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Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

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Latest: New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water Shortages - Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water Shortages

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

RealNetworks Unveils Location Of Its New HQ In Seattle

Internet pioneer will return to its roots by moving to SODO District's Home Plate Center Building.

Raytheon Realigns Two Business Headquarters Locations

The move is part of the company's previously announced consolidation initiative.

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.

MidAmerican Solar, SunPower Start Major Construction Solar Power Development

Antelope Valley Solar Project expected to create approximately 650 jobs and inject more than $500 million into the regional economy.

Quallion Opens New Lithium Ion Battery Factory In California

Factory provides domestic source of critical materials used in US government satellite batteries; expected job creation of over 50 positions at new factory.

Jump Ball in Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings had a lousy season, but two cities and a bevy of ultra-rich bidders--including someone promising a billion new fans--are vying to build a new arena for them.

Boeing Opens New Everett, WA Delivery Center

State of the art facility is designed to benefit 747-8, 767, 777 and 787 customers. The building's highlight, a customer event area, offers sweeping views the Olympic Mountains beyond the neighboring flightline and Paine Field.

Cellular Dynamics International Opens Facility In Novato, CA

CDI will lease space from the Buck Institute to derive and bank human induced pluripotent stem cells.

Boeing To Consolidate Flight Training Facilities From Seattle To Miami

Idea meets strategy of bringing training closer to customer operations. Flight simulators and certain operations to locate in Miami, where facility and capabilities will better serve global airlines.

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.

LOCATION FOCUS: California Dreamin’ – A Rebound Fueled By New Energy

As the economic picture brightens in the Golden State, energy reserves that could unlock $1 trillion in new state revenues beckon. From the January/February 2013 issue

Mercedes-Benz R&D Opens Expanded TechCenter In Long Beach, CA

Through supporting Daimler R&D, MBRDNA serves a vital role in the Daimler 2020 vision of becoming the top selling luxury brand in the world.

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.

Greenbacks for Green Energy

Buried in the fine print of the Fiscal Cliff deal are extended tax credits for alternative energy projects.

AllCells Announces Plans To Relocate And Expand U.S Operations

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

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In DuPont Creating Hundreds of Jobs

New one-million-square-foot facility is expected to open in the fall of 2013. Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:37 AM

BUSINESS REPORT: Aerospace Suppliers Bringing their Business to Spokane

The state aims to repeat the success of this year's first Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit, the largest event of its kind. From the September/October 2012 issue.

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

H&A Public Incentive Legislation Update

By Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates
Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:13 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

COVER STORY: Digital Media Takes The Prize

Millions of pixels are helping to create thousands of jobs in a new high-growth sector of the economy. From feature films to video games, digital media is spreading its computer-generated wings and flying, from traditional locations like California, Massachusetts and New York to up and coming industry leaders Utah, Louisiana and Rhode Island. From the March/April 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.

BUSINESS REPORT: Washington – Aerospace Giant Aims Higher

To ensure future success of its flourishing aerospace industry, Washington is focusing on new investments in training and a new statewide coalition aimed at competitiveness. From the January/February 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: 2011 STATE OF THE YEAR – Utah

Befitting a state that is home to majestic snow-capped Rockies, Utah continues to scale new heights with an aggressive economic development strategy that has made the Beehive State a leader in a bevy of high-growth sectors. From the January/February 2012 issue.

COVER STORY: 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Kentucky has a century-long tradition of building cars, going back to the Model T. A new long-term partnership with Ford will bring a bonanza of jobs to the Louisville region as the Bluegrass State sets its sights on becoming the top U.S. automotive manufacturing center.

2011 RANKINGS: North Dakota is Jobs Leader

With a red-hot oil boom, North Dakota heads the Employment Leaders category in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report.

Gateway to The Future

U.S. ports play a major role in the many advantages Foreign Trade Zones offer. This one-two punch keeps America competitive in the race for investment dollars and helps power the recovery.

Ports and FTZs: Gateway to Fair Trade

A variety of incentives enable U.S.-based companies to compete in a global marketplace. Current economic conditions have moved the government to increase...

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