Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. BF-Jan/Feb-2016 articles below.
Known as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America.
The U.S. auto industry recorded its best year ever in 2015, selling 17.5 million cars and light trucks in the U.S., nearly $570 billion in revenue and a 5.7 percent increase over last year.
A joint venture will build a new $1.9-billion ethane cracker and a $1.1-billion glycol plant on a Lake Charles site in Calcasieu Parish.
Financial assistance and incentives are approved for four companies that will invest $254 million and create 241 new jobs.
On a statewide bus tour, Gov. Rick Scott hails Florida’s success creating new jobs, calling for $1 billion in tax cuts and the creation of a $250-million Florida Enterprise Fund.
Louisiana is strengthening initiatives to help existing employers grow through its LED Business Expansion & Retention Group, while stepping up efforts to site emerging business opportunities from key investors in the Americas and across the globe.
Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.
The Bronze Award winner in BF’s 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition will generate an estimated $17.7 billion in economic impact for the region over the next 10 years.
The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.
The Crimson Tide is rolling, big time, and now it’s brought in our top honor: Alabama is BF’s 2015 State of the Year.