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Business Facilities Featured News

Empirical Foods Breaks Ground On $250M Facility In Kansas

The ground beef facility in Garden City, KS is expected to be finished between 2022 and 2023, and will create 250 new jobs. 

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

Call For Entries: Business Facilities’ 2020 Deal Of The Year

Submissions for 2020 are being accepted for Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year Awards. The awards will be announced in 2021 and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2021 issue of Business Facilities.

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business

Santee Cooper has invested in Camp Hall, a next generation commerce park designed for growth near the bustling city of Charleston, SC.

Cummins To Invest More Than $25M In Indiana Expansion

The $25M investment will upgrade Cummins' Seymour Engine Plant (SEP) in Seymour, IN, and create and retain more than 150 jobs over the next five to 10 years.

Pratt & Whitney Investing Over $650M In North Carolina

The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.

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Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic is breaking the back of supply chains around the world.

Remember The Heroes

We'll never forget the courage of the healthcare workers who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.

“Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

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Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business

Santee Cooper has invested in Camp Hall, a next generation commerce park designed for growth near the bustling city of Charleston, SC.

It’s Game Day at the Georgia Ports Authority!

It’s Game Day at the GPA! Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority’s virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah: 11 a.m., Oct. 22, 2020. Register for the free online event at gaports.com.

Business Facilities | County of Lexington, South Carolina

The Saxe Gotha Industrial Park, home to Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Kennedy Innovation Complex and two Amazon facilities, makes this Park ideal for life sciences, advanced manufacturing and other related industries. This 714-acre Park is bordered by an East to West interstate and accessed by a North to South Interstate, boasts rail accessibility and all utilities are located within the Park.

Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

BF Location Video: Business in New Braunfels, Texas: Since 1845

Strategically located between San Antonio and Austin, New Braunfels was recently named the 9th Fastest Growing City by Percentage in 2019, US Census, 4th Fastest Growing County by Percentage in 2019, US Census, #15 in Millennial Growth, Haven Life Insurance Group.

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

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Empirical Foods Breaks Ground On $250M Facility In Kansas

The ground beef facility in Garden City, KS is expected to be finished between 2022 and 2023, and will create 250 new jobs. 

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

Pratt & Whitney Investing Over $650M In North Carolina

The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.

Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business

Santee Cooper has invested in Camp Hall, a next generation commerce park designed for growth near the bustling city of Charleston, SC.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • ASSA ABLOY Expands Key System Design Studio October 28, 2020
    Tool for master key system creation provides users intuitive system design, and now supports ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin, SARGENT, and Yale. - Read: ASSA ABLOY Expands Key System Design Studio at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • GBCI Surpasses 1,000 TRUE Advisor Professionals October 28, 2020
    GBCI's TRUE Advisors help facilities achieve TRUE certification, as well as support and implement zero waste policies and programs. - Read: GBCI Surpasses 1,000 TRUE Advisor Professionals at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • Use Owner-Architect Partnerships To Help Bring Tenants Back To Buildings October 28, 2020
    While conditions in tenant spaces are key to returning occupants, improved shared spaces for comfort and convenience are also important. - Read: Use Owner-Architect Partnerships To Help Bring Tenants Back To Buildings at FacilityExecutive.com.

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Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

Call For Entries: Business Facilities’ 2020 Deal Of The Year

Submissions for 2020 are being accepted for Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year Awards. The awards will be announced in 2021 and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2021 issue of Business Facilities.

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Muscle Joins The Fight

In locations throughout the nation, advanced manufacturing facilities and resources are being enlisted in the fight against COVID-19.

Business Facilities Popular Posts

Call For Entries: Business Facilities’ 2020 Deal Of The Year

Submissions for 2020 are being accepted for Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year Awards. The awards will be announced in 2021 and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2021 issue of Business Facilities.

July / August 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 4)

The July / August 2020 Issue features our 16th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, an update on economic development's response to COVID-19.

U.S. Outduels China In Artificial Intelligence, Startups And GDP

The United States is outdueling China in a tight competition for global economic hegemony in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.

Atlanta Is Hottest Tech Hub, NOLA Takes Logistics Crown

Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Recent Issues

September / October 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 5)

The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.

Business Facilities 2019 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".

Business Facilities Past Issues

July / August 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 4)

The July / August 2020 Issue features our 16th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, an update on economic development's response to COVID-19.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.
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Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

It’s Game Day at the Georgia Ports Authority!

It’s Game Day at the GPA! Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority’s virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah: 11 a.m., Oct. 22, 2020. Register for the free online event at gaports.com.

Business Facilities LOCATION NEWS

Empirical Foods Breaks Ground On $250M Facility In Kansas

The ground beef facility in Garden City, KS is expected to be finished between 2022 and 2023, and will create 250 new jobs. 

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

Call For Entries: Business Facilities’ 2020 Deal Of The Year

Submissions for 2020 are being accepted for Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year Awards. The awards will be announced in 2021 and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2021 issue of Business Facilities.

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

State By State Incentive Guides (See All >>)

Alabama Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alabama financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Alaska Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alaska financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arizona Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arizona financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arkansas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

California Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of California financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Colorado Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Colorado financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Business Facilities Surveys & Research

Workers Don’t Expect Return To Workplace By Year’s End

Remote work is gaining steam: New survey finds 33 percent question the wisdom of returning, report high productivity while working remotely.

New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard.

Climate Risks Increasingly Important In Real Estate Investment Decisions

Real estate investors commonly view local climate risks — such as wildfires, frequent and intense storms and sea-level rise — as core factors in investment decision-making.

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

Will Americans Relocate To Less Populated Areas Due To COVID-19?

Fast Survey finds that one in three Americans are considering relocation, with westerners, younger people, and higher earners most likely to consider a move.

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

Even After COVID-19, Execs Expect Remote Work Trend To Continue

Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.

As Businesses Reopen, CFOs Grow Hopeful But Employee Fears Linger

Following the COVID-19 shutdown, CFOs face lower anticipated revenues, reconfigured workplaces, and a workforce worried about returning to work safely, according to PwC survey.

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