The Editor's Blog

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



East Meets Midwest

Michigan take a great leap forward with an e-commerce link that lets in-state companies sell directly to consumers in China.

Super Bowl of Sports Museums

If the stars of Sunday's big game make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, they will enter an expanded and completely renovated shrine in Canton, OH.

Jobs in Name Only

The president and his State of the Union rebutter both cited Apple's late iconic visionary as the cure to U.S. job woes. Really?

Under the Rug

With the global effort to reduce CO2 emissions faltering, the U.S. is racing to build huge underground carbon storage bins in old salt mines and depleted oilfields.

Crystal Ball 2012

It's that time again. Without further ado, let's all peek at the stories that will make headlines next year.

Blessed are the Yogurt Makers

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo selectively intervenes in a very local economic development dispute.

Rerouting the Debate

Nebraska shows us that we don't have to choose between energy independence and environmental protection.

Signpost Up Ahead

The battle over the bailout of Greece threatens to break apart the Euro Zone.

California Nightmare

While protesters occupy downtown Oakland, the municipal building in Vallejo is nearly empty.

Taps for Fort Monmouth

After 94 years of active service, the garrison flag is taken down at a U.S. Army base on the Jersey Shore. What will replace it is still up in the air.

Ringing in a Recovery

Students in Joplin, MO are back in classrooms less than three months after a tornado decimated nine schools, including Joplin High.

The 51st State

As a great victory is celebrated in our current war, perhaps it's time to end a war from another century.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] 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.

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.