USA - Far West

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Far West USA.

data center

CBRE Reports Top 10 North American Data Center Markets

The North American Data Center Trends Report looked at second half 2022 for most active markets in terms of net absorption.
Business Oregon

Why… Oregon?

Business Oregon leaders discuss how the state's post-pandemic economic rebound is fueled by manufacturing, services, and wholesale trade.
California

California Focuses On Growth

Big names like Google and Apple have expanded to California, creating thousands of jobs and investing millions in capital.
military veterans

Labor Market Trends: The Next Chapter

For military veterans seeking employment, private sector programs are part of an ecosystem to connect with marketable skills.

Aracari Biosciences Expands To Irvine, CA

Aracari Bioscience graduates from University Lab Partners, the premier life science incubator in Orange County.
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.
IonQ Washington

IonQ Plans First U.S. Quantum Computing Manufacturing Facility

New Seattle-area manufacturing facility will support development of world-class trapped-ion quantum systems and meet growing demand for quantum computing across commercial applications.
green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
tech employment

DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas Top Tech Job Posts

Tech employment holds steady heading into 2023 as industry companies add workers for the 25th consecutive month, according to CompTIA analysis.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure: On Solid Ground

A bedrock of commerce, transportation infrastructure is significant to location decisions.
economic development

U.S. Economic Development Administration Gets $1.6B For 2023

New funding will accelerate regional economic development, promote national security, aid disaster recovery, and support distressed communities nationwide.

November / December 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 6)

The November/December 2022 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: Location Profiles. Plus, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, renewable energy, infrastructure, and more.
renewable energy

The Race To Net Zero Energy

Unprecedented transformation in the renewable energy sector is driving economic opportunity and growth.
California Energy Efficiency

California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved In Energy Efficiency

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
SIR Robotics Sacramento, California

Sacramento Lands Italian Robotics Company’s New U.S. HQ

In response to rising demand for future mobility solutions, SIR Robotics Inc. will establish its U.S. headquarters at the California Mobility Center (CMC) in Sacramento.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Henderson Nevada

Henderson, Nevada Welcomes New Center Of Excellence

Scheduled to open in 2023, new Center of Excellence in Henderson, Nevada represents a “game-changer” for the city’s workforce development.
California

California: Good Vibrations

Location, economy, and culture are just a few reasons why so many businesses are attracted to California.

Would Your City Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Site selection takes on a new twist when the odds of surviving a zombie apocalypse are among your criteria for choosing a location.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

The 2022 Deal of the Year Impact Awards recognize project investments that will have significant impact in their new or expanded locations, focusing on a specific aspect of the project.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Platinum Award

Here are this year’s Deal of the Year award winners, starting with Platinum Winner Empire State Development, for Micron Technology's $100B investment in New York State.