Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trabant Center in Newark, DE.

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities' resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.
BPO/ITeS companies will be competing for candidates with exceptional data mining abilities.

Data Mining Expertise | Future Skill Set Requirement For CFOs

Majority of CFOs say business analytics know-how mandatory for accounting and finance professionals.
Comprehensive Logistics Assembly Line.

Comprehensive Logistics Co., Inc. To Locate New Facility In Spring Hill, TN

Third-party logistics company to invest $30 million, create more than 200 new jobs.
NYU Polytechnic Institute (Photo: http://engineering.nyu.edu/).

New York State Adds NYU Incubators As START-UP NY Development Zones

The economic assistance is also expected to attract larger companies from around the globe to move to New York to tap into groundbreaking NYU research as well as the City's infrastructure, amenities, and other assets.
The Ak-Chin Indian Community gave the adjacent City of Maricopa $7.4 million for the development of its Copper Sky Recreation Complex. Ak-Chin has become an economic powerhouse in western Pinal County, AZ, fueling much of the region’s economic development.

Business Report: Arizona – Ak-Chin Offering The Best Of Both Worlds In Arizona

The Santa Cruz Commerce Center is a shovel-ready site with 40 acres of available lots for build-to-suit projects.
Executives at Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation (FTIC) break ground in Boone County, Indiana.

Japanese Auto Parts Supplier Locates New Operations In Jamestown, IN

This is the first company with roots in Indiana’s sister state to invest in Indiana.
Expedient data center in Upper Arlington, OH.

Expedient Announces Construction Of Dublin, OH Data Center

The new data center in Dublin will ultimately triple Expedient's footprint in the Columbus area.
Vision out of balance.

The Looming Talent Crisis: Research Shows Companies Unprepared for Future of Work

New Study by Oxford Economics and SAP finds companies lack strategy and solutions to engage and manage an increasingly global, diverse and contingent workforce.
Jeff Davis of Perficient discusses the company's decision to move to Lafayette.

Perficient Announces 245-Job Software Development Center In Lafayette, LA

New tech center will result in nearly 500 jobs in Acadiana.

Bayer CropScience Opens New R&D Site In California

The company has earmarked close to $1 billion for investments in the USA between 2013 and 2016.

Single Malt or Blended?

Scotland is deciding whether Great Britain becomes Medium-sized Britain
It’s no wonder that Cape Coral is consistently ranked among the top locations for work and play. The city has more than 400 miles of canals—that’s more than Venice, Italy—making it a true boating and fishing destination.

Location Focus: Florida – Rebounded And Ready

Florida’s economy shines on after a temporary sunset.
Products from JG Finneran.

J.G. Finneran Associates Adding To Vineland, NJ Headquarters

The new construction will allow JGF, Inc. to increase production capability and add more storage space for inventory and supplies.
Barclays Skyscraper.

Barclays Bank Chooses McKinney, Texas For U.S. Tech Center

The Barclays Technology Center will support the bank's operations globally by providing technology support to the business and developing solutions for all the group's activities and requirements.
BF July/Aug 2014 cover

July/August 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 4)

Business Facilities Editor Jack Rogers writes, "The U.S. economy recorded a robust four percent growth rate for the second quarter of 2014," and the articles in this issue of the magazine shows exactly where that growth is having the biggest impact.
Best real estate investments in the US.

More Commercial Real Estate Execs Expect To Increase Capital Spending Amid Tepid Economic Growth...

The KPMG survey was completed from February through April 2014 and reflects the responses of 100 senior commercial real estate executives from the United States.
Data processing.

Data Dimensions To Open Processing Center in Mt. Sterling, KY

Insurance data processing company serves many Fortune 500 companies.
Valeant owns Bausch + Lomb, maker of the new ULTRA lens.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Expands Bausch + Lomb Facility In Rochester, NY

The ribbon cutting ceremony recognized the expansion and installation of the company's new manufacturing lines and its solar array, which is currently under construction.

Gigadeal

Tesla got 100 percent of what it wanted when it chose Nevada for its 5-million-square-foot battery plant.
Arlington Downs

Location Focus: Illinois – Trying To Make Headway In Every Way

The Land of Lincoln is pulling out all the stops in the name of economic progress.