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Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards


Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.

Toyota Continues To Grow Investment In Michigan

Toyota Technical Center Ann Arbor, MI, headquarters.

As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Apple Mesa

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners


Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple’s new manufacturing plant.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast
In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing Strength Ranking


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.

Toyota To Build Lexus ES 350 In Kentucky

The Lexus ES 350 (Photo: Toyota)

Toyota investing $360 million and creating 750 new jobs to produce 50,000 vehicles annually starting in 2015.