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

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Latest: 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.

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.

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

Top 10 states ranked in energy efficiency: MA, CA, NY, OR, CT, RI, VT, WA, MD, and IL; five states most needing improvement: ND, WY, SD, AK, MS; five states most improved: MS, ME, KS, OH, and WV.

Team USA Goes for Gold

SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

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.

Moderna Therapeutics Expands In New HQ And Lab In Cambridge, MA

The new site will be the center of Moderna's R&D and provide a significant increase in laboratory space.

We ARE the Government

It's time to shut down the anarchists in Washington and remind them who really runs this country.

Connecticut Setting Groundwork To Become First EV Friendly State

More charging stations are on the horizon, as the state gears up for customers who opt to buy rather than lease their electric vehicles.

Report Ranks U.S. Cities’ Efforts To Save Energy

Boston earns top honors in a new report ranking 34 of America's largest cities on their efforts to cut energy use and costs; all cities have opportunity to save more.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Send in the Drones

As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Entergy To Close, Decommission Vermont Yankee In 2014

Decision driven by sustained low power prices, high cost structure and wholesale electricity market design flaws for Vermont Yankee plant. Focus to remain on safety during remaining operation and after shutdown.

Rising Tide

The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

SPECIAL REPORT: Devens – Secret Weapon In The Battle For Business

A 4,400-acre former military base in the heart of Massachusetts is helping startups and industry leaders succeed and conquer.

Rebuilding Task Force Releases Rebuilding Strategy For Sandy-Affected Region

Strategy will ensure families, small businesses and communities are stronger, more economically competitive and better able to withstand future storms and serve as a model for communities across the country

Can Your Dog Fetch a Kindle?

Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

California is Rolling in Dough

Three years after a $60-billion deficit threatened to sink the Golden State, state legislators are arguing over how to spend a surplus.

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

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