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Jack Rogers

Business Facilities is a leading full-service media brand specializing in the site selection marketplace. Through a bi-monthly magazine, e-mail newsletters, a news portal, and its LiveXchange event, Business Facilities has created a dynamic community for C-level executives and economic development organizations.

Bloomberg Mulls Evacuation of Lower Manhattan

As many as 300,000 New York City residents could be impacted if the mayor orders them to move out of waterfront areas as the hurricane continues on a path targeting Manhattan.

Eye of the Storm

The dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. has been postponed.

Nestle Invests $20 Million in Expansion of Ohio Operations

The food giant will grow product lines at its Cleveland plant and is planning a new global R&D operation in Solon, OH, for its frozen-foods business.

Wakefern Foods Builds Distribution Center in Newark, NJ

The $65-million facility will create 120 jobs and make use of alternative energy, including solar panels and machinery powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

Continental Organics Plans Operation in Orange County, NY

The organic foods producer will invest $49.8 million in a 900,000-square-foot facility in New Windsor, creating 120 jobs.

Ringing in a Recovery

Students in Joplin, MO are back in classrooms less than three months after a tornado decimated nine schools, including Joplin High.

Ringing in a Recovery

Students in Joplin, MO are back in classrooms less than three months after a tornado decimated nine schools, including Joplin High.

Old Dominion Freight Hub Expands in Indianapolis

One of the nation's largest freight carriers will invest $22 million to grow its regional hub in Indiana, creating 183 jobs.

Gameloft Puts Studio in New Orleans

The mobile video game giant will receive $1.5 million in performance-based grants from Louisiana Economic Development, creating 146 jobs.

Kerry Group Expands in Wisconsin

The company will invest $8 million to expand operations at its 264,000-square-foot Customer Center of Excellence, located in Beloit’s Gateway Business Park.

Schaeffler Group USA Expands in SC

The auto components maker will invest $10 million in its Chesterfield County facility, creating 100 jobs.

The 51st State

As a great victory is celebrated in our current war, perhaps it's time to end a war from another century.

FEATURE STORY: Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

In its 40-year history, entrepreneurship and innovation have been the hallmark of Group C’s emergence as a full-service provider to the site selection community. Ed Coene’s original formula for success still guides the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. From the November/December 2010 issue.

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