The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.
California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.
BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.
Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), an international wholesale distributor of bicycle components and outdoor gear, will open a new 75,000-square-foot western distribution center in Reno, NV, creating up to 50 warehouse, customer service, and sales related positions.
AZZ incorporated will build a new hot-dip galvanizing plant on a 25-acre site located in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center east of Sparks, Nevada.The Reno plant will be an environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art, 50,000-square foot facility.
Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.
Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, Washington's retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.
Rural Millennials, admittedly a smaller percentage of 18- to 35-year-olds, are rarely acknowledged in the media. Yet it is precisely this cohort that will sustain, enhance, and expand Ohio’s manufacturing sector, which is predominately located in small towns and rural areas.