10 Top Tens
* Top Tens Introduction
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* Top 10 Economic Development Initiatives
* Ten People Who Made a Difference
* Top 10 State Economic Development Web Sites
* The 10 Coolest Mid-Markets in the South
* Ten Sites in the South that can Accommodate any Project
* Top 10 Markets that Deliver Data (Fast)
* Ten Great University Partners
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* Top 10 Quotes Published in SB&D Over the Last Year
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* Automotive in the Rural South
* Rural Alabama
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* Rural Mississippi
* Rural North Carolina
* Rural South Carolina
* Rural Tennessee
* Rural Virginia
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Other Features
* 2004 Directory of Southern Site Contacts
* Save $3.7 to $7.3 Million in the South
* The Southern Auto Corridor: It's All the Rage!
* The Eight Most Common Site Selection Mistakes

Hot Springs, Arkansas: Affordable, Attractive and Centrally Located

Historic Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas is billed as "America's First Resort," but the region is hardly all play and no work. Hot Springs is making a name for itself in the 21st century as an affordable answer to business and industry.

With its attractive cost of living and cost of doing business, economic development is strong in Hot Springs. More than $100 million in tourism, manufacturing, technology and life sciences projects have been announced in the past three years. The region is now preparing to serve more high-tech firms with its new office and technology park.

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Rage On!

The Southern Auto Corridor: It's all the Rage

The Southern Auto Corridor is a phrase that has been used almost every year over the last 10 years by CNN, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek and The New York Times, among other major media outlets in various reports on the South and its remarkable rise in automobile and truck vehicle production. Every time a major automaker makes a major move in the South, "the Southern Auto Corridor" is where media reports the move was made. The phrase did not exist 20 years ago.

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