California

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

Atlantic Aviation

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Points of Entry for Cash-Rich Cargo

At least $13 billion in public investment is earmarked for port development in the next decade. With the expansion of the Panama Canal and steady growth of U.S. exports, developers and investment interests are bullish on U.S. ports. From the January/February 2013 issue

Amazon Announces Third Fulfillment Center In California

New one-million-square-foot facility will be located in Tracy, CA and is expected to create hundreds of full time jobs.

Black Gold Rush

The key to unlocking California's economic rebound may be sitting deep in Monterey shale.

Searing Industries To Build New Facility Near Cheyenne, WY

The heavy manufacturing company will help diversify the area’s economy. Heavy manufacturing jobs, in particular, are very good jobs and create a lot of spinoff economic activity.

AllCells Announces Plans To Relocate And Expand U.S Operations

Company consolidates, expands clinical tissue collection and manufacturing in new California facility.

WaferGen Gets Grant To Expand In Luxembourg

WaferGen Bio-systems has been awarded a one million euro grant by the Luxembourg government to expand the company's European operations. Oct 4, 2012 @ 9:59 AM

BUSINESS REPORT: California Is Preparing For The Future

California governor signs SB 1029 authorizing the first leg of construction for the state’s improved transportation system. From the July/August 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: California – Finding The Lowest Denominator Of Business Cost

While California’s redevelopment agencies are adjusting to a sweeping realignment, locations throughout the state are busy attracting new ventures by lowering the cost of doing business. From the March/April 2012 issue.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Chris Cummiskey, Commissioner Of The Georgia Department Of Economic Development

The Georgia Competitiveness Initiative outlines the needs of each of the state’s 12 regions and includes a set of comprehensive recommendations to shape an economic development strategy for the state to ensure the success of job creation and business growth in Georgia. From the January/February 2012 issue.

Supply Chain Priorities

Stories Include: Mississippi: The Right Location for Success - Baton Rouge, LA: Outpacing the Nation in Transportation Employment - Joplin, MO: Logistics Advantage Near the Nation's Largest Retailer - City of Hesperia, CA: New Rail Spurs New Opportunities in Logistics - Luxembourg: Putting Europe at Your Fingertips - Troy, OH: An Automotive Hub - Barstow, CA: Located at the Crossroads of Opportunity - Moreno Valley, CA: One of America's Fastest Growing Cities - Laurens County, SC: A Ready Workforce in a Great Location - Illinois Valley: Con-way's New Freight Facility Puts LaSalle on the Map - North Carolina's Piedmont Triad: World-Class Infrastructure With Ready Access.

Hot Logistics Locales

Supply chains now have global reach, and product flow often is measured in weeks rather than days. The contingencies of logistics and DC networks have changed dramatically.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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