Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Business Facilities Magazine - The leading source of intelligence for corporate site selection, expansion, relocation & area economic development solutions.


https://businessfacilities.com/
Business Facilities Magazine - The leading source of intelligence for corporate site selection, expansion, relocation & area economic development solutions.

Business Facilities Featured News

Consumers Energy To End Coal Use By 2025

Consumers Energy will be among first in nation to go coal-free and will lead Michigan's clean energy transformation.

Don’t Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar!

In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Philip Morris Relocating Corporate HQ To Connecticut

Philip Morris International's move from New York to Connecticut will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the state by summer 2022.

Freshly Will More Than Double Georgia Workforce

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service will invest $52 million in a new distribution facility in Ellenwood, GA, creating 665 jobs.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

International Consulting Firm Growing Central Indiana Operations

Milliman Inc. will add nearly 100 jobs and invest more than $6 million to lease and furnish office space in the Market Tower office building in downtown Indianapolis.

Two Expansion Projects Bring South Carolina $178M+ In Investment, 1,120 Jobs

Oshkosh Defense will invest $155 million and create more than 1,000 jobs; KRA Operations will invest $23.5 million and create 120 jobs.

Texas Additive Manufacturer Expands To Neighborhood 91

Cumberland Additive will leverage recent growth in the aerospace, defense, and space sectors by expanding at Pittsburgh International Airport's N91 Additive Manufacturing campus.

Business Facilities Webinars

Don’t Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar!

In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Did You Miss Our “Bringing Your Supply Chain Home” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn which factors must be evaluated when choosing the right location for your manufacturing supply chain.

LiveXchange Webinar: Panel Discussion – Opportunity Zones 2.0

Learn how Opportunity Zones are becoming prime investment opportunities for capital gains and how new IRS guidelines will impact on your plans for a QOZ near you.

Business Facilities Sponsored Content

BF Location Video: Industrial Parks in Oswego County, NY

Situated in Upstate New York, Oswego County is located centrally to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Toronto and Montreal, with over 80 million people within a 300-mile radius. Many factors place Oswego County at the top of the list for manufacturing clusters such as metal fabrication and food processing.

CMA CGM Marco Polo Breaks Record at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah recently served the largest vessel to call the U.S. East Coast, the CMA CGM Marco Polo. At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Learn more.

Your Site Is Ready To Build In South Carolina

Camp Hall is a Next Generation Commerce Park set in the bustling southeast region minutes from Charleston, South Carolina. Designed for thriving commerce and sustainability.

Jacksonville Delivers Bold Advantages For Fintech Firms

With a commitment to growing world class talent, Jacksonville is an ideal location for fintech companies looking to grow and succeed.

Port Laredo, Your Business Partner at the Border!

On the U.S./Mexico border, commercial vehicle imports at the Laredo, Texas Port of Entry rival Detroit’s automotive trade industry. Bring your manufacturing investment to this southern hub on the U.S. automotive corridor!

BF Location Video: TexAmericas Center Case Study Expal USA

EXPAL USA's CEO, Steve Dart talks about their successful new Texas location in the Texarkana region. See why so many companies are saying yes to a new location at TexAmericas Center​.

Canada: Your Investment Destination For Supply Chain Resiliency 

Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

[VIDEO] Why Michigan? | Pure Opportunity | MEDC

Why come to Michigan? Pure opportunity. Looking for tech talent? Ours is among the fastest growing. Need a low cost of living? Ours is the 4th lowest in the nation. Sick of paying high taxes? Michigan’s business environment is ranked in the top 10.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

Canada: Your Investment Destination For Supply Chain Resiliency 

Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

COVID-19 Interactive Map

Click to view the Coronavirus (COVID-19) interactive map.
Click to view the Coronavirus (COVID-19) interactive map.

Business Facilities Tweets:

Stay Connected

636FansLike
40,000FollowersFollow
3,221FollowersFollow
50SubscribersSubscribe
connect-with-linkedin

Consumers Energy To End Coal Use By 2025

Consumers Energy will be among first in nation to go coal-free and will lead Michigan's clean energy transformation.

Philip Morris Relocating Corporate HQ To Connecticut

Philip Morris International's move from New York to Connecticut will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the state by summer 2022.

Kansas Dairy Ingredients Investing $45M In Kansas Expansion

Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company will expand its operations in Southwest Kansas, creating 40 new jobs in the Hugoton community.

Freshly Will More Than Double Georgia Workforce

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service will invest $52 million in a new distribution facility in Ellenwood, GA, creating 665 jobs.

RSS Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings

  • Boon Edam Entry Selection Mapping Tool June 25, 2021
    BoonSelect is a mapping tool that breaks down the complex and important decisions around securing facilities from intrusion at the entry. - Read: Boon Edam Entry Selection Mapping Tool at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • Smart Technology In Office Of The Future June 24, 2021
    Many companies are embracing a flexible work environment vastly different from the pre-pandemic norm, and apps are one tool to spur this evolution. - Read: Smart Technology In Office Of The Future at FacilityExecutive.com.
  • Tornado Preparedness Tips June 24, 2021
    With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat. - Read: Tornado Preparedness Tips at FacilityExecutive.com.

BUSINESS FACILITIES MAGAZINE

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit

Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.

Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education.

Business Facilities Popular Posts

North Carolina: Rising Star With A Global Reach

In the last century, our 2020 State of the Year has been tops in tobacco, textiles and furniture. Today, North Carolina is on the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing, biotech, gene therapy and unmanned aerial systems.

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.

Silver Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Louisiana, a giant in the production of fossil fuels, is busy preparing for a green future with a $9.2-billion complex that will make diesel from renewable feedstocks.

Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Centene is bringing its $1B East Coast headquarters to Charlotte, NC, creating more than 1 million square feet of new office space.

Business Facilities Recent Issues

May / June 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 3)

The May / June 2021 Issue features a look at millennial magnets and customized training programs. Plus, how the manufacturing industry can keep and attract workers.

Business Facilities 2020 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

March / April 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2021 Issue features a look at the Global Supply Chain and our annual tour of top logistics hubs. Plus, a report from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Industrial Parks in Oswego County, NY

Situated in Upstate New York, Oswego County is located centrally to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Toronto and Montreal, with over 80 million people within a 300-mile radius. Many factors place Oswego County at the top of the list for manufacturing clusters such as metal fabrication and food processing.
Site Selection/EDO Directory. Economic Development websites and contacts - state, utility, regional development, county and city listings.

The Business Facilities Online Site Seekers' Guide is the most comprehensive online directory of economic development agencies from around the world.
~ View the digital edition.
~ Print and online advertising.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities LOCATION NEWS

Consumers Energy To End Coal Use By 2025

Consumers Energy will be among first in nation to go coal-free and will lead Michigan's clean energy transformation.

Don’t Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar!

In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Philip Morris Relocating Corporate HQ To Connecticut

Philip Morris International's move from New York to Connecticut will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the state by summer 2022.

Freshly Will More Than Double Georgia Workforce

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service will invest $52 million in a new distribution facility in Ellenwood, GA, creating 665 jobs.

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

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For Industry Transformation

A new World Economic Forum report maps how the real estate industry can transform to ensure buildings and cities are liveable, sustainable, resilient, and affordable.

Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to create a remote workforce, and the change may be permanent, according to a new report from Velocity Global.  

Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021

A survey of Site Selectors Guild members reveals the key trends impacting corporate location decisions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world. 

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically By Generation

While Millennials prioritize better hardware, Gen X wants more flexible work schedules to care for their families and Baby Boomers want a raise, finds the Nintex Workplace 2021 Study.

Will Workers Resign Due To Handling Of COVID-19 Pandemic?

Two in five office workers plan to resign and find a new job based on how their company handled the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals a new survey.

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.

Business Facilities Location Spotlights