Jacksonville, FL Fintech

Jacksonville Delivers Bold Advantages For Fintech Firms

With a commitment to growing world class talent, Jacksonville is an ideal location for fintech companies looking to grow and succeed.
Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI)

Indiana Launches $500M Quality Of Place, Talent Attraction Initiative

The Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) encourages communities to create shared visions and strategies to accelerate economic resilience, long-term growth.
Arizona

Advancing In Arizona: Not Just A Pretty Face

Known for some of the most striking views in the country, the Grand Canyon State is proving it’s more than meets the eye, demonstrating success in a variety of key sectors.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Picked For LEED Government Leadership Program

Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .
mRNA vaccines

Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles

Successful introduction of mRNA vaccines has created a platform for the rapid development of new treatments.
real estate industry transformation

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For Industry Transformation

A new World Economic Forum report maps how the real estate industry can transform to ensure buildings and cities are liveable, sustainable, resilient, and affordable.
Box Elder County, Utah

Utah: Good To Great

Box Elder County, Utah is consistently learning and growing, with more and more to offer the business community.
Joplin, MO

Making It Happen In Joplin, Missouri

Entrepreneurs are flocking to the Joplin region, where they can leverage a low cost of living, world-class transportation infrastructure and a regional workforce.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Headquarters Of Home-Grown Giants

Every Fortune 500 company headquartered in Arkansas began as a small, family-owned business.
San Antonio, TX

Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion

Skipcart, Matthews International and SafeRide Health will create a total of more than 250 new jobs in the region.
data centers

Data Centers: Growing By The Gig

As more companies put their business activities on the cloud, data centers with the potential for scalability and proximity to cloud “on ramps” are better poised to compete, according to CBRE’s latest report.
Texas

Texas: Bigger And Better

From a skilled, growing workforce to low taxes and competitive incentives, everything is bigger and better in Texas.
Discover Chicago

Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood

Discover will hire locally for nearly 1,000 new jobs, employ minority-owned businesses in the renovations and operation of the former Target store in the city's Chatham neighborhood.
Florida State Focus

Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges

From COVID challenges to the road to recovery, not unlike many others, Florida is dealing with new territory in 2021.
Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where You Want To Live

Millennials are looking for all of the excitement and amenities found in large urban centers, but at a much lower cost and with the better overall quality of life found in mid-sized cities.
Rio Grande Valley

TaskUs Grows Further With Latest Rio Grande Valley Expansion

The tech-enabled business services company delivering CX, AI operations, and content security to the world’s most innovative companies is opening its newest location in Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis

Colorado Governor’s Report: Ready To Scale New Heights

Gov. Jared Polis is keeping Colorado ahead of the curve on today’s biggest challenges, including providing recovery relief for small businesses and preparing to lead the clean-energy economy.
Avondale, AZ

Discover Your EDGE in Avondale

Avondale, Arizona offers a low cost of doing business, uncomplicated permitting process, access to critical transportation corridors, and a deep talent pipeline of skilled workers.
November / December 2020

November / December 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 6)

In the November / December 2020 Issue, we unveil our new 21st Century Site Seekers' Guide and Site Seekers’ Guide Featured Locations Directory. Plus an update on economic development's response to COVID-19.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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