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We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.


We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.

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May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

May / June 2016

States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities’ May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.


Columbus, OH Wins $50M Smart City Challenge

smart city challenge

The winnings will be used to link neighborhoods and improve mobility for residents, encourage additional growth, and provide an environment for technology companies to locate in Columbus.


Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce

workforce training

States, regions, businesses and higher ed resources are joining forces in an aggressive and innovative effort to fill the skilled labor shortage in the United States.


Southern California Water Recycling Project To Make History

water recycling

The $110 million state-of-the-art water treatment plant will enable the Water Replenishment District to develop the first locally sustainable groundwater basins in California.


Japan’s Largest Steel Producer Expanding In Indiana

Shelby County

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation’s $50M investment will create up to 70 new jobs in Shelby County, IN by 2021.


Tennessee Targets Downtowns For Revitalization

downtown revitalization

The 12 communities chosen will take part in the fifth round of the state’s downtown revitalization program.



New Jersey’s CCIT Helps Companies Generate Over $130M In Revenues

life sciences incubator

The Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT), the Garden State’s leading life sciences incubator, is a hub of activity within New Jersey’s technology sector.