Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Communities differ in use of economic development incentives to attract companies

By: Ryan Schuster, Prairie Business Magazine

Nationwide the use of incentives is intensifying, sweetening the pot for companies looking for prospective sites to house operations ranging from manufacturing to customer service and back office support. Many communities and states have upped the ante to win the economic development sweepstakes at all costs. While most cities in the region have been fairly conservative, some mostly smaller communities have been more aggressive in attempts to lure factories, jobs and increased tax revenue. More here.

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