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Canada & International

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company will invest $1.5 billion in Northwest Indiana and bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to the region.

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

USA - Far West

Marki Microwave Triples Footprint With 60,000 SF Headquarters

Fueled by record sales growth and a strong 2022 outlook, the expansion coincides with Marki Microwave's 30th anniversary.

California: Supplier Diversity Spurs Equity-Driven Development

The Golden State has launched a program that promotes inclusive procurement as the prerequisite for a resilient supply chain.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

USA - Great Lakes

Illinois Investing $15.4M To Boost Wet Lab Development

Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at over $90 million; Another $5 million will expand the Illinois Institute of Technology’s microgrid.

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company will invest $1.5 billion in Northwest Indiana and bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to the region.

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

USA - Great Plains

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

North Dakota: Connecting To The World On Intermodal Rail

North Dakota’s new intermodal rail service is reducing shipping costs for agricultural exports and other goods shipped from the logistics park of ND.

Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge

You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.

USA - Mid-Atlantic

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

Miller Metal Fabrication To Grow Operations In Delaware

Miller Metal's $7 million investment in new Sussex County, DE facility will increase manufacturing capacity, bring employment opportunities.

Resonance Brings Garment Manufacturing Back To NYC

Resonance's new 300-square-foot production facility in NYC is the first of several planned by the company in the coming months.

USA - New England

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.

New England: Balancing Business & Beauty

While parts of the New England economy experienced a setback, much like its fall foliage, the region will soon experience a beautiful change.

OnLogic Plans New High Tech Global HQ In Vermont

Industrial computer manufacturer plans to build new Vermont headquarters, open an office in North Carolina, and expand operations in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Taiwan.

USA - Rocky Mountains

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

Three Expansions To Create More Than 4,100 Jobs In Utah

The technology/solar energy, aerospace, and life sciences companies will invest a total of more than $357 million across Utah.

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

USA - Southeast

Cisco To Open Talent And Collaboration Center In Atlanta, Create 700...

Cisco will invest $41 million in a move to expand and enhance its workforce in the Atlanta metro area.

Bonumose To Invest More Than $27M To Expand In Virginia

Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs. 

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

USA - Southwest

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

Leprino Foods To Invest $870M In Texas Cheese Manufacturing Plant

Mozzarella cheese maker will create 600 jobs in Lubbock, in one of the state’s largest private investments since inception of the Texas Enterprise Fund.

[VIDEO] Mexia is a great place to live (and do business in!), no matter...

Located in the Heart of the Texas Triangle, Mexia’s centrally located community at the intersection of HWY 84 & 14 provides great access to I-35 & I-45. Our lower cost of living, rich history, shovel-ready industrial park sites, regionally based workforce, and abundance of retail are just a few reasons why Mexia should be on your radar!

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Featured Location Spotlights

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.

Featured Location Videos

Invest in Middlesex County – 2020 Business Profile Compilation Video

Take skilled workers and a growing population in a strategic location with shovel ready sites, easy transportation links and low business costs. Add advanced technology, global business leaders and world class education and research facilities, and you have Middlesex County; right in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

The Editor's Blog

September 11: 20 Years Later

What has not changed since September 11, 2001. (Re-published from September 9, 2016.)

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

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For Industry Transformation

A new World Economic Forum report maps how the real estate industry can transform to ensure buildings and cities are liveable, sustainable, resilient, and affordable.

Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to create a remote workforce, and the change may be permanent, according to a new report from Velocity Global.  

Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021

A survey of Site Selectors Guild members reveals the key trends impacting corporate location decisions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world. 

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically By Generation

While Millennials prioritize better hardware, Gen X wants more flexible work schedules to care for their families and Baby Boomers want a raise, finds the Nintex Workplace 2021 Study.

Sponsored Content

Jacksonville Fosters Growth, Innovation For Medical Device Manufacturers

A deep workforce, a vibrant and innovative medical ecosystem and a multitude of tax and lifestyle benefits make Jacksonville the ideal home for medical device manufacturers.

[VIDEO] Mexia is a great place to live (and do business in!), no matter how you pronounce it.

Located in the Heart of the Texas Triangle, Mexia’s centrally located community at the intersection of HWY 84 & 14 provides great access to I-35 & I-45. Our lower cost of living, rich history, shovel-ready industrial park sites, regionally based workforce, and abundance of retail are just a few reasons why Mexia should be on your radar!

New Logistics Park a “Game-Changer” in Northwest Ohio

Located adjacent to the CSX Intermodal, Logistics Park Ohio is a new 2.5 million square-foot development which provides businesses reduced transportation costs, lower supply chain expenses, and ultimately mitigates risk and increases profits.

[VIDEO] Mastered In Tennessee

Companies all across the globe know it’s not just Tennessee's central location, low debt, or pro-business environment that keeps bringing world-class brands to our state. Leaders in the business world rely on Tennessee’s dedication to craftsmanship, our resilience and pioneering vision that we put into everything we do.

Highlands County, Florida: “The Center of Everything”

Highland County, Florida's ideal location makes the area primed to quickly receive, produce, and distribute goods and services regionally and globally.

All Articles

Cisco To Open Talent And Collaboration Center In Atlanta, Create 700 Jobs

Cisco will invest $41 million in a move to expand and enhance its workforce in the Atlanta metro area.

Illinois Investing $15.4M To Boost Wet Lab Development

Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at over $90 million; Another $5 million will expand the Illinois Institute of Technology’s microgrid.

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company will invest $1.5 billion in Northwest Indiana and bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to the region.

Bonumose To Invest More Than $27M To Expand In Virginia

Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs. 

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.