Recent Issues

Business Facilities Magazine – The leading source of intelligence for corporate site selection, expansion, relocation & area economic development solutions.

July/August 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 4)

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The 11th Annual Rankings Report is the focus of Business Facilities July/August issue, plus coverage of certified sites, digital media, and medical devices.

May/June 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 3)

The global biotechnology industry is the focus of Business Facilities' May/June 2015 issue, which also includes a focus on high-tech manufacturing and coverage of the water resources industry.

March/April 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 2)

With unemployment numbers in the news, workforce issues have become a hot topic in the economic development world. This issue's cover story takes a look at some of the major training programs around the country. Also in this issue: the 2015 Economic Development Awards.

January/February 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 1)

Tennessee wins State of the Year while Tesla is recognized for its Deal of the Year in this issue of Business Facilities magazine.

September/October 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 5)

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This issue of Business Facilities features a tour of high-tech hubs, an update on the call center industry, a visit with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, and summaries of activity in several other states and industries.

July/August 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 4)

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Business Facilities Editor Jack Rogers writes, "The U.S. economy recorded a robust four percent growth rate for the second quarter of 2014," and the articles in this issue of the magazine shows exactly where that growth is having the biggest impact.

May/June 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 3)

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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.

March/April 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 2)

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This issue examines the latest developments in New Energy around the country, while recapping the magazine's 2014 Economic Development Achievement Awards.

January/February 2014 Issue (Volume 47, Number 1)

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Business Facilities celebrates awards season with several major announcements and a nod to Tennessee for State of the Year honors.

September/October 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 5)

With this issue we mark the passing of the man who created Business Facilities, Ed Coene. From the September/October 2013 issue.

July/August 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 4)

In this year's rankings, the magazine has expanded and refined its energy related rankings to identify the states with the smallest carbon footprint. From the July/August 2013 issue.

May/June 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 3)

This issue takes a look at 3D printing, logistics clusters, automotive supplier site selection specifics, and economic development opportunities in Thailand. From the May/June 2013 issue.

March/April 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 2)

The highlights in this issue include an overview of the magazine's annual economic development awards, full coverage of the biotech industry, a recap of Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts, and an interview with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. From the March/April 2013 issue.

January/February 2013 Issue (Volume 46, Number 1)

As always, we congratulate the winners of our Deal of the Year and State of the Year competitions and encourage everyone to get a head start on next year's contest. From the January/February 2013 issue.

September/October 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 5)

We encourage you to check out our annual Editors' Location Picks in this issue, which also features stories on high-tech hubs, biotech hot spots, and an overview of Kentucky's growth strategies. From the September/October 2012 issue.

July/August 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 4)

Our Rankings Report is viewed through a prism colored by the hopes and fears of all the locations we evaluate. From the July/August 2012 issue.

May/June 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 3)

It turns out the biotech playing field is leveling, Europe is in crisis and the data center industry is growing by gigabytes. From the May/June 2012 issue.

March/April 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 2)

Every year, Business Facilities bestows top honors for Economic Development Deal of the Year and State of the Year. From the March/April 2012 issue.

January/February 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 1)

As usual, we open this year's volume with our annual Economic Development Deal of the Year and State of the Year awards. From the January/February 2012 issue.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

The 2022 Deal of the Year Impact Awards recognize project investments that will have significant impact in their new or expanded locations, focusing on a specific aspect of the project.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Platinum Award

Here are this year’s Deal of the Year award winners, starting with Platinum Winner Empire State Development, for Micron Technology's $100B investment in New York State.