Made in Alabama reports, "Expanding production in Alabama’s auto industry means the state is 'coming on strong as a rising automotive powerhouse,' according to a new Business Facilities ranking."
LED News reports, "Louisiana achieves highest business climate ranking ever by Business Facilities magazine."
The Digital Journal reports, "Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states -- including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah -- deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine's 2013 state rankings."
Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, "Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America."
The DailyAMReport on businessreport.com announces, "Louisiana has the second-best business growth potential in the country and the fourth-best overall business climate, according to Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report."
Chris Miller reporting for WWL.com writes, "a magazine about economic development and business site-selection lists Louisiana near the top for business climate, and number one for job training."
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.
The Lone Star State has another impressive across-the-board showing in our annual evaluation, with oil-rich ND surging into the top tier.
Dean Barber will be presenting a site selection seminar at LiveXchange (Oct. 28-30, Hyatt Regency, Bonita Springs, FL). Here, he shares his observations on the value of rankings. From the July/August 2012 issue
It's time for our annual exercise, separating wheat from chaff in the fertile fields of development. As always, our rankings point to growth potential. But in a struggling economy, we're also giving extra credit for real jobs. From the July/August 2012 issue
We congratulate all of the top-ranked locations in the 8th Annual Business Facilities Ranking Report. We invite readers to find out about these accomplishments and recognize the winners. From the July/August 2012 issue