Mtex Antenna Technology Brings $16M Investment To New Mexico

A Germany-based antenna and telescope technology company, mtex, will expand to Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a $16 million investment.
Generac Power Systems

Generac Power Systems Could Bring 400 Jobs To Dodge County, WI

Generac Power Systems, an energy technology solutions company, could bring 400 jobs to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, if the city approves.
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.
Amazon HQ2

In Arlington, VA, Amazon HQ2 Joins The Neighborhood

The world's largest retailer opened its Metropolitan Park site in May and is set to transform the city's National Landing community.
LiveXchange

Listen Now: Show Me The Money (Supply)

Noted economist Dr. Anirban Basu delivered the opening keynote at Business Facilities LiveXchange in Myrtle Beach, SC this Spring.
GDP growth

Economic Outlook, GDP Growth Data From OECD

Headline inflation is projected to recede gradually through 2023 in most G20 countries, from 8.1% in 2022 to 5.9% in 2023 and 4.5% in 2024.
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.
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.
green job

Green Skills Shortage Focus Of New OECD Report

“Bridging the Great Green Divide” shows the share of workers in green-task jobs grew just 2 percentage points across 30 OECD countries over the last decade.
innovation economy

Shifts For The Innovation Economy

Here’s a look at five key forces reshaping the geography and evolution of the innovation economy, courtesy of the team of advisors at Resonance.
climate

New Report: Climate-Related Issues Impacting CRE In 2023

The ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2023 report from ULI and Ferguson Partners identifies five key issues expected to impact CRE decisions this year.
entrepreneurs

Expanding Economies With Entrepreneurs & Home Grown Firms

Locations looking to replace the loss of large, often industrial business, can look at resources to support start-ups and other smaller operations.
global resilience

FM Global Resilience Index Helps Guide Location Decisions

The online tool from FM Global, a RI-based mutual insurance company, provides data on risk conditions for businesses choosing new locations, evaluating supply chains, and other important factors.
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.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Eric Voyles, TexAmericas Center

Eric Voyles, Executive Vice President & Chief Economic Development Officer, TexAmericas Center, discusses military site remediation, impact of COVID-19 on development, and low-cost, reliable electricity.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.
Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
Nevada renewable energy

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.
Community Collaborative Initiative

New Jersey Expands Brownfields And Urban Development Efforts

The Community Collaborative Initiative (CCI) will be expanded to nine new municipalities around the state, including Newark and Paterson. 
CloudOne

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.
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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[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: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.