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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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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.

TexAmericas Center Designated A Federal Opportunity Zone

The census tract containing the industrial park is among seven in Bowie County, TX, to receive the new federal designation.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jason Ford, Greater Houston Partnership

Greater Houston Partnership's VP of Regional Economic Development discusses his city's recovery from Hurricane Harvey, and opportunities for startups, foreign direct investment, and technology.

Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Lonza Opens World’s Largest Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

The 300,000-square-foot Pearland, TX facility will employ 200 full-time staff by end of 2018 and continue to recruit high-value positions as market demand increases.

JSW Steel Considers $500M Investment In Texas

With the help of a $3.4M Texas Enterprise Fund grant, the India-based company will develop its steel manufacturing infrastructure in Baytown, TX.

Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

$20M Frigitek Facility To Be Built At TexAmericas Center

The $20 million cold storage facility at TexAmericas Center is the result of one-on-one meetings at Business Facilities LiveXchange, and will create at least 100 jobs.

BrightFarms Building Its First Hydroponic Greenhouse Farm In Texas

The state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse will be constructed at an estimated cost of $17 million and create up to 30 “green-collar” jobs for Abilene residents.

Interamerican Foods Opens First U.S. La Moderna Plant

The new $50 million Cleburne, TX plant is the Mexico-based pasta maker's first in the United States.

Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs

A $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.

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.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership between Saudi Arabian Basic Industries and Exxon chooses Corpus Christi, TX for a new $10-billion ethane cracker.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

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.

Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas

The company’s new distribution center in Longview, TX will serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast.

Texas: Prosperity & Proximity

Businesses are flocking on the grand parkway in Texas to Tomball, home to a thriving 100-acre business and technology park.

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.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

The Lone Star State earned Business Facilities' annual award for the third time in recognition of its business friendly climate that welcomes innovation and promises unlimited growth potential in years to come.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

Brakebush Brothers Creating 800 Jobs In Texas

The family-owned chicken products company will build a new processing plant in Greenville, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

DHL Supply Chain, Campbell Soup Bring 120 Jobs To Texas

The newly opened 578,000-square-foot Fort Worth, TX distribution facility enhances Campbell's Midwest distribution operations.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

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.

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