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According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year.


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According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year.

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Natural Disasters Cause $85 Billion Global Economic Loss During First Half Of 2013

According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year.

Industrial Warehouse Space, Distribution Center Demand Remains Strong

Colliers International cites increased industrial demand despite slowing economic growth; North American vacancy rate declines for eighth consecutive quarter.

CoreNet Global Index Predicts Upbeat Economic, Corporate Climates for Second Half of 2013

New market entry, availability of capital, increasing flexibility among drivers.

Corporate Confidence In Auto Industry On The Rebound

Positive sentiment for global economic growth at highest level in two years.

June Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Released

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in June for the 42nd consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®.

Equipment Financing Means Flexible Solutions For Business Needs

For startups and small businesses, understanding and finding financing is always an issue. This article from the president of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association focuses on the current market and special benefits of equipment finance for startups and small businesses.

U.S. Coal Exports Help Fuel Economic Recovery

New study documents benefits for job creation, diverse industries, states.

Study Illustrates The Economic And Commercial Power Of Investing In Energy Efficient Buildings

Rhodium Group study released by United Technologies illustrates that a 30 percent increase in building efficiency would generate net annual positive cash flow of $65 billion for households, businesses and governments.

Dodge Momentum Index Up For Sixth Straight Month In May

The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

The Benefits Of Building In A Bad Economy

In any tumultuous period of change, the ‘doom and gloom’ set will always find reasons to postpone building projects, but those who actively seek the silver lining and closely assess timing-based opportunities can gain significant advantages,” notes Michael Regina, owner of BIG SKY Enterprises a commercial real estate developer, design/builder and finance firm.

New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water Shortages

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

Rising Export Volumes Spur Inland Port Development Across the U.S.

According to a report from Jones Lang LasSalle, rising export volumes will spur inland port development across the U.S. and will play an essential role in the country's import/export cycle.

April Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®

This report's information reflects the entire United States for the month of April 2013.

U.S. Ranks First In KPMG Green Tax Index

U.S. tops countries using tax code to shape sustainable corporate activity.

Not So Wild A Dream

If you look at a map, you will notice there is no interstate highway connecting Memphis to Birmingham, two major industrial cities of the Southeast. That lack of good road certainly did not help the growth prospects in Northwest Alabama, which historically based its economy on natural resources—coal and pulpwood—and smaller cottage industries.

Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Are Nation’s Largest Employer of Manufacturing Jobs

Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.

Prologis Research: United States Industrial Market Signals Strength, Expansion

"The Shape of the U.S. Industrial Recovery" report indicates pent up demand, rent growth as key drivers.

Deloitte Report: Continued Decrease In Defense Sector Revenue And Earnings, Growth in Commercial

Overall, the top 20 U.S. A&D companies' revenues increased 5.5 percent to $354.7 billion, primarily driven by record-setting commercial aircraft production, which offset the negative revenue decline within the defense subsector.

ACEEE Outlines 16 Policies to Remove Market Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Leverage Market Forces

According to a new report from ACEEE, energy efficiency policies could save the U.S. economy nearly $1 trillion.

Study: Unmanned Aircraft Industry Poised To Create 70k New U.S. Jobs In Three Years

New study finds enormous job creation potential following integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace.

New Partnership Releases Guide To Stimulate Private Investment In Natural Infrastructure

Report is first effort of “NatLab,” a cross-sector partnership between the Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and EKO Asset Management Partners.

Commercial Property Execs’ Mood Brightens, Yet Outlook Clouded by Economic, Fiscal Uncertainties, Interest Rate Risks

Q1 survey from the Real Estate Roundtable shows continued bifurcation between "gateway" and "non-gateway" markets.

Rankings & Awards

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Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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