Magazine Highlights | Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Georgia’s largest port moved nearly 4 million containers in 2015, an increase of 11.7 percent over the previous year.


Georgia’s largest port moved nearly 4 million containers in 2015, an increase of 11.7 percent over the previous year.

Savannah Notches Record Cargo Volume

Magazine Highlights Articles


Heroic Efforts In California

Murrieta California

Under California’s Renovate America program, the state partners with locations to finance new energy-efficiency projects, creating new jobs in the golden state.


Axiall, Lotte Invest $3 Billion in Louisiana Chemical Plants

Lake Charles, LA - Axiall Corp. and Lotte Chemical Corp. will invest 3 billion in two new chemical manufacturing plants.

A joint venture will build a new $1.9-billion ethane cracker and a $1.1-billion glycol plant on a Lake Charles site in Calcasieu Parish.



Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

food processing

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.


Florida: A Million Miles For A Million Jobs In The Sunshine State

Florida Enterprise Fund

On a statewide bus tour, Gov. Rick Scott hails Florida’s success creating new jobs, calling for $1 billion in tax cuts and the creation of a $250-million Florida Enterprise Fund.


SnapShots: 60 Seconds With Don Pierson, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana is strengthening initiatives to help existing employers grow through its LED Business Expansion & Retention Group, while stepping up efforts to site emerging business opportunities from key investors in the Americas and across the globe.


Seven Projects Land Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.


Louisiana Economic Development Wins Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Louisiana Economic Development

The Bronze Award winner in BF’s 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition will generate an estimated $17.7 billion in economic impact for the region over the next 10 years.


Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

South Carolina Department of Commerce

The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.