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Canada & International

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

USA - Far West

California Dreamin’

A network of leaders came together at the California Economic Summit to help make sure that opportunity and a sustainable environment are watchwords for growth in the Golden State.

Sports Turns Spotlight Onto Nevada City

Henderson’s Culture of Opportunity makes business expansion easy with agile and accessible government, favorable tax and incentives all paired with a surprising quality of life.

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

USA - Great Lakes

Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan

Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns.

BCforward Bringing 300 New Jobs To Central Indiana

The global IT consulting and staffing firm is expanding its operations in Hamilton County with a new digital training center.  

Zotec Adding 300 Jobs At Indiana Headquarters

The company has broken ground on a new $47 million national headquarters facility that will nearly triple its footprint in Carmel, IN.

USA - Great Plains

Workforce Training & Talent Acquisition

Today’s workforce training and talent acquisition is a multi-faceted effort that brings targeted skills to students, and new workers to locations they’ll be happy to live in.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

Food Processing: Digital Transformation Is On The Menu

Food manufacturers are picking up the pace in adapting to the emerging industrial Internet of Things, with nearly a third of facilities in the sector now utilizing wireless networks.

USA - Mid-Atlantic

New Jersey Expands Brownfields Loan Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has approved a new Brownfields Loan Program that will provide low-interest financing to help complete remediation of vacant or underutilized brownfields sites.

Workforce Training & Talent Acquisition

Today’s workforce training and talent acquisition is a multi-faceted effort that brings targeted skills to students, and new workers to locations they’ll be happy to live in.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

USA - New England

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

Workhuman Adding 150 New Jobs At Dublin HQ

The Irish technology firm is growing its workforce as part of a $4.5 million expansion of its headquarters. 

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

USA - Rocky Mountains

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

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.

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.

USA - Southeast

Horton Holding Creating 125 Jobs In South Carolina

The manufacturer is establishing a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Oconee County, SC.

Chewy Chooses North Carolina For $55M Fulfillment Center

The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.

Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ

The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square. 

USA - Southwest

Workforce Training & Talent Acquisition

Today’s workforce training and talent acquisition is a multi-faceted effort that brings targeted skills to students, and new workers to locations they’ll be happy to live in.

Business Facilities LiveXchange 2019: The Future Is Now

Held at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, the annual event's conference program showcased the prognostications of a futurist and experts in the emerging tools of predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

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Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Cape Coral – A Strategic Location

Ranked among the best places to live and do business, and located in the tax-friendly state of Florida, Cape Coral is a top contender for corporate relocations and business expansions for companies worldwide.

Featured Location Videos

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance | Put Success In Your Corner

Companies located in South Carolina’s Business Corner enjoy quick, easy access to both domestic and international markets, a plentiful and qualified workforce and it’s in a place where the cost of living and doing business are well below the national average. Learn more at www.nesasc.org.

The Editor's Blog

Transformers

Hyper-fast 5G cellular service will require transmitters disguised as mailboxes under small-scale cell towers that double as streetlights.

State By State Incentive Guides (All)

Alabama Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alabama financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Alaska Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Alaska financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arizona Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arizona financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

Arkansas Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of Arkansas financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

California Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of California financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

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Surveys & Research

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

Corporate Real Estate Executives’ Salaries On The Rise

Corporate real estate professionals' salaries increased by an average 5.3 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to a CoreNet Global and FPL Associates survey.

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. 

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

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.

Sponsored Content

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia: The Perfect Place

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.

Louisiana’s Agribusiness Sector Expands

From sustainable row crops such as sugarcane and soybeans, to world-class fisheries, livestock production and vast forestlands, Louisiana is advancing itsr agribusiness industry through value-added projects.

Sports Turns Spotlight Onto Nevada City

Henderson’s Culture of Opportunity makes business expansion easy with agile and accessible government, favorable tax and incentives all paired with a surprising quality of life.

Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats Opens New HQ In Cape Coral

A skilled, available workforce, city incentives, and ample space for its facilities brought the boat builder's $2 million expansion to Cape Coral, FL.

How An Iowa Location Can Improve The Bottom Line

The Iowa Certified Site program streamlines the site selection process and offers multiple options, including a green business park, industrial sites and parks, and mega sites.

All Articles

Horton Holding Creating 125 Jobs In South Carolina

The manufacturer is establishing a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Oconee County, SC.

Chewy Chooses North Carolina For $55M Fulfillment Center

The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ

The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square. 

Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan

Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns.