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States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.


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States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

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Latest: May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3) - States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

E-Commerce Site Opens Distribution Center In Nevada

Jet.com, a new online shopping site, has opened a 160,000 square-foot, west coast warehouse and distribution center in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, east of Reno, NV.

North Las Vegas Lands $1B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Faraday Future will establish its first assembly plant for electric vehicles in the City of North Las Vegas, NV. Plans entail more than $1 billion in investment and 4,500 new jobs.

Quality Bicycle Products to Open Reno Distribution Center

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.

End Run to Paydirt

Sports gambling still is illegal outside of Vegas, or is that just a fantasy?

BOOMCHICKAPOP Opens Manufacturing Operation in Reno, NV

Angie’s Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP® is opening a new manufacturing operation in Reno, NV, creating 160 Jobs.

State Focus: Nevada: Soaring To New Heights

Home to some of the premier training facilities for the U.S. Air Force, Nevada’s aerospace industry is heading for the stratosphere.

AZZ To Build “Greenfield” Galvanizing Services Plant in Reno, NV

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.

Nutrient Foods Launches Advanced Nutritional Foods Research And Manufacturing Facility In Reno, NV

The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide the 43+ essential nutrients plus fiber required daily by humans to live, grow and heal in every meal.

Grand Rounds Health Care Technology Company Comes To Reno, NV

Grand Rounds opens new tech center in Reno, NV and will expand the area's support of the health care sector.

Outdoor Adventure Gear Company Moves To Reno, NV

Cascade Designs will bring 100 new jobs to Northern Nevada.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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.

Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities LiveXchange.

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab

BlackRidge Technology bringing jobs to the Northern Nevada region in its move from Santa Clara, CA to Reno.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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.

LightInTheBox Opens First North American Fulfillment Center

LightInTheBox started the North American Fulfillment Center project in late 2014 in collaboration with the company's technical team, which helped with the preliminary site selection and renovation.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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.

Clear Capital Moves Headquarters To Reno, NV

Real estate valuations, data, and analytics technology company will add 400 jobs to the region.

Ghost Systems Cybersecurity Company Opens Up Headquarters In Incline Village, NV

Ghost Systems opens global headquarters in Incline Village, NV, with offices and SafePlace Centers also opening in Reno, NV.

Petco Breaks Ground On Distribution Center In Reno, NV

Construction on the LEED-Silver project began in September 2014, with completion scheduled for May 2015.

Gigadeal

Tesla got 100 percent of what it wanted when it chose Nevada for its 5-million-square-foot battery plant.

Nevada Selected As Tesla Battery Gigafactory Site

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, have announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development

Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shares his thoughts on education, technology, and logistics for the state.

Satellite Study Reveals Parched U.S. West Using Up Underground Water

This study is the first to quantify the amount that groundwater contributes to the water needs of western states.

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Announces New Headquarters in Nevada

By relocating to Clark County, GrowBLOX Sciences plans to facilitate and expedite its position at the front lines of the emerging medical marijuana industry.

Rebranding Reno

The self-styled Biggest Little City in the World bets on a high-tech jackpot.

zulily, Inc. Selects Nevada For New Fulfillment Center

zulily will be adding to its existing Nevada fulfillment center, also located in McCarran, NV.

BF LiveXchange News: 2015 Location & Dates Announced

Next year's Business Facilities LiveXchange exclusive site selection event will take place May 3-5, 2015 at Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Garlock Printing & Converting Corporation Moves To Reno, NV

New flexographic printer moves west, will seek to fill 175 jobs.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, ConEd Partner In NV & CA Solar Projects

Copper Mountain Solar 3 is currently under construction and, when completed, will be among the largest photovoltaic solar plants in the U.S., creating about 300 construction jobs at peak and 10 positions to operate the facility.

One World Science, Inc. Relocates Corporate HQ To Reno, NV

Nutraceutical manufacturer relocates corporate headquarters to Reno, NV.

OLE Mexican Foods Announces 350 Jobs In Reno, NV

New food manufacturer bringing largest job announcement of the fiscal year.

EDAWN Exceeds New Jobs Goal of 2,000 for the Reno-Sparks Region

The top three industries represented included manufacturing (11 companies), back office/business support (10 companies) and logistics (seven companies).

California is Rolling in Dough

Three years after a $60-billion deficit threatened to sink the Golden State, state legislators are arguing over how to spend a surplus.

Schwabe North America Locates To Northern Nevada

Several partners assisted in the efforts to locate Schwabe including: John Parel of Nevada JobConnect, Brad Woodring with NV Energy, Deb O'Gorman with Truckee Meadows Community College, Dean Haymore from Storey County and the State Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, Con Edison Announce Solar Partnership

Construction on Mesquite Solar 1, located in Arlington, AZ, began in 2011. The project created 528 local construction jobs at the peak of construction and 10 long-term positions.

GreatCall, EDAWN Announce 400 Jobs Reno, NV

New call center will support customer support and emergency response services. The company has already started staffing five various functions that include competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Doubling Down in NJ

New Jersey is bolstering its casino industry by embracing Internet and on-demand gaming, betting that expanding the pool of gamblers will lift Atlantic City's fortunes.

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