Yearly Archives: 2010

O’Malley Named BIO Governor of the Year

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced its selection of Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley as Governor of the Year this week in ...

Gore Issues Moral Challenge on Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore directly challenged his critics and threw down a moral gauntlet on the issue of climate change in a...

BIO 2010: Biotech Now Supports 8 Million U.S. Jobs

The BIO 2010 International Convention was kicked off this week in Chicago with the release of the BIO/Battelle State Biosciences Initiatives report....

United, Continental Announce Merger

UAL Corp.'s United Airlines announced on Monday it will merge with Continental Airlines in a deal worth $3.2 billion, creating the world's ...

Race to the Bottom

KPMG's 2010 Competitive Alternatives study reveals that the push to be the location with the lowest cost of manufacturing is heating up ...

Changing Demographics Drive Medical Demand

Our aging population has expectations for healthcare and a sustainable quality of life that those before could have only dreamed of—prospects that innovation...

Luxembourg: Dynamic Country, Grand Impact

Research and innovation are key drivers in modern industry. Luxembourg has unveiled new initiatives that are attracting investors and creating a dynamic...

Louisiana to Site Seekers: What Recession?

Louisiana's economy and job creation have been outpacing the nation throughout the past two years. Come see how this Southern state can ...

Mississippi Sets its Priorities: Business is Number One

Incentives and initiatives in a supportive business climate—along with an obvious geographic advantage—will prove once again that Mississippi is a business force...

Southern Innovation in the Carolinas

Creating Exciting New Workforce Development Strategies for the 21st Century In the past few years, the Carolinas have become well known for their creative and...

Maryland Corporate Moves

General Motors To Expand Green Manufacturing In Baltimore General Motors will produce next-generation, two-mode rear wheel drive motors and related electric drive components at GM...

Certified and Ready to Go

There are no national standards for certifying a site. Here is a handy guide to the typical certification process from a firm...

60 Seconds with Hartley Powell, National Leader of KPMG’s Global Relocation & Expansion Services

KPMG recently released the results of its 2010 Competitive Alternatives study. We asked Hartley Powell to comment on major trends tracked by the study.BF:...

Race to the Bottom

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief Several times a year, Business Facilities strives to tell you who is at the top of the...

Turbine Parts Plant to Open in Junction City, KS

Jupiter Group, a Danish maker of wind turbine components, has agreed to build a plant in Junction City. The plant will have 120...

Nashville Medical Trade Center Lands First Tenant

The nation's largest health-care technology trade group has agreed to lease 25,000 square feet or more in a proposed Nashville Medical Trade Center downtown, giving a...

U.S. Approves First Offshore Wind Farm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has approved the first U.S. offshore wind farm, giving the green light to the controversial Cape Wind project, which will...

Northrop Grumman Picks Northern VA for New Headquarters

VA Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that Northrop Grumman Corp. has officially selecting Northern Virginia over Maryland and Washington, D.C., for its headquarters site,...

New Facilities to Create 857 Jobs in Georgia

A German company plans to build a wind energy plant and bring 215 new jobs to Gainesville, GA. ZF Group, an automotive industry supplier, said...

St. Joe Launches 1,000-acre Development in NW Florida

The St. Joe Company has launched VentureCrossings Enterprise Centre at West Bay, Florida. VentureCrossings, one of the nation's largest, most unique office, retail, hotel...

Brother, Can You Spare a Cot?

Throughout the economic downturn that plagued the nation during the past two years, North Dakota has been immune to the catastrophic loss of...

Drew Industries Plans New Plant in Chester County, SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Chester County have announced that Kinro Inc., a subsidiary of Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE: DW) will locate...

Earth Day at 40: MLB Pitches In

Marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Major League Baseball has become to first professional sports league to put its stadium operations under a...

Romania Aims for Wind Energy Lead

Iberdrola SA has won approval to build the world’s largest onshore wind-energy project in Romania, requiring at least $2 billion in investment through 2017,...