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The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.


The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.

Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

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Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

South Carolina Department of Commerce

The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.


Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

Economic Development Deal of the Year

Greater Houston Partnership snares a coveted 4.1-million-square-foot campus with a unique proposal utilizing an online site-selection app and intense data crunching.


Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year: Alabama

State of the Year Alabama

The Crimson Tide is rolling, big time, and now it’s brought in our top honor: Alabama is BF’s 2015 State of the Year.


State Focus – Indiana: Regional Plans Are Hopping In The Hoosier State

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Gov. Mike Pence’s Regional Cities Initiative, enacted this year, envisions more than 400 projects drawing nearly $4 billion in investments.


State Focus – Iowa: Growing Jobs As Well As Corn

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While often stereotyped as an ag state, Iowa has created a business friendly environment that makes it globally competitive in a diverse and growing number of industry sectors.


Louisiana: Where Partnerships Propel Innovation and Investment

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Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners, including business and higher education resources, in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable economic growth.


State Focus – New Jersey: Garden of Opportunity

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The Garden State offers a “brain trust” with a highly skilled and educated workforce that makes it easy to recruit top talent.



Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State

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North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC.


Business Report – California: Largest Solar Facility On Earth Goes Operational

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BHE Renewables’ 579-megawatt solar project in Antelope Valley, CA is now fully connected to the California ISO grid.