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voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. will invest $50M to expand its existing facility in Cartersville, GA.

Automotive Supplier Will Create 150 Jobs in Georgia

Automotive Supplier Will Create 150 Jobs in Georgia

voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. will invest $50M to expand its existing facility in Cartersville, GA.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: The Future Is Welcome Here

Gov. Susana Martinez has created a clear path for sustainable growth by slashing punitive business taxes and regulations, while maximizing the reach of New Mexico’s research and development assets.

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

Trailer Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

inTech Trailers will invest $1.67 million to expand its operations across its Nappanee, IN campus, creating up to 60 jobs.

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.

State Focus: The Carolina Closeness

While North and South Carolina are clearly separate entities, they share more than a border when it comes to business.

Tenneco Opening Second Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 automotive supplier will create up to 200 jobs at the Spring Hill, TN facility.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively.

Greater Memphis: The Gold Standard for Water

Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: The Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub

Greater Rochester, NY is Business Facilities' top-ranked Innovation Hub; Albany, NY and Youngstown, OH placed second and third, respectively, in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

Business, research and industrial parks are development magnets for clusters of like-minded businesses looking for the perfect environment to expand

Charles Schwab Creating New Regional Campus In Texas

The financial services company's new $100 million Westlake, TX campus will create at least 1,200 new jobs over the next 10 years.

Nevada: Shining Up the Silver State

Nevada is famous as a gambling mecca, but businesses will find a skilled workforce that offers a sure bet on success.

2016 State Rankings Report: New York Is Top Destination For Capital Investment

New York is the top-ranked state for Foreign Direct Investment measured in capital investment and California leads the field in FDI measured in projects in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Tennessee Flooring Manufacturer To Create 200 Jobs

Mullican Flooring will invest $15M to expand its Johnson City, TN operations, creating 200 new jobs over the next five years.

Nearsighted

New York lawmakers complain about the short-term results of a long-term development program with 10-year incentives.

Tourism: A World of Scenic Wonder

As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its centennial year, the crown jewels of America’s scenic treasures are gearing up to break last year’s record number of visitors, which topped 305 million.

2016 State Rankings Report: Utah Is Top Job Growth Leader

Utah is Business Facilities' top-ranked state among Job Growth Leaders in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Report: Canada – Bridgestone Americas Expanding in Quebec

A multi-phase, $225-million investment will increase capacity at the company’s Joliette, Quebec plant to produce larger-diameter tires for trucks and SUVs.

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

2016 State Rankings: FL Tops In Business Climate, NV Shines In Growth Potential

Florida is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Nevada was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report, released today.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.

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