Arizona

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Arizona.

Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ: Changing Seasons And Continued Growth

Find out for yourself why more and more businesses and individuals are choosing Flagstaff, AZ as their new home.
2021 LiveXchange

Business Leaders Hail The Return Of In-Person BF LiveXchange

With more than 260 one-on-one meetings, Business Facilities’ 2021 LiveXchange event came roaring back to life last week in Tucson, AZ.
domestic extremists, keynote

FBI, DOJ Must Root Out White Supremacist, Law Enforcement Links

In his LiveXChange Keynote presentation, former FBI special agent Mike German called for a national strategy to root out law enforcement with links to white supremacist groups.
domestic extremists, keynote

Whistleblower To Detail Domestic Threats To Democracy At LiveXchange

October 27 at LiveXchange, ­former FBI special agent and whistleblower Michael German will discuss steps law enforcement must take to combat home-grown extremists.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
Amazon logistics

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.
Health Care

Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care

Building a resilient post-COVID health care workforce will require data-driven solutions to meet evolving employee needs, according to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Health Care report.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.
2021 State Rankings

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
Metro Rankings

Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets

Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
2021 State Rankings

Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline

Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.
17th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
Business Facilities LiveXchange Tucson, AZ

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.
Arizona

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.
Local Government Leadership Program

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 .
March / April 2021

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.
Intel Arizona

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 Vehicles Corp.

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.
Minimum Wage

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
biotech companies

Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships

From supplements to skincare, it may be surprising to learn that biotech companies are routinely being sought after to help resolve issues such as taste and sustainability.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.