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Viking Longship Veranda Stateroom.

Viking Cruises Selects New Orleans For Launch Of Mississippi River Cruise Service

Viking River Cruises project to result in over 780 new direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana.

Pennsylvania’s Inn At Buck Hill Falls Set For Redevelopment

Changes in ownership and financial troubles led to the closing of the Inn in the early 1990s; the property has been abandoned ever since, despite numerous attempts to resurrect it.
Portland Streetcar.

How Does Streetcar Performance Compare In Five U.S. Cities?

A new report looks at what lessons can be learned from analyzing the streetcar performance in Little Rock, Memphis, Portland, Seattle and Tampa.

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.
Company CEO Eric Morgan (left) joined by Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox (right) and others for ribbon cutting ceremony.

Workfront Opens New Headquarters In Utah

In conjunction with the opening ceremony, the Workfront team provided tours of its new, state-of-the art facilities and answered questions about the company's future.
Bendix Spicer assembly line worker.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Expands In Bowling Green, KY

To encourage the investment and job growth in Warren County, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $500,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program.

Not So Hot

As Niagara Falls freezes to a trickle, the nation's scientists quietly reveal their plan to combat global warming.
GSF Meat.

Golden State Foods To Build New Plant In Opelika, AL

Golden State has continued to increase its product and customer offerings along with expanding the company internationally.
Cook Portable Warehouses.

Cook Portable Warehouses Comes To Joplin, MO

After its best year for job creation since 1997, Missouri starts 2015 strong with a new company creating 80 good paying jobs in Joplin.
Metalplate Galvanizing.

Metalplate Galvanizing Announces $9.75 Million Investment For New Louisiana Galvanizing Site

The project will include 50,000-square-foot facility and result in more than 340 new direct and indirect jobs.

Fed Hub

Maryland surges in the race to host big new federal facilities.
Ekrich is part of the John Morrell Food Group.

John Morrell To Build Distribution Center In Hancock County, IN

John Morrell, an independent operating company of Smithfield Foods, has 17 manufacturing facilities across the country, including a plant in Peru, IN.
P&G Brands.

Procter & Gamble To Build Plant In Eastern Panhandle Of West Virginia

Global manufacturing leader to build manufacturing facility in Berkeley County.
BF LiveXchange 2015.

Business Facilities LiveXchange: Refer A Colleague And Get Rewarded!

If your referral is approved as a delegate and attends LiveXchange, you’ll receive a $200 American Express gift card.

HGS Opens New Global Delivery Center In El Paso, TX

The new center increases capability to create up to 1,500 jobs in the area.
Greatest risks for companies.

Uncertainty, Volatility And High Risk Environment As Top Challenges In 2015

More boards reallocating oversight duties as risk environment strains audit committee agendas.
Lightinthebox home page.

LightInTheBox Opens First North American Fulfillment Center

LightInTheBox started the North American Fulfillment Center project in late 2014 in collaboration with the company's technical team, which helped with the preliminary site selection and renovation.

Unwanted Visitors

The FAA may be rethinking its embrace of drones in U.S. airspace.
Cookies.

Creative Food Ingredients Expanding In Wyoming County, NY

Canadian manufacturer of cookies will expand facility in Perry and increase employment.
LA Solar

California Has Largest Advanced Energy Industry In U.S.

With more than 40,000 businesses and 430,000 workers, advanced energy is projected to grow 17 percent this year.

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Joplin, Missouri Says Thank You

On May 22, 2011, Joplin Missouri was hit by the deadliest tornado since 1947. This video from Joplin explains how the city has recovered in the years since the disaster.

Latest Blog Posts

ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

Eurotranciatura USA Expanding In Tennessee

The steel company will create more than 170 new jobs and invest $12.6 million to expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Paris, TN.

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Surveys & Research

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.