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The Business Facilities brand consistently focuses on innovative, strategic ideas that help C-Level executives make the best location choices.

New England Corporate Moves

MASCOMA OPENING HEADQUARTERS Mascoma Corporation is moving the company’s corporate headquarters from Boston into a new research laboratory and office building in Lebanon, NH. Construction...

Inland Empire, California

Metro Spotlight

LOCATIONS FOR THE AEROSPACE/DEFENSE INDUSTRY: Stability With High Hopes

An industry that innovates oftentimes accelerates change. Aerospace may soar steadily, but can it help get the economy off the ground?

Indiana Corporate Moves

BERRY PLASTICS INVESTS $150 MILLION IN EVANSVILLE FACILITY Berry Plastics Corporation has announced plans to expand its Evansville, IN operations, creating 360 new jobs by...

Do You Need a Partner With Deep Pockets?

During a credit squeeze, joint ventures can be a viable means of bringing new capital investments to fruition, provided the site-selection process is well managed.

60 Seconds with William M. Sloan, of Counsel with the Law Firm Morrison &...

William Sloan is of counsel with the law firm Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. He sits on the Climate Change Advisory Committee for...

Moving Targets

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Bridging the Digital Divide

Innovative communities, big and small, are connecting to the global marketplace.

A Bevy of New Business in the Bluegrass State

Gov. Steve Beshear's team has been outpacing the field with bold strides in economic development. From its traditional whiskey to advanced batteries and nanoneedles, Kentucky is racing ahead with an incredibly diverse blend of job-creating enterprises.

An Epicenter of Industry in Illinois

From the rolling hills of Southern Illinois, to the hustle and bustle of Chicago's Loop, the Land of Lincoln is a diverse state that offers businesses a wide array of options for locating or expanding.

Logistics Gets Lean, Mean and Green

These days you've got to choose a warehousing site that keeps your supply chain costs and your carbon footprint in check. Here are the locations that provide great transportation infrastructure and a business-friendly atmosphere.

Metro Spotlight: San Antonio, Texas

As the seventh largest city in the U.S., San Antonio offers a variety of reasons for businesses to consider expansion or relocation, including a thriving economy, reliable and affordable utilities, a qualified labor pool, a low cost of living and an excellent quality of life.

San Antonio, Texas

Metro Spotlight

Mission, Texas

Metro Spotlight

Virginia Corporate Moves

Linden Lab Taps Terremark for Critical IT Infrastructure of Virtual 3D Environment Terremark Worldwide, Inc., a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, recently...

California Corporate Moves

Quallion Lithium Battery Plant Boosts Green Jobs Quallion has announced plans to expand its lithium ion battery manufacturing facilities in Sylmar, CA, creating hundreds of...

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

In the current economic environment, many projects are getting put on the back burner. Key players should be prepared to leverage this situation to their advantage.

60 Seconds with Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and President of U.S. Green Building Council

BF: Which U.S. areas would you identify as "LEED"ers in sustainable building? RF: Each region is different and has its own unique environmental priorities and needs....

Prepare To Surface

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Building Block for Growth

Many of the leading biotech players are "doubling down" on their investments in hard times, betting that the growth industries of the future are poised to emerge from their laboratories.

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iCIMS Opts To Grow At New Jersey’s Bell Works

The SaaS company will join a collection of top-tier technology companies by moving its headquarters to the redesigned landmark building in Holmdel, NJ.

More Than Maple Syrup

A green grid and a 1-gig broadband connection are transforming Burlington, VT into a thriving high-tech hub.

Renamed Decatur Central Railroad Gets New Operators, Rehab

OmniTRAX affiliate partners with Topflight Grain Cooperative to operate, drive business to and rehabilitate the Cisco to Decatur line.

Contributed Columns

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.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Chinese investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.