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Utah takes the Best Business Climate crown in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report, edging out perennial leader Texas.

2011 RANKINGS: UT, TX Have Best Business Climate

2011 RANKINGS: UT, TX Have Best Business Climate

Utah takes the Best Business Climate crown in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report, edging out perennial leader Texas.

2011 RANKINGS: VA, LA Tops In Growth Potential

Virginia and Louisiana are the top-ranked states for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 2011 Rankings Report.

Planting Seeds for Growth

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

60 Seconds with Gen. Hank Taylor, VP of Global Business Development, Charleston Regional Development Alliance

The Show Me Spirit The Home Depot store is no longer standing in Joplin, MO, but the clerks are busy selling building materials in the...

60 Seconds with Gen. Hank Taylor, VP of Global Business Development, Charleston Regional Development Alliance

The Show Me Spirit The Home Depot store is no longer standing in Joplin, MO, but the clerks are busy selling building materials in the...

When a Location has You in Their Sights

A company seeking a location for a new facility often will be contacted by communities targeting specific industries. Here’s a handy guide to getting your company on their radar.

Michigan Corporate Moves

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Grows in Flint, MI Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation’s largest privately held specialty pharmacy company servicing the needs of patients and physicians...

Ohio Corporate Moves

Hamlet Protein Brings Animal Feed Production to Findlay Hamlet Protein, a manufacturer of soy-based protein for animal feeds headquartered in Horsens, Denmark, will begin production...

Virginia Corporate Moves

International Paper Invests $83 million in Wight County Mill International Paper is investing $83 million to repurpose a portion of its closed mill in Isle...

Gateway to The Future

U.S. ports play a major role in the many advantages Foreign Trade Zones offer. This one-two punch keeps America competitive in the race for investment dollars and helps power the recovery.

Iowa: Leading a Revolution in 21st Century Industries

With the nation’s largest supply of biomass, the Hawkeye State is leading the way in biofuels, biochemicals, plastics and adhesives.

Biotech: Finding the Formula for Growth

The U.S. lead in biotechnology no longer is a sure thing as growth leaders like China and India join the fray. Government, industry and academia must join forces to remain No. 1.

Over There

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

Where to Go When You’re Going Green

Renewable energy resources rapidly are becoming a prerequisite for location decisions—there are many factors to consider in evaluating the green credentials of candidates.

Minnesota Corporate Moves

AGCO Expands Massey Ferguson Line in Jackson An expansion of AGCO’s tractor plant in southwestern Minnesota is expected to generate up to 150 new jobs,...

Mississippi Corporate Moves

Grenada Stamping & Assembly Expands in Mississippi The Grenada County Economic Development District (EDD) has announced that Grenada Stamping and Assembly, supplier of parts to...

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Business

Spurred on by a venture capital fund of more than $1 billion and some aggressive incentives, West Virginia is luring new business to the Mountain State.

The Pelican State Continues to Outpace the Nation

Louisiana has reason to celebrate but no time to bask. With more people flocking to the Bayou, officials must keep pace for the never-ending jobs race.

The Carolinas: An East Coast Engine for Growth

North and South Carolina share more than a state line and coastal waters—both are busy offering a bevy of creative programs and incentives that are bringing boatloads of jobs to the region.

Alt Energy: Powering Growth

In a shaky recovery, one thing is certain—the steady increase in alternative energy projects will continue to power jobs growth across the nation into the foreseeable future.

Game On: The Race for Foreign Investment Gold

New strategies are emerging in the global competition for investment and economic gains.

Colorado Corporate Moves

Vestas Opens World’s Largest Wind Tower Plant in Pueblo Vestas Towers America, Inc. recently held the grand opening of what it says is the world’s...

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Featured Location Spotlight

Hoosier Energy: Location Spotlight Of The Week

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Zibo, A City of Charm, Suitable for Both Residence and Business

Zibo is listed as one of China's Top 50 Cities in Competitive Strength year after year since 1992. In 2015, Zibo ranked 40th in China's Top 100 Cities of Comprehensive Strength and 35th in Forbes' Best Commercial City in Mainland China.

Surveys & Research

Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017 The technology sector is still the United States’ leading industry for real estate expansion and employment growth, according to JLL.

Corporate Expansion Projections Highest Since Early 2015

Buoyed by higher profit growth expectations, business executives are predicting an increase in corporate expansion for the coming year, according to the third quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey.