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New York vs. London.

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.
TeamHealth medical procedure.

TeamHealth To Expand, Build New Facility In Blount County, TN

TeamHealth—a provider of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States—is expanding in East Tennessee due to significant growth in its anesthesia service line.

Supersized, (Almost) Ready to Go

It's time to take a closer look at the economic bonanza that will result from the expanded Panama Canal.
Voxx backseat audio system.

VOXX International To Expand Orlando, FL Headquarters And Manufacturing Center

VOXX International Company will expand manufacturing center and add $16.5 million in capital investment along with 134 new jobs.
Expedient Boston.

Expedient Announces Latest Data Center Expansion In Cleveland, OH

The opening of additional high-capacity data center space comes on the heels of several other Expedient data center expansions.
About 2,000 people are employed at Toyota’s manufacturing facility in Blue Springs, MS, where the best-selling Toyota Corolla is made. Overall, more than 3.2 million vehicles of all types have been produced in Mississippi.

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.
Energy Power Systems.

Energy Power Systems Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Pontiac, MI

EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.
Global mobility.

Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies

Global mobility is a low priority for most companies, despite tangible benefits for business growth; consequently, 43% of companies do not have a global mobility strategy.
A computer-generated model of the Utah Red Hills Renewable Energy Park site. (PRNewsFoto/Scatec Solar)

Scatec Solar Gets Financing For Solar Plant In Utah

When operational by the end of 2015, the plant will be Utah's largest solar energy generation facility.
Iowa (IA) State Flag.

Iowa Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Iowa financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.
Gov. Bentley with Polaris hat.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Opportunity Missed

There was bold talk about tax reform in President Obama's speech, but not a word about the most important tax.
Iowa is meeting businesses’ growing needs for highly skilled workers, like the technicians pictured here. Nearly 33 percent of Iowans ages 25 to 34 hold bachelor’s degrees. Iowa’s refundable tax credit on R&D activities has allowed many bioscience companies to build new research centers.

State Focus: Iowa Keeps Attracting Major Business Expansions

Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.

Faurecia Inaugurates Seating Plant In Wentzville, MO

Facility proudly contributes to GM's "Motor Trend Truck of the Year" Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon.
Merger arrows.

The Conference Board And Committee For Economic Development To Merge

The Conference Board and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) joined forces at the beginning of 2015.
Mississippi (MS) State Flag.

Mississippi Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Mississippi financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.
Advanced manufacturing gears.

Data Download: West Leads In Advanced Manufacturing

Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, "As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation."
BF LiveXchange 2015.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Registration Now Open

Looking to meet one-on-one with economic developers from across North America to discuss your specific location needs? Find out more about LiveXchange 2015.

Game Changer

Tennessee takes workforce training to the next level--high school.
Kingsdown mattress.

Kingsdown Inc. To Open Manufacturing Facility In Texas

New plant will support growth in the central region of the country.

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Latest Blog Posts

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.

Italian Paper Company Breaks Ground In Ohio

Sofidel Group’s new $300 million integrated paper mill is expected to bring 300 jobs to Circleville, OH.

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.