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.
Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training
In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
ExxonMobil Invests $400M In Wyoming Carbon Capture, Storage
Investment in carbon capture and storage at LaBarge, WY facility reduces greenhouse gas emissions, supports corporate-wide emission-reduction plans.
Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021
Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
Wyoming: Microsoft Expansion Of Cheyenne Data Center Underway
The $200-million project, announced in 2015, was not needed until this year due to improved server efficiency.
Serving The Cloud: Data Center Supply Races To Meet Demand
Completion of new data center projects started in 2016 will create enough new server capacity to meet the voracious appetite of expanding cloud providers, easing a shortage of available storage space.
Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report
The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century.
A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.
Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger
Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.
Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards
With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.
An $8-billion project would compress wind from Wyoming in Utah caves and ship the energy to L.A.
Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.
FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth
Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.
BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders
WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.
Searing Industries To Build New Facility Near Cheyenne, WY
The heavy manufacturing company will help diversify the area’s economy. Heavy manufacturing jobs, in particular, are very good jobs and create a lot of spinoff economic activity.
INDUSTRY FOCUS: Data Centers – Growing by Gigabytes
From the snow-capped Rockies of Wyoming to the scenic vistas of the Tennessee Valley, new data centers are popping up across the landscape as a hot growth sector continues to expand. From the May/June 2012 issue