COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
CVS Caremark Opens Mail Service Pharmacy And Customer Center In Mount Prospect, IL
High tech customer center will serve as catalyst to spur pharmacy and health care innovation.
Leidos Headquarters To Be In Reston, VA
Planned national security, health and engineering solutions company Leidos to move into Reston Town Center.
NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings...
New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.
Industrial Warehouse Space, Distribution Center Demand Remains Strong
Colliers International cites increased industrial demand despite slowing economic growth; North American vacancy rate declines for eighth consecutive quarter.
Jewelry Producer Opens New Plant in Floyd County, IN
The jewelry designer operates two Indiana locations and has already begun filling new management and production positions in New Albany.
SPECIAL REPORT: The Carolinas Are Bringing The Business
On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.
EDAWN Exceeds New Jobs Goal of 2,000 for the Reno-Sparks Region
The top three industries represented included manufacturing (11 companies), back office/business support (10 companies) and logistics (seven companies).
ARAMARK To Open Business Services Center In Nashville, TN
Global services company to invest $20 million, create more than 1,000 jobs.
Jacobs Automation Opens In Northern Kentucky
Manufacturer of automation technology invests more than $1.7 million; will create new jobs.
Piedmont Natural Gas To Open LEED Facility In NC
Rockingham location will become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility.
FEATURE STORY: Thailand — Nuanced Nation, One-Stop Shop
Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.
ELM Services LLC Expands In Overland Park
ELM Services LLC recently moved from space on College Boulevard to Corporate Woods, where the company has made nearly $850,000 in capital investment.
Northwestern Mutual Acquires Office Building In Palo Alto, CA
The company's real estate investments enhance its dividend-paying capacity while supporting economic growth in the communities in which it does business.
Omaha, NE To Become One Of The Fastest Broadband Cities In America
The trial project will add more than 50 skilled jobs to the metro area, with CenturyLink hiring people for installations and repairs.
HomeServe USA To Expand Chattanooga, TN Operations
HomeServe partners with many of the nation’s leading water, gas and electrical utilities to offer their services. The company plans to create 100 new positions in Chattanooga.
Tech Park Opens New Digital Media Incubator: Level Up Lab
The Lab was made possible in part through an investment from the Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership that is congressionally mandated to help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives in the 252 counties and parishes of the Delta.
Penske Opens New Facility In Phoenix
The 24,000 square-foot structure is situated on 10 acres and has built to service trucks with engines that run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
Starwood Announces New Customer Contact Center In Wichita
The center’s inaugural class will include approximately 180 positions. Starwood plans to expand the center significantly over the next five years and hire up to 750 more employees in Wichita.
BUSINESS REPORT: Texas – Innovation Moves Front And Center In Austin
The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) hoedown shined its bright light this year on emerging technologies in the Lone Star State at a nine-day festival that drew tens of thousands. From the March/April 2013 issue.