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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 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.
Texas State of the Year

Texas Named Business Facilities’ 2023 State Of The Year

The strength and diversity of its business climate lands the Lone Star State the top spot for this annual economic development recognition from Business Facilities magazine.
Santa’s Reindeer

Breaking News: USDA Issues Permit For Santa’s Reindeer To Enter U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service today issued a transit permit to Mr. S. Nicholas Claus of the North Pole, a distributor with Gifts and Good Cheer, Inc.
Global Rankings

19th Annual Global Rankings Report: Standout Locations For Site Selectors

Foreign direct investment, renewable energy, and global smart cities 
are included in this year’s global rankings.
Manufacturing Hubs

19th Annual Metro Rankings Report: Manufacturing Hubs, Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Locations in the Midwest and across the South dominate these metro rankings categories focused on making and moving goods.
2023 Metro Rankings

Metro Rankings: Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate HQ

2023 Metro Rankings reveal cities across North America that lead for Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate Headquarters, Food Processing, and Growth.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.

Texas, Virginia, Louisiana Top 19th Annual State Rankings

Business Facilities 2023 State Rankings reveal Business Climate, Workforce Training, Tech Talent leaders. Plus, the electric vehicle industry drives new growth.

Group C Media Acquires Continuity Insights Portfolio

Group C Media has acquired the Continuity Insights portfolio, including the Continuity Insights Management Conference and ContinuityInsights.com.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Names Inaugural Class of 2023: EDO Awards

The Economic Development Organization Awards highlight nascent and established programs and incentives making an impact on community growth.
2023 LiveXchange Conference Program

Don’t Miss This! 2023 LiveXchange Conference Program Finalized

If you want to learn about workforce, incentives management, site selection strategies, professional development and more, don't skip this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Columbus, Ohio To Host 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities' 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries event will take place in Columbus, OH, October 4-6, 2023.
LiveXchange 2023

2023 LiveXchange Keynote Speaker Is “Study In Contradictions”

Sage Policy Group Chairman & CEO Anirban Basu will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2023 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Panel: Key Factors For Site Selection

Jenny Massey, Sikich; Linda Burns, Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting; and John Boyd, Jr., The Boyd Company will share their experiences navigating the shifting site selection landscape for emerging industries.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Speaker To Explore FDI Trends

Bruce Takefman, ResearchFDI Founder and CEO, will discuss the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in emerging sectors during his LiveXchange Emerging Industries General Session.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Greg Lindsay To Give LiveXchange Emerging Industries Keynote Address

Lindsay, a two-time Jeopardy! champion—and the only human to go undefeated against IBM’s Watson—will be the keynote speaker at this year's LiveXchange Emerging Industries event.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
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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: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.