BF Editors’ Blog

BF Editors’ Blog: On Location, Best Picture Nominees

The film and television industry has significant economic impact. With the upcoming 94th Academy Awards, here's a look at the filming locations for the Best Picture nominees.
AI in site selection

BF Editors’ Blog: How Do You Leverage AI In Site Selection?

Breaking down the pros and cons of AI in site selection and economic development industries, according to an IEDC report .
Zildjian

BF Editors’ Blog: A Site To Stand The Test Of Time

Celebrating its 400th anniversary in 2023, cymbal maker Zildjian has a long history in each of its locations. Whether a startup or a long-established operation, a company's location decision impacts both the foundation and the future of the firm.
arts and culture

BF Editors’ Blog: Arts & Culture Energize Economies

The economic impact of the arts across the U.S. alone is in the billions, and it continues to grow with business leaders and their workforce giving ever more weight to this quality of life factor.

BF Editors’ Blog: Veterans Key To Workforce Development

Veterans account for 5.6% of the U.S. workforce & outweigh civilians in management, business, & financial operations occupations, data shows.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.