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The biotechnology industry is poised to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and it continues to outperform annual growth in private-sector employment.


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The biotechnology industry is poised to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and it continues to outperform annual growth in private-sector employment.

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Biotech is Still Booming

The biotechnology industry is poised to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and it continues to outperform annual growth in private-sector employment.

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.

60 Seconds with Albert Chen, Chairman of the America China Society of Indiana

The America China Society of Indiana (ACSI) was recently formed as the trade organization that will promote cooperative business, trade and investment opportunities between...

Exploring the Geography of Economic Development

Geographic Informations Systems are being deployed by locations to enable developers to zero in on available properties. Here are some basic steps for getting the most out of GIS.

Oklahoma Corporate Moves

Construction Begins on ADA Tech Park in Ardmore A public-private partnership between the Ardmore Development Authority (ADA) and ATP Investments, LLC began construction this month...

Louisiana: State of the Year

Refusing to bow to a plague of disasters—including a hurricane, a huge oil spill and a national economic downturn—Louisiana responds with a diverse, innovative growth strategy.

2010 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Gold Award With a $3.6-billion expansion of Samsung’s semiconductor fabrication facility in Austin, TX, the capital of the Lone Star State has put everyone on...

Tennessee: Hotbed for 21st Century Industries

With one of the fastest-growing clean energy sectors in the nation, including electric car manufacturing, the Volunteer State is poised for growth.

Centers of Job Creation

With cloud computing infringing on the need for bricks and mortar and the Feds consolidating, the competition for data center projects has intensified.

Take a Bow

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

FEATURE STORY: Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

In its 40-year history, entrepreneurship and innovation have been the hallmark of Group C’s emergence as a full-service provider to the site selection community. Ed Coene’s original formula for success still guides the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. From the November/December 2010 issue.

The New Incentives Guide

Coping with job losses and working to strengthen their economy, states have turned up the heat on business incentives geared to stimulate growth.

From Nano to Mega

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

New York’s Growing Empire of High Technology

Juicy apples aren’t the only bumper crop in Upstate NY these days—a bold new future is ripening. Take our tour and sample the produce.

Evaluating Workforce Training Incentives

A skilled workforce is a prerequisite for many of today’s projects. Here’s a handy guide that will help you sort out the bevy of training programs that now are being offered.

A Global Tech Leader Rises in Upstate New York

GlobalFoundries’ Fab 8 in Malta will be the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facility in the world, producing microchips with components as small as 22 nanometers.

Texas: Leading Edge of the Economic Recovery

A strong energy industry and a diverse economy keep the Lone Star State at the top of the growth charts in jobs and new expansions.

Biotech: Growing New Jobs in the Labs

Bioscience and pharma labs are not just incubators for new drugs and technology—they are building blocks for job growth.

Charleston, South Carolina

Metro Spotlight

Mississippi: Rolling Out Innovative Incentives

Expanded incentives are giving Mississippi a leg up on attracting leading-edge industries including clean energy, data centers and aerospace composites.

60 Seconds with Neal Wade, Sr. Vice President for Economic Development, St. Joe Co.

Neal Wade left St. Joe Co. eight years ago to become director of the Alabama Development Office. He is now returning to St. Joe...

Ohio Corporate Moves

SunCoke Creates Jobs and Energy in Middletown SunCoke Energy, a subsidiary of Sunoco, Inc., is building a $360 million coke plant in Middletown, located adjacent...

Logical Solutions for the Logistics Industry

As the economy slowly rebounds, businesses will need to restructure their distribution networks to maximize efficiency and minimize miles to capitalize on the recovery when it occurs.

New Jersey Corporate Moves

A new form of entertainment is coming to Jersey City later this year when Pole Position Raceway opens its doors just a mile away...

The Carolinas Corporate Moves

Caterpillar Grows in Lee County, NC Caterpillar Inc. will enlarge its Sanford plant in Lee County, NC and create 325 jobs over the next four...

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Metro Spotlight

The Rise of the Aerotropolis

The Race to Plan the “Ultimate City” Starts at the Airport

Inside LiveXchange

Business Facilities LiveXchange is an invitation-only event for corporate executives responsible for choosing a new location for their companies’ next facility. Delegates meet with senior economic developers from across North America; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation and expansion; and network with other corporate executives faced with the same corporate growth challenges. This month, we preview some of the high-profile speakers who will be making presentations at our 2010 LiveXchange keynote address, seminars and workshops.

Utah: Moving to the Head of the Class

Gov. Gary Herbert is busy cultivating an economic “garden” in the Beehive State, planting a culture of enhanced entrepreneurship in fertile soil for business expansions yielding a bountiful crop of homegrown jobs.

60 Seconds with E. Mitchell Roob, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Indiana Economic Development Corp.

Many states are considering replacing state economic development agencies with public-private partnerships. We asked IEDC’s chief executive to tell us how these partnerships work.BF:...

Indiana Corporate Moves

Cummins to Expand Seymour Engine Plant Executives from Cummins Inc. joined recently with Lt. Governor Becky Skillman to announce the company will expand its High-Horsepower...

Rising Giants

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

2010 RANKINGS: Tucson, AZ is Top Alt Energy Metro

Business Facilities has announced the following rankings for the Tucson Region in its 2010 Rankings Report:#1 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY INDUSTRY LEADERS: This category ranks the...

Texas: Star of the Sun Belt

Rebounding strong from the national downturn, Texas stands out as a place of economic opportunity with many of its cities emerging as growth leaders in the Sun Belt.

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