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Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.


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Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

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Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award

Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

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.

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award

A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.

New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho

The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.

South Carolina: Cherokee County Lands $75 Million Recycling Facility

Green Tech Solution, a subsidiary of an investment company based in Tianjin, China, will process plastics, scrap metal and electronics at the South Carolina plant.

Amazon HQ2 Sites Share BF’s 2018 Deal Of The Year Award

New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.

Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.

California: Building A Supply Chain For Cyber Skills

A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Announces 2019 Conference Program

A dynamic group of speakers will present the Executive Conference Program at the 15th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange, April 7-9, 2019 at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas.

Everything In Texas Is Big—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Andrew Deye, JobsOhio

Andrew Deye, Managing Director, JobsOhio, discusses Ohio's strategy to become a top U.S. destination for foreign direct investment.

Plastics & Chemicals: World-Class Cluster In Northeastern Tennessee

The northeastern end of the volunteer state is home to a dynamic plastics and chemicals materials and manufacturing cluster.

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.

Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach

Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets.

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year Deadline Extended

The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 30, 2018.

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

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