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.



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.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Names Inaugural Class of 2023: EDO Awards

The Economic Development Organization Awards highlight nascent and established programs and incentives making an impact on community growth.
Wyoming

Wyoming Expanding Horizons

With a low tax burden, the state is attracting business by investing in shovel-ready sites and a skilled workforce.
LEED for cities

LEED For Cities Program Adds 2023 Cohort

The U.S. Green Building Council program assists local governments plan and track progress on sustainability, resilience, and equity goals aimed at LEED for Cities certification.
Amprius Colorado

Amprius Technologies Picks Colorado For Gigawatt-Hour Scale Factory Site

Colorado's geographic location, manufacturing infrastructure, factory capacity potential and comprehensive incentives package helped land Amprius Technologies' lithium-ion battery plant.
Colorado

Cutting-Edge Colorado

Advanced industries are thriving in the Centennial State with a skilled workforce and targeted incentives to support continued growth.
Texas Instruments Lehi Utah

Texas Instruments Will Invest $11B In New Utah Fab

TI's new 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fab, located next to its existing operation in Lehi, will be the largest economic investment in Utah history.

Procter & Gamble Paper Products Expands In Utah

The Procter & Gamble project is expected to bring 100 new jobs to Box Elder County, UT in the next 20 years, as well as millions of dollars in investment.
TOP UTILITIES

Top Utilities 2023: Powering Business

Utilities help keep economies growing: These Top Utilities of 2023 provide energy and play a vital role in the site selection process.
green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
economic development

U.S. Economic Development Administration Gets $1.6B For 2023

New funding will accelerate regional economic development, promote national security, aid disaster recovery, and support distressed communities nationwide.
Hempitecture Idaho

Hempitecture Opens Energy Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Idaho

In Jerome, Idaho, Hempitecture facility produces sustainable bio-based nonwoven products for multiple industries using renewable energy.

November / December 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 6)

The November/December 2022 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: Location Profiles. Plus, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, renewable energy, infrastructure, and more.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
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.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
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.

[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.

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.