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California is facing the worst drought in its history, a 500-year shortfall of biblical proportions.


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California is facing the worst drought in its history, a 500-year shortfall of biblical proportions.

Take a Break, Noah

California is facing the worst drought in its history, a 500-year shortfall of biblical proportions.

Spanning the Hudson

In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.

California-Based T-Shirt Printing Company Opening Indy Facility

When its Indianapolis facility reaches full production by the end of the year, it will operate more than 25 automatic and manual presses.

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.

California-Based E-Retailer Picks Indy For New Distribution Center

The Indianapolis order fulfillment center will enable Newegg to handle 30,000 different products and ship tens of thousands of orders daily to its Midwestern customers.

STATE FOCUS: Lassoing Jobs In Texas

Low taxes, tort reform, a growing population and the availability of a skilled workforce are tough to beat when the Lone Star State competes for new jobs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Game-Changer In The Heartland

The Midwest Inland Port ramp—ADM’s new intermodal freight shipping and receiving facility—puts Decatur front and center as a leading logistics hub. From the September/October 2013 issue.

KI Logistics Locating New HQ, Operations In Greenville County, SC

The $11.5 million investment will generate at least 149 new jobs.

Stadium Arcadium

The Atlanta Braves write another chapter in the long-running saga of publicly financed sports palaces.

COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

HairUWear Will Open Facility In Lenexa, KS

HairUWear will invest $7.1 million in its move to the new facility, which is located in Lenexa.

Unilever To Expand Covington, TN Ice Cream Facility

Global consumer goods giant to invest $108.7 Million and add 428 new jobs.

Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

Jones Lang LaSalle's 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

STATE FOCUS: Florida – Let The Sun Shine

The recession of 2008 left Florida overcast economically for years. Looks like it may be time to break out the shades. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Linetec Expands Wausau, WI Facility, Increases Capacity, Grows Staff

The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.

Louisville, KY Getting More eBay

eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, plans to expand operations in Louisville, creating more than 150 new, full-time jobs and investing up to $45 million in the Commonwealth.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

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

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

California Health Care Firm Moving Headquarters To Carmel, IN

ASH's initial plans were to put a service center in Carmel; eventually, the company decided to move its headquarters there as well.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

Race to the Top

Ground is broken in China for the world's tallest building, a modular tower to be completed in 120 days. That's right, 120 days.

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.

AAR Announces 500 New Jobs In Lake Charles, LA

State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.

Can Your Dog Fetch a Kindle?

Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.

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).

DHL Opens Global Hub in Northern Kentucky

International logistics leader inaugurates its newly expanded hub for the Americas; project represents a $105 million, four-year effort.

U.S. Coal Exports Help Fuel Economic Recovery

New study documents benefits for job creation, diverse industries, states.

LiveXchange Update: Trends in Supply Chain and Logistics

Corporate executives at this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event gave Tim Feemster's workshop, "Mastering Logistics" rave reviews. Feemster, Managing Principal of Foremost Quality Logistics, ...

MVP Group Establishes Manufacturing Operations In Fulton, KY

Candle, fragrance manufacturer to invest more than $5.2 million; will create 150 jobs.

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.

UWT Logistics To Expand Memphis Facilities

Warehousing and distribution management company to invest $4.8 million, create 81 new jobs.

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