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Alabama Automotive Supplier To Add 134 Jobs

Yokohama will invest $5.2 million in new equipment to increase production at its Versailles, KY facility.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion

The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.

Ebuys Opening Tennessee Distribution Center

The online shoe retailer will invest $38 million and create approximately 160 new jobs in La Vergne, TN.

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Alabama Automotive Supplier To Add 134 Jobs

Yokohama will invest $5.2 million in new equipment to increase production at its Versailles, KY facility.

High-Water Mark

An obsolete federal cost-benefit analysis is preventing Cedar Rapids from building a new $600 million flood control system.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion

The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.

Employment Screening Company Moving To Missouri

Alere eScreen is expanding in Kansas City, MO with a $6.8 million investment and 30 new jobs.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

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Illinois: Unveiling the Future of Digital Design and Manufacturing

Chicago’s new National Innovation Institute, built with $70 million in federal funding, is paving the way for the advanced manufacturing breakthroughs of the 21st century.

Call For Entries: 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.

Arizona is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

With its population growing at twice the national rate, Arizona’s growth strategy includes generous incentives, job-training assistance, valued R&D assets and energy conservation.

Growth Pilgrims: Drop Anchor For Opportunity In New England

With leading research institutions, a sought-after talent pool and a supportive network of innovators and co-location facilities, New England has made itself an attractive location for the advanced manufacturing sector.

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Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub

Greater Rochester, NY is Business Facilities' top-ranked Innovation Hub; Albany, NY and Youngstown, OH placed second and third, respectively, in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

2016 CALED Member Directory

CALED and Business Facilities have once again teamed up to produce and market the CALED Member Directory – the "Who's Who in Economic Development in California".

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May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.
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Alabama Automotive Supplier To Add 134 Jobs

Yokohama will invest $5.2 million in new equipment to increase production at its Versailles, KY facility.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion

The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.

Illinois: Unveiling the Future of Digital Design and Manufacturing

Chicago’s new National Innovation Institute, built with $70 million in federal funding, is paving the way for the advanced manufacturing breakthroughs of the 21st century.

Surveys & Research

Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017 The technology sector is still the United States’ leading industry for real estate expansion and employment growth, according to JLL.

Corporate Expansion Projections Highest Since Early 2015

Buoyed by higher profit growth expectations, business executives are predicting an increase in corporate expansion for the coming year, according to the third quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey.

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry Taking Flight

Michigan has a rich history of innovation, a skilled work force, and leading academic institutions prepared to engage in the emerging public UAS space.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Drone Technology Improves Infrastructure Inspections

Organizations in Michigan like the MEDC are encouraging and supporting startups in a way that isn’t necessarily available in other states, according to the CEO of Ann Arbor, MI-based SkySpecs.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.

Granex Opens First U.S. Location In Tampa

Granex ships more than 300 truckloads of granite and marble slab every year across North America and more than 350 containers across the world from the Port of Tampa Bay.

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