State Focus

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Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
Arizona Manufacturing

Manufacturing Grows In Arizona

Low corporate taxes and infrastructure improvements make the Grand Canyon State an attractive choice for companies seeking an agile environment.

Texas: The Lone Star State Expands

One of the Top 10 economies in the world and with no corporate income tax, Texas offers outsized opportunities for businesses to innovate and grow.
Mississippi Business

Mighty Mississippi Ready For Business

Mississippi state officials are rolling out the red carpet for business and making it easy for companies to locate in the Magnolia State.
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.
Nebraska LB 1024e

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.
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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: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.