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Posted by Staff Writer on 12/11/2017 to Tech Business
Ohio Announces First Fligh For Human Drone
Maiden Flight at CES 2018 in Las Vegas
IncSmart Ohio (Small Business and Startups) - The Workhorse Group, locate in Loveland Ohio, announces it's first flight in it's hu man drone. SureFly, product of the Workhorse Group, has a created a two person drone taxi that will make it's maiden flight at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), January 8 2018. The flight in Las Vegas will show consumers how SureFly has reinvented the helicopter. Called the Octocopter it is the worlds first personal electronic hybrid octocopter.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/10/2017 to Real Estate
Blueprint for Downtown Atlanta Georgia
Ten Year Development Plan
IncSmart Georgia (Small Business and Startups) - Atlanta has created it's development plan for downtown. The city council is adding more than $4 billion in public and private investment programs. The development plan is a 10 year wish list. This is on top of the $4 billion in recent projects such as Railroad Gulch, Philips Arena and the sale of Underground Atlanta and the Atlantic Civic Center. A green project is also emerging to plant over 10,000 tress to help remove the urban island heat problems, at the same time filtering pollution and east the noise of city streets.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/8/2017 to Sports Business
Sacramento California Bids For Soccer Franchise
Development of River District
IncSmart California (Small Business and Startups) - Sacramento is getting closer to becoming the next city with a professional soccer team. Sacramento will make it's presentation in New York on December 14 in front of the MLS Commissioner. They are one of four cities still in the running for the franchise. Sacramento and Nashville are the two favorites. The plans include a market overview and detailed plans for the 20,000 seat downtown stadium.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/8/2017 to Tips for Entrepreneurs
Louisiana Business vs Asian Carp
A Man Made Ecological Disaster
IncSmart Louisiana (Small Business and Startups) - Louisiana business growing more concerned with Asian Carp. The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry are concerned with the plans of from the US Army Corps of Engineers to save the Great Lakes from the invasive species. The Great Lakes are concerned with the Asian Carp harming local fishing industry. The plans are to keep the carp from Lake Michigan by damming the part of the natural chain of water from the Mississippi. This is suppose to block the upstream migration.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/7/2017 to Space Industry
Arizona Company Plans Orbital Flights
Vector Space to Build Small Rockets in Tucson
IncSmart Arizona (Small Business and Startups) -Vector Space Systems, an Arizona company, is going into orbital flights business. They just announced plans to build a bigger facility for it's new venture of small rockets and the new generation of smaller satellites. The newest generation of satellites are much smaller, about 1 square foot of space. The rocket, called Vector R, is 45 feet long and it's designed to boost a small satellite from the cone of the rocket into low Earth orbit. The launch fees will drop form $60 million to $1 million.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/7/2017 to Business Opportunities
Milwaukee Tool Expands In Mississippi
Over 600 New Jobs In Four Years
IncSmart Mississippi (Small Business and Startups) - Milwaukee Tool expands operations in Mississippi. Milwaukee currently employs over 1,600 people in Mississippi. By growing it's existing operations, they will provide Mississippians hundreds of new jobs. The expansion includes manufacturing the cordless power tool and additional distribution centers. The expansion will take place over the next four years.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/6/2017 to Politics and Economy
West Coast Nightmare to Nevada Dreaming
Californians Looking For Less Expensive Locales
IncSmart Nevada (Small Business and Startups) - Nevada's gain and California's loss. The West coast nightmare has a silver lining. Companies are getting sick and tired of the high cost of living in California. According to the 2016 census figures, people are leaving California for less expensive states. Companies are making the move and opening up satellite locations in Nevada. Along with the 2016 census, millennials leaving California because they are never going to be able to have houses that is affordable.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/6/2017 to Energy Industry
Global Technical Systems Virginia Expansion
Manufacturing Company To Create 1,100 Jobs
IncSmart Virginia (Small Business and Startups) - Global Technical Systems (GTS), is expanding in Virginia. GTS was founded in Virginia Beach in 1997. They plan to build a $55 million, 500,000-square-foot manufacturing center in the city, which includes the creation 1,100 jobs with an average annual salary of $74,000. The new plant will build an electro-mechanical energy storage system operation. This storage system will produce and distribute100 percent of green energy.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/5/2017 to Business Opportunities
Idaho Software Firm Adding Workers
TSheets is purchased by Intuit.
IncSmart Idaho (Small Business and Startups) - The Idaho software firm TSheets is adding workers. TSheets is being bought by Intuit Inc. The transaction is valued at approximately $340 million in cash and other consideration. The transaction should close in the second quarter of 2018. TSheets has topped the Best Places to Work in Idaho list. TSheets is a time tracking and employee scheduling app.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/5/2017 to Marijuana Startups
Delaware to Legalize Marijuana
First State To Legalize Pot With Legislation
IncSmart Delaware (Small Business and Startups) - Delaware is on the verge of legalizing marijuana recreationally next year. House Bill 110, would create regulations which would consist of taxes collected on marijuana, license feeds paid by marijuana businesses, and any fines imposed. The current marijuana prohibition laws are a complete failure. Projections could bring Delaware around $25-27 billion in tax revenue a year to start.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/4/2017 to Tech Business
The Texas Enterprise Fund Wins Hulu Headquarters
San Antonio Wins Out Over 23 Cities.
IncSmart Texas (Small Business and Startups) - The Texas Enterprise Fund wins the new Hulu headquarters ouo t of 23 cities. Hulu cut the ribbon last week. The city’s six-year 100 % tax abatement for Hulu is worth about $279,000. The county’s 10-year, 90 percent real and personal property tax abatement for the company is worth an estimated $403,000. The Texas Enterprise Fund also pledged to give them $1.28 million cash grant.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/4/2017 to Sports Business
Utah Eyes 2026 Olympic Venue
Will Salt Lake City Make Bid for Winter Olympics
IncSmart Utah (Small Business and Startups) - Utah eyes the 2026 Winter Olympics. Utah ski officials kick off the new season hoping the city bids on another Winter Olympics. Ski venues are experiencing back to back record visitation and tourism numbers. The 14 Utah ski resorts are hoping to benefit form infrastructure improvements if the Olympic committee chooses Utah. Polls also show that percent of the states citizens, support bidding for another Salt Lake Olympics. Other American cities interested in hosting a Winter Games, include Denver and Reno-Tahoe.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/1/2017 to Business Law
E-verify for Florida Business
New Florida Employment Law On 2018 Ballot
IncSmart Florida (Small Business and Startups) - E-verify for Florida business is being added to the ballot box in 2018. The proposal (P 29), that would require all employers in Florida to use the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Employment Authorization Program, known as E-Verify. This law will determine the eligibility of new employees. The law has failed to get legislative support in past years because special interests tied to agriculture and construction made it unworkable. If the new law passes, it would require automatic suspension of all licenses until compliance is met. Fines could go as high as $1,000.
Posted by Staff Writer on 12/1/2017 to Real Estate
Bill Gates Develops Arizona Community
Belmont, a Smart City Suburb
IncSmart Arizona (Small Business and Startups) - Bill Gates is building a SMART CITY in the suburbs of Phoenix. An investment firm run by Bill Gates has put down $80 million to develop a planned community on the west side of the Phoenix valley. The 25,000 acres of land is about 45 minutes west of the city. The community will be named Belmont. Belmont Partners and Cascade Investment LLC appears to be the money behind the investment.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/30/2017 to Energy Industry
Higher Wyoming Oil Prices
Office of State Lands and Investments Exceeding Revenue Goal
IncSmart Wyoming (Small Business and Startups) - Wyoming oil prices climb higher. Officials with the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments say the state has made $60 million from oil and gas lease sales this year. These fees exceed the states revenue goal. Oil prices hit close to $60 a gallon last week. This is a great sign for Wyoming oil producers, and all oil sand and oil shale resources in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. The most viable areas in the world for oil and gas are located in America: Texas - 1st, Oklahoma - 2nd, North Dakota - 3rd, West Virginia - 5th, Kansas - 6th, and Wyoming - 9th.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/29/2017 to Federal and State Taxes
New Jersey Scrambles for Mars Candy Jobs
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority Offering Incentive Money
IncSmart New Jersey (Small Business and Startups) - New Jersey scrambles for Mars Candy jobs. The candy company is considering moving over 200 jobs from Chicago to Newark. This move will also consolidate the two existing locations already in New Jersey. Mars Wrigley has also promised to invest $42 million in a leased Newark location and is considering an additional $52 million in a company owned building in Hacketstown. Mars currently has more than 2,400 employees, five factories, and five corporate locations in Illinois. The chocolate and a gum empire makes products such as M&Ms, Snickers, Juicy Fruit and Life Savers.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/28/2017 to Tips for Entrepreneurs
Iowa Expands Startup Incubator
Simpson College and the Emerge Foundation
IncSmart Iowa (Small Business and Startups) - Simpson College in Indianola, has formed The Emerge Foundation, a Startup Incubator created for entrepreneurial development in it's business management program. This program will help students engage their startups on campus. Students have the opportunity to gain real-world experiences in start up businesses and nonprofits. The collaboration is between Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and business leaders helping startups solving problems.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/28/2017 to Healthcare
Sabre Healthcare Launches Ohio Telemedicine
Remote Physician Care Accessible 24-7
IncSmart Ohio (Small Business and Startups) - Sabre Healthcare launches Ohio Telemedicine. Sabre has partnered with TeleCare Partners Group to make remote physician care accessible 24-7. Telehealth technology makes physician care available at any time, day or night, without having to transport a patient to a physician's office or hospital. When customers are aided by an on site nurse and a tech cart equipped with medical equipment, a doctor can see and talk to patients via video and assess their condition.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/27/2017 to Tips for Entrepreneurs
Navy Sailors Shop Hawaii
Boon For Hawaii Christmas Retailors
IncSmart Hawaii (Small Business and Startups) - Navy sailors will be Christmas shopping in Hawaii this weekend. This is a huge bonus for local retailors in Honolulu. With the arrival of over 7,500 sailors and marines in Hawaii, locals have a chance to take advantage of ready made shoppers. The sailors will able to rest and relax before returning home. Hickam Air Force Base merged with the Naval Base Pearl Harbor to become part of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor–Hickam. The base is only eight miles west of Honolulu.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/27/2017 to Politics and Economy
District of Columbia vs NFL
Trump Train Boycotts Millionaires
IncSmart Washington DC (Small Business and Startups) - The 2017 football season is in disarray. Pundits are calling the season the death of the NFL Clearly the Trump Train has made this an issue and Americans are not happy with the league. The problems for the NFL began with the widely unpopular protest of the teams and the millionaire players during the national anthem. The protests have left the field and jumped to the stadium stands. Hundreds of players are protesting the flag, but millions of fans have dumped the games. The 6.3% drop in viewers represents $500 million in potential lost revenue for the networks showing the games on TV. More attention has been paid to the behavour of the players before the game than the game playing out on the field. what’s actually happening on the field.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/26/2017 to Healthcare
Fresenius Kabi Expands in North Carolina
Wilson To Add Over 450 Jobs
IncSmart North Carolina (Small Business and Startups) - Fresenius Kabi announces expansion in Wilson North Carolina. The expansion of its current pharmaceutical production facility in Wilson, will also include and the construction of a new manufacturing facility. The German company will enlarge its 100 employee production facility and build a new manufacturing plant. The company’s expansion project is designed to increase the thre production of generic medicines in pre-filled syringes.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/26/2017 to Business Law
Delaware Changing LLC Policies
Customer List To The Treasury Department
IncSmart Delaware (Small Business and Startups) - Delaware is changing LLC policies. The Delaware Secretary of State has changed it's policy on it's secretive limited liability companies. The new rule will require the state's 1.3 million business entities to be regularly compared to a federal database of terrorists and international drug traffickers. Commercial registered agents representing 50 plus business will conduct quarterly checks. The checks be for existing clients against a federal sanctions list updated by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/25/2017 to Tech Business
Facebook Investment in New Mexico
Data Center In Los Lunas
IncSmart New Mexico (Small Business and Startups) - Facebook investment in New Mexico, just took a new turn. Facebook is going much bigger with the new data center in New Mexico. They announcing plans to build another four buildings and boost its total investment to more than $1 billion. The expansion plans are in Los Lunas, a rural community outside of Albuquerque. The new Facebook data center campus will include a total of six buildings covering nearly 2.8 million square feet.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/24/2017 to Business Opportunities
Pradco Adding Arkansas Jobs
Ft. Smith Company Expanding Operations
IncSmart Arkansas (Small Business and Startups) - Pradco is adding Arkansas jobs. It just announced an expansion to it's operations in Ft. Smith. Pradco is a manufacturer and marketer of fishing and hunting brands and products. They announced its expansion during a news conference attended by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and representatives of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Wal-Mart is Pradco's largest customer. The company also has decided to move the production line of its Thill brand of balsa fishing floats from Minnesota to Fort Smith starting in December.
Posted by Staff Writer on 11/24/2017 to Marijuana Startups
New Jersey Could Be Next Legal Pot State
New Governor Campaigned To Legalize Marijuana
IncSmart New Jersey (Small Business and Startups) - New Jersey could be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana. Phil Murphy, the next governor of New Jersey, vowed on the campaign to legalize marijuana. State regulators are looking at $300 million a year in tax revenue by the year 2020. Medical marijuana is already legal, but there are only six dispensaries serving the entire state of nine million people. Eight states and the District of Columbia, have legalized recreational marijuana. The new law could also provide savings for law enforcement and courts, and may even expunge marijuana convictions and clear pending charges for low-level drug arrests.