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Invest in Georgia

Georgia: Premier Destination For East-West Trade And Investment

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the nation of Georgia offers businesses strategic location, educated workforce, and energy resources.
Invest in Israel

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

FEATURE STORY: Thailand — Nuanced Nation, One-Stop Shop

Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.
Last year’s G20 summit was held in Los Cabos, Mexico.

INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Mexico’s Export Economy Adds Emerson

The Latin American leader leans on its reliable workforce, countless industrial parks and a robust network of trade agreements to grow its economy in 2013. From the January/February 2013 issue.

INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Nexus of Industrial Development Across Mexico

Amistad Industrial Developers has played a central role in bringing to fruition projects that have created 15 million square feet of industrial space for more than 100 global players. From the July/August issue
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INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Germany and Belgium – Restarting the Engine for European Growth

Spillover effects are traveling back and forth between emerging and advanced economies. From the May/June 2012 issue.

Luxembourg: Dynamic Country, Grand Impact

Research and innovation are key drivers in modern industry. Luxembourg has unveiled new initiatives that are attracting investors and creating a dynamic...

Bavaria: Idyllic, Iconic Germany

Luster, muster and clusters—the State of Bavaria has it all. A magical capital, an indefatigable work ethic and a sound economic development model ensure this German giant's overwhelming success.

The World’s Most Deluxe Duchy

Luxembourg is at Western Europe's geographic core and has long been a major player in the surrounding market.

Asia: A Portrait of Growth

Policy reforms, economic shifts and offshoring are boosting emerging Far East economies.

Austria: Hungry for International Trade

Its domestic economy may be limited, but Austria pulsates at the heart of the European Union and excels at exporting its diverse products to the United States.

Germany: Europe’s Economic Juggernaut

World-famous for its expertise in automotive manufacturing and brewing beer, modern Germany also has established itself as a media magnet, an IT hub, and a finance center.

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.

Economic Transformation in the Islands

The Caribbean island nations of Barbados and Jamaica are in the midst of transitioning their economies to rely on higher-value activities.

Luxembourg: Europe’s Center for Goods, Real and Virtual

Surrounded by France, Belgium, and Germany, the small nation of Luxembourg has built a first-class reputation for logistics and information technology in Europe.

Eating Well in the North of France

A visit to the North of France proves that the French know more about food than just how to cook—they also lead Europe in food processing and research.
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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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[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: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.