bike industry

Bike Industry Legislation Looks At Reshoring

Introduced in June by an Oregon Congresssman, the Domestic Bicycle Production Act aims to boost bike assembly and manufacturing in the U.S.
New Hampshire

New Hampshire Celebrates An Economic Upturn

Popular with tourists from around the U.S and beyond, the Live Free or Die State is also a top choice for business and a growing technological hub.
Denver

Colorado Aerotropolis To Bolster Business Around Denver International Airport

Development of thousands of acres surrounding the airport will leverage the connectivity of air travel.
Michigan Central Station

Renovated Michigan Central Station To Reopen In Detroit

Ford acquired the abandoned train station in 2018 as the centerpiece of Michigan Central, a 30-acre technology and cultural hub in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Plus, Sartorius launches its new Center of Excellence for bioanalytics in Ann Arbor.
mixed-use

CBRE Report: Mixed-Use Districts Valuable To Shaping Cities’ Growth

Evaluating 19 U.S. markets, CBRE finds that offices and other properties in vibrant mixed-use districts have fared significantly better compared to office-dominant districts.
Allentown

New Da Vinci Science Center In Allentown, PA To Generate $34M Annually

Located in the Lehigh Valley, the 67,000 square foot education hub is set to host roughly 400,000 visitors annually.
Florida Economic Growth

Florida Continues To Outpace National Economic Trends

Governor Ron DeSantis credits the Sunshine State’s economic growth to strong infrastructure and local community development.
City of Henderson

Meeting The Moment In Henderson, NV

Jared Smith, CEcD, Economic Development and Tourism Director, City of Henderson, tells us why this forward-thinking southern Nevada city is primed for the next wave of business.
Super Bowl

BF Editors’ Blog: Is Super Bowl A Game-Changer For Las Vegas Economy?

As the 49ers prepare to face the Chiefs in Las Vegas, economic development leaders plan to advantage of the spotlight from the Super Bowl.

MSC Group Brings Cruise Division To Miami, FL

MSC Group will invest $100 million to position its new North American headquarters for its cruise division in downtown Miami.
U.S. Soccer

U.S. Soccer Selects Fayette County, GA For HQ, Training Center

A $228 million investment from U.S. Soccer will bring 440 jobs to the area, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
tourism and hospitality

Tourism & Hospitality Find ‘Renaissance Era’

With COVID-19 Pandemic travel restrictions in the past, the tourism and hospitality industries are on track to defy expectations.
Entertainment District

$2B Entertainment District Planned At Potomac Yard In Alexandria, VA

The Entertainment District, which will break ground in 2025 and open in late 2028, is expected to create approximately 30,000 jobs over the next several decades.
Putnam County, Florida

Putnam County: The Perfect Place To Relocate Your Business!

Putnam County, Florida is a progressive rural community with easy access to major metropolitan areas, a competitive business climate, and an attractive lifestyle.
arts and culture

BF Editors’ Blog: Arts & Culture Energize Economies

The economic impact of the arts across the U.S. alone is in the billions, and it continues to grow with business leaders and their workforce giving ever more weight to this quality of life factor.
New England

Industrial Diversity Propels New England Growth

The New England region — Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont — is exhibiting notable employment growth across a variety of industry sectors.
outdoor recreation

Sustaining Economic Growth In The Face Of Industry Shifts

Amidst economic transformation through dwindling traditional industries and post-pandemic shifts, Wisconsin has made moves that are reaping rewards.
Hawaii economic recovery

Hawaii: Economic Activity In The Aloha State

In Hawaii, steady focus on key industries, including tourism and film, supports the Aloha State’s economic recovery.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Growing The Great Outdoors

An Irish firm expands in Sherwood, Arkansas, and outdoor recreation is a focus in The Natural State.
Bradenton Area Florida

Bradenton Area Thrives As Live-Work-Play Community On Florida’s West Coast

On Florida’s West Coast, the Bradenton Area offers incredible natural assets, excellent career opportunities, and vibrant town centers.
South Carolina

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.