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2021 | November 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentThe City that Rises Above the RestCity of Sunrise, FL

2021 | November 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

The City that Rises Above the Rest

City of Sunrise, FL

From its ease of access to its corporate parks, ongoing investment, and well-managed local government, the City of Sunrise represents the best Florida has to offer. Situated in central-western Broward County – one of the three counties comprising the Miami metropolitan area – Sunrise is a hub for major employers like American Express, Chetu HQ, AT&T, Amazon and Comcast to name just a few. It’s home to many national and global headquarters, along with retail, office and manufacturing businesses in tech, medicine, logistics and other areas.

2021 | October 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentA Dynamo in the Dairy StateCity of Sun Prairie, WI

2021 | October 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

A Dynamo in the Dairy State

City of Sun Prairie, WI

As communities across North America adapt to sweeping economic and demographic change, it is more important than ever to identify communities that provide new opportunities while retaining small-town values. Just ten miles north-east of the state capital of Madison, the rapidly-growing city of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin offers ready-made infrastructure, economic incentives, and a can-do attitude that help make this a thriving community.

2021 | September 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentPartners in DevelopmentTown of Chelmsford, MA

2021 | September 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

Partners in Development

Town of Chelmsford, MA

Rich in history, the Town of Chelmsford is a picturesque place where the past seamlessly integrates with the present. Named for Chelmsford, England, this venerable Massachusetts town was incorporated in 1655. Long ago, Chelmsford’s economy was based on farming, limestone quarrying, and lumber mills; almost 370 years later, Chelmsford is known for quality of life, education, and business-friendly thinking.

2021 | August 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentPutting People FirstAmherst Madison Real Estate Advisors

2021 | August 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

Putting People First

Amherst Madison Real Estate Advisors

Headquartered in Idaho’s bustling capital city of Boise and with a location in the charming suburb of Eagle in the foothills of Boise, Amherst Madison Real Estate Advisors is one of the state’s most respected real estate firms. Featured on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, for three years in a row (2018, 2019 and 2020), this independent, full-service business keeps growing to meet the needs of its clientele, and is well-known as “Idaho’s locally-owned and globally-connected real estate brokerage.”

2021 | In Focus | June 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentAn Ideal Location Full of Development OpportunitiesCity of Smyrna, GA

2021 | In Focus | June 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

An Ideal Location Full of Development Opportunities

City of Smyrna, GA

Known as Jonquil City for the thousands of bright yellow flowers that bloom throughout the community every spring, Smyrna, Georgia boasts charming neighborhoods, a revitalized downtown, and 304 acres of park and green space. Some may remember Smyrna as the hometown of Julia Roberts, but the community deserves a place on the map for far more than Hollywood trivia.

June 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentShifting Gears to Support Local Businesses through Trying TimesDoor County Economic Development Organization

June 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

Shifting Gears to Support Local Businesses through Trying Times

Door County Economic Development Organization

Door County is a narrow peninsula reaching out roughly seventy miles from the eastern edge of Wisconsin, separating Green Bay from Lake Michigan. This popular upper-Midwest vacation spot is known for its beautiful coastal landscapes. With three hundred miles of shoreline and countless beaches dotted with more lighthouses than any other county in the United States, thirty-four named islands, and dozens of unique communities, the county is a wonderful destination.

2021 | In Focus | March 2021 | Workforce & Economic DevelopmentMinding Your Business… and Your ChildrenWomen Entrepreneurs Balance Work and Family

2021 | In Focus | March 2021 | Workforce & Economic Development

Minding Your Business… and Your Children

Women Entrepreneurs Balance Work and Family

Those who say you can’t do it all clearly haven’t met a woman running her own business while also raising a family. Attempting to balance work life with personal life when you’re a mother and a business owner is probably one of the most challenging jobs out there. Adding the realities of financial inequality between women entrepreneurs and their male counterparts to the difficulties of sharing childcare and house duties with a partner means these women battle with much more than just the daily strains of keeping a business afloat. And yet, they’re still taking it on and getting it done admirably.

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