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The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.


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The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

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Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.

Location Spotlight: City of Cape Coral, A Market on the Rise

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.

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.

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.

Palm Beach County Lands 200 New Engineering Jobs

Parametric Solutions, Inc. will add 200 employees at its office and manufacturing facility in Jupiter, FL with help from a Quick Response Training grant.

Digital Animation Company Relocating To Florida

Arrow Sky Media will be among the first companies to locate in downtown Orlando’s Creative Village.

Fort Myers Lands 600 New Jobs

Gartner, Inc. will invest more than $21M to expand its Lee County, FL IT research and advisory operations with the help of Florida's Quick Response Training program.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, Tampa, FL

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa, FL, discusses his city’s fast-growing job market, highly-ranked business tax structure, infrastructure improvements, and efforts to become a leader in STEM-oriented manufacturing.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

BlueLine Associates Chooses Tampa For Global HQ

The professional services firm will relocate its global headquarters from North Carolina, creating 150 new jobs.

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.

Amazon Plans Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center

The 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the art fulfillment and distribution center will create an additional 1,000 full-time jobs in Jacksonville.

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

The $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Clinton, MS wins the magazine’s Gold Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Johnson & Johnson Celebrates New Florida Global Services Center

The company’s new $23M North American shared services headquarters in Tampa houses more than 250 employees, another 250 professionals will be hired over the next three years.

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida

The aerospace company's new maintenance and engineering facility will create 400 jobs at Pensacola International Airport.

Biotech Company Establishing HQ In Florida

CTD Holdings will invest $2.75M and create 51 jobs at its new corporate headquarters in Jupiter, FL.

Jellyfish Health Expanding In Florida

The health technology company will expand its Panama City, FL operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Florida: To Space and Beyond

When people look up in Florida, they see more than just the sun shining. They see a bright future with a limitless horizon.

AutoZone Chooses Florida For New Distribution Facility

The auto parts retailer and distributer will invest $50M in Ocala, FL, creating 240 jobs.

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