Recent Issues

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January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

January / February 2017
Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 5)

September / October 2016
Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

July / August 2016
The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

May / June 2016
States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

March/April 2016
The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

September/October 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 5)

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Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.

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.
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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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[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: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.