Olympic View Industrial Park, Port of Bremerton, Washington

High Tech Keeps Evergreen State Clean

With 50,000 miles of rivers and streams, Washington has been able to use its natural resources to create a cleaner energy portfolio.
Nebraska: The Silicon Prairie

Nebraska: The Silicon Prairie

The Cornhusker State provides a personable business climate with broad opportunities, including a new industrial site in York County, NE.
Louisiana, Governor Jeff Landry, Economic Development

New Economic Development Legislation Aims At “Positioning Louisiana To Win”

Signed today by Governor Landry, the bill applies national best practices to structure and operations at Louisiana Economic Development (LED).
Michigan Central Station

Renovated Michigan Central Station To Reopen In Detroit

Ford acquired the abandoned train station in 2018 as the centerpiece of Michigan Central, a 30-acre technology and cultural hub in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Plus, Sartorius launches its new Center of Excellence for bioanalytics in Ann Arbor.
NJ FAST

Fintech And Film Industries Grow In New Jersey

In Hoboken, NJ FAST is the Garden State's fourth Strategic Innovation Center and will support R&D, innovation, and entrepreneurship in fintech and insuretech. Meanwhile, Netflix and 1888 Studios tap into film tax credits.
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.
New York

New York State Returns To ‘Cutting Edge’ Of Manufacturing, Innovation

Governor Kathy Hochul is committed to continuing to improve New York’s economy through revitalizing business districts and new workforce initiatives.
California data center

$600M Joint Venture Will Bring First xScale Data Center To U.S.

The first xScale data center in the U.S., known as SV12x, will be located in California's Silicon Valley. Plus, solar microgrid project breaks ground in Northern California tribal community.
New Jersey Economic Growth

New Jersey: Economic Growth Renewed

New Jersey saw a landmark year in 2023, with artificial intelligence (AI), life sciences, and manufacturing contributing to the Garden State's economic growth.
Military Communities

Military Communities Serve As Opportunity Zones For Nearby Cities

Opportunity zones help defense contractors address nation’s aging military industrial base. Plus, Viewpoint: Federal Opportunity Zones As Business Recruitment Tool
Hackensack Meridian Health, Health And Wellness Center, New Jersey Transit, Metropark Station

First U.S. Healthcare Center At Major Travel Hub Takes Off In NJ

The $200M Hackensack Meridian Health project will bring comprehensive, easily accessible healthcare to New Jersey Transit's Metropark Station.
Northwest Ohio

Why? Northwest Ohio

Dean Monske, President & CEO, Regional Growth Partnership, shares how workforce and project-ready sites are spurring a renaissance for distribution operations and other industries in northwest Ohio.
City of Henderson

Meeting The Moment In Henderson, NV

Jared Smith, CEcD, Economic Development and Tourism Director, City of Henderson, tells us why this forward-thinking southern Nevada city is primed for the next wave of business.
LG NOVA West Virginia

LG Launches $700M Strategic Initiative To Grow Tech Ventures In West Virginia

LG NOVA projects expected to bring 275 jobs to West Virginia; spur growth of new technologies, investments and economic development; establish Appalachian Region innovation corridor.
Smart City

The Last Word: The Rise Of The Smart City

Smart City labels and initiatives are one marker for companies seeking locations that offer cutting-edge infrastructure for business and residents.
Entertainment District

$2B Entertainment District Planned At Potomac Yard In Alexandria, VA

The Entertainment District, which will break ground in 2025 and open in late 2028, is expected to create approximately 30,000 jobs over the next several decades.
Colorado Quantum

Colorado: A Global Leader In Quantum

This article discusses the unlocking of a global quantum future through Colorado’s Advanced Industries ecosystem.
Drexel Rail Site

Historic Drexel Rail Site Readies For Its Next Chapter

When the Drexel Furniture factory left town in the late ’90s, it took crucial jobs and community support with it. Discover how the public power Town of Drexel is writing this 100-acre rail site’s next chapter.
Deal Of The Year

2022 Deal of the Year Winners: Where Are They Now?

Business Facilities revisited 2022 Deal of the Year winners as economic development organizations submitted for this year's awards.
U.S. Tech Hubs

EDA Announces 31 Tech Hubs Across U.S. 

New Tech Hubs program will drive regional innovation and job creation by strengthening a region’s capacity to manufacture, commercialize, and deploy technology.
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 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

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.