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Phantom Payouts

From its gleaming new skyscraper HQ, The New York Times looks down on the folks in economic development.

Not Cleared for Takeoff

The FAA throws a red flag at the government's plan to fly drones over U.S. airspace.

Jersey Strong

BF often covers national disasters, but now we must report from the midst of one. Nov 7, 2012 @ 4:08 PM

DEF-CON Alert

Act now and you can own a piece of the Cuban Missile Crisis! Oct 22, 2012

East vs. West

The battle for billions of dollars in shipping from an expanded Panama Canal heats up on both sides of the U.S. Oct 11, 2012

World Wide Waste

Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

Bad Breeze Blowing

Congressional inaction may doom a federal tax credit that spurred the expansion of U.S. wind power manufacturing. Sep 21, 2012

Ghost Story

An abandoned parcel in Brooklyn, site of a jail for Confederate soldiers, will become a new media center. Sep 14, 2012

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….

It's Vladimir Putin, choosing an unusual way to arrive at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Sept 6 2012

The Hand That Feeds You

Apple's global legal war with Samsung, the largest patent dispute in history, actually is a spat between two business partners. Aug 27 2012

Battle of Bayonne

An unlikely coalition of environmentalists and Teamsters is trying to slow down the raising of NJ's Bayonne Bridge roadway.

If Memory Serves Us

The shoe is on the other foot as Japanese auto giants increase parts sourcing in the U.S.

Rogue on the Run

A "rogue algorithm" is fingered as the culprit of an out-of-control stock trading binge on Wall Street.

Made in Where?

The U.S. Olympic Committee gets an early gold medal for outsourcing.

Justice Served

Italy and Spain toss Angela Merkel's team out of the Euro Zone.

Contagion

While everyone worries about the euro bug, a different type of virus already is out and about.

King Coal Gets Fracked

The natural gas bonanza speeds up the demise of coal-fired power plants as it slows their installation of clean tech.

Hit By a Pitch

Is it game over for Curt Schilling's digital media startup?

On the Front Lines

The NSA is rushing to complete a $1.5-billion cybersecurity center in Utah as the threat increases.

Happy Trails

Kentucky's bourbon business is booming, giving a tasty lift to state revenues and tourism.
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2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

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Columbus, Edinburgh and Bartholomew County, Indiana are consistently ranked among the Top Ten locations in the United States. With one of the highest concentrations of engineering talent in the nation, manufacturing employment that ranks in the Top 2% of the U.S., I-65 access, and nationally recognized community living, now is the right time to consider the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer.