FEATURED LOCATIONS
From the latest issue of Business Facilities magazine

Check out these locations from across the U.S. and around the world as you plan your next relocation or expansion project.
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 ALABAMA

Alabama Department of Commerce
The best way to describe Alabama’s approach to business? Professional hospitality. We welcome companies from all around the globe with business incentives and custom tax packages, a peerless workforce, prime real estate — and a supportive embrace. Learn more.

 

 ARKANSAS

You’re In Good Company
The mission of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission is to create economic opportunity by attracting higher paying jobs, expanding and diversifying our state and local economies, increasing incomes and investment, and generating positive growth throughout Arkansas. Arkansas is a pro-business environment operating leaner, faster and more focused. Learn More.

 

 ARIZONA

Businesses Aren’t The Only Thing We Scale
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create. Learn more.

 

Flagstaff: Businesses Thrive Where People Thrive
As a site selector, you already know that Flagstaff is unique. Our superlative scenery, year-round recreational opportunities, well-educated workforce, and easy access to major markets set us apart. You’ll also enjoy the one-on-one attention that our companies get from community and business stakeholders. If you’re planning on new construction, or remodeling or expanding an existing property, the City of Flagstaff will guide you every step of the way. Learn more.

 

We Have Space
The Economic Initiatives team works with our regional and State partners to attract, expand, and retain businesses in the City of Tucson through the administration of incentives and intensive assistance to primary job creators. Learn more.

 

Big Runways and Bigger Skies
Sierra Vista, Arizona, a mid-sized Southeast Arizona community and home to the U.S. Army’s Fort Huachuca, supports tech-centric aviation programs with a 12,001-foot runway and 964 square miles of restricted airspace. Soaring mountains, high elevation, and temperate climate are perfect for leading-edge aviation technology and support. Learn more.

 CALIFORNIA

City of Fontana
From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world. Fontana sits at the crossroads of three major highways (I-10, I-15, and SR-210), as well as located 50 miles from Los Angeles, 70 miles from the Port of Long Beach, and 10 miles from Ontario International Airport. Fontana is a premiere location to launch and grow your business! Learn More.

Industry Works…For Local Jobs
The City of Industry has a daytime workforce population of more than 60,000 people working in over 3,000 companies located in the city. Designed to attract businesses that benefit from a skilled and dedicated workforce from the surrounding communities, the City is committed to continuously improving the necessary tools to attract manufacturers and employees that want to grow and take pride in American made products. Learn More.

 COLORADO

Grand Junction Economic Partnership
Colorado’s Grand Junction area, nestled between the snow-capped Rocky Mountains and the stunning Moab desert, embraces western work ethic and new-age innovation. Grand Junction is where small-town hospitality meets big-city accessibility. It’s home to a flourishing economy, a nation-leading labor supply, and affordable housing opportunities. Learn More.

 FLORIDA

Florida Is Where Finance Thrives
Florida has ideal conditions for fintech businesses to flourish, including one of the most talented and diverse workforces in the country and a truly business-friendly climate. Discover more ways your business can bank on Florida. Learn More.

 

FPL: Powering Florida’s Growing Businesses
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Florida’s largest utility with 4.9 million customers in 35 counties, has rates 25 percent below the national average, top-tier reliability and incentives for growing businesses. Since 2013, FPL’s Office of Economic Development has directly supported 121 companies grow in Florida, resulting in pledges to create more than 26,000 jobs. Learn More.

Discover Florida’s Best Location for Business Growth
As the official economic development partnership for GreaterFort Lauderdale/Broward County, our mission is to help companies create and retain high-wage jobs and encourage capital investment in high-value targeted industries. We work to create a strong business climate, develop vibrant communities, and improve the quality of life for all. Learn More.

Hernando County Office of Business Development
Part of the dynamic Tampa Bay Region, Hernando County is where your business finds the perfect blend of availability, accessibility and affordability. For many, the corporate address is Brooksville–Tampa Bay Regional Airport & Technology Center. This 2400-acre park is home to not only aviation, but also a range of manufacturers and other industries. On Hernando County’s east side, distribution and logistics firms capitalize on proximity of Interstate 75 and State Route 50, a key Florida east-west route. Learn More.

 

Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
Indian River County has a friendly, unpretentious atmosphere. Centrally located 70 miles south of the Kennedy Space Center and an hour’s drive north of West Palm Beach, our 543 square miles contain 26 miles of unspoiled beaches, groves of renowned Indian River grapefruit, immaculate oceanfront estates and riverfront communities – free from urban sprawl and congestion. We are located within a 3-hour drive of 17.9 million potential customers – 90% of Florida’s population. Learn More.

 

Expanding Capacity to Florida’s Distribution Hub
With expanding terminal capacity and plenty of room for growth, Port Tampa Bay resides in one of the hottest industrial real estate markets in the U.S. Port Tampa Bay also has new and expanded container services with Central America, Mexico and Asia. Learn more.

 

Launch. From. Here.
There has never been a better time to discover the City of Titusville. Nestled on Central Florida’s Space Coast, Titusville offers a unique blend of stunning natural assets and astounding man-made wonders, all aligned against a canvas of rich history and innovative technologies. Learn More.

 

Industrial space in the heart of southeast Florida
Located midway between Orlando and Miami, St. Lucie County is bisected by I-95 and Florida’s Turnpike, offering access within a 3-hour drive to 70% of the state. Close to 6 million SF of spec industrial space is under construction in eight parks, lease space available from 16,500 to 1 million+ SF or BTS. Learn more.

 

The Florida Migration: Watch Your Business Take Off in Florida’s Hollywood
As the migration into Florida of people and businesses continues, the City of Hollywood on Florida’s southeast coast continues to be a destination of choice. Learn more about your opportunities. Learn More.

 

Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
Putnam County is in the hub of Northeast Florida! From a location standpoint, Putnam County offers the unparalleled opportunity to quickly reach major markets, 2 international airports and 20+ colleges and universities within hours. This makes it an excellent base of operations and ideal for companies managing the transportation of goods up and down the Southeastern United States. Learn More.

 

 GEORGIA

Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Our central location, transportation infrastructure, affordable cost of living and high quality of life, make doing business in Macon-Bibb County a smart investment. Learn More.

 

 IOWA

Growing business and communities in the Midwest
Get the help you need to locate in Iowa or Wisconsin. Our certified growth sites will help you mitigate risk and get operational faster. At Alliant Energy, we provide innovative energy solutions designed to help you control your energy mix. Learn more.

 

 ILLINOIS

Every day, Ameren is working hard to provide more reliable energy, reduce outages and restore power faster than ever before. It’s all part of our ongoing commitment to keep pace with future energy needs, as we proudly continue to serve, support and invest in the communities we call home. Learn more.

 

Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) whose electric generation plants provide reliable, abundant, and affordable electricity. Hoosier Energy Economic Development provides economic development resources for your business to relocate or expand in 60 Indiana and Illinois counties.Learn more.

 INDIANA

Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) whose electric generation plants provide reliable, abundant, and affordable electricity. Hoosier Energy Economic Development provides economic development resources for your business to relocate or expand in 60 Indiana and Illinois counties. Learn more.

 KANSAS

GO Topeka
Positioned as an industry leader, the new GO Topeka will strive to innovate, collaborate and boldly move Topeka and Shawnee County into the future. Learn More.

Kansas Department of Commerce
You’re looking for a great place to do business. A place where you can get the financial and technical resources you need. A place with a skilled workforce and access to trade corridors that keep you connected with the world. A place with entrepreneurial spirit and leaders who know business. Well, it’s all here in Kansas. Learn More.

Salina Community EDO
Being located near the geographic center of the United States has a lot of advantages for business. Nestled at the crossroads of I-70 and I-135, Salina, Kansas offers businesses here easy access to a highly skilled and educated workforce of more than 213,000 and 45 million consumers within a single day’s drive. Learn More.

 KENTUCKY

Making Business Strong. Cutting Red Tape.
We are creating the most pro-business state in America, catering to the needs of business and cutting red tape in the process. Our pro-business initiatives resulted in record investment and job creation. And we’ve only just begun. Learn More.

 LOUISIANA

Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana Economic Development aims to strengthen the state’s business environment and create a more vibrant Louisiana economy. Louisiana offers unique business advantages and countless opportunities. Find out how Louisiana works with you.

SWLA Economic Development Alliance
Southwest Louisiana: we are equipped for opportunity! We have six ports, two major airports, and numerous shovel-ready sites, buildings, plants and petrochem facilities available for development. Learn More.

 MARYLAND

The Port of Baltimore
The Maryland Department of Transportation PortAdministration stimulates the flow of waterborne commerce through the ports in the State of Maryland in a manner that provides economic benefit to the citizens of the state. Our vision is to: Capitalize on Port business opportunities; Promote competitive and secure state-of-the art terminals capable of efficiently handling diverse cargoes; and Leverage supportive public and private sectors. Learn More.

 

Merritt Properties
With over 21 million square feet of commercial real estate throughout Maryland, North Carolina, Florida and Virginia, our portfolio allows us to serve virtually every type of business–from full-scale manufacturing and distribution centers to high-tech data centers and contemporary offices. Plus, we have the flexibility to accommodate your expanding needs as you grow. Learn more.

 

 MICHIGAN

Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity
Big changes are taking place in the world and once again Michigan is at the forefront. Businesses are choosing Michiganfor our diverse and abundant workforce, business-friendly environment, low cost of living, and global supply chain assets. The next great revolution is happening right here. So get here or get left behind. Learn More.

A Great Place To Thrive
Michigan is home to some of the world’s largest industries. We’re proud to power them with reliable energy and more. From competitive rates to “Energy Ready” certified sites, sustainable energy solutions and links to a robust talent pipeline, we connect all the dots. Let us show you the Great Lakes state is a great place to thrive. Learn more.

 MISSISSIPPI

Ready To Ignite
MISSISSIPPI IS READY. Ready to ignite your company’s success with the resources, assets and infrastructure you’ve been looking for, as well as the world-class workforce you need to compete. Don’t miss out on the chance to spark new possibilities for your company. Learn More.

Entergy Mississippi. We Power Life.
Entergy Mississippi Business and Economic Development team offers resources that are vital to the search for a new business location or expansion — buildings and sites, workforce options, business intelligence, innovative incentives and quality of life. Our services include Site Selection and Project Management Services, Research and Engineering Services, Large Project Services and Contract Services. We work along with an extensive network of government agencies, business and communities to help companies find the properties to best meet their needs. Learn More.

Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation
Centrally located among several of the region’s most important areas including Memphis, Atlanta, and Jackson, is the ideal location for developing and growing your business and industry. Learn More.

 MISSOURI

Missouri One Start
Missouri One Start provides a tailored workforce strategy to address your unique business needs. At no cost to eligible businesses, our team at Missouri One Start will customize services ranging from pre-employment screening and recruitment to designing job-specific training both during and after the onboarding process. Our comprehensive workforce program ensures you have the right workforce, with the right skillset, at the right time. Learn More.

 NEW YORK

Empire State Development Corp.
The climate for doing business in New York has never been better. If you’re looking to launch or expand your business, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find an array of Empire State advantages: tax-based incentives, resources and training for entrepreneurs and businesses looking to go global, industry/university partnerships fostering the development of innovative technologies and products, and the financial support needed to help businesses grow. Learn more.

 

National GridNational Grid
Since 1995, we’ve been working with our community partners to develop New York’s Nanotech Corridor, supporting shovel-ready site development and outreach to the semiconductor industry. Going forward, we are committed to delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to semiconductor manufacturers and suppliers. Learn more.

 

Operation Oswego County
Operation Oswego County works to enhance and protect the business climate of Oswego County, NY. To achieve that goal, we provide comprehensive assistance to prospective and existing business. Learn More.

 

Saratoga Economic Development Corporation
SEDC is a private sector led, politically neutral, non-profit consulting firm established in 1978. We are an indispensable contact and resource with an impressive history of deliverables. SEDC collectively works with state and regional officials on economic development programs available to encourage continued growth of our existing industries while simultaneously attracting complementary operations. Through our connections and contracts, we coordinate available incentives and provide direction for your specific project. We bring a degree of experience that sets us apart from other economic development organizations. We are recognized and reputable because we work confidentially, inclusively and at the speed of business. Learn more.

 

 NORTH CAROLINA

Chatham County Economic Development Corporation
Chatham County is strategically located within the Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions of North Carolina. Part of the third-fastest growing state in the nation, Chatham has over 2,000 industrial acres, a strong workforce pipeline, and range of housing to support your next business move in 2023. Learn more.

BioTech Is Thriving In North Carolina
With 30,000 people working in manufacturing medicines and pharmaceuticals, North Carolina is #1 in biomanufacturing in the United States. From the mountains to the coast, growth is happening, careers are advancing, and opportunities are thriving. Learn More.

Greenville ENC Alliance
Greenville is a thriving economic center and one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Abundant land and industrial parks offer companies lower cost alternatives and room for growth. Learn more.

 OHIO

JobsOhio
In Ohio, your business will benefit from a simplified tax structure, diversified industrial base, robust supply chain, central location, multi-modal transportation and logistics infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and R&D hubs that—taken together—are tailor-made for growing products and services Made in America. Learn more.

FirstEnergy Service Corp.
The FirstEnergy region is an attractive destination for businesses in a range of industries, from manufacturing to life sciences and data centers. It is a large and diverse geography, with different combinations of assets, depending on a company’s individual needs. Learn more.

 SOUTH CAROLINA

Santee Cooper (South Carolina)
As South Carolina’s largest power producer, its first to produce renewable Green Power, and its only state owned electric and water utility, Santee Cooper is committed to: providing low-cost, reliable energy, water and other essential services, providing excellent customer service, operating according to the highest ethical standards, maintaining a quality workforce, being a steward of the environment, and being a leader in economic development. Learn more.

 TEXAS

Development Corporation of Abilene
Step into Abilene and embrace a city full of hardworking people committed to something bigger than the day-to-day. Focused on the future of business, Abilene has the foundation and infrastructure of a well-oiled machine with a reliable rail system and regional airport to ship goods and commodities throughout the U.S. Learn more.

Irving-Las Colinas: The “Headquarters of Headquarters”
Discover why more companies are choosing to call Irving-Las Colinas home. Centrally located in thriving Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving-Las Colinas offers an exceptional lifestyle combined with a pro-business mindset, making it the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas. Learn more.

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
A highly skilled workforce, connection to national and international markets, and affordable cost of living make Lubbock the ideal location to grow. We understand the challenges in choosing a new location; our team approaches each situation with a solution-driven mentality to ensure the decision-making process is as seamless as possible. Learn more.

The 3rd Fastest Growth City in America!
A great location, plenty of skilled labor, growing infrastructure and abundant real estate are just some of the top reasons to consider Pflugerville, Texas! It’s no wonder Money Magazine named Pflugerville as one of the Best Places to Live. Learn More.

Texas Forest Country Partnership
The Texas Forest Country Partnership is a regional economic development organization that is committed to coordinating economic development-related activities in East Texas and further enhancing the appeal of the 12-county area that it serves. Learn more.

Tomball Economic Development Corporation
Tomball is a dynamic business community located just minutes from downtown Houston, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and the Port of Houston. Learn more.

 VIRGINIA

Dominion Energy
Locate or expand your business in our region and enjoy the benefits of partnering with one of the largest energy providers in the world. Learn more.

Gloucester County Economic Development
Gloucester is strategically located in the southeastern portion of Virginia. With its advantageous location in the geographic center of the Eastern seaboard, the county is experiencing an increased diversification in manufacturing activities. The state capital is located 59 miles to the west and Washington D.C. is 153 miles north. The Port of Hampton Roads is 45-miles south. Learn more.

Virginia Port Authority
The Port of Virginia is currently expanding at a rapid pace due to continued growth in trade through the port and a $1.4 billion Gateway Investment Program underway through the end of the decade. New state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology combined with The Virginia Model is reshaping North America supply chains.Learn more.

 WEST VIRGINIA

Black Diamond Realty LLC
Brokered by Black Diamond Realty | Located within the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont, WV, 5000 NASA Blvd and 1000 Technology Drive are multi-suite, multi-story office buildings available for sale or lease. Learn more.

 CANADA

Invest Alberta
Renewable energy, food processing, and advanced manufacturing companies are leveraging Alberta’s innovation expertise for a more sustainable and equitable world. Make your ambitions a reality with educated labour, a low cost of doing business, and a superior quality of life. Learn more.

Invest in Canada
Invest in Canada works directly with global investors to unlock investment opportunities and facilitate expansion in Canada. We bring industry, community and government partners together to offer seamless services that make it easy for you to grow your operations in Canada. Learn more.

Invest In Windsor-Essex
Windsor-Essex (Ont., Canada) is directly linked to the busiest commercial Canada-United States border crossing, handling approximately $750 million US in trade daily. Home to the $4.1 billion US NextStar Energy battery plant, the region is thriving as Canada’s fastest growing EV supply chain. As a prime location with attractive incentives, great economic prospects and a highly skilled workforce, Windsor-Essex is an ideal place to expand your business. Contact Invest WindsorEssex to learn more.