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Mayor joins company and community leaders to break ground on first major element of recently announced $300 million site transformation investment. Nov 21, 2012 @ 1:14 PM

Roche Diagnostics Breaks Ground In Indianapolis

Roche Diagnostics Breaks Ground In Indianapolis

Mayor joins company and community leaders to break ground on first major element of recently announced $300 million site transformation investment. Nov 21, 2012 @ 1:14 PM

Not Cleared for Takeoff

The FAA throws a red flag at the government's plan to fly drones over U.S. airspace.

Research Organization Biotrial To Establish HQ In Newark, NJ

Francis Cauffman will design the French company's new American headquarters in Newark, which is becoming a major hub for pharmaceutical companies. Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Investment Cash Available In Chemical Industry Sector

Chemical companies will invest pent-up cash with focus on acquisitions and new products to fuel growth. From KPMG, Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:38 AM

Durata Therapeutics Moving To Chicago

Biotech start-up relocates from NJ; cites talent pool as draw and plans to create up to 100 jobs. Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:07 AM

Rolls-Royce To Construct New Facility in VA

The new facility will be located on the company’s 1,000-acre Crosspointe campus, located just south of the state capital, Richmond. Nov 16, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

Ahold USA Building New Meat Processing Facility In PA

Ahold USA considered locating a state-of-the-art, USDA certified meat processing and packaging facility in several states; will construct a 162,000-square foot facility in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County. Nov 15, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Rising Tide

The debate about whether to build huge sea barriers around New York City -- and where to put them -- has begun. Nov 14, 2012 @ 3:25 PM

Meritor Announces Investment in Plainfield, IN Facility

Meritor plans to invest approximately $1.4 million in its Plainfield facility while creating approximately 82 new jobs during 2012 and 2013. Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:49 AM

SumTotal Systems To Take Up Residency In W. Des Moines

With over 100 employees, the company expects to add staff to its new West Glen Town Center home. Nov 13, 2012 @ 10:32 AM

3vNet Will Set Up Shop In Orange County, FL

The company plans to create up to 35 positions over the next three years and make a $500,000 capital investment in Orange County. Nov 12, 2012 @ 12:49PM

FirstEnergy, AMP to Build New Natural Gas Generation in OH

FirstEnergy and AMP sign MOU to build new natural gas generation in Eastlake, OH; combustion turbines aim to enhance system reliability in the region. Nov 9, 2012 @ 3:12 PM

LIVEXCHANGE 2012: Where Top Projects Find the Best Locations

Despite the ominous presence of Hurricane Sandy churning up the East Coast, the eighth annual LiveXchange went off without a hitch, bringing together high level site selection executives and industry experts from around the country. The next event will be held on May 19-21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, TX.

Texas Instruments To Build In Sugar Land, TX

The City of Sugar Land’s Office of Economic Development created a multi-faceted incentive package based on the company creating over $35 million in new capital investment. Nov 8, 2012 @ 11:32 AM

Jersey Strong

BF often covers national disasters, but now we must report from the midst of one. Nov 7, 2012 @ 4:08 PM

Jayco Expands Headquarters in Middlebury, IN

Jayco, which currently employs more than 1,700 people on its 373 acre-campus, plans to begin filling additional manufacturing positions this spring. Nov 7, 2012 @ 11:20AM

Delta Relocates Latin America and Caribbean HQ to Brazil

Delta Air Lines relocates Latin America and Caribbean Commercial Headquarters to Brazil; airline to become the only U.S. carrier with a company officer residing in the region. Nov 6, 2012 @ 3:08PM

Benteler Steel To Build Plant At Port Of Caddo-Bossier, LA

European company's first U.S. steel facility will represent a capital investment of $900 million, making it one of the largest industrial projects ever developed in Northwest Louisiana. Nov 5, 2012 @ 4:31PM

62 Percent of NJ Residents Without Power in Wake of Storm

Sandy caused historic devastation across the eastern half of the U.S.; damage expected to exceed $50 billion.

LiveXchange 2012: Don’t Let Incentives Drive the Site Evaluation Process

LiveXchange 2012 kicks off with a nostalgic keynote address by NFL Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood and a series of high-level seminars conducted by leading site selection experts.

United Begins Construction Of New Hangar At Washington Dulles

Hangar will be airline's first at Washington Dulles airport. More than 200 area construction workers will build the facility. Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

September/October 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 5)

We encourage you to check out our annual Editors' Location Picks in this issue, which also features stories on high-tech hubs, biotech hot spots, and an overview of Kentucky's growth strategies. From the September/October 2012 issue.

COVER STORY: Editors’ Location Picks

We deployed our growth detector to winnow the field for our annual showcase of leading locations. As usual, making the picks was harder than singing their praises, as all of the finalists were worthy. From the September/October 2012 issue

FEATURE STORY: High-Tech Hubs Are Moving To Their Markets

Traditional technology centers like Silicon Valley and the 128 loop in Boston are well known, but new high-tech hubs are sprouting in locations far and wide. From the September/October 2012 issue