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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.


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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.

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Latest: 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.

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.

Arizona is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

With its population growing at twice the national rate, Arizona’s growth strategy includes generous incentives, job-training assistance, valued R&D assets and energy conservation.

Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona

Rogers Corporation, a global leader in engineered materials solutions, will relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, CT to Chandler, AZ.

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Oscar Expands In Arizona

The region’s large, skilled workforce, high quality of life, pro-business climate and creative office space options like The Circuit were attractive draws for the company.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

Arizona: Great and Getting Greater

Greater Phoenix, Arizona is a high-tech hub and a growth juggernaut, with unparalleled market access to the Mountain and Western regions of the U.S.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

Centene Opens Service Center In Arizona

The facility will serve as a member and provider call center for Centene's Arizona-based Bridgeway Health Solutions and other health plans across the country.

Industry Focus: Call Centers – Welcome Home

When communicating with call centers, familiarity can make all the difference.

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