Caribbean

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Caribbean.

Supersized, (Almost) Ready to Go

It's time to take a closer look at the economic bonanza that will result from the expanded Panama Canal.
RiverBend

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
Food Processing Baked Goods

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.
ASI

Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.

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.

Delta Relocates Latin America and Caribbean HQ to Brazil

Delta Air Lines relocates Latin America and Caribbean Commercial Headquarters to Brazil; airline to become the only U.S. carrier with a company officer residing in the region. Nov 6, 2012 @ 3:08PM

Damage Estimates From Hurricane Top $7 Billion

Hurricane Irene left 20 people dead, four million customers without power and potentially billions of dollars in damage from flooding and wind from the Carolinas through New England.

Game On: The Race for Foreign Investment Gold

New strategies are emerging in the global competition for investment and economic gains.

The Canal Gets Bigger, and U.S. Ports are Ready

All along the East Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, major U.S. ports are scrambling to be the go-to destination for shipping traffic from an expanded Panama Canal.

Winning the Alternative Energy Future

The U.S. alternative energy industry has seen enormous growth over the past few years. Although the U.S. has a lot of catching up to do to match to global leaders, states across the country are in the process of aggressively investing in the development of renewable energy resources, spurring economic growth and creating jobs.

Clean Energy and Rural Growth Surge in Mississippi

Community leaders in the Magnolia State are getting down to business by creating new economic growth tools that are garnering national, and even international, attention.

Turning Six Feet of Mud Into Gold

  Twenty million years ago, the oceans covered the area now known as Panama, flowing through a large gap in the continents of North and...

Growing Technology In the Park

There’s strength in numbers. That’s why many communities are tying their growth strategies to the development of synergistic research/tech parks and business parks.

60 Seconds with Mark Peterson, President, Greater Rochester Enterprise

The state government and legislature in New York is preparing to end the Empire Zone incentives program in July and replace it...

60 Seconds with Mark Peterson, President, Greater Rochester Enterprise

The state government and legislature in New York is preparing to end the Empire Zone incentives program in July and replace it with a...

BOUNCING BACK: The Global Recovery Takes Hold

The interdependence of global markets left no one unscathed during the Great Recession. Reshaped economic models aimed at innovation are growth engines for recovery.

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Help for Haiti

We have all been shocked by the scenes of devastation that have emerged from the disaster in Haiti. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake which...

Global Challenge: A Clean, Green High-Tech Future

There is a fierce competition overseas for a better future through innovation. In our 15th annual Global Issue, we take a look at some of the leaders.

Trade Surplus in the Sunshine State

Florida’s total merchandise trade exceeded $130 billion in 2008, a 13.7% increase over the previous year.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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