We congratulate all of the top-ranked locations in the 8th Annual Business Facilities Ranking Report. We invite readers to find out about these accomplishments and recognize the winners. From the July/August 2012 issue
Restarting the Engine for European Growth
The global financial contraction put a squeeze on seed money for biotech startups, forcing locations to build their biotech future the old-fashioned way: with long-term planning and a comprehensive strategy for growth. From the May/June 2012 issue.
Airbus is putting its North American manufacturing hub in Mobile. We asked AL DOC chief Greg Canfield about the impact on the state’s growing aerospace industry. From the May/June 2012 issue
The biotech playing field is leveling, Europe is in crisis and the data center industry is growing by gigabytes. Go figure. From the May/June 2012 issue
Northeast Ohio, a traditional leader in manufacturing, is quickly transitioning to the 21st century knowledge economy. A key advantage is access to markets—the region is within a 500-mile radius of 41 percent of all U.S. households. From the May/June 2012 issue
Several major automotive initiatives are keeping jobs rolling into the Mountain State. From the May/June 2012 issue
A skilled workforce is a key requirement for developers. Locations are deploying new strategies that strive to avoid a mismatch between available skills and project needs. From the May/June 2012 issue.
Gov. Gary Herbert is well on the way to hitting his target of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days, unveiling several new high-wage projects in growth sectors. From the May/June 2012 issue
U.S. export numbers are on the rise. And as the numbers increase, so do the future business possibilities. From the May/June 2012 issue.