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Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.


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Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

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Latest: Top Utilities: Powering Growth - Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

A New Frontier For Investment In South Carolina

South Carolina's North Eastern Strategic Alliance region attracted more than $850 million in investments in 2017, projects that will create more than 2,200 new jobs.

Universal Forest Products Opening New Facility In South Carolina

The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

Ecomelida Picks South Carolina For First North American Plant

The importer and recycler of waste paper and plastic will invest $52 million its first North American operations, creating 200 jobs in Orangeburg, SC.

Climate Consultants

A Silicon Valley startup tells economic developers it can make 50-year predictions of the impact of climate change on available sites.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

2017 State Of The Year: South Carolina

The Palmetto State’s manufacturing base gets stronger while South Carolina invokes its can-do spirit and leverages impressive resources to expand a diverse set of new growth sectors.

Zeus Industrial Products Expanding In South Carolina

The polymer extrusion manufacturer will create more than 350 new jobs in Calhoun County, SC.

Innovative Vehicle Solutions Expanding In South Carolina

The custom commercial vehicle builder will create 108 new jobs in Charleston County, SC.

Tobacco Company Expanding In Myrtle Beach Region

Over the next five years, Laudisi Enterprises, Inc. plans to add 35 employees at its Horry County, SC operations.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Tidewater Boats Growing In South Carolina

The new Lexington County facility will produce larger boats and generate 100 new jobs.

South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.

Movement Mortgage Doubling HQ In South Carolina

The mortgage company is investing $18 million to expand its headquarters in Fort Mill, SC, and plans to add 700 new employees over the next five years.

South Carolina: York County Leads In Job Growth

In 1Q 2017, York County, SC had the highest percentage increase of employment among the 346 largest counties in the U.S.

Meltdown

In February 2018, the Georgia Public Service Commission will decide the fate of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Can the U.S. nuclear power industry be revived?

Bosch Group Growing In South Carolina

The global technology company will invest $152 million to expand its Anderson County, SC operations, creating 130 new jobs.

Duke Energy Plans To Strengthen South Carolina Energy Grid

Over the next decade, jobs and economic growth are expected to result from the $3 billion investment in the Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

Harbor Freight Tools’ South Carolina Expansion To Create 500 Jobs

The national tool retailer is expanding its Dillon County distribution center for the third time, with the help of job development tax credits and a rural infrastructure grant.

AHT Cooling Systems Growing In South Carolina

The custom refrigeration company will invest more than $5 million to expand its Charleston County, SC operations, resulting in more than 70 new jobs.

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

The concrete manufacturing company will expand its Greenville, SC operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Diversey Investing $6.5M In New South Carolina HQ

The cleaning and hygiene solutions company will create more than 400 new jobs at its new office and research and development operations in York County, SC.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Telecom Cable Company Expanding For Third Time In South Carolina

Prysmian Group’s $15 million investment in Lexington County, SC will increase production of fiber cable as part of a $300 million contract with Verizon.

Volvo Investing Another $520M In South Carolina

The expansion will create 1,910 jobs and will bring Volvo Cars' investment in Charleston, SC to more than $1 billion.

Specialty Films Producer Building New South Carolina Manufacturing Facility

Charter Nex Films will invest $85 million and create more than 110 new jobs at the Richland County, SC operations.

Safeplast NA Investing $4.3M In South Carolina Headquarters

The manufacturer of hose protectors and binding products will invest $4.3 million in a new North American headquarters facility in Pickens County, SC.

Serving The Cloud: Data Center Supply Races To Meet Demand

Completion of new data center projects started in 2016 will create enough new server capacity to meet the voracious appetite of expanding cloud providers, easing a shortage of available storage space.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Wood Products Manufacturer To Create 145 Jobs In South Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products is building a new engineered wood products plant in Chester County, SC. 

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

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