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The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

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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.

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.

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Batteries Are Included

The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Ford’s El Foldo

Ford's decision to cancel its plans to build a $1.6-billion assembly plant in Mexico is not a clear-cut victory for U.S. manufacturing.

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ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

SAP Creating 392 New Jobs In Pennsylvania

The software company will build a  $72M facility on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and expand its workforce at its Newtown Square location with the help of grants and tax credits from the commonwealth.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards January 20, 2017
    Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings. Read First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
  • Construction Industry Webinar: What’s New & What’s Next January 19, 2017
    Join us for an insightful look at what’s new and what’s next for the construction industry in 2017. This webinar will explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data. Read Construction Industry Webinar: What’s New & What’s Next on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
  • Facility Managers View Energy Efficiency As Operating, Investment Strategy January 19, 2017
    Facility managers in states with strong energy efficiency programs more likely to install energy efficient lighting and HVAC equipment, according to new DNV GL survey. Read Facility Managers View Energy Efficiency As Operating, Investment Strategy on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.

Featured Location Spotlights

City of Cape Coral, A Market on the Rise: Location Spotlight Of The Week

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

BUSINESS FACILITIES MAGAZINE

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

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

Indiana: The Hoosier State Has A Bold Vision For The Future

Indiana is ahead of the curve in embracing the imperative for regional development. Seven regions in the state have lined up nearly $4 billion worth of projects for the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative.

Texas Is Tops In Talent Attraction

Collin County and Montgomery County were the only large counties to increase skilled occupation jobs by more than 20 percent from 2011-2015.

Louisiana: Business As Usual In The Bayou

No matter what Mother Nature throws at Louisiana, the Pelican State knows how to stay on its feet and keep its momentum moving onward and upward.

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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.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.

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

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.
The Business Fcilities Online Site Seekers Guide is the most comprehensive online directory of economic development agencies from around the world.

The Business Facilities 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: Nanotechnology In Mississippi Works

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan, president and CEO of Hybrid Plastics, explains how his company sought a facility in a manufacturing friendly state with access to high quality educational resources.

LOCATION NEWS

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

LKQ Creating 150 Jobs In Nashville

The automotive equipment and accessories distributer and marketer will build a new 100,000-square foot building in Davidson County, TN.

Surveys & Research

Five Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017

CareerBuilder's annual job forecast finds 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2017, predictions for how the Trump administration will impact hiring are mixed.

Technology Gap Is Shaping The Global Business Landscape

The chase to harness the massive amounts of data available today has led to increased stress and anxiety amongst companies and workers, according to Deloitte’s "2016 Shift Index.”

Diverse, Inclusive Workplace Important To Millennials

Nearly half of Millennials consider workplace diversity and inclusion an important criterion in their job search, compared to 33 percent of Gen Xers and 37 percent of Boomers.

Europe Leads World In Business Talent

European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

Bay Area Cities Collaborate To Boost Regional Manufacturing

The cities of San Francisco, San Jose, Fremont and Oakland in collaboration with nonprofit SFMade release results of the first-ever Bay Area State of Urban Manufacturing Report.

Employers Remain Focused On Hiring Veterans

A new survey finds that 37 percent of employers will actively recruit for U.S. veterans over the next 12 months.

Millennials Willing To Relocate To Advance Careers

The majority of Millennials are willing to relocate for a job, and postpone life milestones to live and work in desired locations, finds a new survey.

Does Talent Trump Location?

Talent shortages are reshaping the workplace paradigm, with the war for talent influencing all aspects of real estate decision-making, according to CBRE.

Featured Listings

Harrison County, Indiana is part of the Louisville, KY metropolitan area and is an outstanding location for your business to succeed and it is also a great place to live.

Sponsored Content Archive

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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