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 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.




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.


City of Chandler, Arizona — A Location for Business Success
Chandler’s business-friendly environment and world-class labor force have made our community an attractive location for companies of all industries and sizes. Away from work, our community is committed to developing a sense of place that draws new visitors and enriches the lives of our residents.  There is a reason why industry leaders are choosing Chandler. Learn more at chandleraz.gov/ed.


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.


Come Build A City With Us!
The Maricopa Economic Development Alliance (MEDA) is the City of Maricopa’s closest economic development partner. As a 20 yr old city in the Phoenix metro region and one of the fastest growing in the entire nation: opportunity, growth, prosperity, education, diversity, government support, work force, speed to market, plentiful land and a critical “designation of assured water supply”, are just a few of the characteristics that have helped explode this modern-day American Dream.  Intrigued about our storybook growth and want to build a lasting community legacy with your business? 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.



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.

We Are the Port of Choice
The Port of Long Beach is a global leader in operational excellence and top-notch customer service, moving cargo with reliability, speed and efficiency—making it the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade. Learn More.


Middlesex County OntarioInvest in Middlesex County
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.


Washington DC Economic Partnership
Delve into the real DC to uncover 55 historic neighborhoods that boast their own unique luster including new retail, restaurants, and entertainment. A city-wide urban improvement effort continues to create an interconnected urban infrastructure through public incentives, and private investment, and the numbers speak for themselves. More than 100,000 young professionals moved to the District in the last eight years, and the city has experienced 88% growth in private-sector jobs resulting in an average household income of nearly $120,000. 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.


Jefferson County Development Corporation
Jefferson County, Illinois gives companies so many powerful advantages. First, there’s our central location, at the intersection of Interstates 57 and 64 (and close to I-70), putting your company within an eight-hour truck drive of more than 133 million consumers, with access to several Class I rail carriers, and with an airport capable of handling 757s. Learn more.

Southern Illinois Now
Southern Illinois is a fantastic place to relocate or grow a business. The region boasts low costs for employers and a high quality of life for employees. Whether a Fortune 500 company or a start-up, our region will provide the opportunities and support you need to thrive. Learn more.


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.


Louisville Metro Department for Economic Development
The Department of Economic Development takes an integrated approach to economic and community development, combining business attraction, expansion and retention activities, and talent and workforce attraction, with all of the city’s real estate development, land use and planning and design functions to present a unified solution for job growth and quality of place. 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.


City of Bangor Community and Economic Development
Looking for the perfect location to fuel your company’s expansion plans? Look no further than Bangor, Maine. Nestled in the heart of New England, our vibrant city offers a winning combination of economic opportunity, strategic advantages, and a high 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.


Welcome to Bay County, Michigan
Bay Future, Inc. is dedicated to facilitating economic development strategies that promote and secure opportunities for business retention, growth, and the attraction of new industries that create quality jobs for community residents. 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.

Saginaw Future
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.

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.


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.


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.

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


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.


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.


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.

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.

Think Dutchess Alliance for Business
New York’s Dutchess County is within a 6-hour drive of 68 million U.S. and Canadian customers, 21% of American manufacturers and a $227B retail sales market via major transit hubs I-84 and I-87. With award-winning higher education, a skilled workforce, competitive real estate, attractive incentive packages and utility rates, it’s no wonder why major companies such as Gap, GlobalFoundries and IBM collectively employ more than 10,000 people here. 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.

Merritt Properties
New Flex/Light Industrial 3,600+ SF in Chapel Hill, Now Leasing. Situated off Millhouse Road, just west of I-40 and NC-86 18’ clear heights with rear-loaded docks and drive-ins. Learn More.


Marion CAN DO!
Located only an hour from the state capital, Marion, Ohio is a community designed for industry leaders and their employees. The region is known for its accessibility through transportation, education and workforce development. As America’s Workforce Development Capital®, there is synergy between local schools and companies as students are trained to match the skills needed by area employers. Learn More.

New Logistics Park a “Game-Changer” in Northwest Ohio
Located adjacent to the CSX Intermodal, Logistics Park Ohiois a new 2.5 million square-foot development which provides businesses reduced transportation costs, lower supply chain expenses, and ultimately mitigates risk and increases profits. Learn More.


Hamilton Economic Development Corporation
The Hamilton Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) consists of seven dedicated board members who serve as ambassadors to the community. Primary responsibilities include promoting economic development, collaborating to create quality jobs and career opportunities, and enhancing the quality of life in Hamilton. Diverse backgrounds, extensive knowledge and real-world experience set this corporation apart from others, making Hamilton a premier Hill Country community. 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.

Odessa Development Corporation
Odessa is known for its rich resources, and boasts world-class cultural and recreational opportunities. Lucrative financial incentives and a qualified workforce make it easy to do business here. Odessa has proven to be the ideal place for your business. Come and discover the return our resources can provide for you. 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.

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.

Port Freeport
Port Freeport is a deep sea port strategically situated just 60 miles south of downtown Houston and is in the industrial hub area of Brazoria County. With an abundance of land available for development, accessibility through road and railway, and the shortest deep-water channel on the Texas Coast, Port Freeport is your perfect partner for growth. We value our partnerships and put safety and productivity at the heart of every approach. Inquire about what we can do for your business today. Learn More.


Northern Utah Economic Alliance
Northern Utah Economic Alliance (NUEA) is a joint economic development venture between Davis and Weber Counties, the two most populated counties (635,000 pop.) north of the state capital, Salt Lake City. NUEA promotes, expands, and creates job growth, and increases capital investment in northern Utah.  Existing assets and distinctive resources of this region include: proximity to robust transportation systems, a central distribution hub, higher education opportunities, a young, well-educated workforce, an amazing array of outdoor recreational opportunities, and communities that provide a high quality of life. Learn More.


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.

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.