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GDP growth

Economic Outlook, GDP Growth Data From OECD

Headline inflation is projected to recede gradually through 2023 in most G20 countries, from 8.1% in 2022 to 5.9% in 2023 and 4.5% in 2024.
Reducing Carbon Emissions

Building Performance Standards Are Key To Reducing Carbon Emissions

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) looks at the expanding role of building performance standards as a key strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings.
Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

AI In The Workplace: Aerospace, Manufacturing Lead The Way

New study finds artificial intelligence (AI) presents opportunities for employees to become more productive and strategic, but it also raises fears about job replacement.
Skilled Labor

Hiring Challenges: The Future Of Skilled Labor

Business leaders that rely on skilled labor are facing unprecedented challenges in today’s job market.
Corporate Real Estate, Workplace

Navigating Flexible Work Policies: Four Key Tensions

Flexible work policies create friction for corporate real estate teams, who need to plan around erratic demands for space and occupancy that change daily.
top performing companies

Is Your Company A Pacesetter?

During a time of business transformation, these seven key strategies differentiate top performing companies across industries.

Los Angeles Is Top City For EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles; Washington, DC; Atlanta; San Francisco; New York are top five cities for EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings.
Workplace Sustainability

Employees Weigh In On Workplace Sustainability

Sustainability concerns play an increasing part in where people want to work, where they want to invest, and who they want to do business with, finds a new survey from Esker.
green job

Green Skills Shortage Focus Of New OECD Report

“Bridging the Great Green Divide” shows the share of workers in green-task jobs grew just 2 percentage points across 30 OECD countries over the last decade.
labor shortage

Immigration Reform Could Be Key For Labor Shortage

A report from The Conference Board's Committee for Economic Development points to immigration policy as an essential key to mitigating workforce shortage challenges in the U.S. market.
SUPPLY CHAIN

Workforce, Risk Mitigation Are Top Priorities For Supply Chains

With a growing need for transparency and sustainability, supply chain leaders are increasing investments in technology and innovation.

Concerns Remain, But U.S. Execs More Optimistic About Revenue, Profit

Business leaders still have grave concerns about U.S. economy for 2023, but are more optimistic about revenue and profit expectations, other key indicators, finds AICPA & CIMA survey.
Gen Z Workers

The Talent War: What’s Your Plan For Recruiting Gen Z Workers?

A new report from The Conference Board explores the 5 most important motivations of Gen Z, expected to represent nearly a third of the workforce by 2025.
Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2022’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 86 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification in 2022 are in the top 25% of energy efficiency in their sector.
Super Bowl LVII

Super Bowl LVII: Will 18M+ Employees Miss Work On Monday?

An estimated 18.8 million U.S. employees may miss work the Monday after Super Bowl LVII, according to new research from The Workforce Institute at UKG.
innovation economy

Shifts For The Innovation Economy

Here’s a look at five key forces reshaping the geography and evolution of the innovation economy, courtesy of the team of advisors at Resonance.
middle market CFOs

Despite Economic Pressures, 2023 “Year of Opportunity And Resilience”

Nearly half of middle market CFOs predict double-digit growth in 2023, but that optimism is tempered by the threat of new and familiar risks, according to new BDO survey.
advanced manufacturing

New Report Compares Operating Costs Across High-Tech Corridors

Released by The Boyd Company, the report identifies 30 top high-tech corridors in the U.S. with a comparative operating cost analysis germane to companies in high-growth advanced manufacturing sectors.
San Diego International Airport

The Best — And Worst — U.S. Airports For Working Remotely

San Diego International Airport is tops for remote workers, followed by Los Angeles International Airport in second place and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in third.
Shanghai China

China: 3 New Laws That Will Impact Foreign Businesses

Companies considering China expansion should be aware of legal changes that may impact their growth plans, according to INS Global.
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: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.