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Emerson Expands In Round Rock, CyberLandr Moves To Austin

Emerson will invest $9 million, create at least 50 new jobs; CyberLandr’s new R&D facility will support prototype development of RV/camper designed for Tesla's Cybertruck.
Austin, Texas

Green Dot Corporation Relocating HQ To Texas

Green Dot will establish an Austin-based headquarters as it grows its tech workforce and embraces a “Work from Anywhere” model.
2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.
Oracle headquarters Austin, TX

Oracle Latest Company To Announce Headquarters Move To Texas

Software giant Oracle will move its corporate headquarters from the Silicon Valley to Austin, TX, joining a growing list of companies choosing to shift their bases to the Lone Star State.
Tesla Austin, TX

$1B Tesla Gigafactory Headed For Austin

Tesla's newest Gigafactory will generate $1 billion in capital investment and bring at least 5,000 new jobs to Travis County, TX. 
Kyle, TX

SmileDirectClub Investing $36M In Texas Dental Manufacturing Lab

The new high-tech dental manufacturing lab in Kyle, TX will create 850 new jobs, with help from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
startup ecosystems

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
Google Midlothian

Google Continues Growth In Texas

The tech giant is increasing its presence in the Lone Star State with a new data center in Midlothian and two new office buildings in Austin.
high tech hubs

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
Tomball Business & Technology Park

Texas: Business & Technology Park Expands In Tomball

Hoelscher Weatherstrip Manufacturing Co. is constructing a 193,000-square-foot facility at the 99.5-acre Tomball Business & Technology Park, creating 119 new jobs.
Amazon Austin Tech Hub

Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs

Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.
job requirements

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. 
Provo Utah

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.
Apple Austin, TX

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder.
2018 Metro Rankings Houston

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.
Amazon

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.
Amazon Missouri

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.
metro ranking

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.
technology

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.
Texas

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.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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