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In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.


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In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

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Latest: Don’t Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar! - In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Don’t Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar!

In this free webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright will crunch the latest labor market data and share his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

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Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.

Shut Down Your Zoom…Face-To-Face Meetings Are Back!

This year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event will be live and in-person at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ, October 26-28, 2021.

Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit

Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.

Switch Picks Round Rock For Fifth Exascale Data Center Campus

Switch will build over 1.5 million square feet of Tier 5® data center space next to Dell Technologies’ global headquarters in Round Rock, TX.

Frito-Lay To Create 160 Jobs With Texas Plant Expansion

Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay will invest $200 million in its Rosenberg site, bringing total investment at the location to more than $330 million.

Business Executives’ Optimism About U.S. Economy Hits Three-Year High

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. executives say their companies plan to expand in the next 12 months, up from 58 percent last quarter, finds new AICPA survey.

10 Ways Amarillo, TX Can Help Your Business Succeed

Whether you’re looking for lower taxes, higher education, first-rate incubators, generous incentives or a healthy work-life balance—Amarillo, TX has it all.

Lubbock Lands Over 500 Jobs, $11M In Investment

VXI Global Solutions, CEV Multimedia, Starnik Systems and SIMFLO have all opted to grow in Lubbock.

Whirlpool Investing $15M In Oklahoma Factory

Whirlpool Corporation expects to create 150 news jobs as it invests in new machinery and equipment at its Tulsa, OK operations.

Industrial Parks: Purposefully Constructed For Business Success

With flexible lot sizes and competitive pricing, the Tomball Business & Technology Park offers a robust business climate, attracting a growing list of companies.

SmartAction Relocating Corporate HQ To Texas

Artificial intelligence software company SmartAction will move its headquarters from California to Fort Worth, bringing 81 jobs to Texas. 

Port Laredo, Your Business Partner at the Border!

On the U.S./Mexico border, commercial vehicle imports at the Laredo, Texas Port of Entry rival Detroit’s automotive trade industry. Bring your manufacturing investment to this southern hub on the U.S. automotive corridor!

NRG Energy Relocating Headquarters To Houston

Houston’s diverse workforce, along with the city’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan, were among the key factors driving NRG’s decision.

Israel-Based Aerospace Company Relocating Operations To Oklahoma

TAT Technologies Ltd. is expected to create more than 300 jobs as it relocates its thermal components activities from Israel to Tulsa, OK.

Intel’s $3.5B Investment To Create 700 Jobs In New Mexico

Intel will expand its fabrication facility in Rio Rancho, NM to create a domestic hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing.

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.

BF Location Video: TexAmericas Center Case Study Expal USA

EXPAL USA's CEO, Steve Dart talks about their successful new Texas location in the Texarkana region. See why so many companies are saying yes to a new location at TexAmericas Center​.

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 .

Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth.

Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years

Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.

Nacero To Invest Up To $7B In Texas Gas Manufacturing Facility

Nacero Inc. will build a lower carbon gasoline manufacturing facility at a site in Penwell, TX, employing 350 full time operators and maintenance personnel.

Great Lakes Cheese Investing $185M In Texas Expansion

Cheese manufacturing and packaging company Great Lakes Cheese is expanding with a state-of-the-art packaging facility that will create more than 500 jobs in Abilene, TX.

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China.

March / April 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2021 Issue features a look at the Global Supply Chain and our annual tour of top logistics hubs. Plus, a report from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Carter Wind Turbines Creating 300 Jobs In Oklahoma

Carter Wind Energy will invest $10 million to establish its new wind energy company in Lawton Fort-Sill, OK.

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.

Intel Investing $20B In Arizona Semiconductor Manufacturing Expansion

The Intel expansion project — the largest private investment in state history — includes the construction of two new semiconductor fabrication facilities and will create 3,000 high-tech, high-wage jobs.

ElectraMeccanica Picks Arizona For U.S. Operations Base

The electric vehicle designer and manufacturer will establish its U.S.-based assembly facility and engineering technical center in Mesa, AZ.

95 U.S. Manufacturing Plants Earn 2020 ENERGY STAR Certification

These ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.

MDC Precision Bringing 90 Jobs, FERA Relocating To Texas

MDC Precision will invest $4.45 million in new operations in Pflugerville; FERA Diagnostics and Biologicals will move from New York to College Station, TX.

BF Location Video: REDI East Texas Logistics Center

AR-TX REDI, Texarkana’s regional economic development organization, is home to the REDI East Texas Logistics Center. The 850-acre site is publicly owned and controlled by AR-TX REDI, offering short development timelines with no risk. Learn more.

Texas: Bigger And Better

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

Communication Solutions, LLC Expanding In Oklahoma

Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.

Gap Inc. Investing $140M In Texas Distribution Center

The new Gap Inc. distribution center will create more than 500 jobs in Longview, TX by 2023, and even more over the next five years.

Two HQs On The Grow In Irving-Las Colinas, Texas

CHRISTUS Health is expanding its headquarters, adding 150 new jobs; State Bank of Texas is relocating within Irving-Las Colinas, building a second, four-story office building.

January / February 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 1)

The January / February 2021 Issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards. Plus, our editor's top utility picks, the future of electric vehicles, and more.

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our 2020 Deal of the Year competition drew the most diverse (and impressive) field of projects to date, making it much tougher to narrow down our annual list of Honorable Mentions.

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Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

Canada: Your Investment Destination For Supply Chain Resiliency 

Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

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