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Crystal Ball 2013

Mayans, Shmayans. It's time for BF's annual prognostications. Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:41 AM

Phantom Payouts

From its gleaming new skyscraper HQ, The New York Times looks down on the folks in economic development.

Not Cleared for Takeoff

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

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

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.

Jersey Strong

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

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.

DEF-CON Alert

Act now and you can own a piece of the Cuban Missile Crisis! Oct 22, 2012

East vs. West

The battle for billions of dollars in shipping from an expanded Panama Canal heats up on both sides of the U.S. Oct 11, 2012

World Wide Waste

Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

Bad Breeze Blowing

Congressional inaction may doom a federal tax credit that spurred the expansion of U.S. wind power manufacturing. Sep 21, 2012

Ghost Story

An abandoned parcel in Brooklyn, site of a jail for Confederate soldiers, will become a new media center. Sep 14, 2012

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….

It's Vladimir Putin, choosing an unusual way to arrive at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Sept 6 2012

The Hand That Feeds You

Apple's global legal war with Samsung, the largest patent dispute in history, actually is a spat between two business partners. Aug 27 2012

Battle of Bayonne

An unlikely coalition of environmentalists and Teamsters is trying to slow down the raising of NJ's Bayonne Bridge roadway.

FIRST WORD: The Best (Not the Rest)

We congratulate all of the top-ranked locations in the 8th Annual Business Facilities Ranking Report. We invite readers to find out about these accomplishments and recognize the winners. From the July/August 2012 issue

If Memory Serves Us

The shoe is on the other foot as Japanese auto giants increase parts sourcing in the U.S.

Rogue on the Run

A "rogue algorithm" is fingered as the culprit of an out-of-control stock trading binge on Wall Street.

Made in Where?

The U.S. Olympic Committee gets an early gold medal for outsourcing.

Justice Served

Italy and Spain toss Angela Merkel's team out of the Euro Zone.

Contagion

While everyone worries about the euro bug, a different type of virus already is out and about.

King Coal Gets Fracked

The natural gas bonanza speeds up the demise of coal-fired power plants as it slows their installation of clean tech.

FIRST WORD: Great Expectations

The biotech playing field is leveling, Europe is in crisis and the data center industry is growing by gigabytes. Go figure. From the May/June 2012 issue

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