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Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania can all make a good case for most-improved status, but, as usual, it depends on what metric you value the most.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
Following two years on top in 2008, and 2010, Texas is back at No. 2
CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals North Carolina scored high points for workforce, infrastructure, and low taxes, making it a perennial contender for top state.
We hope our fifth annual report on the states is the most comprehensive. We certainly have the highest quality data with the vast resources of the 2010 U.S. Census augmenting our exclusive recipe.
Wiping away Federal restrictions to building public-private sectors partnerships in infrastructure will help build the economy, with Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL).
Year-to-year, shares are up 25% for the water utility company. Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America chairman/CEO with an outlook for growth.
The end of Europe's love affair with nuclear energy provides fertile ground for the development of other renewable sources of power, according to the head of European infrastructure at private equity house Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which has just completed a major deal in the sector.
When states make their pitches to companies, those pitches invariably include selling points that will somehow be paid for by taxpayers. Business incentives, quality education, strong infrastructure—none of that is free.
Housing construction is such a driver of the Chinese economy that if a real estate bubble were to burst the resulting shock could see economic growth fall to the low single digits. The FT reports.
It all turns on the criteria that make up the ten categories in our point system and this year has brought some interesting changes. Here's the rundown.
Private offering investments are on the rise despite the risk, with Karl Wellner, Papamarkou Asset Mgmt., and Andrew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company.
If recent land auctions across China are anything to go by, then Beijing’s efforts to cool the country’s sizzling residential property market are finally beginning to work after a year of moral suasion and threats to local governments, banks and developers. The FT reports.
The question now is how much economic growth may slow, before the authorities shift from controlling inflation to revving the growth engine. The NYT reports.
The Chinese government’s growth strategy has been to invest in highways, subways and bridges. Infrastructure spending, rising incomes, and a lack of leverage are contributing to stable future growth.
Discussing the pros and cons of a driving mileage tax, with Joshua Freed, Third Way director of the clean energy program, and Melissa Lafsky, Infrastructurist.com editor.
There are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. Here are 15 surprising examples of jobs that pay $100,000 or more.
Debating whether government should back away from more roads, bridges, airports and let private companies take over, with Rep. Terry Morrow, (DFL-MN) and Rep. Larry Phillips, (R-TX).
Global infrastructure projects are up and so are Caterpillar sales, Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman told CNBC Wednesday.
Despite higher oil prices, the world's largest supplier of rail equipment lays out a global strategy for growth, with Pierre Beaudoin, Bombardier CEO.