FEATURED LOCATIONS
From the May/June 2022 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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 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.

 

National Headquarters or Western Expansion Office? Yes.
It’s hard to imagine a better place for an office than Scottsdale — a city that’s accessible, beautiful, modern and as skilled at working as it is at leisure. 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.

 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.

 DELAWARE

Checks All The Boxes. And Then Some.
Central Delaware is just two hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Yet, our costs of living and doing business are among the lowest on the East Coast. Your upside? Prime location, shovel ready sites and incentives — without the prime tax burden. Learn More.

 FLORIDA

Florida Is Where Business Innovates
Ever since the IBM PC was first invented here in 1981, Florida has become a leader in innovation — a haven for high tech, bolstered by over $10B in annual R&D spending. Discover how Florida has the talent and tools for your business to make history. 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.

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.

 ILLINOIS

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.

 KANSAS

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.

 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

Charles County, Maryland
Flexible real estate, a first-rate education system, and forward-thinking incentives create momentum for firms seeking to startup, expand, or relocate. Our home-grown capabilities power your progress. Advance your objectives in a community devoted to your success. Learn More.

 MASSACHUSETTS

Marlborough – Building On A Common Vision
Marlborough, MA is rapidly becoming known as a small city with a competitive edge. The main drivers of Marlborough’s economy are the large regional, national and global headquarters of leading corporations, including GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Boston Scientific, Quest Diagnostics, SanDisk, and many more major companies from the life sciences, manufacturing, high tech, and financial services industries. 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.

 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.

 MONTANA

Incentives Expire But Montana Values Are Forever
Montana is where ideas grow into opportunities. Our spectacular unspoiled nature and unparalleled access to public lands make for a one-of-a-kind backdrop to build and grow a business. Learn More.

 NEBRASKA

A Pro Business Climate And A Great Place To Live
The York County Development Corporation (YCDC) is a public-private not-for-profit organization working confidentially and offering unbiased, detailed, and customized information to clients for no fee. YCDC is the lead economic development organization in York County Nebraska and utilizes a team approach to ensure access to all agencies and programs that can be of assistance to your project. Learn More.

 NEW HAMPSHIRE

The Claremont Advantage
Claremont is home to precision technology and fine home and cabinetry manufacturing among many other businesses in the industrial lands. Abundant land, a good transportation and broadband network, and much capacity in its infrastructure have made Claremont a true land of opportunity for companies looking to locate or expand in New Hampshire. Learn More.

 NEW JERSEY

Innovation Starts in New Jersey
Access is everything in New Jersey. At the center of the Boston-Washington DC corridor, effectively a $3.75 trillion market, we move people and products better than any other state. Reaching over 33% of the U.S. population within a day’s drive, we also link up to 600 nonstop destinations from the country’s top airport system. Learn More.

 NEW YORK

Find Where You Belong In Allegany County, NY
Centrally located among the major cities of the North East, Allegany County, NY is closer than you think. Our interstate highway access and close geographic proximity to 51% of the U.S. and Canadian population is only eclipsed by our high-quality workforce. If you think New York State means high costs, let Allegany County surprise you – we offer nationally competitive operating costs. Learn More.

 NEVADA

Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Nevada in a business-friendly state, with state and local governments committed to streamlining approval processes and remaning a very low-regulation environment. Learn More.

 NORTH CAROLINA

Discover the Charlotte Region
Nearly 100 people move to the Charlotte Region every day. One of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, Charlotte grew by 32% over the past five years — the fastest of the top 50 metros — and about 50% more than the 2nd fastest growing metro. With thriving advanced manufacturing, automotive, health care and finance sectors, hear from industry leaders how business is better here. Learn More.

 

ElectriCities of North Carolina
ElectriCities of North Carolina is an association of 70+ municipal power providers. Visit our website to find available buildings, land, and demographic information in North Carolina. Learn more and contact ElectriCities today.

 

 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.

Marion CAN DO!
Marion is home to robotic leadership, healthcare innovation, manufacturing, and agribusiness. Marion offers more to help you build a better bottom line such as enterprise zones, tax increment financing, generous income tax credits, and more. It’s a place where your businesses can grow and families can prosper. Learn more.

 PENNSYLVANIA

Lehigh Valley Economic Development
Lehigh Valley, located 90 minutes west of New York City and 60 minutes north of Philadelphia, is one of the fastest growing regions of Pennsylvania. Our population of 688,000 has grown by 6.2% over the last decade. And among the 18-to-34 age group, we’ve grown by more than 10% — the fastest growth rate for that segment of any region in Pennsylvania. Learn more.

 SOUTH CAROLINA

Myrtle Beach Works For You
Most people think of Myrtle Beach as a land of leisure. But it’s also a place that knows how to get down to business. With a 5% corporate income tax rate, a strategic coastal location, and an experienced talent pool, Myrtle Beach works for companies of all sizes. Learn more.

 TENNESSEE

RFW Construction Group
With decades of experience, RFW has built a nationwide reputation for delivering major industrial projects, specializing in fast track design and construction of: Food Processing Facilities / Freezers / Cold storage Distribution Centers / Manufacturing Facilities / Bulk Storage Distribution Centers. How have we succeeded? By focusing on key ingredients. Learn More.

 TEXAS

Cedar Hill Economic Development
The Cedar Hill EDC is a Type A corporation operating within the City of Cedar Hill. The mission of the Cedar Hill EDC is to retain and expand business through a proactive retention and expansion program, attract desirable business and industry by fostering a business friendly environment, and aggressively market Cedar Hill utilizing a multi-faceted approach. 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.

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

Virginia Port Authority
In 2019, CNBC ranked Virginia as the #1 state for business, and The Port of Virginia plays a key role in Virginia’s ability to serve those businesses. In a larger sense, The Port of Virginia is doing everything necessary to become the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateway for global trade for the next several decades, and to make Virginia the #1 place for businesses in the country. Learn more.

Roanoke Regional Partnership
The Roanoke Region has the infrastructure and resources to attract a wide range of industry, from advanced manufacturing propelled by a highly skilled workforce, to life science research based on world-class research institutes. 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.

 WISCONSIN

Madison Region
The Madison Region sets new standards for the global marketplace with game-changing technologies, a skilled workforce and first-class academics centered on industry leadership in manufacturing, agriculture, bioscience and information technology. Learn more.

 CANADA

Invest Windsor-Essex
With close proximity to the United States and local markets, a high quality of life and an educated and skilled workforce, our region has so much to offer. Learn more.

Prepared To Do Business
Middlesex County offers an ideal mix of rural and urban opportunity within easy reach of Toronto, London and the USA. Add in the skilled workforce, low tax rates, available land, friendly people and natural amenities and it’s easy to see why so many businesses from multi-national corporations to locally owned, family operated companies invest in Middlesex. Learn more.