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Business Facilities Magazine - The leading source of intelligence for corporate site selection, expansion, relocation & area economic development solutions.

Featured News

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

Learn How To Maximize The ROI Of The Site Selection Process

View this free video webinar and learn how Business Facilities LiveXchange can help you maximize your ROI when undertaking a site selection project.

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

Sponsored Content

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance | Put Success In Your Corner

Companies located in South Carolina’s Business Corner enjoy quick, easy access to both domestic and international markets, a plentiful and qualified workforce and it’s in a place where the cost of living and doing business are well below the national average. Learn more at www.nesasc.org.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other.

The Editor's Blog

Transformers

Hyper-fast 5G cellular service will require transmitters disguised as mailboxes under small-scale cell towers that double as streetlights.

Climate Consultants

A Silicon Valley startup tells economic developers it can make 50-year predictions of the impact of climate change on available sites.

Makeover In Philly

A series of megaprojects promises to transform the City of Brotherly Love.

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Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

Southland Steel Investing $18M In Louisiana Expansion

The steel fabricator will create 70 new jobs with its second Louisiana site at the former Bradken foundry in Amite, Tangipahoa Parish.

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste February 15, 2019
    A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product. - Read: Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • LG Air Conditioning Technologies Begins 2019 NASCAR Sponsorship February 15, 2019
    The HVAC company joins Baker Distributing Company to support champion driver Gus Dean and Young’s Motorsports. - Read: LG Air Conditioning Technologies Begins 2019 NASCAR Sponsorship at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • Scope Your Way To Better Budgets February 15, 2019
    An accurate budget estimate begins with a clear, detailed Scope of Work. So what does a scope need to contain? Here’s the guide on everything you need to know. - Read: Scope Your Way To Better Budgets at FacilityExecutive.com.

Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

BUSINESS FACILITIES MAGAZINE

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award

A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region.

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2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award

A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region.

Recent Issues

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

2018 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

September / October 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 5)

The September / October 2018 issue features locations that are foreign direct investment magnets, ports and Foreign Trade Zones, and an exclusive interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Site Selection/EDO Directory. Economic Development websites and contacts - state, utility, regional development, county and city listings.

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Featured Location Videos

“We Build It Better.” | Virginia’s Industrial Advancement Alliance

In a thriving region with industry-leading credentialing programs, a world-class engineering institute, Class A rail line, superior interstate access, and prospering internationally recognized companies like ABB, General Dynamics, and Mohawk Industries, we simply build it better!

LOCATION NEWS

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

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

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

This Just In: New England Will Win Super Bowl LIII

RiseSmart's unemployment rate-based Big Game Predictor has picked the Super Bowl winner with 74 percent accuracy. Boston's rate is lower. Sorry LA.

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.

Government Shutdown Negatively Impacted Nearly One In Five Business Owners

A new survey from Paychex found 19 percent of business owners said the government shutdown had a negative impact on their business outlook, 68 percent said they were unaffected, and 13 percent reported a positive impact.

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.

Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.

Most DC Tech Workers Would Quit For A Job At Amazon

In a tight labor market, Washington, DC area employers might have to up their games to hang on to their valued employees before Amazon HQ2 arrives.

Location Spotlights