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Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.


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Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.

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Latest: Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years - Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.

Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years

Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.

COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

Economic development organizations and government officials have joined forces with local businesses to keep creating inspiring and innovative ways to meet the most urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 

Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved

Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.

Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.

Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant

The new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Doobie Candy

The legal cannabis industry is selling dangerous high-potency infused edible products that will need to be regulated.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report

The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs

A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Open Borders

Seattle and Vancouver ponder the creation of a Cascadia Innovation Corridor that would span the U.S.-Canada border.

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

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.

Panama Canal: Bigger, Better and Ready to Rumble

Two years later than the original plan, the $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal is set to be completed in April, dramatically altering the global shipping paradigm.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.

State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business

Construction cranes are dotting the idyllic skies in the northwest, where, among other projects, the new world headquarters of Amazon is taking shape amid a bustling real estate market.

Thirsty Crops

A looming water resources crisis spells trouble for foods that are gluttons for gallons.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

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