United Kingdom (UK)

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

Europe Leads World In Business Talent

European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

Royal Prerogative

There's a way to clean up the Brexit mess, but there's only one person in the United Kingdom with the power to do it.

Brexit or Fix It?

The outcome of this month's referendum in the UK may determine if the European Union is headed for the dustbin of history.
global biotech

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

The global life sciences industry has adopted an attitude of cautious optimism, expecting reliable growth that will fall short of pre-recession investment surges.

End Run to Paydirt

Sports gambling still is illegal outside of Vegas, or is that just a fantasy?

Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

A new study of smart cities by the UK research organization Nesta has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at smart cities underachievers.

UK GREAT Tech Awards Seek U.S. Tech Companies

For the third year, this award will provide innovative tech companies with a customized business development tour of the UK.
University Research Park (aerial view above), in Madison WI, generates about $1 billion for Wisconsin’s economy each year. URP companies spend more than $200 million annually on Wisconsin goods and services.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report 2015

There hasn’t been a lot of good economic news coming from Europe these days, but the continent is getting a much-needed boost from its growing biotech/pharma labs.

Rackspace Launches Green UK Data Center To Support European Expansion And Growth

The Crawley site is connected to the existing Rackspace London metro fiber ring.
New York vs. London.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away, Pt. 2

The world's smartest man says artificial intelligence may doom the human race.

Single Malt or Blended?

Scotland is deciding whether Great Britain becomes Medium-sized Britain
Jack Rogers

First Word: Covering The Bases

In this issue, we needed the digital equivalent of a shoehorn to make sure all the big hitters were in the lineup. Leading off is our Global Biotech Report, followed by an inside look at Indiana.
National Graphene Institute

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

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.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

Disasters, Demographics and Diapers

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

The UK’s Most Lucrative Locations, Pound for Pound

Bolstered by its powerful currency, the UK offers a sterling business climate, but savvy U.S. companies are sidestepping the expenses of London for cheaper locations.

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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