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Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

Crown Equipment Corporation will add a second facility in Greencastle, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.

California Approves $91M In Tax Credits For Companies Adding Over 8,000 Jobs

GO-Biz Committee will award tax credits to 114 companies expanding in California, generating over $828 million in total investment.

Killing O’Reilly

21st Century Fox finally enforces a fair and balanced workplace policy.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.

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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.

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.

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Killing O’Reilly

21st Century Fox finally enforces a fair and balanced workplace policy.

Ra, Sustainer of Life

A nation that in ancient times worshipped The Sun God is home to a $3.5-billion solar power project.

Sin City Spectacular

Clark County, NV will pay $750 million to help build a new stadium in Las Vegas for the NFL's Raiders franchise.

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Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

Crown Equipment Corporation will add a second facility in Greencastle, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.

California Approves $91M In Tax Credits For Companies Adding Over 8,000 Jobs

GO-Biz Committee will award tax credits to 114 companies expanding in California, generating over $828 million in total investment.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Regions Bank Creating 91 Jobs In Mississippi

The company will move employees from three locations into a new 75,000-square-foot operations facility in Hattiesburg, MS, investing $23 million and creating 91 new jobs.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • New L Series Line Of Laboratory Products From Chicago Faucets April 21, 2017
    The new L Series includes manual and electronic faucets, water, steam and gas valves, remote valves and spouts and combination fittings. Read New L Series Line Of Laboratory Products From Chicago Faucets on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
  • Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy April 21, 2017
    In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices. Read Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
  • Friday Funny: Hasta La Pizza, Baby! April 21, 2017
    The future is here, as Domino’s plans to roll out a fleet of pizza-delivering robots in European cities. Read Friday Funny: Hasta La Pizza, Baby! on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.

Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA)

Experiencing labor pains? Visit the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Location Spotlight and see how Lubbock’s workforce will help you build a better business in West Texas.

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Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Industry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Stephen Moret, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the VEDP, discusses the commonwealth’s top priorities for 2017, including becoming one of the South’s fastest employment growth states.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

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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.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

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.

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.

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".

Past Issues

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.
The Business Fcilities Online Site Seekers Guide is the most comprehensive online directory of economic development agencies from around the world.

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Iowa: Ready For Business

Iowa offers opportunities as far as the eye can see, especially in bioscience, advanced manufacturing and finance. See how your company could profit from our pro-business environment.

LOCATION NEWS

Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

Crown Equipment Corporation will add a second facility in Greencastle, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.

California Approves $91M In Tax Credits For Companies Adding Over 8,000 Jobs

GO-Biz Committee will award tax credits to 114 companies expanding in California, generating over $828 million in total investment.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

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

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.

Economic Developers Optimistic About 2017

More than half of all economic development professionals surveyed by Avalanche Consulting believe the national economy will be “better” or “much better” in 2017.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

Featured Listings

The Blount Partnership provides opportunities for small businesses, corporate locations, manufacturing, technology commercialization and corporate retreats. Our goal is to ensure a robust economy for an unrivaled quality of life.

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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.