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.

 

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has a four-fold mission of conducting genomics-based research to improve human health and well being; implementing genomic medicine, sparking economic development; and providing educational outreach to nurture the next generation of biotech researchers and entrepreneurs, as well as to create a biotech literate public. Learn more.

 

 ARKANSAS

City of Siloam Springs
Siloam Springs, located in Northwest Arkansas, presents a vibrant business environment across a variety of retail, commercial and industrial activity. The residents and workforce of Siloam Springs, Arkansas provide high quality markets for many types of entrepreneurial businesses and industrial concerns. Learn More.

 

Hot Springs Metro Partnership
The Hot Springs Metro Partnership is the area’s public/private economic development organization, serving all of Garland County.  Located in the heart of the nation and within a one-day drive of 80 million people, Hot Springs is a great place to work and live. While we have a small-town family atmosphere, there are also more than 250,000 people within a 30-minute driving radius of Hot Springs, ensuring our employers have a readily available workforce.  Greater Hot Springs has one of the most vibrant economies in Arkansas in one of the nation’s most scenic settings. The region has a reasonable cost of living and a business-friendly approach that has attracted global companies as well as entrepreneurs. 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.

 

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.

 

University of Arizona Science and Tech Parks
Tech Parks Arizona creates the place, environment, and interactive ground that generates, attracts and retains technology companies and talent in alignment with the research, mission, and goals of the University of Arizona (UA). Learn more.

 CALIFORNIA

Opportunity Lives Here
In Antioch, opportunity is everywhere. It’s our location, location, location in the center of everything. It’s affordable building sites and greenfield parcels and our very own BART station. It’s our growing city, our freeway access and our diverse population. It’s being a Bay Area city that’s friendly to development and developers—because we can’t wait to see what develops next. Learn More.

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

Choose Colorado
Colorado is home to a diverse portfolio of advanced and growing industries, powered by some of the top talent in the nation. Companies choose Colorado because of its collaborative and stable ecosystem, the central location that allows for global market access, and the nation-leading quality of life. Colorado truly is the best place to live and work. Learn More.

 DELAWARE

Delaware Is Where Business Gets Personal
Ready for your business to prosper? We’re DelawareProsperity Partnership, the lead economic development resource for Delaware and we’re here to help your business thrive. Discover why so many businesses choose Delaware. 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.

 

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

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.

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.

 INDIANA

Why Columbus, IN is the #1 Location in the U.S.
Surprised that Columbus, Indiana is consistently ranked one of the top locations in the U.S.? Now is a great time to take a closer look at the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer. 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.

New Castle/Henry County Economic Development Corporation

Conveniently located on I-70 in Central Indiana, Henry County offers small-town living with large cities nearby. Local schools enhance quality of life and provide practical vocational training. Site selection opportunities range from a growing industrial park to rural destinations with room to expand. Businesses benefit from a robust infrastructure and government officials who collaborate for community improvement. Discover why Henry County is an ideal location, especially for manufacturing and food processing companies. Learn more.

River Ridge Development Authority

River Ridge Commerce Center is a world-class business and manufacturing park with over 6,000 prime acres of land under development along the Ohio River in southern Indiana. River Ridge features three unique locations for new development – an industrial park, an office and research campus, and a 1,400-acre megasite. In the Midwest’s top-ranked business environment, each infrastructural element within River Ridge is designed to be multi-functional and sustainable. 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.

 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.

Commerce Lexington
The region serves as a health care, retail, and cultural center for both Central and Eastern Kentucky. Whether you’re seeking employment or looking to start a business, Lexington is an ideal destination for entrepreneurs, innovators, dreamers, and disruptors. Anchored by the state’s flagship, research university, the University of Kentucky, and fueled by a highly educated and affordable workforce, the Bluegrass Region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is equipped with all of the resources that help startups succeed. 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
Space is available NOW in one of the largest cities in Maryland. Bowie is an excellent business location, with easy access to and from Washington D.C. and Reagan National Airport, Annapolis, Baltimore and BWI Airport. Bowie’s proximity to these major cities brings business and workforce into the area. Bowie has more than 90 restaurants and 200 shops. With this winning combination of location, access and amenities businesses will grow and succeed. Learn More.

 

 MAINE

The Town of Richmond
Maintaining an environment for business growth is a priority for the town. Just ask Wyman & Simpson, Kennebec River Biosciences, Port City Auto Auction, or the many other businesses in town.Richmond is only 20 minutes away from Topsham/Brunswick, 30 minutes from Augusta, 35 minutes from Lewiston/Auburn, and 45 minutes from Portland. And the beautiful Maine coast is just 20 minutes away and reachable by car or boat. 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.

 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.

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.

 NEBRASKA

York County Development Corporation

York County, Nebraska is a place where you can achieve your business goals, no matter what the size, and do business the way you want. The support that you need to make your business run as efficiently as possible is right at your fingertips with the wide variety and abundant vendors in suppliers. By doing business in York County, you join a strong business community that is committed to working in partnership. Businesses here are known for supporting each other, referring to business, and celebrating each other’s success. Learn More.

 NEVADA

City of Henderson
The fast-growing city of over 330,000 puts your operation in the heart of Southern Nevada’s dynamic tech corridor where innovation accelerates growth. Just a half-day’s drive from California ports, Henderson is a world away in pro-business ease, offering lower costs, reduced regulations and superior tax advantages in a state ranked #7 in the nation for tax climate by the national Tax Foundation. Learn More.

 NEW HAMPSHIRE

City of Claremont, New Hampshire
The City of Claremont, New Hampshire is home to a number of diverse companies with targeted growth in technology, manufacturing, the City Center and housing. We welcome inquiries from startup and existing businesses as well as those looking to expand into our area. Choose Claremont NH for your business location. (URL here!) Learn More.

 NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Partnership
The New Mexico Partnership is designed by the State to be your single-point-of-contact for locating and expanding your business anywhere throughout New Mexico. Our team of experts works closely with all of the local economic developers statewide as well as our state and local officials to ensure you have everything you need to succeed. Learn More.

 NEW YORK

Greater Rochester Enterprise
Greater Rochester, NY is one of the most productive regions in the country, ranking third in college degrees per capita and #1 for degrees in STEM fields according to the latest U.S. Department of Education reports. Our workforce outperforms regions three times our size. With cancer-preventing vaccines, fuel-cell prototypes, technology that’s supporting missions to Mars, and Rochester’s talent & mind-boggling intelligence rankings, it’s no wonder our region thrives in attracting talent and innovative businesses. Learn more.

 

 NORTH CAROLINA

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.

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. Learn more.

Rowan EDC | Partnership for Economic Development
Rowan County is a dynamic and growing region of the Charlotte metro area. With its central location in North Carolina’s Piedmont region, access to a 1.4 million person labor pool, pro-business environment and quality lifestyle, Rowan County offers everything your business needs to be as innovative and prosperous as you can envision it. 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.

 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.

 RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Commerce Authority
At Rhode Island Commerce, our economic development mission is to act as a resource to everyone invested in making Rhode Island a premier place to live and do business. We build relationships with business owners, entrepreneurs, educators, land developers, industry leaders, and government officials. We use strategic planning and proactive insight to prepare our workforce for success, and we offer business assistance, access to funding, and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes. 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.

 TENNESSEE

Wilson County Economic Development Board
Wilson County is strategically located in the center of thriving Middle Tennessee with access to three interstates, rail and an international airport.  Wilson County truly has something of interest for everyone.  From Cumberland University to major corporate headquarters and state parks to modern suburbs, the county offers a dynamic mixture of opportunity, prosperity and experience. Learn more.

 TEXAS

Amarillo Economic Development Corporation
At the Amarillo EDC, we know you want to be confident in the health and future of your business while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance. You deserve to have both a thriving career and family. To do that, you must live in a vibrant community that supports you. And there’s no better place than Amarillo. For more than 30 years, the Amarillo EDC has supported hundreds of businesses in their relocation, growth, and expansion process. We want to make Amarillo a place where businesses and individuals can prosper. Learn more about how Amarillo can help you succeed. Learn more.

Big Spring Economic Development Corporation
Big Spring boasts a robust, pro-business climate, making it a great location to establish, relocate, or expand your company. Innumerable advantages are available for Big Spring businesses, including a prime West Texas location, large talent pool, and sites ready for development. Big Spring EDC is committed to the success of your business and provides assistance and support, with an overall mission to enhance economic development in our community. Learn More.

Conroe Economic Development Council
Located 40 miles north of Houston along I-45, Conroe, the county seat of Montgomery County, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Conroe’s modern, business-friendly atmosphere attracts a wide variety of industries ranging from tourism and dining to distribution, manufacturing, and professional services. Residents are attracted to new and affordable homes, award-winning educational institutions, beautiful Lake Conroe, easily accessible walking trails, Conroe’s charming downtown, and how easy it is to get around. Combined with the proximity to Houston’s amenities and gulf coast beaches, it’s no wonder that in Conroe, Texas, More is Made Here. Learn more.

 

Gulf Inland Logistics Park
Gulf Inland Logistics Park is a state-of-the-art manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution center for businesses of all sizes and trades. Located on over 1,350 greenfield acres of land just outside of Houston, Texas, Gulf Inland offers premier rail, road, and port access to meet diversified tenant needs. Sites for sale, lease and build-to-suit are available now. Learn more here.

 

Hamilton Economic Development Corporation
The responsibility of the Hamilton Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is to reinvest the funds in Hamilton, to expand the city property tax base and create quality job opportunities. The HEDC provides leadership and direction to the City’s economic and community development efforts within guidelines established by the HEDC and the City of Hamilton. 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.

 

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.

Laredo Economic Development Corporation
An abundant, productive, and bilingual workforce makes Laredo an outstanding business or industrial location. With a 2020 estimated population of 255,205, the Laredo MSA is one of the fastest-growing in the U.S. Learn more.

Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation
Marble Falls is perfectly situated in the Texas Hill Country, 50 minutes from Austin, 90 minutes from San Antonio, and 3 hours from Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. All roads really do lead right to us! Learn more.

TexAmericas Center Federal Opportunity Zone

Rich and Ready with Opportunity
Ranked the 8th best industrial park in the U.S., TexAmericasCenter offers a 150,000 sf Spec Building, 12,000 development ready acres and over 3MSF of existing manufacturing, warehouse, storage, office space and both rail and 3PL logistics services. Learn more.

TEXAS: Best State for Business
Pro-Business Economic Development Strategy | Reasonable Regulatory Environment | Ease and Cost of Doing Business | No State Income Tax | Skilled, Diverse Workforce | Tier 1 Universities | Sophisticated Transportation Infrastructure | Affordable, Available Land.  Learn more and contact TxEDC.

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.

Travel Texas
With a variety of trails stretching to every edge of the state, Texas is hiker heaven. Short stretches, strenuous climbs, historic trails and wheelchair-accessible pathways. Beyond the great outdoors, a trip to Texas opens all kinds of doors. Learn more.

Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
Waco’s future is bright. We continue to invest in ourselves with new downtown development, tremendous infrastructure improvements and a strong emphasis on neighborhoods and quality of life that everyone can enjoy. Learn more.

 

 VIRGINIA

Fairfax County Economic Development Alliance
Fairfax County, Virginia boasts a thriving, inclusive business community of innovators and leaders in a wide range of sectors. How can we help you start, expand or relocate your business in Fairfax County? Contact us – and let’s build the future together. 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 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.

 WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Development Office
We believe there’s no better place to build and grow a business in the Eastern United States than Yes, West Virginia. Let us show you why: westvirginia.gov/

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.

 WISCONSIN

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.


New North, Inc.
New North, Inc., is a close partner of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the leading economic development Corporation in Wisconsin, and can provide linkage to economic development Corporation and incentives in the State of Wisconsin. New North can provide key industry insights, credible regional metrics and site selection assistance to support your next business expansion or relocation in Northeast Wisconsin. Learn more.

 WYOMING

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.

 INTERNATIONAL

LEPL Enterprise Georgia
The Business division of the agency promotes entrepreneurial activity in Georgia by supporting entrepreneurs – assisting with the creation of new enterprises as well as the expansion and refurbishment of existing enterprises. The Export division promotes the export potential of the country by increasing the competitiveness of local products and the overall volume of goods directed towards international markets. The Invest division’s primary role is to attract, promote and develop direct foreign investment in Georgia. As the moderator between foreign investors and the Government of Georgia, the Invest division ensures access to updated information, provides an efficient means of communication with Government bodies, and serves as a “one-stop-shop,” supporting investors throughout the investment process. Learn more.