North Dakota Archives

Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field


Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.

Integreon Expands Global Delivery Center In Fargo, ND

Integreon held a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10, 2014 for the opening of its expanded global delivery center in Fargo. Speaking at the event were CEO Bob Gogel, North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley, and North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger, plus a special message from US Senator John Hoeven.

The facility will consolidate almost 350 Integreon Associates from two existing facilities in Fargo.

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Utah, North Dakota, Louisiana Tops In Economic Growth Potential

Rankings Eco Growth Potential

For its Economic Growth Potential ranking, Business Facilities considers state business climate, availability of skilled workforce, incentives and education climate, among other criteria.

European Union Avoids Fracturing


The EU’s financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don’t like fracking.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings


Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Xcel Energy To Grow Wind Power By 30%

Xcel Energy Wind Growth.  (Image: PRNewsFoto/Xcel Energy.)

With proposed projects in the Upper Midwest, Texas/New Mexico and Colorado, the wind energy provider hopes to lower costs while cutting emissions.