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.
Luster, muster and clusters—the State of Bavaria has it all. A magical capital, an indefatigable work ethic and a sound economic development model ensure this German giant's overwhelming success.
Business as usual: when one retailer fails another succeeds. In the current economy, sink or swim has become sink or float. And while not all looks bleak, regardless of marketing, product quality, and cost, less competition is one way retailers can keep from drowning.
Florida’s total merchandise trade exceeded $130 billion in 2008, a 13.7% increase over the previous year.
If you are looking for skilled labor, shovel-ready sites, and robust ports, these two southeastern powerhouses have it all.
Better Built Snares Two Projects from Army Corp Better Built Construction, based in Middletown, OH, has garnered two major defense contracts in the past four...
Advanced Manufacturing Flocks to Mississippi Mississippi is becoming a magnet for companies specializing in advanced manufacturing techniques that also are seeking centralized logistics operations. With...
Combining back-office or service center operations may be an attractive way to reduce costs, but a number of key factors must be weighed before picking a location.
BF: What factors or qualities are considered paramount for the Ethisphere Institute to designate a company as ethical? AB: More than 70 criteria make up...
From the Desk of the Editor in Chief
In the midst of a deep recession, sustainable development, green building, smart growth and alternative energy move to the top of the priorities list.
My recent jaunt through central Germany featured high-profile interviews with economic ministers, financial experts, and corporate executives...and some local apfelwein.
In our fifth annual top executive interview, Ross Moore, executive vice president at Colliers International, answers some tough questions about one of the nation's hardest-hit markets: commercial real estate.
The Empire State still has "the economy that never sleeps", a powerful global hub of commerce, finance, culture and entertainment.
As the need for home healthcare continues to increase for the baby boom population, the plastics and medical device industry meets this challenge with expanded growth and new products.
The automotive industry may have hit a stop sign, but Gov. Jennifer Granholm's aggressive strategy is maintaining forward momentum in the crown of the Great Lakes. From motion pictures to nanotechnology, the Wolverine State is in the hunt for new jobs.
GreenTech Manufacturing Digs Deep in Douglas In March, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue announced that an environmentally friendly manufacturer of construction products, GreenTech Manufacturing, plans to...
Moving Toward a Better Place Palo Alto-based startup company, Better Place, aims to bring an electric-car infrastructure system to the Bay Area. Its business model...