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Articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the United Kingdom.



Santa

BF Editors’ Blog: Breaking Down Santa’s Influence As A Site Selector

The origin story for Santa has many variations, but present-day versions of the myth lean heavily on his homebase being the North Pole.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
Global Rankings

19th Annual Global Rankings Report: Standout Locations For Site Selectors

Foreign direct investment, renewable energy, and global smart cities 
are included in this year’s global rankings.
Virginia

Virginia Welcomes Investment From Zollner Elektronik

Zollner Elektronik is set to expand through multi-location investment while creating 100 jobs in Virginia.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
Ireland semiconductor industry

Ultra Clean Expansion To Create 100 Jobs In Ireland

To support the global semiconductor industry, Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. will establish an Advanced Technology Cleaning Centre in Cavan, Ireland.
2021 Global Rankings

17th Annual Rankings: 2021 Global Rankings Report

San Francisco, New York and Tel Aviv have the best Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities’ 2021 Global Rankings Report.

San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv Top Startup Ecosystems

UK remains global leader in Offshore Wind Power, China is tops in Renewable Energy in Business Facilities' 2021 Global Rankings Report.
remote work

Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to create a remote workforce, and the change may be permanent, according to a new report from Velocity Global.  
Verisure

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside.
employees

Survey Says U.S. Employees Are The Happiest Employees

A new global survey by Mindspace confirms that employees of large U.S. companies are happiest, but small to medium enterprises (SMEs) lag far behind.
Israel Tel Aviv AI Ranking

Israel A Rising Star In Artificial Intelligence

Israel has emerged as a leading player in Artificial Intelligence and Tel Aviv has been named as an Emerging AI Hub in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Facilities’ 2019 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2019 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including artificial intelligence, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.
Ireland Brexit Dublin

Brexit Brings 70 Companies To Ireland

Since the UK’s EU referendum in June 2016, individual investments related to Brexit have brought more than 5,000 jobs to Ireland, according to IDA Ireland.
Tokyo Innovative Cities

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.
Prestwick, Scotland

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.
Ireland Henkel 3d printing

Henkel Opens European Hub For 3D Printing Technology In Ireland

The company is increasing its commitment to Ireland with a more than $20 million investment in Tallaght over four years.
global talent

U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Washington, DC, San Francisco land in Top 10 of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index’s city rankings.
London JLL global real estate

London, Los Angeles, New York Top Cities For Global Real Estate Investment

The latest JLL data shows resilience in the global real estate market, despite geopolitical uncertainty.

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.
tax credits

Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Economic Development Awards

Call For Entries! Business Facilities 2024 Economic Development Awards

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.