2007 Rural American South Edition

2006 SB&D 100



SB-D.com News Updates

It's Tupelo! For Toyota!

Coming in Second Hurts

Politics: The Cross State Cooperation for Toyota

Tupelo's Marketing Strategy: Throw out the Biggest Lure, Be Patient and See What Bites

Memo to Officials in the Great Lakes and Ontario

Six-for-Eight Since 1992

Toyota Decision Feather in Cap for TVA

Toyota Decision Supports the Fact that in 14 Short Years, Alabama is Fast-Becoming the Center of the Automotive Universe

Arkansas' Beebe: Toyota Jilted Arkansas Because of Air Quality

Southern Auto Corridor Relocations and Expansions
Southbound: From the Editor Top Deals
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Put Your Business in the Center of Your Customers in Tennessee

Led by a governor and a commissioner of economic development, both with backgrounds in business, the State of Tennessee has experienced remarkable progress in job creation over the past three years and with that has come recognition as a state with one of the best business climates in the United States.

Governor Phil Bredesen is a chief executive who understands what it takes to make an expansion or relocation project work. Within his first few days in office, the former CEO of a NYSE-listed company issued an executive order creating the Jobs Cabinet, a panel which included the commissioners of seven different state agencies, the state's largest industry groups and leaders in higher education. The goal was for Tennessee to move quickly to expedite job creation projects and to have the state and its partners on the local level speaking with one voice to prospective companies.

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