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We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.


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We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.

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Latest: Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report - We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.

Industry Focus: Data Centers – To Serve And Protect

In the age of “big data,” where and how information is housed can be key to a successful business expansion strategy. Here are some ideal locations for your next data center.

Rebranding Reno

The self-styled Biggest Little City in the World bets on a high-tech jackpot.

Peak 10 Expands Presence In Tampa, FL

New Category 5 hurricane resistant data center facility near I-75 business sector will enable the company to service up to 600 additional customers.

ColoCrossing, 365 Data Centers Partner To Expand In Buffalo

Customer demand drives managed hosting provider to increase data center footprint in Buffalo tech hub.

For Whom the Road Tolls

Say goodbye to your free ride on the nation's physical and digital superhighways.

UK’s First 100% Green Data Center Coming To Scotland

The Fouin + Bell Architect designed facility is attracting substantial interest from both public and private sector occupiers.

Molecular Miracle

As flexible as rubber, thinner than a human hair and 200 times stronger than steel, graphene is about to change the world.

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Sets Sights On Northern Virginia

Company shares plans for construction of new enterprise-class multi-tenant data center in Loudoun County.

SPECIAL REPORT: Huntley, IL Has Capacity, Connection And Cooperation

Market access, data resources like dark fiber and the ability to get things done come together in the Midwest’s “Golden Corridor." From the September/October 2013 issue.

Remembering Ed Coene

A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Grounded

As Amazon aims to fill our skies with mini-drones, the Supreme Court brings it down to Earth on sales tax collections.

FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth

Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Team USA Goes for Gold

SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

Travelers Companies, Inc. Announces Data Center In Sarpy County, NE

Travelers qualifies for Nebraska’s newest Tier 2 Large Data Center incentive where it must minimally invest $200 million and create at least 30 new full-time jobs.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings

Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

BUSINESS REPORT: Minnesota — SICK Inc. Relocates And Expands Facilities In Minnesota

The sensors and safety systems maker moves production to the new Eagle Creek Industrial Park. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Disasters, Demographics and Diapers

Nine months after hurricane-induced power outages, hospitals in the Atlantic states get ready for a surge in "Sandy babies."

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Duke Energy Selects Five South Carolina Properties For Potential Industrial Development

Ideal candidates for Duke Energy's site readiness program are 75 acres or larger, served by the utility. A qualified site can be either best suited for a single, large industrial facility or data center, or well-suited for a potential industrial park (multi-tenant site).

Stream Data Centers Achieves LEED Gold For New Richardson, TX Facility

National data center developer expands its commitment to sustainable design and development.

Winners and Losers

Our expert says the new demographics for development mean the most viable way to create jobs may be to steal them from your competitors.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, State of New Jersey

New Jersey continues to build on its strengths and tax incentives to cultivate new development sectors. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Facebook Announces New Data Center For Altoona, IA

Wind energy is one of the factors behind Facebook's decision to locate its latest data center in Iowa.

Digital Realty Announces Data Center Lease With RenderWurks In Dallas, TX

Geographic diversity is increasing the demand for large-scale server or 'rendering' farms like Renderwurks, provider of server farms for animation and computer generated visual effects.

TVA And Deloitte Consulting Name First Metro Primary Data Center Site

TVA hired Chicago-based Deloitte Consulting to identify and evaluate locations for data centers in the seven-state TVA service area. Deloitte’s study found the 10.6-acre site in Knoxville is readily accessible, has a strong telecommunications infrastructure and availability of reliable electricity—all criteria for a primary site for a data center company.

Indatus And Mocura To Establish Headquarters In Louisville, KY

Sister technology, software and communications companies to occupy renovated historic building; will create 100 jobs.

Fidelity Announces $20 Million Data Center in Greater Omaha

Fidelity Investments becomes first financial services firm to build a data center in Nebraska under the Nebraska Advantage tier. Oct 19, 2012 @ 2:35 PM

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Data Centers – Growing by Gigabytes

From the snow-capped Rockies of Wyoming to the scenic vistas of the Tennessee Valley, new data centers are popping up across the landscape as a hot growth sector continues to expand. From the May/June 2012 issue

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Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

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“We Build It Better.” | Virginia’s Industrial Advancement Alliance

In a thriving region with industry-leading credentialing programs, a world-class engineering institute, Class A rail line, superior interstate access, and prospering internationally recognized companies like ABB, General Dynamics, and Mohawk Industries, we simply build it better!