On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.
The Lone Star State has another impressive across-the-board showing in our annual evaluation, with oil-rich ND surging into the top tier.
Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.
We’ve been keeping you posted on seismic changes in the economic development landscape for the past two years. An unexpectedly robust Rust Belt recovery and a swoon in parts of the Sun Belt have kept us busy tracking the movement of jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.
Corporate executives at this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event gave Tim Feemster's workshop, "Mastering Logistics" rave reviews. Feemster, Managing Principal of Foremost Quality Logistics, ...
In his LiveXchange seminar, "Enabling the American Dream," Edward Burghard, CEO and Manager of The Burghard Group, introduced his Strengthening Brand America Project. The...
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations that have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Ed Burghard, CEO & Manager, Burghard Group and a Business Facilities LiveXchange speaker, wrote the following about his experience at this year's event.
The highlights in this issue include an overview of the magazine's annual economic development awards, full coverage of the biotech industry, a recap of Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts, and an interview with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Former regional FEMA director kicked off LiveXchange conference program packed with expert advice on site selection and economic development.
The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) hoedown shined its bright light this year on emerging technologies in the Lone Star State at a nine-day festival that drew tens of thousands. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Corporate executives seeking locations for their companies’ relocation and expansion projects will enjoy a dynamic list of speakers, meet one-on-one with economic developers, and network with their peers as the 9th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange kicks off this Sunday, May 19 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.
Copenhaver’s keynote presentation, Self-Reliance: The Key to Disaster Recovery, will focus on the need for locations to have their own resources in place to cope with disasters and will touch on the growing importance of disaster recovery capabilities as a factor in site selection decisions. He will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place May 19-21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.
New Jersey continues to build on its strengths and tax incentives to cultivate new development sectors. From the March/April 2013 issue.
The U.S. Plains region will be well-represented at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange, an invitation-only event for corporate executives and site selection consultants who...
As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.
To date, four economic development organizations from four Great Lakes states have signed on to sponsor the ninth annual event, which will take place May 19 - 21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.