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SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.


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SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

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Team USA Goes for Gold

SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

Pedal/Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Expands North Carolina Manufacturing, Opens West Coast Facility

Organic Transit, manufacturer of the ELFpedal/electric vehicle, is moving to a larger facility in Durham, NC and opening a West Coast manufacturing center in San Jose, CA.

We ARE the Government

It's time to shut down the anarchists in Washington and remind them who really runs this country.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

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.

Send in the Drones

As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Germ of an Idea

The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation's former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

California Health Care Firm Moving Headquarters To Carmel, IN

ASH's initial plans were to put a service center in Carmel; eventually, the company decided to move its headquarters there as well.

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.

Switch Automation Opens Seattle Office

Switch Automation’s COO Peter Rake will head new office.

Tesla Motors Opens Assembly Plant In Tilburg, Netherlands

Tilburg Assembly Plant scene of first Model S deliveries to Dutch, Belgian, French and German customers.

Rising Tide

The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.

General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, CA

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems manufactures large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and Ball Powder® Propellant.

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.

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