New York

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout New York.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Lesley Whatley, Director, START-UP NY

START-UP NY officially launched on January 1, 2014 and has already received significant interest from the business community. Find out how this new program is taking off.

ConEd Offering Incentive For Peak Load Curtailment; Registration Ends May 1

Huge boost in energy "peak load" financial incentives in Summer 2014 for NYC's largest energy users, but business owners and institutions must act soon.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Tidal Wave of the Future

If a hydrokinetic pilot project in the East River is successful, the lights will come on in NYC when the tide comes in.

Reefer Madness

Ready or not, legalized marijuana is shaping up to become a leading growth sector in the U.S.

Spanning the Hudson

In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle's list of dynamic cities.

BUSINESS REPORT: Fracking Boom Spurs Growth Of Supply Chain In Upstate NY

Alita USA Holdings has chosen Buffalo as the site of its new $102-million steel pipe plant, which will supply natural gas drilling operations in the multi-state Marcellus shale formation.

Remembering Ed Coene

A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Ford Adds Jobs, Invests Millions In Buffalo Stamping Plant

Ford will invest $150 million in Buffalo Stamping Plant and add 350 new jobs at the facility to support future product growth.

FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth

Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Regeneron And BioMed Realty Break Ground On New R&D Facility In Westchester County, NY

BioMed Realty estimates that the new buildings will be occupied by Regeneron in late 2015.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

New Sponsor Joins LiveXchange!

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise of New York has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014...

Bayer HealthCare Opens U.S. Headquarters In Whippany, NJ

Largest employer in Hanover Township represents $250 million investment in New Jersey.

After Sandy: New Report Looks At Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use

Urban Land Institute report offers recommendations on strengthening community resiliency based on the reality of a post-Sandy world.

Nano Utica Will Make Mohawk Valley New York Hub Of Nanotech Research

Investment by leading technology companies will create 1,000 new jobs, establish computer chip commercialization consortium to jump-start Nano Utica under construction at SUNYIT.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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