USA – New England

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

Boston’s New Fenway Center Development To Begin Construction

The much-anticipated and much-delayed Fenway Center development, solar power and all, just cleared the final barriers to construction.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 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 that 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. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Who Invented the Chocolate Eggcream?

President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.

Doubling Down in NJ

New Jersey is bolstering its casino industry by embracing Internet and on-demand gaming, betting that expanding the pool of gamblers will lift Atlantic City's fortunes.

Zipcar Zipping From Cambridge To Boston, MA

Zipcar has been headquartered in Cambridge since the company was founded in 2000. More than 200 employees will move to Zipcar's new Boston corporate headquarters next year. Dec 6, 2012 @ 3:49 PM

Protein Sciences Corp. Builds Ties In Rockland County, NY

Protein Sciences' expansion will take advantage of a local workforce experienced in biopharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing. Dec 3, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

H3 Biomedicine Expands Cambridge, MA Facilities

The expansion will support an anticipated staff of 75 employees by the end of 2013, an increase in H3 Biomedicine's employee base of 29 in 2011. Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:52 PM

NxStage Opens New HQ in Lawrence, MA

Gov. Deval Patrick joined the celebration of NxStage's new headquarters and applauded the company's commitment to growth in Massachusetts. Oct 18, 2012 @ 11:48 AM

Carter’s, Inc. To Consolidate CT-Based Operations In Atlanta

With the consolidation, Carters expects to incur pre-tax charges of $35 to $40 million over the next 12 to 18 months. Oct 15, 2012 @ 11:22 AM

Charter To Move HQ From St. Louis To Stamford, CT

Additional details to be announced on 10/2/12 regarding the deal that will bring Charter Communications to Stamford, CT. Oct 2, 2012 @ 12:51

FEATURE STORY: Nothing Matters More Than Talent

Unemployment rates are staggering, but what’s even more astounding is that there are thousands of jobs across the U.S. going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers. Workforce development training programs are now Job One. From the July/August 2012 issue

COVER STORY: Digital Media Takes The Prize

Millions of pixels are helping to create thousands of jobs in a new high-growth sector of the economy. From feature films to video games, digital media is spreading its computer-generated wings and flying, from traditional locations like California, Massachusetts and New York to up and coming industry leaders Utah, Louisiana and Rhode Island. From the March/April 2012 issue.
Rhode Island State House (Photo: Thinkstock/Jupiterimages)

FEATURE STORY: Rhode Island Is Big On The Future

Rhode Island is marshalling all of its assets, including a burgeoning Knowledge District in the heart of Providence, to put the state in a prime position to meet the challenges of 21st century economic development. From the March/April 2012 issue

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Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
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September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

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