State Focus

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North Carolina

Carolina On My Mind

East coast location, world-class research and education facilities, and quality of life have long attracted business to North Carolina.
California

California: Good Vibrations

Location, economy, and culture are just a few reasons why so many businesses are attracted to California.
Louisiana economy

Louisiana State Focus: The Bayou State

Known for its spicy cuisine and spirited celebrations, Louisiana is drawing world-class businesses from a range of industry sectors.
Florida Business

The Sunshine State Is Bright For Business

Florida offers a thriving economy and competitive cost of doing business­­, coupled with a top-ranked labor force and pro-business climate.
Indiana economy

Indiana: The Heart Of The Heartland

With strong roots in manufacturing, Indiana’s economy is evolving to attract new areas of the sector, including green energy.
Nevada economy

Nevada: Pot Of Gold

People once flocked to Nevada for its silver and gold, but today it’s the state’s robust economy and quality of life that draws them in.
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Growing In Nebraska

Revitalization funding boosts job training, small business growth, and affordable housing in Nebraska, and data mining finds a home in York County.
Massachusetts STEM

Massachusetts: Investing In The Future

Across Massachusetts, new funding for higher education and STEM programs throughout grade levels will support the next generation workforce.
Delaware

Delaware: Small But Mighty

Delaware may BE smaller than most U.S. states but what it lacks in size, it makes up in its many strengths.
New Hampshire

New Hampshire: A New England Gem

New Hampshire may be one of the smallest states, but it packs a big punch.
Fulton County, New York

State Focus: A New York State Of Mind

New York State can offer a lot of alternatives to businesses, depending on what section of the state they are considering.
Connecticut economic development

Connecticut State Focus: Location Plus

Connecticut is situated between two major metro areas. But the Nutmeg State offers much more than just a great location. 

Arizona State Focus: Heading To The Desert

Arizona is one of the most popular destinations for new businesses for many key reasons.
Lubbock, Texas

The Eyes Of Texas

Texas remains at the front of the pack in terms of economic development. And, interest in the Lone Star State from companies that need to relocate or expand might just be starting to heat up even more.
Kansas

Kansas: Smack In The Middle

Kansas, the Sunflower State wants to use a number of assets, including geographic location, to entice more companies to try it out.
Florida corporate expansion

Florida Is Shining Bright

Changing lifestyle choices are helping Florida gain an edge against other states in the battle for awareness among corporation executives.
Ottumwa, IA

Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa

With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.
Illinois

Illinois: Building The Future In The Land Of Lincoln

With a talent pool approaching 7 million—a third of whom hold a bachelor’s degree or higher—Illinois has the skill sets needed to fill 21st-century jobs.
Arizona

Arizona Wants You To Visit

A new $101-million program is designed to spur recovery of the state’s tourism industry using American Rescue plan funds.
Texas

Everything Is Big In Texas—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the top state for exports for 19 consecutive years, surpassing the combined total for its three closest competitors.

Rankings & Awards

September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[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.