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Georgia Valdosta-Lowndes

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
California

California: Supplier Diversity Spurs Equity-Driven Development

The Golden State has launched a program that promotes inclusive procurement as the prerequisite for a resilient supply chain.
Florida international trade

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Indiana data center

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.
Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.
New England

New England: Balancing Business & Beauty

While parts of the New England economy experienced a setback, much like its fall foliage, the region will soon experience a beautiful change.
York County Development Corporation

Primed For Expansion In York County, Nebraska

Collaboration and connections: partnerships—and large infrastructure projects—are key components of York County, NE’s development strategy.
Claremont, NH

Claremont, NH: A Great Place To Live, Work, Play And Create

Nestled on the Connecticut River between the Green Mountains and the White Mountains, Claremont is a busy center for business.
Wilson County, TN

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.
Port of Baltimore

Maryland: A Rising Tide Of Recovery

In Maryland, COVID-19 has not stopped the Port of Baltimore, where shipping volume continues to increase.
Henderson, NV

Nevada: The Forecast Calls For Sunshine And Growth

Henderson—Nevada’s second-largest city—has the highest per capita income of any city in Nevada, 19 percent higher than the U.S. average.
Alabama

Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery

Maintaining its focus on the future, Alabama is regaining economic momentum for substantial growth.
Kentucky

Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth

The Bluegrass State is preparing for statewide growth with site upgrades and new partnerships.
Santee Cooper

A Powerhouse For Growth In South Carolina

Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s largest power provider, is a major driver of regional economic development, helping to create a favorable business climate that fuels growth.
New York

New York: Where Steel Turns Into Sugar

The historic Bethlehem Steel mill in Lackawanna, New York, built in the 19th Century, will be converted into a $19-million sugar refinery.
Arizona

Advancing In Arizona: Not Just A Pretty Face

Known for some of the most striking views in the country, the Grand Canyon State is proving it’s more than meets the eye, demonstrating success in a variety of key sectors.
Box Elder County, Utah

Utah: Good To Great

Box Elder County, Utah is consistently learning and growing, with more and more to offer the business community.
Joplin, MO

Making It Happen In Joplin, Missouri

Entrepreneurs are flocking to the Joplin region, where they can leverage a low cost of living, world-class transportation infrastructure and a regional workforce.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Headquarters Of Home-Grown Giants

Every Fortune 500 company headquartered in Arkansas began as a small, family-owned business.
Texas

Texas: Bigger And Better

From a skilled, growing workforce to low taxes and competitive incentives, everything is bigger and better in Texas.

Rankings & Awards

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.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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