Feature Story | Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Occupying a New Space in a Changing Real Estate Industry

The inside story of the $613 million merger of Jones Lang LaSalle and Staubach.

More Than Just Hot Air

Iowa is rapidly staking its claim as the number one wind-turbine manufacturing hub in the nation.

Building an Economic Force on the Great Plains

Governor Dave Heineman takes a hands-on approach to economic development as the biggest booster for the Nebraska Advantage.

Sale-Leasebacks: Easing the Credit Crunch

With the availability of capital squeezed by the global credit crunch, corporate facility sale-leasebacks are emerging as an increasingly large component of real estate investment sales worldwide.

Winds of Change in the Berkshires

This region in western Massachusetts is transforming itself into an alternative energy leader with wind turbines, biodiesel and other renewable resource projects.

Environmental Due Diligence Begins During Site Selection

Engaging a consultant and conducting an environmental site assessment on properties under consideration can save time and money later.

Economic Awakening in the Mohawk Valley

The transformation of Griffiss Air Force Base into a thriving business and technology park

How to Choose the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker

When undertaking an expansion or relocation project, where you decide to locate and the facility you choose to locate in will have a tremendous impact on your company's bottom line. With that in mind, finding the right commercial real estate broker for your next project is critical to your company's success.

Location is Key to your Bottom Line

While there are many factors that impact the financial structure of a relocation/expansion project, location is always a foremost consideration.

How to Successfully Negotiate a Lease in Today’s Real Estate Environment

We turned to a real estate industry expert to get the inside scoop for you on how to navigate the lease negotiation process for your next project.

What Is Business Facilities LiveXchange?

Answer: It's the best two days out of the office any executive searching for an expansion opportunity could spend. Read on to find out how to be invited.

2007 State of the Year Award

Our newest competition singles out the state with the most economically significant relocation and expansion projects of the year.

Trends In Offshoring

Long gone are the days of offshoring being a matter of just dollars and cents. Here's a look at some of the latest trends driving the continued growth of this phenomenon.

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Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Grow Your Business in the Ak-Chin Indian Community

Tour the Ak-Chin Indian Community and see the business growth and expansion this small tribe has created in its community and the surrounding area. In Santa Cruz Commerce Center, Ak-Chin's industrial park, you'll find a great place to grow your business.

Latest Blog Posts

Japanese Automotive Manufacturer Growing in Indiana

Aisin USA Manufacturing will create up to 100 new jobs at its Seymour, IN operations by the end of 2018.

Gun Maker Establishing Nashville Manufacturing Plant

Start-up firearm maker Vantage LLC will invest $5M and create 100 manufacturing and assembly jobs in Davidson County, TN.

Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona

Rogers Corporation, a global leader in engineered materials solutions, will relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, CT to Chandler, AZ.

Surveys & Research

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.