Alabama’s new economic development strategy

According to a post by Cosby Woodruff in a blog entitled Economic Development Marketing, –

Alabama’s economic development focus will shift away from luring mega-projects that create thousands of jobs toward companies that can supply big employers in neighboring states, according to the state’s top corporate recruiter.

Neal Wade, head of the Alabama Development Office, told the Montgomery Advertiser that the state will try to take advantage of auto plants near Alabama that are either planned or already under construction.

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