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The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.


The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.

Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

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Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

South Carolina Department of Commerce

The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.



January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

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The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.


Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

Economic Development Deal of the Year

Greater Houston Partnership snares a coveted 4.1-million-square-foot campus with a unique proposal utilizing an online site-selection app and intense data crunching.


Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

Versailles Kentucky More Than A Bakery

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.



Did You Miss “The Big Lies Of Workforce” Webinar?

Big Lies of Workforce.

When it comes to the critical priority of workforce availability, site selection professionals evaluating locations for new projects need to separate the truth from an incoming cascade of false market signals.


Silicon Prairie

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Droves of high-tech startups are putting down roots in the Great Plains.



USDA Awards Loans To Boost Rural Economic Development In Five States

USDA Awards Loans to Boost Rural Economic Development in Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.