscape features rolling hills, valleys, forest and fields.

2016 | December 2016 | In FocusGreat for Business, Great for LifeCity of Fayetteville, AR

2016 | December 2016 | In Focus

Great for Business, Great for Life

City of Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville, Arkansas is the county seat of Washington County and rests deep within the Ozarks on the edge of the scenic Boston Mountains. Named after Fayetteville, Tennessee, the city was founded in 1828, incorporated in 1836 and re-chartered in 1867. It is part of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical area that includes Washington, Benton and Madison counties in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri.


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