Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Arizona articles below.
Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The electric vehicle designer and manufacturer will establish its U.S.-based assembly facility and engineering technical center in Mesa, AZ.
Millennials are looking for all of the excitement and amenities found in large urban centers, but at a much lower cost and with the better overall quality of life found in mid-sized cities.
Avondale, Arizona offers a low cost of doing business, uncomplicated permitting process, access to critical transportation corridors, and a deep talent pipeline of skilled workers.
Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report.
Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State.
The IRS has extended a critical deadline for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones until the end of the year, hoping to entice investors who have largely sat on their money during the global pandemic.
A regional medical hub, excellent education resources and a top-notch workforce converge where the high desert meets the tall mountains in Sierra Vista, AZ.
In Arizona, advanced manufacturing is busy integrating new technologies into products and processes, transforming industries, outputs and the workforce they require to succeed in today’s global market.
In Arizona, Tucson’s Office of Economic Initiatives has been focused entirely on helping small business navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.
Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.
Production-related issues and order cancellations slowed the commercial aerospace sector last year, but long-term demand for passenger jets remains robust.
The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.
With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.
The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.
A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ.
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.
Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.
The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.
The company recently celebrated the opening of its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Mesa, AZ.
Goodyear has many successful FTZs, which help foreign and international businesses establish and grow operations while limiting tariffs and fees.
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.
The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.
The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.
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’s Fab 42 will target advanced 7 nm technology and will create approximately 3,000 high-tech, high-wage jobs in Arizona.
The facility will bring over 2,000 projected new jobs and more than $700 million in capital investment to Casa Grande, AZ by 2022.
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, a global leader in engineered materials solutions, will relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, CT to Chandler, AZ.
Caterpillar Inc. will create more than 600 new jobs over five years at its new surface mining and technology offices in Tucson, AZ.
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.
A skilled, knowledge-based workforce and a competitive business climate have given Arizona one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.
City of the Future
Strategically positioned in the Southwest, the Greater Phoenix area is one of 10 U.S. markets projected to experience 85% of the...