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London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

McKesson Building New Distribution Center in Orange County, NY

McKesson Corporation will open a new 340,000-square-foot distribution center and create 160 new jobs in Orange County, NY.

Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.

Green Infrastructure For Better Communities

Green infrastructure systems are often more cost-effective than outmoded models of grey infrastructure—a term used for the concrete tunnels created to move water—and also provide far more benefits for both people and the environment.

Spanning the Hudson

In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

New Sponsor Joins LiveXchange!

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise of New York has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 16 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:
  •     Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey
  •     Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York
  •     Centerpoint Energy
  •     GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas
  •     Greater Houston Partnership, Texas
  •     Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development
  •     Louisiana Department of Economic Development
  •     Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina
  •     Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority
  •     Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas
  •     Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
  •     Quad Cities First, Iowa
  •     Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada
  •     Santee Cooper
  •     The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri
  •     West Virginia Development Office
Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles InBF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

The Aquarium That Refused to Drown

The New York Aquarium has reopened after a $6-million repair and some harrowing days in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.

Masters of Disaster

After Mother Nature's big wakeup call, the realization is growing that today's disaster recovery must prepare us to meet future cataclysms.

Nanotech Partnership Announced In Ulster County, NY

Partnership between SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and Ceres Technologies could create 250 green energy jobs across the region. Sep 4, 2012 @ 4:55 PM

Prime Location: Kodak Develops a Megasite in Upstate New York

Eastman Business Park offers existing facilities, onsite power and water supplies, and 300 acres of undeveloped property for sale or lease.

New York: High-Tech Growth

Tapping into fast-growing technology and energy sectors, Gov. David Paterson's economic development initiatives are helping to strengthen the state's manufacturing base while attracting new relocations and expansions.

Food Processing Sites: Providing Sustenance as Well as Nutrition

As food prices soar, sustainability becomes more than just an environmental buzzword—it's the key factor in choosing a new location with access to raw materials and a customer base.

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 York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. Long Island is home to several well-known vacation spots of the rich and famous, such as the Hamptons, Jones Beach, and Fire Island, as well as several Atlantic Ocean beaches. Although tourism makes up a substantial part of Long Island’s economy in certain regions, the area supports a wide-ranging economy.
     Long Island has a diversified economy that currently supports more than 1.2 million jobs. The services sectors—including educational and health, leisure and hospitably, and professional firms—account for more than 40% of non-farm employment.      Some of the corporations that have taken up residence on Long Island include: Computer Associates Arrow Electronics Henry Schein Pall Corporation OSI Pharmaceuticals 1-800-Flowers FESTO Corp. Forest Laboratories Canon EDO Corp. Estee Lauder

Beverage Company Giant Invests in Long Island

AriZona Beverage Company, one of the largest beverage companies in the United States, announced in late 2007 that it will invest $35 million to build a new facility for its corporate headquarters in Woodbury (Nassau County), NY. The company will retain 235 jobs at its two existing facilities in Nassau and Kings counties, and intends to add 50 new jobs over the next five years. After negotiations with Empire State Development (New York State’s primary economic development agency) and Nassau County, AriZona Beverage decided to build a new state-of-the-art facility in Woodbury. Empire State Development and AriZona Beverage have agreed to a series of project milestones that will enable the company to apply for a $250,000 capital grant to offset construction costs. Under the agreement, AriZona Beverage will receive the full amount upon reaching project targets set by Empire State Development. The company has also reached an agreement with the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency for up to $3.79 million in state and local tax abatements. “The state and county were extremely collaborative and proactive in working with us to address all of our site location needs throughout the course of this two-year project,” says John Posillico, chief technical officer for AriZona Beverage Company. “They were our partners from start to finish and were instrumental in helping our new home become a reality.”

Long Island Workforce Data

Labor force: 1,485,800 Households: 916,686 Total Personal Income: $115.6 billion Per capita income: $41,558 Long Island has the 17th largest metropolitan area economy in the nation. More than 120,000 businesses in both Nassau and Suffolk counties generate $134 billion in economic activity annually. Long Island is home to the East Coast’s largest industrial park, the Hauppauge Industrial Park. The park has over 1,300 companies, and employs over 55,000 Long Islanders.

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