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Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla’s battery factory in Nevada, Washington’s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.
The Volunteer State becomes the first back-to-back winner of Business Facilities’ top annual honor.
Memphis and New Orleans continue their domination of logistics categories while Houston leads in renewable energy and Youngstown is tops in export growth.
The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.
In a new category, Tennessee emerged as the top-ranked state for education and Alabama came out as number 1 for automotive manufacturing strength in Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report.
For its Economic Growth Potential ranking, Business Facilities considers state business climate, availability of skilled workforce, incentives and education climate, among other criteria.
The magazine’s Best Business Climate ranking evaluates an amalgamation of key rankings results (including education, workforce training/availability, cost of labor, infrastructure, utility costs, credit rating and business tax climate).
Companies in attendance have potential to create more than 5,200 new jobs, over $895 million in capital investments.
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple’s new manufacturing plant.
With a diverse, well-executed growth strategy, the Volunteer State takes top honors in Business Facilities annual competition.