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

60 Seconds with Greg Simon, President of FasterCures

Since 2003, Greg Simon has been the president of FasterCures, an “action tank” that studies medical R&D processes in order to accelerate treatment and...

Your Expansion is Political

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Capturing the Creative Class

American cities are in the midst of a battle for today's best and brightest workforce.

How to Successfully Negotiate a Lease in Today’s Real Estate Environment

We turned to a real estate industry expert to get the inside scoop for you on how to navigate the lease negotiation process for your next project.

Eating Well in the North of France

A visit to the North of France proves that the French know more about food than just how to cook—they also lead Europe in food processing and research.

Virginia’s VITAL Signs

A new global business focus is quickening the pulse and changing the face of Virginia's economy.

New Center Will Propel Ontario’s Automotive Future

The Ontario government unveiled plans to invest in an Automotive Centre of Excellence in the city of Oshawa as part of the CA $2.5 billion GM Beacon Project.

Green with Energy

New Mexico is becoming a model state for "green" business development and practice.

Legislation Spurring Innovation in Kentucky

Kentucky has been working hard to entice cutting-edge companies to invest in the state through a variety of incentive programs targeted at fostering innovation.

Indiana: Sending Tech Messages

New grants and jobs bolster Indiana's diverse technology industry.

Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy

The automotive sector continues to be one of the most successful industries in North America. But, global competition, emerging eco-trends, and innovations are changing the playing field.

Get Ahead in Alabama

Companies choose Alabama because of its pro-business attitude, its strong infrastructure, and especially because of its best-in-class employee training program.

Metro Spotlight: Long Island, NY

Greetings from Long Island, NY W hile Long Island, NY generally refers to Nassau County and Suffolk County, it also geographically includes the two New...

Metro Spotlight: Overland Park, Kansas

Companies Continued to Choose Overland Park in ‘07 Overland Park is gaining approximately 40 new information technology-related jobs thanks to Software Engineering Services (SES), which...

Wyoming Corporate Moves

  Allstate Ensures Cheyenne’s Growth In December, Allstate opened an office in Cheyenne, WY to expand and improve its insurance claims service to customers. The Allstate...

Texas Corporate Moves

  Orgill Opens Number Six in Kilgore In the first quarter of 2008, Orgill, Inc. plans to open its 530,000-square-foot distribution center in Kilgore, TX, 120...

New Workforce Priorities

This month, the Expert answers questions concerning the value that employees place on a location's quality of life.

60 Seconds with Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Holdings, Inc.

Ezra Green has been involved with renewable energy companies for seven years and founded Clear Skies in 2003. Prior to Clear Skies, Green was...

The Magazine is Just the Beginning

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

What Is Business Facilities LiveXchange?

Answer: It's the best two days out of the office any executive searching for an expansion opportunity could spend. Read on to find out how to be invited.

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BF Location Video: Sundance 2014 – Reconstructing Utah

"What if you woke up tomorrow and everything you'd come to know about Utah was gone?" Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert rallies a team of business and community leaders to highlight what makes Utah a top state for business. Enjoy this fast, fun movie trailer for "Reconstructing Utah!"

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Indiana Auto Services Firm Growing HQ

Shield Global Partners plans to invest $4.15M and create up to 135 new jobs in Downtown Evansville over the next few years.

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California Manufacturer Expanding In West Michigan

Stikwood plans to create 73 new jobs and invest nearly $4.2 million to expand the company’s operations to the City of Kentwood, MI.

Surveys & Research

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.