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Topeka, Kansas: Location Spotlight Of The Week

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

WorkHere Creating 161 Jobs In Central Indiana

The workforce-focused tech startup plans to continue its growth in Indiana, and expand its app to new markets.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

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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.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry Taking Flight

Michigan has a rich history of innovation, a skilled work force, and leading academic institutions prepared to engage in the emerging public UAS space.

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Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Drought and Deluge

Whatever the future brings us, it always seems to arrive in California first.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.

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Topeka, Kansas: Location Spotlight Of The Week

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

WorkHere Creating 161 Jobs In Central Indiana

The workforce-focused tech startup plans to continue its growth in Indiana, and expand its app to new markets.

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Expanding Tennessee HQ

The technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions management company will create 150 new jobs in Memphis, TN.

Richmond Lands Global Healthcare Services Company Project

After considering 60 other cities, Owens & Minor has decided to locate its new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA, creating 300 new jobs.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • New Health And Safety Courses From RedVector February 27, 2017
    More than 20 new online courses are aimed at helping organizations stay up to date with changing OSHA regulations and improve worker safety. Read New Health And Safety Courses From RedVector on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
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    The Cordapillar is a professional strength cord cover designed to help prevent tripping injuries and fire hazards while at the same time concealing and protecting wires. Read MonoSystems Cordapillar Cord Cover on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
  • Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility Sports Sloan Fixtures February 24, 2017
    At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management. Read Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility Sports Sloan Fixtures on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.

Featured Location Spotlights

Topeka, Kansas: Location Spotlight Of The Week

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

BUSINESS FACILITIES MAGAZINE

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

The Magnolia State, already an automotive assembly powerhouse, becomes the epicenter of vehicle tire production with Continental’s $1.45-billion plant.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Silver Award

The Volunteer State’s leadership position in our automotive rankings keeps getting stronger, as GM doubles down on its investment in Spring Hill, TN.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

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Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

2016 CALED Member Directory

CALED and Business Facilities have once again teamed up to produce and market the CALED Member Directory – the "Who's Who in Economic Development in California".

Past Issues

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.
The Business Fcilities Online Site Seekers Guide is the most comprehensive online directory of economic development agencies from around the world.

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Cape Coral – A Market on the Rise

Ranked as the top location in the U.S. for job gains, this city has much to offer. According to recent census data, Cape Coral, Florida’s population jumped by 16%, to more than 175,000 year-round residents. With an average of 266 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder Cape Coral continues to grow with rapid speed.

LOCATION NEWS

Topeka, Kansas: Location Spotlight Of The Week

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

WorkHere Creating 161 Jobs In Central Indiana

The workforce-focused tech startup plans to continue its growth in Indiana, and expand its app to new markets.

High-Tech Greenhouse Creating 140 Jobs In Kentucky

Hydroponics startup AppHarvest will grow produce above ground with a $50 million investment in a reclaimed mine site in Eastern Kentucky's Pike County.

Surveys & Research

Workplace Of The Future Key To Attracting, Retaining Talent

To win the talent war, corporations need to provide best In class, high-tech workplaces, according to research from CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Jobs Up

The largest industry employer of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. has grown nearly 19 percent since 2012, according to a new economic impact study.

Manufacturers Expect Near-Sourcing To Increase

According to new research from LMA Consulting, 70% of manufacturing executives say near-sourcing will increase within the next five years.

Five Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017

CareerBuilder's annual job forecast finds 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2017, predictions for how the Trump administration will impact hiring are mixed.

Technology Gap Is Shaping The Global Business Landscape

The chase to harness the massive amounts of data available today has led to increased stress and anxiety amongst companies and workers, according to Deloitte’s "2016 Shift Index.”

Diverse, Inclusive Workplace Important To Millennials

Nearly half of Millennials consider workplace diversity and inclusion an important criterion in their job search, compared to 33 percent of Gen Xers and 37 percent of Boomers.

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InvesTT Trinidad and Tobago ensures that you possess all the knowledge, tools, linkages and facilitation your organization needs to efficiently navigate your way to new business opportunities in our nation.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry Taking Flight

Michigan has a rich history of innovation, a skilled work force, and leading academic institutions prepared to engage in the emerging public UAS space.

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.

Drone Technology Improves Infrastructure Inspections

Organizations in Michigan like the MEDC are encouraging and supporting startups in a way that isn’t necessarily available in other states, according to the CEO of Ann Arbor, MI-based SkySpecs.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.

Granex Opens First U.S. Location In Tampa

Granex ships more than 300 truckloads of granite and marble slab every year across North America and more than 350 containers across the world from the Port of Tampa Bay.

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