USA - New England

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



Overall Friendly States

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.

All the Way Back

The United States finally has recovered all of the jobs we lost in the Great Recession.
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Business Report: Lindt Expands To Add Ghirardelli Line In Stratham, NH

The New Hampshire facility is the chocolate maker’s only plant outside of Switzerland that can process its products from start to finish.

First-Class Visas

Austin, TX is thinking of setting up an immigrant investor program: Fund a project, get a visa.

New Resource Announced For Cities Seeking Innovation And Economic Revitalization

The program will allow city officials access to best practices and advice from national experts on community development, economic development, operations, budget and other key issues.
Providence, RI

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

The Reckoning

Memo to climate change deniers: You're gonna need a bigger boat.

For Whom the Road Tolls

Say goodbye to your free ride on the nation's physical and digital superhighways.

Battle for North America

Germany's auto giants are set to unleash billions of dollars to expand North American production.

Isthmus Interruptus

The world’s most important development project—the expansion of the Panama Canal—may not be completed for another two years.

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.

Call to the Bullpen

Rhode Island readies a new economic development pitch as it cleans up the mess left by the Curt Schilling fiasco.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

The Drone Age

A new era dawns as the FAA clears six drone test sites for takeoff in the U.S.

Losing the Broadband Race

We invented the Internet, but even Romania and Moldova are blowing the doors off the U.S. in high-speed broadband.

Path Cleared To Decommissioning And Site Restoration Of Vermont Yankee

Agreement includes contributions to economic development, clean energy and site restoration.

Crystal Ball 2014

BF doesn't need NSA's help to eavesdrop on the future--we've got a direct connection to next year's headlines!

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.

Blue Thursday

It probably will take a federal law to prevent big retailers from ruining Thanksgiving.

Ambri Opens Manufacturing Facility In Marlborough, MA

Ambri's new factory will produce the company's first prototype systems for deployment in 2014 and 2015.
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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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[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: Capitalize On Opportunity In Washington, DC

Experience the momentum firsthand as Washington, DC sets new benchmarks in the business world. Whether you're a visionary entrepreneur or an established company, our city offers limitless possibilities for your growth and prosperity.