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The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation's former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.


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The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation's former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

Germ of an Idea

The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation's former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia — Italian Gas Systems Supplier Plants Flag In Weirton

Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.

BUSINESS REPORT: Wisconsin — Wisconsin Wind Works: A Powerful Partner In Wind Energy

A consortium of 300 suppliers and vendors to the wind energy industry in the Badger State are organized in an online directory with 16 product and service categories.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.

General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, CA

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems manufactures large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and Ball Powder® Propellant.

BUSINESS REPORT: Arkansas — Dassault Invests $60 Million In Little Rock Expansion

The maker of Falcon jets will introduce 3D design at its Arkansas production facility, which will grow to 1.25 million square feet when the expansion is completed in 2016. From the May/June 2013 issue.

COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions

From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Jacobs Automation Opens In Northern Kentucky

Manufacturer of automation technology invests more than $1.7 million; will create new jobs.

GE Aviation Opens R&D Center In Bromont, Quebec

Multi-million dollar investment in advanced manufacturing supports aerospace industry.

Tech Park Opens New Digital Media Incubator: Level Up Lab

The Lab was made possible in part through an investment from the Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership that is congressionally mandated to help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives in the 252 counties and parishes of the Delta.

Rock Health Selects Mission Bay, CA For Global Headquarters

Digital health pioneer's new location, immediately adjacent to UC San Francisco's (UCSF) Mission Bay campus, further positions Mission Bay at epicenter of digital health revolution.

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Sol

A robot still working on Mars nearly a decade after it was supposed to conk out puts America's crumbling infrastructure to shame.

Alcoa To Expand Automotive Sheet Capacity In Blount County, TN

Aluminum manufacturer to invest $275 million; will create 200 full-time jobs and 400 construction jobs.

Marshall University Increases Space For Research And Economic Development

School of Medicine partners with Huntington Area Development Council to facilitate expansion.

Who Invented the Chocolate Eggcream?

President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

SynTech Research To Locate Facility In Stillwell, KS

SynTech Research provides research services for the agricultural, biotechnology and food industries. The company anticipates capital investment levels exceeding $3.7 million.

Governors March Into BIO

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wins top honors as BIO's 2013 Governor of the Year.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, State of New Jersey

New Jersey continues to build on its strengths and tax incentives to cultivate new development sectors. From the March/April 2013 issue.

COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report

As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.

HDL, Inc. HQ To Expand In Virginia BioTechnology Research Park

$25 million addition will mirror existing expansion, house 400 additional employees.

Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later

Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Expanding Into New Buildings In Tarrytown, NY

Having started with four employees when it opened its research laboratories at The Landmark at Eastview in 1989, Regeneron now has over 1,300 employees working at the campus.

Cellular Dynamics International Opens Facility In Novato, CA

CDI will lease space from the Buck Institute to derive and bank human induced pluripotent stem cells.

GlaxoSmithKline, Texas A&M To Establish Flu Vaccine Facility In Texas

Team will develop and manufacture GSK’s next generation influenza vaccines to protect the nation against global pandemics.

Detroit Electric Returns To Motor City; 180 Jobs To Be Created

The company HQ will be based in the iconic Fisher Building, located in downtown Detroit. A site has also been identified to assemble the first ever pure electric sports car in Michigan, with production to start in August.

GM To Hire 1,000 High Tech Employees In Phoenix Region

Fourth Innovation Center completes GM's geographic plan for hiring best and brightest from the IT sector.

Mercedes-Benz R&D Opens Expanded TechCenter In Long Beach, CA

Through supporting Daimler R&D, MBRDNA serves a vital role in the Daimler 2020 vision of becoming the top selling luxury brand in the world.

BUSINESS REPORT: Life Sciences Grow High-Wage Jobs in the Beehive State

The average wage for jobs in the Utah life sciences industry is $59,480, or 53 percent above the private-sector average of $38,932. From the January/February 2013 issue

Business Facilities’ 2012 Deal Of The Year: Baxter Bio/Pharma Complex In Georgia Takes Gold

The Baxter bio-pharmaceutical facility, an integrated campus which will include three main manufacturing components as well as warehousing, utilities and lab support facilities, is expected to directly create 1,800 jobs with an economic impact of $6.2 billion.

GM To Open IT Innovation Center In Roswell, GA

Third of four Information Technology Innovation Centers will employ about 1,000 high tech workers.

AllCells Announces Plans To Relocate And Expand U.S Operations

Company consolidates, expands clinical tissue collection and manufacturing in new California facility.

Land O’Frost to Move Headquarters from Illinois to Indiana

Land O'Frost joins a list of companies that have chosen to shift all or parts of their operations to Indiana from neighboring states. Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:56 AM

Roche Diagnostics Breaks Ground In Indianapolis

Mayor joins company and community leaders to break ground on first major element of recently announced $300 million site transformation investment. Nov 21, 2012 @ 1:14 PM

Texas Instruments To Build In Sugar Land, TX

The City of Sugar Land’s Office of Economic Development created a multi-faceted incentive package based on the company creating over $35 million in new capital investment. Nov 8, 2012 @ 11:32 AM

KWIC In Manhattan, KS, Gets EDA Grant

U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) invests $458,000 to support expanded biotechnology research and development and job creation in Manhattan, KS. Oct 5, 2012 @ 11:45 AM

BUSINESS REPORT: Georgia – GT Info Security Center Supports Cyber Start-Ups

Georgia Tech and a bevy of higher education resources in the Peach State are giving new players a leg up in the competition for venture capital funds to seed tomorrow’s industries. From the March/April 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Memphis Bioworks – Breaking Ground On Medical Breakthroughs

The laboratory at UT-Baptist Research Park will bring new research capabilities to Memphis to help speed the FDA approval process. From the March/April 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Sunshine State Shines Light on Innovation

Florida launched a number of major projects in 2011 that are helping to provide momentum for its innovative industry clusters and create higher-paying jobs. From the January/February 2012 issue.

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SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

Civica To Create 186 Jobs With New Virginia Pharmaceutical Facility

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Civica Inc. will build a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the City of Petersburg, VA.

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