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Flying Without Altitude

A major U.S. airport looks to expand its revenue by drilling under its runways.
Pinkerton

Pinkerton Relocates Global Headquarters To Ann Arbor, MI

Historic risk management agency opens its new downtown corporate office.
Central Place Rendering

CEB To Build New HQ In Rosslyn, VA

CEB plans new headquarters to accommodate continued growth and expanding global presence; company to occupy Rosslyn, VA-based CEB Tower in JBG's Central Place.
CanAm Coal

CanAm Announces Corporate Restructuring

The relocation reflects the reality that the CanAm's principal operating assets are located in North Western Alabama.
Logistics Orange

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Memphis, NOLA Are Logistics Leaders; Houston Is No....

Memphis and New Orleans continue their domination of logistics categories while Houston leads in renewable energy and Youngstown is tops in export growth.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.
metro2014rankings

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Perry Schwab

New Charles Schwab Facility Coming To El Paso, TX

Gov. Perry announces TEF investments bringing new Charles Schwab facility to El Paso and deepening company’s roots in Austin.
Metro Growth Rankings

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential

The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.

Children of the Sun

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $500,000 to help an Oklahoma town grow butterflies.
Deloitte Lake Mary

Deloitte Opens US Delivery Center In Orlando, FL Area

Before deciding upon Lake Mary, Deloitte considered several locations that could provide the needed office space in a suburban setting.
Education-Automotive Blue

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Tennessee Races To The Top In Education; Alabama...

In a new category, Tennessee emerged as the top-ranked state for education and Alabama came out as number 1 for automotive manufacturing strength in Business Facilities' 10th Annual Rankings Report.
Lawrence County Ohio

SG Preston To Build New Plant In Lawrence County, OH

The SGP South Point facility will have total investment of $400 million, create 100 permanent jobs and be the world's largest purpose-built producer of renewable diesel upon completion, estimated to occur in 2017.
Lake Mead

Satellite Study Reveals Parched U.S. West Using Up Underground Water

This study is the first to quantify the amount that groundwater contributes to the water needs of western states.
New Rankings 2014

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Louisiana, Utah, Texas Tops In Best Business Climate

The magazine's Best Business Climate ranking evaluates an amalgamation of key rankings results (including education, workforce training/availability, cost of labor, infrastructure, utility costs, credit rating and business tax climate).
GE Aviation

GE Aviation Breaks Ground On Factory In Lafayette, IN

GE Aviation breaks ground on $100 million jet engine assembly factory in Indiana. Factory will create 200 jobs by 2020 and will have strong ties to Purdue University.

Dollar Menu

Vladimir Putin's response to U.S. and European sanctions seems a bit cheesy to us.
Fort Monroe

New Jobs Announced In the City Of Hampton, VA

Liberty-Source PBC to invest $1.56 million in customer service operation; will create close to 600 new jobs.
Denizens Brewing

Business Report: Maryland – Howard County Opens 3D Printing Prototype Lab

3D Maryland’s Innovation + Prototyping Lab is dedicated to the advancement of the hot growth sector of additive manufacturing.
Shandong Yuhuang

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

First major Chinese foreign direct investment project in Louisiana will create 400 new direct jobs in St. James Parish and result in an estimated 2,700 total new jobs in the Southeast Region.

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