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San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.


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San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.

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For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.

November / December 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 6)

The November/December 2021 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: State Profiles and Featured Locations Directory. Plus, a look at the manufacturing, automotive, film, tourism and retail industries.

Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa

With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.

Collins Aerospace To Create 60 Jobs With Kansas Expansion

Collins Aerospace will use its new 279,000-square-foot facility for the manufacture of its interior product line.

FBI, DOJ Must Root Out White Supremacist, Law Enforcement Links

In his LiveXChange Keynote presentation, former FBI special agent Mike German called for a national strategy to root out law enforcement with links to white supremacist groups.

Global Plastic Manufacturer ALPLA Selects Missouri For New Facility

ALPLA Inc. will construct a new 246,000-square-foot facility in Kansas City, MO, creating 75 jobs.

Whistleblower To Detail Domestic Threats To Democracy At LiveXchange

October 27 at LiveXchange, ­former FBI special agent and whistleblower Michael German will discuss steps law enforcement must take to combat home-grown extremists.

Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

Medline Invests $77.5M In New Kansas Distribution Center

Medline has outgrown its current facility; will create 100 jobs at new distribution center in Bonner Springs, KS.

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.

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 Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.

Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota

Amazon's new 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 1,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota.

Berry Global Group Expands Production In Kansas

Berry Global Group's $61 million investment will create over 60 jobs in Lawrence, KS.

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.

Two Agtech Companies Growing In St. Louis Region

AeroFarms will establish a new indoor vertical farm, Ostara will invest $25 million In the St. Louis region.

July / August 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 4)

The July / August 2021 Issue features our 17th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, working where you want to live.

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.

Business Facilities’ 2021 Metro Rankings Report

Millennials are migrating into Connecticut from New York City and Boston in droves, making Greater Hartford, CT the top-ranked Millennial Magnet in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual 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.

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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Location Spotlight: Virginia I81-I77 Crossroads

The VIAA region is composed of five counties and one city in the Southwestern region of Virginia, with one of the leading trucking routes traversing the region.

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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.