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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Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority
Located strategically in the center of the southeast automotive industry, Gadsden is ideal due to its proximity to several major OEMs and key transportation networks. Gadsden also hosts a thriving workforce that is highly equipped in different skills from the variety of local and state-wide training programs. Learn more.


Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
If you’re looking to start a business, relocate or expand, Mobile has the right combination of low business costs, a skilled workforce in a right-to-work state, an unmatched infrastructure, favorable taxes and incentives, and a high quality of life in a beautiful coastal area. Learn More.


Opelika Economic Development
Located on 2,200 acres in the northern portion of Opelika, Alabama along Interstate 85, the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park is a premier example of a fully developed and planned industrial park. Learn more.



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.


Avondale EDGE, AZ

Discover the Avondale EDGE
Avondale is the keystone business community in Metropolitan Phoenix’s flourishing West Valley. Our proximity to strategic transportation corridors and access to a skilled STEM workforce has made our city the location of choice for forward thinking investors and business owners. 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.



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.


MetroHartford Alliance
The MetroHartford Alliance is the region’s business and economic development organization that drives economic prosperity by leading a collaborative and unified strategic effort to retain and create jobs and to promote the Greater HartfordRegion as an exceptional place to build a business, an industry, a career and a future. Learn More.


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.

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.

The Perfect Place to Start, Move, or Grow
One of the fastest growing areas in the greater Tampa Bay region, Pasco County features a unique blend of undeveloped, open spaces in close proximity to the modern, vibrant communities that makes it a great location to live, visit, and do business. Learn More.


We bring new jobs, investment and economic prosperity to Illinois through dynamic partnerships and collaborations with companies, universities, organizations and the government to deliver a unified approach to economic development. Learn more.


Village of Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights businesses enjoy the benefit of progressive and proactive efforts in recruiting new businesses and retaining current business. Our economic development efforts, along with efforts of local business-oriented agencies, create a favorable, welcoming climate for all businesses. Businesses get a prime location, transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, livability, strong sense of community, and a dynamic, diverse economy. Learn more.

Village of Wheeling
The Village of Wheeling is the center of commerce in Chicago’s north suburbs, offering a central location, direct access to regional highways, freight and passenger rail service, and proximity to O’Hare and Chicago Executive airports. Learn more.

World Business Chicago
Celebrating ten consecutive years as the number one ranked metro region for corporate relocation and site selection. Today the greater Chicagoland region is a united, collaborative powerhouse. Contact us to learn how we are driving economic growth, advancing industries, and working to cement the region’s status as a global business hub. 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.


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 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.


Expand, Relocate or Return to Dorchester County, Maryland
As Dorchester’s economic development office, we are dedicated to strengthening the county’s business and employment climate to create more prosperous, vibrant and sustainable communities. Working with partners in government, economic development and education, we help business owners and operators successfully navigate the financial, regulatory and workforce landscapes. Learn more.


Kent County Economic Development
Refresh your life … Reward your business. Kent Countyis border-to-border, open access fiber optic network, large industrial zones with railway access and multiple power sources, within 90 minutes of 3 international airports and 3 major seaports, tax credits and other incentives available for new and expanding businesses17 million people live within 100 miles, providing access to large talent pools and potential customers and rural setting provides excellent quality of life. Learn more.


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.



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.


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.

Hinds County Economic Development Authority
Hinds County is the star of the State of Mississippi. Being in the same county as the capital city puts your business in a place to grow and thrive! Located in the middle of Memphis, TN and New Orleans, LA via Interstate 55 and in the middle of Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA on Interstate 20, Hinds County, Mississippi is on track to be THE place for distribution, logistics, and advance manufacturing.  Learn More.


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.


Fulton County Center for Regional Growth
If you are looking for help financing a business, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is ready to help expand, relocate or start a business. We have the tools, talents and resources to make the difference. Fulton County offers project financing and is able to guide you through the process of identifying the resources available to your business. 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.

Welcome to Rowan County, North Carolina
Rowan County is a dynamic region in the Charlotte metro area that is well positioned for growth and investment. With our central location in North Carolina’s Piedmont region, access to a 1.3 million person labor pool, pro-business environment and quality lifestyle, we offer everything your business needs to be as innovative and prosperous as you can envision it. Learn More.

Wake County Economic Development
As part of North Carolina’s famed Research Triangle region, we’re all about access. Access to talent and technology, access to fast-growing markets, and access to a jaw-dropping network of resources designed to help people and companies prosper. Learn more.


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.


Horsham Township – A Hometown Favorite for Business
Horsham’s real estate tax rates are among the lowest in the region. And there’s no business privilege or mercantile tax. Horsham Township is the 3rd largest employment center in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and is home to five major business parks. Learn more.


The Quonset Development Corporation
Quonset Business Park is one of the premiere business parks in New England. Managed by the Quonset Development Corporation, it is home to almost 200 companies, employing more than 10,000 people in full-and part-time jobs across a variety of industries. The Port of Davisville at Quonset is one of the top ten auto importers in North America. Learn More.


North Eastern Strategic Alliance
NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies. We assist these companies by providing research assistance, infrastructure support, workforce training opportunities, regional site selection assistance and we work with our county partners and the state to help coordinate incentive packages.


Kilgore Economic Development Corporation
Considerable advantages to attract and retain industry in Kilgore include a large labor pool, available industrial sites and buildings, and access to major transportation arteries. The City of Kilgore and Kilgore EDC partner with industry to support economic growth and opportunities. 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.

TexAmericas Center (Texas)
Ranked the 5th best industrial park in the US, TexAmericas Center offers a standing 150,000sf Spec Building, Build-To-Suit options for lease or purchase, 12,000 development ready acres, over 3.5MSF of existing manufacturing, warehouse, storage, and office space. As well the organization provides 3PL & rail logistics services, access to federal, state and local incentives, and access to project financing. Located on the Texas-side of the Texarkana MSA, TexAmericas Center, a State of Texas redevelopment authority, offers: 36-miles of rail; interstate access; reliability, favorable costs, and excess industrial capacity for all infrastructure; abundant human resources; and, the Texas business climate and culture which understands, appreciates and encourages business growth. Offering Speed to Market and Speed to Profit, TexAmericas Center is a quasi-governmental organization that functions like a Not-For-Profit industrial real estate development & management company and value-added logistics, financing and incentive services. 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.


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.

Virginia Economic Development PartnershipVirginia Economic Development Partnership
Virginia continues to raise the bar when it comes to talent development. Programs such as the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program and the Tech Talent Investment Program make sure Virginians are prepared for the jobs of today and the future. Learn more.


Wisconsin Lives To Help You Find Success
From our central location and extensive transportation infrastructure to our experienced, educated workforce – there are countless reasons to choose Wisconsin. From site selection through construction, opening and expansion, we can help you and your clients realize their vision. Let Wisconsin show you how to truly Look Forward. Learn more.


Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition
A partnership between the City of Rock Springs, the City of Green River, and Sweetwater County, the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) offers assistance to new and growing businesses in and around Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Learn more.

Cheyenne LEADS
With the nation’s “Most Business-Friendly Tax Climate” five years running, plus outstanding transportation options, top-ranked broadband connectivity, well-funded public education, safe neighborhoods, and abundant outdoor space and recreation opportunities, Wyoming businesses and people thrive. Learn more.


Bay of Quinte Economic Development
The Bay of Quinte is Eastern Ontario’s manufacturing hub, employing more than 110,000 skilled workers that are motivated to advance and succeed, in a region known for its unparalleled quality of life, lower cost of living and industry excellence. From food and beverage to technology and healthcare products, it’s all proudly made right here in Quinte. Learn more.