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Expatriates Vote Singapore Best Place to Live and Work

Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.
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Subaru of Indiana Announces $140M Expansion

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 1,204 new jobs by 2017.
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Boeing To Create Up To 200 New Jobs In Macon-Bibb County, GA

Boeing Commercial Airplanes will invest $81.7 million to retrofit and equip its existing defense-related facility in Macon-Bibb County, GA for the manufacturing of 747-8 fuselage panels, creating up to 200 new jobs.
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Digital Media Is On The Move

From the mountains of Utah to the desert in New Mexico, Digital Media pioneers are making magic from pixels in university and government labs that are launching a new growth sector in virtual space.

End Run to Paydirt

Sports gambling still is illegal outside of Vegas, or is that just a fantasy?
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New Study Ranks States by Lowest and Highest Effective Tax Rates

A new study from The Tax Foundation in collaboration with KPMG LLP provides business leaders and policymakers with a comparison of actual state tax burdens faced by real-world business.
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Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA

Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, VA, creating 37 new jobs.
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Call For Entries: 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year Deadline Extended!

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.
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Six Projects Approved For Grow NJ Tax Credits

Six projects approved for Grow NJ tax credits are associated with the creation of over 645 new jobs, the retention of more than 550 jobs at risk of leaving the state, and private investment of more than $313 million.

Solar King Abdicates

The most logical place in the world for solar power can’t get its act together.
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Business Report: Missouri – Owens Corning to Open Manufacturing Plant in Joplin

Owens Corning's $90-million project in Joplin, MO, a plant that will produce insulation products, is expected to create more than 100 jobs.
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Saran Industries Growing in Howard County, IN

Saran Industries LLC, an industrial finishing manufacturer, will locate new manufacturing operations in Kokomo, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.
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Formosa Petrochemical Considers $9.4B Complex In Louisiana

With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

Snapshots: 60 SECONDS… with New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno

New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno discusses the Garden State's growing biotech/pharma industry and workforce training programs.
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Johnson & Johnson To Create 500 Jobs in Tampa

Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson will open a new North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, FL and create 500 jobs over the next three years.
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Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX

Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs.
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Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.
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Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville

China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.

Border Without Walls

Economic development cooperation on the U.S.-Mexico border is getting stronger.

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Joplin, Missouri Says Thank You

On May 22, 2011, Joplin Missouri was hit by the deadliest tornado since 1947. This video from Joplin explains how the city has recovered in the years since the disaster.

Latest Blog Posts

ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

Eurotranciatura USA Expanding In Tennessee

The steel company will create more than 170 new jobs and invest $12.6 million to expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Paris, TN.

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

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.