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With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Drivers Not Wanted

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Irish Firm Selects Rochester for U.S. Expansion

Energy storage startup NEST iON Limited will locate its new R&D facility at Kodak's Energy Storage Hub at the Finger Lakes Eastman Business Park.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

Lineage Logistics Growing National Network

The warehousing and logistics company will expand two facilities in Texas, and has acquired two more in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

Blue Apron Adding 2,000 Jobs In New Jersey

The recipe and food delivery company will expand its New Jersey operations with a state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Linden, creating more than 2,000 jobs.

Vacuum Power

China is poised to fill the void left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

SAP Creating 392 New Jobs In Pennsylvania

The software company will build a  $72M facility on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and expand its workforce at its Newtown Square location with the help of grants and tax credits from the commonwealth.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

JLABS @ NYC Will House Life Science Startups

The 30,000-square foot facility — a collaborative effort by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center — will have capacity for up to 30 life science startups focused on biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer health.

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

The $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Clinton, MS wins the magazine’s Gold Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Tax Credits Help New Jersey Manufacturers Create Jobs

Three manufacturing projects expected to create a total of 390 jobs have been approved to receive tax credits under the Grow New Jersey Program.

Vineland Economic Development Department | Vineland, New Jersey

The Economic Development Department serves as your point of contact and liaison to city government for companies looking to start up, expand or relocate in the City of Vineland.

Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York

The major expansion of the train manufacturer’s Steuben County operations is supported by $30 million from New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

Almac Group Creating 312 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The company will invest more than $24.4M in two expansion projects, both in Montgomery County, with the help of a Pennsylvania First Program grant.

Electoral Time Bomb

The Electoral College is a Constitutional crisis waiting to happen.

New Jersey: Pioneering The Future Of Food In The Garden State

New Jersey is leveraging its strength in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to help the food processing sector deploy 21st century chemistry.

Vox Populi

The keepers of the nation's treasures have turned to online crowdfunding to preserve them.

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S., accounting for both operating expenses and rental rates.

New Jersey Companies To Share Over $35M

The 40 growing technology and biotech companies will share the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program funds in FY2017.

Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility

The structural steel fabricator will create 126 new jobs in Caroline County, MD with assistance from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund.

Ministry of Information

If you think the debate over electronic surveillance has been settled, think again.

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

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.

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