BF-Jan/Feb-2024

data center locations

Data Centers Grow Despite Fears Of ‘Complete Halt’

Northern Virginia and Portland, OR tied at No. 1 as top data center regions in North America, according to a Cushman & Wakefield report.
North Carolina business climate

Partnership Drives Success In The Tar Heel State

North Carolina’s commitment to a top workforce, clean energy, and a favorable business climate are credited for the state’s success.
Michigan workforce programs

Michigan Welcomes ‘Risk-Takers,’ ‘Gritty Workers’

Michigan has workforce programs in place to bring business to the state, and has seen continued success in the auto industry.
Louisiana Capital Investment

Louisiana Continues Year-Over-Year Capital Investment Growth

In 2023, the Bayou State garnered projects totaling more than $20 billion for the third year in a row.
Intermodal Facilities

Intermodal Facilities: Moving Up, Around, And About

Intermodal facilities enable goods to flow through the U.S., and locations are updating their offerings.
Florida Economic Growth

Florida Continues To Outpace National Economic Trends

Governor Ron DeSantis credits the Sunshine State’s economic growth to strong infrastructure and local community development.
certified sites

Proper Planning Aids Shovel-Ready Site Development

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds related to certified sites must be used by the end of 2024.
Trenton New Jersey

New Jersey Sees ‘Historic Economic Progress’

Governor Phil Murphy says the Garden State’s workforce and location provide tremendous value to businesses.
Airbus

Aerospace And Defense Industry Locations: Cleared For Takeoff

As the aerospace and defense industry continues to grow, companies look for suitable locations.
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.
City of Henderson

Meeting The Moment In Henderson, NV

Jared Smith, CEcD, Economic Development and Tourism Director, City of Henderson, tells us why this forward-thinking southern Nevada city is primed for the next wave of business.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.
Top Utilities Economic Development

2024 Top Utilities

These top utilities play a key role in state and local economic development endeavors, as well as sustainability efforts.
tax credits

Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Economic Development Awards

Call For Entries! Business Facilities 2024 Economic Development Awards

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.