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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.


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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.

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Latest: 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.

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.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.

NTT DATA Moving Into New Texas North American HQ

The IT services provider will create 6,377 new jobs and invest more than $28 million in Plano with help from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

Tech Hiring Could Be A Challenge For Second Half Of 2017

New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients.

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Hudson Products Relocating Manufacturing Operation To Texas

The HVAC equipment maker will move the operation to its Rosenberg, TX headquarters, investing $6M and creating 150 jobs.

Ryder Expanding, Creating 200 Jobs In Texas

The company will invest more than $5.2 million in Fort Worth, TX to expand its supply management, logistics, and transportation management operations.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

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.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

State of the Year: Texas

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.

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.

Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI

As Houston gets set to host the Super Bowl this weekend, take a look at the massive transformation America's fourth largest city has experienced in the 13 years since it last hosted the NFL event.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Mexican Standoff

The Dealmaker-in-Chief blows up his first really big negotiation.

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

The $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Clinton, MS wins the magazine’s Gold Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

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.

Cedar Hill, TX Economic Development Corporation

20 minutes from downtown Dallas and 30 minutes from DFW International Airport, Cedar Hill has the business climate and array of economic development services and incentives to help businesses thrive.

Texas Is Tops In Talent Attraction

Collin County and Montgomery County were the only large counties to increase skilled occupation jobs by more than 20 percent from 2011-2015.

It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.

Boeing Consolidating Defense, Space Sites

The effort to improve efficiency will bring jobs to Boeing's Los Angeles County, St. Louis, and Huntsville locations.

Jacobs Engineering Group Relocates Global HQ To Texas

The move from California to Dallas will result in more than 100 jobs and $4M in capital investment, with help from a $1.3M Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S., accounting for both operating expenses and rental rates.

Texas Lands New OKI Data Americas Office

The printing company will create more than 100 jobs, invest over $3.5M in Irving, TX with the help of a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award.

Austin, Texas | NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park

The lagoon features waves for surfers of all levels: from head-high, open face waves with a 35-second ride for experts, challenging open face waves for passionate travel surfers and gentle white water waves for kids and beginners.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S. military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas.

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