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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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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Bedford County, Virginia

Bedford County, Virginia's premier technology park is New London Business & Technology Center, located on U.S. 460 just outside Lynchburg, VA and just minutes away from the Lynchburg airport and Liberty University. Perfect for advanced manufacturing and R&D focused businesses.

Latest Blog Posts

ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

Eurotranciatura USA Expanding In Tennessee

The steel company will create more than 170 new jobs and invest $12.6 million to expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Paris, TN.

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Surveys & Research

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.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.