Nebraska

Nebraska (NE), USA | This news section includes articles related to corporate real estate, economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection choices in NE.

build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
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Growing In Nebraska

Revitalization funding boosts job training, small business growth, and affordable housing in Nebraska, and data mining finds a home in York County.
tech talent

CBRE Releases Annual Tech Talent Scorecard For 2022

CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent report ranks the top 75 tech markets in the U.S. and Canada and outlines the industry’s job-growth trends amid economic shifts and increased remote hiring.
May / June 2022 Issue

May / June 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 3)

Business Facilities' May / June 2022 issue focuses on workforce development, including STEM, higher education partnerships, quality of life, and more.
3M Valley

3M To Invest $58M In Nebraska Expansion

3M will create approximately 50 new jobs as it expands production of its respiratory and hearing protection products in Valley, NE.
May / June 2021

May / June 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 3)

The May / June 2021 Issue features a look at millennial magnets and customized training programs. Plus, how the manufacturing industry can keep and attract workers.
Top Utilities

Top Utilities: Power Players

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.
Top Utilities

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.
advanced manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
Sidney Nebraska

Agri-Plastics Investing $4.5M In Nebraska

The Canadian company will establish a nearly 160,000-square-foot operation in Sidney, NE where it will manufacture calf housing products. 
Blair NE

Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

The company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.
utilities

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.
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Facebook Chooses Silicon Prairie

The social media giant is building a 970,000-square-foot data center campus in Papillion, NE, scheduled to be online in 2020.
economic development

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.
2016 rankings

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.
York Nebraska

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development awards $267,955 to help upgrade York Cold Storage’s facility.
March/April 2016

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.
food processing

Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.

Silicon Prairie

Droves of high-tech startups are putting down roots in the Great Plains.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.

Rankings & Awards

September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[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.