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Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?


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Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?

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Can Your Dog Fetch a Kindle?

Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

Business Facilities In The News: Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah Shine in Business Facilities’ 9th...

The Digital Journal reports, "Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states -- including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah -- deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine's 2013 state rankings."

Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, UtahShine in BF’s 9th Annual State Rankings Report

The Lone Star State has another impressive across-the-board showing in our annual evaluation, with oil-rich ND surging into the top tier.

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).

New College Of The Desert Visual Arts Building Breaks Ground In California

This Visual Arts Building project has already earned a 2012 Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Inland California Chapter in the un-built category.

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.

Northwestern Mutual Acquires Office Building In Palo Alto, CA

The company's real estate investments enhance its dividend-paying capacity while supporting economic growth in the communities in which it does business.

Rock Health Selects Mission Bay, CA For Global Headquarters

Digital health pioneer's new location, immediately adjacent to UC San Francisco's (UCSF) Mission Bay campus, further positions Mission Bay at epicenter of digital health revolution.

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Sol

A robot still working on Mars nearly a decade after it was supposed to conk out puts America's crumbling infrastructure to shame.

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.

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Who Invented the Chocolate Eggcream?

President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

Winners and Losers

Our expert says the new demographics for development mean the most viable way to create jobs may be to steal them from your competitors.

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.

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.

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