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The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.


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The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.

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CarMax To Create More Than 400 Jobs In Arizona

The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Cybersecurity: Catching Up With The Bad Guys

Millions of skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed on the front lines of the global battle with cybercriminals who are causing trillions of dollars worth of damage annually.

Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

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Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.

Andersen Investing $105M In Arizona

The window and door maker will build a new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, AZ, creating 415 jobs over five years.

Cognizant Arizona Adding 500 New Technology Jobs

The company recently celebrated the opening of its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Mesa, AZ.

Call Centers: Improving the Conversation

Call centers are staying ahead of the curve with unified omnichannel communications, better analytics and instant feedback from social media.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey.

SkyBridge Arizona Heralds New Era In Cross-Border Commerce

The first international air cargo hub to house customs operations for Mexico and the U.S. is expected to create 17,000 jobs in Greater Phoenix.

Retail: Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the retail sector—a fate that was widely assumed to be the outcome of an exponential increase in online purchases of consumer goods—were more than a bit premature.

Goodyear, AZ: Foreign Trade Zones Benefit International Businesses

Goodyear has many successful FTZs, which help foreign and international businesses establish and grow operations while limiting tariffs and fees.

March / April 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 2)

The March / April 2018 Issue features the emerging cybersecurity sector, an exclusive interview with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, plus a look at biopharm, robots, STEM, data centers, and retail.

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.

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.

Nikola Motor Company Chooses Arizona For $1B Investment

The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.

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.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Benchmark Electronics Picks Tempe, AZ For New HQ

The global design, engineering and manufacturing company expects to add approximately 500 new jobs to the greater Phoenix area over the next five years.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Niagara Bottling Investing $76M In Arizona

The 450,000-square-foot facility within the Elliot Road Technology Corridor in Mesa, AZ will create up to 55 new jobs.

Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Industry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Arizona Polymer Flooring Relocates HQ To Phoenix

The 50,000-square-foot campus will serve as APF 's international hub for production, distribution, training and R&D as the company continues its expansion.

Intel Investing $7B In Arizona Next-Generation Semiconductor Factory

Intel’s Fab 42 will target advanced 7 nm technology and will create approximately 3,000 high-tech, high-wage jobs in Arizona.

Lineage Logistics Growing National Network

The warehousing and logistics company will expand two facilities in Texas, and has acquired two more in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

Ascensus To Open New Office In Arizona

The retirement and college savings services provider chose a new location in Tucson's UA Tech Park to help enhance its services in the Pacific Time Zone.

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.

Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing

The facility will bring over 2,000 projected new jobs and more than $700 million in capital investment to Casa Grande, AZ by 2022.

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