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

Sky’s the Limit for High Tech in the Grand Canyon State

A skilled, knowledge-based workforce and a competitive business climate have given Arizona one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

Alabama Looks to Industry of the Future

To put Alabama ahead of the pack, Governor Bob Riley is investing in the robotics research industry.

The Lone Star State is Flexing its Muscles

Texas is bucking the economic trends and maintaining strong growth in income and employment.

Renaissance in Medical Plastics

Our aging population is the driving force behind tremendous growth in the plastics and medical device industries. Where will you grow your facility?

Ohio: Leading the Way

From logistics to plastics to electrical equipment, Ohio is surging into the front ranks. Here are the locations that will help your corporation become a leader as well.

Pennsylvania Corporate Moves

  Hazleton Is in the Zone In May, AutoZone, one of North America's top auto parts retailers, opened its 600,000-square-foot distribution center in the Greater Hazleton...

Metro Spotlight: Johnson City, Tennessee

Johnson City: A Perfect 10 in Tennessee Once a 19th century railroad depot, Johnson City, TN has grown into a successful city with deep musical...

Utah Corporate Moves

Charlotte Pipe: A Utah Success Story When Charlotte Pipe and Foundry decided to expand, it needed land with easy access to rail and highway transportation....

60 Seconds with Guy Tozzoli, President of the World Trade Centers Association

Guy Tozzoli began his career in 1946 as an engineer for the Port Authority for NY and NJ. In 1970, he helped create the...

Real Estate Revival

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Essential Relocation Tips

For the third consecutive year, we've asked a select panel of industry experts to provide some need-to-know information about how, when, and why to relocate.

Austria: Hungry for International Trade

Its domestic economy may be limited, but Austria pulsates at the heart of the European Union and excels at exporting its diverse products to the United States.

Garden State Uses New Initiatives to Grow City Centers

Governor Jon Corzine is making a major effort to turn urban blight into a "gold mine" for companies relocating to big cities.

New York: High-Tech Growth

Tapping into fast-growing technology and energy sectors, Gov. David Paterson's economic development initiatives are helping to strengthen the state's manufacturing base while attracting new relocations and expansions.

Foreign-Trade Zones—Global Expansion at Reduced Cost

Economic developers can leverage the benefits of FTZs to attract jobs and investment, while facilitating maintenance and expansion of their industrial base.

Information Technology: No Signs of a Slowdown

When it comes to innovation and a talented workforce, these are the locations that merit a close look.

Metro Spotlight: Fayette County, Georgia

Fayette Companies on a Winning Streak In July, Alcan Packaging of Peachtree City, GA was honored as a nominee for the state's Manufacturer of the...

Metro Spotlight: Cuba, Missouri

A Small Town on the Move Seventy-five minutes from St. Louis' downtown, Cuba, MO is a growing and prosperous community nestled comfortably in the peaceful...

Kentucky Corporate Moves

  Electric Vehicle Plant Bringing 4,000 Jobs to Simpson County Integrity Automotive LLC has chosen Simpson County, KY, as the location for its new $84-million facility...

Metro Spotlight: Phoenix, Arizona

City of the Future Strategically positioned in the Southwest, the Greater Phoenix area is one of 10 U.S. markets projected to experience 85% of the...

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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.