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  • Columbus, Ohio

    There's more to Discovery City than Ohio State University.

  • Wichita, Kansas

    Known for its aircraft manufacturing, this Midwestern city has expanded while the rest of the economy has stalled.

  • Local Market: Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Preservation and positive construction forecasts mark new projects and growth for Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • Ratio Architects, Cherry Huffman Finalize Merger

    Industry consolidation continues as two regional firms join forces. Indianapolis-based Ratio Architects announced the finalization of its merger with Raleigh, N.C.-based Cherry Huffman Architects.

  • Naval Hospital / Guam

    Naval Hospital / Guam: The island's economy is influenced by Asia and the U.S., buffered by military spending.

  • Sioux Falls, S.D.

    The economic slowdown landed in Sioux Falls later and more gently than in other U.S. cities, so a recovery should occur sooner.

  • Albany, N.Y.

    Although the economy of the Empire State's capital city was already stalled when the recession hit, Albany is poised for a recovery.

  • Cheyenne, Wyo.

    Steady government work at all levels has fostered a relatively stable economy in Cheyenne, Wyo., the northern anchor of the Front Range Urban Corridor.

  • Ellicott City & Columbia, Md.

    Although they represent different eras in Maryland's growth, Ellicott City and Columbia drive Howard County's economic and real estate development.

  • Norman, Okla.

    With its vibrant downtown and historic neighborhoods, not to mention the University of Oklahoma, Norman has much to offer for businesses and creative minds.