Covering All the Bases
This month, the Expert explains why environmental assessments and conveyance strategies are key to locating on a former military site.
60 Seconds with Stuart MacKay, President of MMK Consulting
Stuart MacKay, president of MMK Consulting, is the founder and co-author of Competitive Alternatives, KPMG's Guide to International Business Location. Before 2001, MacKay worked...
Green Is Gold
From the Desk of the Editor in Chief
The future arrives on 52nd street
We were standing on Sixth Avenue in the middle of Manhattan the other day, trying to hail a cab. The traffic was...
The Importance of Taking the “LEED”
This summer, Business Facilities is devoting a lot of editorial coverage to businesses going green; our June cover story will look at...
Don’t read this before you eat lunch!
For as long as we can remember, tourists heading for Mexico have been warned: ''Don't drink the water!'' Well, if you're planning to fill...
China’s Road-building Investment in Congo
In developed nations, access to major roadways is taken for granted. We have six-lane dual carriageways, networks of precisely paved arteries ...
They broke ground earlier this year for the headquarters of Masdar City, which according to its sponsors will be ''the world's first...
Happy Birthday, Spike
On May 1, 1931, President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C. and the lights went on in the Empire State...
Economic Development in a Flash
How Micron and Intel's Joint Venture Became Utah's Largest Business Investment
These days it's hard to stay up on the news without being subjected to talk of recession this and recession that. Now,...
Economic Awakening in the Mohawk Valley
The transformation of Griffiss Air Force Base into a thriving business and technology park
Texas Receives First Business Facilities State of the Year Award
The first annual Business Facilities State of the Year award has been presented to Texas.
The UK’s Most Lucrative Locations, Pound for Pound
Bolstered by its powerful currency, the UK offers a sterling business climate, but savvy U.S. companies are sidestepping the expenses of London for cheaper locations.
Retail Set to Ride Out A Recession
Despite a shaky economic outlook, the U.S. retail industry relies on its chain stores, online sales, and shopaholics to reinforce its big business status.
South Carolina: A Sweet Spot in the Southeast
Several new developments in South Carolina are helping to advance the state's economy.
Florida: A Ripe Climate for Innovation
The Sunshine State, famous for its beaches and orange groves, has become a center of development for several emerging industries, and a biotechnology leader.
Endless Opportunities in North Carolina
North Carolina presents a wealth of opportunities for all types of businesses.
Innovating Big in Rhode Island
The nation's smallest state has been working hard to nurture technology breakthroughs with several ambitious economic development programs.
Where Call Centers Call Home
While specific sectors of the call center industry fluctuate, the industry as a whole continues to boom throughout the United States.