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Like the mighty Rocky Mountains looming over everything, Utah’s business environment and quality of life are reaching for the sky.

STATE FOCUS: Business And Life Are Elevated In The Beehive State

STATE FOCUS: Business And Life Are Elevated In The Beehive State

Like the mighty Rocky Mountains looming over everything, Utah’s business environment and quality of life are reaching for the sky.

STATE FOCUS: Kansas Focuses On The All-Around

While the shape of the sunflower can be used to capture the sun, so can the environment of the sunflower state help capture the attention of business.

LiveXchange Offers NASCAR Racing Experience!

Delegates at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event will have the opportunity to become a driver or a passenger of an authentic NASCAR race...

BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

Since the 2011 tornado, Joplin has restored nearly all of the facilities, jobs and schools that were impacted by the storm, in a cooperative effort hailed as a model for future disaster recovery.

2014 LiveXchange Conference Program Includes All-Star Speakers

This year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event will present a comprehensive, practical, and strategic conference program to help corporate delegates better plan and manage their...

Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Oklahoma Secretary Parman recaps plans for energy conservation, logistics, and natural gas exploration in the state.

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.

FIRST WORD: And the Winners Are

Each contender gave us all the info we needed for our evaluations, but then we had to choose the best from a field full of impressive game-changers.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

COVER STORY: State of the Year – Tennessee

Tennessee, already an automotive powerhouse, motors into our winner’s circle with a diverse growth strategy that’s hitting on all cylinders.

Save Time & Money with Targeted One-on-One Meetings

Companies looking to expand or relocate their operations can spend thousands of dollars traveling from state to state to find their ideal location. Business...

COMMUNITY PROFILE: Opportunity Knocks in Southwest Louisiana

World-class infrastructure, a burgeoning energy sector and a cornucopia of available sites await expanding businesses looking for the perfect place to put down roots and nurture growth.

September/October 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 5)

With this issue we mark the passing of the man who created Business Facilities, Ed Coene. From the September/October 2013 issue.

LOCATION FOCUS: Sooner or Later You’ll Choose Oklahoma

The opportunities and advantages of planting your business in the geographic center of the U.S. abound.

Over 20 ED Organizations Sponsoring 2014 LiveXchange

So far, 23 economic development organizations from the United States and Canada have signed on to sponsor this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange, which will...

BUSINESS REPORT: New California Incentives Offer Credits For Job Creation

The Golden State has replaced its Enterprise Zone program with what it calls a “more modern” set of tools, including a bevy of new tax credits.

2014 LiveXchange Conference Program Set

This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues.

BUSINESS REPORT: Fracking Boom Spurs Growth Of Supply Chain In Upstate NY

Alita USA Holdings has chosen Buffalo as the site of its new $102-million steel pipe plant, which will supply natural gas drilling operations in the multi-state Marcellus shale formation.

LOCATION FOCUS: Indiana — More And More Roads Are Leading To “The Crossroads Of America”

A business destination that removes roadblocks for the good of its people, Indiana is proof that when you rip away the red tape and work together, cooperation brings results.

Industry Experts Added to LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

The 10th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange is only a few months away.  If your company is planning to expand or relocate its operations, you...

SPECIAL REPORT: Greater Fort Lauderdale – Magnet For Biotech/Pharma Growth

The Sunshine State’s Atlantic Coast is successfully competing with an international market for new business in a surging biotech sector.

David Brandon to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

David Brandon, Senior Vice President at Site Selection Group, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take...

BUSINESS REPORT: Automotive Suppliers Are Multiplying In The Peach State

The new Kia Motors assembly plant in West Point, GA is spurring the development of a growing parts network. From the September/October 2013 issue.

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