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.”
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).
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.
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.
The Tennessee business climate is one of a kind. The New York Times listed Nashville as the #15 place to visit and Pollstar ranked Bridgestone Arena 6th in the country and 21st in the world when it comes to arena ticket sales.