Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion
The German company, which operates its biopharm business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, will invest $70 million to expand its Billerica, MA facility.
Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018
Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.
This Just In: New England Will Win Super Bowl LIII
RiseSmart's unemployment rate-based Big Game Predictor has picked the Super Bowl winner with 74 percent accuracy. Boston's rate is lower. Sorry LA.
Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders
New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration
The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.
Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named
Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.
Devens: Winning The Battle For Business
Where troops in full battle gear once lined in formation, high-tech execs squint to take aim at targets today—this time with new patents and breakthroughs in their sights.
May / June 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 3)
The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.
Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.
U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017
At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.
The legal cannabis industry is selling dangerous high-potency infused edible products that will need to be regulated.
Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List
Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.
Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking
Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Less Is More In New England
When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.
California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power
California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.
Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities
ACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S. and highlights cutting-edge efforts.
World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs
The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.
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.
The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ
The shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston.
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.