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Featured News

Martin’s Expanding Georgia Bakery

The company's multimillion-dollar investment will add an additional 119,379 square feet of production space and an estimated 36 new jobs at the expanded Valdosta operations.

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

The concrete manufacturing company will expand its Greenville, SC operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

The Lone Star State earned Business Facilities' annual award for the third time in recognition of its business friendly climate that welcomes innovation and promises unlimited growth potential in years to come.

Bastian Solutions Investing $8M In Fifth Indiana Facility

The Toyota-owned company will create up to 87 new jobs in Westfield, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

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Life Sciences

Lexington has leveraged its culture of innovation and commercialization, a superior business climate, top ranked research programs at the University of Kentucky, and an expansion network of medical center to provide an environment where any market niche of the life sciences industry can grow.

Japanese Automotive Bearing Parts Manufacturer To Invest $13.7 Million & Create 60 New Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Miyake Forging North America Corporation officials today announced the company will build a new automotive bearing parts manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville.

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.

The Editor's Blog

Great Leap Forward

China is methodically preparing for global dominance of advanced technologies.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.

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Martin’s Expanding Georgia Bakery

The company's multimillion-dollar investment will add an additional 119,379 square feet of production space and an estimated 36 new jobs at the expanded Valdosta operations.

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

The concrete manufacturing company will expand its Greenville, SC operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Diversey Investing $6.5M In New South Carolina HQ

The cleaning and hygiene solutions company will create more than 400 new jobs at its new office and research and development operations in York County, SC.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

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    WM System Loading Ramps come in several versions and are suitable for a wide array of vehicle applications. - Read: Nat’l Fleet Products’ Vehicle Loading Ramps at FacilityExecutive.com.
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    NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America. - Read: FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available at FacilityExecutive.com.

Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives' service territory is experiencing a surge in speculative and proposed construction of mega-warehouses. What's spurring demand and will more construction follow?

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Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

The Lone Star State earned Business Facilities' annual award for the third time in recognition of its business friendly climate that welcomes innovation and promises unlimited growth potential in years to come.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

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Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

The Lone Star State earned Business Facilities' annual award for the third time in recognition of its business friendly climate that welcomes innovation and promises unlimited growth potential in years to come.

Call For Entries: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report

The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

2017 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".

Past Issues

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.
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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Mars Chocolate Topeka Candy Production Plant Officially Opens

Mars Chocolate North America officially opened the doors of a new, state-of-the-art, roughly 500,000-square-foot candy production facility in Topeka, Kansas.

LOCATION NEWS

Martin’s Expanding Georgia Bakery

The company's multimillion-dollar investment will add an additional 119,379 square feet of production space and an estimated 36 new jobs at the expanded Valdosta operations.

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

The concrete manufacturing company will expand its Greenville, SC operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

State By State Incentive Guides (See All >>)

Alabama Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alabama financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Alaska Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alaska financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arizona Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arizona financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arkansas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

California Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of California financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Colorado Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Colorado financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Surveys & Research

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Global Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Rising

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy security are the largest drivers for investment in the U.S. and Canada, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

More Than Half Of Businesses Have Been Cyber Attack Victims

Nearly half of companies that were impacted by a cyber attack didn't even know one had occurred, according to a new Nationwide survey.

Small, Mid-Size U.S. Businesses Curb Enthusiasm About Economy

Optimism has shifted significantly to a more moderate level since the spring, according to the latest PNC Survey.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.

U.S. Employers Remain Positive About Hiring In Q4 2017

Employers across all sectors report favorable hiring intentions, with manufacturing reporting the strongest forecast since 2007.

Salary Still King, But Quality Of Life Matters Too

Robert Half’s 2018 Salary Guides outlines factors driving job seekers' decisions in a competitive hiring market.

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