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
With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.
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.