USA - Rocky Mountains

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Rocky Mountains, USA region.



Hydrogen Hubs

$7B Earmarked For America’s First Clean Hydrogen Hubs

Located across the U.S., seven Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs (H2Hubs) will create jobs, strengthen nation’s energy security, and combat climate crisis.
Ridgeway Science & Tech, Boulder, Colorado

Net-Zero Carbon Life Sciences, Tech Facility To Be Built In Boulder

Set to break ground in 2024, Ridgeway Science & Tech will be Colorado's first net-zero carbon, all-electric life sciences building and technology campus.
Fervo Energy Utah

Construction Begins On Next-Gen Geothermal Project In Utah

Signaling a new era for enhanced geothermal energy, Fervo Energy is building the world’s largest next-gen geothermal project in southwest Utah.

Cybersecurity Firm Infinity Labs Expands In Colorado Springs

Infinity Labs, a veteran-founded cybersecurity firm, selected Colorado Springs, Colorado, to expand, citing its “top talent pool."
life sciences

Greater Boston, San Francisco Bay, San Diego Are Top Life Sciences Markets

Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, and San Diego once again reign supreme as the top three U.S. markets for life sciences, according to a new JLL report.
PepsiCo

PepsiCo Beverages North America Expands Distribution Capacity In Idaho

The new facility furthers the company's investment in the Greater Boise area, along with the distinction of being the first in the world to feature external signage of Pepsi’s new logo.
Healthcare Industry Locations

Healthy Growth: Healthcare And Medical Devices Industry Locations

These communities are successfully attracting healthcare and medical device companies with skilled workforce and cutting-edge facilities.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report
19th Annual Rankings Report, 2023 State Rankings

Business Facilities’ 19th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

Business Facilities' 2023 State, Metro, Global Rankings help site selection professionals evaluate locations for corporate expansion.
U.S. Space Command

Update: U.S. Space Command HQ To Stay In Colorado

President Joe Biden has designated Colorado as the permanent location of the U.S. Space Command Headquarters.
Manufacturing Hubs

19th Annual Metro Rankings Report: Manufacturing Hubs, Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Locations in the Midwest and across the South dominate these metro rankings categories focused on making and moving goods.
2023 Metro Rankings

Metro Rankings: Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate HQ

2023 Metro Rankings reveal cities across North America that lead for Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate Headquarters, Food Processing, and Growth.

Texas, Virginia, Louisiana Top 19th Annual State Rankings

Business Facilities 2023 State Rankings reveal Business Climate, Workforce Training, Tech Talent leaders. Plus, the electric vehicle industry drives new growth.
resilience

2023 FM Global Resilience Index Provides Site Selection Insight

Looking at 100+ countries, the commercial property insurer evaluates economic, risk quality, and supply chain resilience factors.
Snake River EDA

Snake River EDA Values Partnerships

Snake River Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Kristen Nieskens discusses ways this regional group is building businesses in western Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Reducing Carbon Emissions

Building Performance Standards Are Key To Reducing Carbon Emissions

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) looks at the expanding role of building performance standards as a key strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings.
Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 1st Annual EDO Awards recognize innovative or impactful programs and initiatives aimed at improving the communities they serve.
innovation

National Science Foundation Awards $1M To First-Ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines

The National Science Foundation will provide the award to 44 unique teams spanning universities, nonprofits, businesses, and others towards creating local innovation ecosystems.

Location Spotlight: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.
Utah Business

Utah Brings In Business

Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox discusses how robust business incentives offer companies vast opportunity in the Beehive State.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

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.