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.
Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money
Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building
Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities.
Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018
Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.
Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report
Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.
U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.
We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.
Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards
With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.
Savannah Notches Record Cargo Volume
Georgia’s largest port moved nearly 4 million containers in 2015, an increase of 11.7 percent over the previous year.
Grid Stars: States Race To Embrace Smart-grid Technology
Nine states and Washington D.C. lead the pack in electricity grid modernization. Navagant Research forecasts that the global Smart Grid as a Service (SGaaS) market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2014, will grow to $11 billion in 2023.
California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Power Grid
For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).
Super Bowl 50 To Generate Over $220M For San Francisco Bay Area
Super Bowl direct spending will reach a new high-water mark this year as the game returns to the Golden State after more than a decade, predicts PwC US.
Kaiser Permanente Bringing 800 Call Center Jobs To Georgia
Kaiser Permanente will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, GA this year, bringing more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020.
Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories
Our 11th annual rankings report is Business Facilities’ most comprehensive evaluation to date of state, metro and international leaders in more than 50 critical categories essential to site selection choices.
The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.
Crystal Ball 2015
BF's interstellar drones go into the future and bring back next year's headlines.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Tennessee Races To The Top In Education; Alabama...
In a new category, Tennessee emerged as the top-ranked state for education and Alabama came out as number 1 for automotive manufacturing strength in Business Facilities' 10th Annual Rankings Report.
FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher
Washington is sure it can defend its aerospace manufacturing crown and it is on the front lines of the effort to mitigate the impact of climate change. From the July/August 2013 issue.
COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings
Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Greenbacks for Green Energy
Buried in the fine print of the Fiscal Cliff deal are extended tax credits for alternative energy projects.
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