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Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.


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Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base

Selection of Florida’s National Guard to host the new Joint Strike Fighters could have an annual economic impact of $100 million for the region.

Learn How To Evaluate And Negotiate Incentives

This LiveXchange seminar will address key issues related to maximizing the value of incentives in the negotiating process.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex

Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.

The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

This LiveXchange seminar will explore the transformation now impacting the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result.

Quite Simply Hesperia, CA Works For Business

Hesperia has it all: a strategic location with great access to markets and a growing community that offers a low cost of living and a low cost of doing business.

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.

HARIBO Picks Wisconsin For First North American Manufacturing Facility

The German candy maker will invest $242M and employ 400 at a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI expected to open in 2020.

Lilly To Invest $850M In U.S. Capital Projects in 2017

The pharmaceutical giant’s significant investment in manufacturing diabetes medicines will continue with a new $85 million commitment in Indianapolis.

Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade?

Business Facilities LiveXchange will feature an incisive panel discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Enemy Of The People

Only 14 Americans have ever been convicted of treason, a number that may increase soon.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Monster Moto Celebrates New Louisiana Headquarters

The youth-market vehicle company invested $4M to relocate its headquarters from Dallas to Ruston, LA, where it will create 287 over the next decade.

18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

The $6.2 million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses.

Billy Demong To Present Business Facilities LiveXchange Keynote

Demong—five-time Olympian, 2010 Olympic Champion, and Executive Director of USA Nordic Sport —will share how the world’s greatest athletes use a business approach to guarantee success at the highest level.

GE Healthcare Expanding South Carolina MRI Plant

The $40M expansion is projected to create 100 jobs at the company’s existing MRI components production operations in Columbia, SC.

Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market

Global prime office rents showed the most growth in Europe, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s new Global Prime Office Rents survey.

Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

It looks like 2016 gave Utah a lot to buzz about, with predictions for this year likely to follow suit on a more moderate yet positive scale.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

The Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Bearing of the Green

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

Logistics Company Creating Up To 257 Jobs In Indiana

Spot Freight Inc. will invest over $2M to expand in Indianapolis, and receive tax credits and training assistance grants from the state.

Arizona Polymer Flooring Relocates HQ To Phoenix

The 50,000-square-foot campus will serve as APF 's international hub for production, distribution, training and R&D as the company continues its expansion.

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