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Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.


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Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.

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Latest: BUSINESS REPORT: Sunshine State Shines Light on Innovation - Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Sunshine State Shines Light on Innovation

Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario’s Thriving Green Economy

Forward-thinking renewable energy programs and incentives are catalysts for growth in an area sitting next to one of the largest clean-energy markets in the world. From the January/February 2012 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Aims To Move To The Head Of The Creative Class

With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Louisiana Keeps Moving Up Way Down South

Louisiana remains a solid front runner for job growth and business development with best-in-the-nation workforce training and technology incentives that are cultivating a high-quality workforce. From the January/February 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Aerotropolis – Landing In The Heart Of 21st Century Urban Planning

The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Powering New Markets – Converting Green Energy To Currency

Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.

2011 STATE RANKINGS REPORT

Business Facilities deploys its growth detector and tells you which states are leading the battle for economic development supremacy.

2011 METRO RANKINGS REPORT

Find out which metro regions, cities have embraced a new growth paradigm requiring them to be smarter, faster and make the best use of their resources.

2011 GLOBAL RANKINGS REPORT

Our annual look at the international standings reveals an established order giving way to a strong challenge from emerging economic giants.

2011 RANKINGS: TX Metros Lead Jobs Surge

Texas cities proliferate as Job Growth Leaders in Business Facilities' 2011 Metro Rankings Report.

2011 RANKINGS: Wichita Rules the Sky

Wichita, KS repeats as the top aerospace manufacturing hub in Business Facilities 2011 Metro Rankings Report.

2011 RANKINGS: North Dakota is Jobs Leader

With a red-hot oil boom, North Dakota heads the Employment Leaders category in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report.

2011 RANKINGS: TN Repeats As Automotive Champ

The Volunteer State again tops the chart in Automotive Manufacturing Strength in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report.

2011 RANKINGS: OR, IA, AZ Alt Energy Leaders

Oregon, a wind and solar powerhouse, is the top-ranked Alternative Energy Industry leader in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report.

2011 RANKINGS: UT, TX Have Best Business Climate

Utah takes the Best Business Climate crown in Business Facilities' 2011 State Rankings Report, edging out perennial leader Texas.

2011 RANKINGS: VA, LA Tops In Growth Potential

Virginia and Louisiana are the top-ranked states for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 2011 Rankings Report.

Planting Seeds for Growth

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

60 Seconds with Gen. Hank Taylor, VP of Global Business Development, Charleston Regional Development Alliance

The Show Me Spirit The Home Depot store is no longer standing in Joplin, MO, but the clerks are busy selling building materials in the...

60 Seconds with Gen. Hank Taylor, VP of Global Business Development, Charleston Regional Development Alliance

The Show Me Spirit The Home Depot store is no longer standing in Joplin, MO, but the clerks are busy selling building materials in the...

When a Location has You in Their Sights

A company seeking a location for a new facility often will be contacted by communities targeting specific industries. Here’s a handy guide to getting your company on their radar.

Michigan Corporate Moves

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Grows in Flint, MI Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation’s largest privately held specialty pharmacy company servicing the needs of patients and physicians...

Ohio Corporate Moves

Hamlet Protein Brings Animal Feed Production to Findlay Hamlet Protein, a manufacturer of soy-based protein for animal feeds headquartered in Horsens, Denmark, will begin production...

Virginia Corporate Moves

International Paper Invests $83 million in Wight County Mill International Paper is investing $83 million to repurpose a portion of its closed mill in Isle...

Gateway to The Future

U.S. ports play a major role in the many advantages Foreign Trade Zones offer. This one-two punch keeps America competitive in the race for investment dollars and helps power the recovery.

Iowa: Leading a Revolution in 21st Century Industries

With the nation’s largest supply of biomass, the Hawkeye State is leading the way in biofuels, biochemicals, plastics and adhesives.

Biotech: Finding the Formula for Growth

The U.S. lead in biotechnology no longer is a sure thing as growth leaders like China and India join the fray. Government, industry and academia must join forces to remain No. 1.

Over There

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

Where to Go When You’re Going Green

Renewable energy resources rapidly are becoming a prerequisite for location decisions—there are many factors to consider in evaluating the green credentials of candidates.

Minnesota Corporate Moves

AGCO Expands Massey Ferguson Line in Jackson An expansion of AGCO’s tractor plant in southwestern Minnesota is expected to generate up to 150 new jobs,...

Mississippi Corporate Moves

Grenada Stamping & Assembly Expands in Mississippi The Grenada County Economic Development District (EDD) has announced that Grenada Stamping and Assembly, supplier of parts to...

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Business

Spurred on by a venture capital fund of more than $1 billion and some aggressive incentives, West Virginia is luring new business to the Mountain State.

The Pelican State Continues to Outpace the Nation

Louisiana has reason to celebrate but no time to bask. With more people flocking to the Bayou, officials must keep pace for the never-ending jobs race.

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