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Arkansas

Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers

The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.
Texas

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.
Florida

Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base

Selection of Florida’s National Guard to host the new Joint Strike Fighters could have an annual economic impact of $100 million for the region.
Kansas City KS

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.
Louisiana

Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex

Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.
Hesperia

Quite Simply Hesperia, CA Works For Business

Hesperia has it all: a strategic location with great access to markets and a growing community that offers a low cost of living and a low cost of doing business.
Data Centers

Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger

Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.

Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

It looks like 2016 gave Utah a lot to buzz about, with predictions for this year likely to follow suit on a more moderate yet positive scale.
Robert Buckhorn Tampa FL

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, Tampa, FL

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa, FL, discusses his city’s fast-growing job market, highly-ranked business tax structure, infrastructure improvements, and efforts to become a leader in STEM-oriented manufacturing.
Mississippi Economic Development Deal of the Year

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

The Magnolia State, already an automotive assembly powerhouse, becomes the epicenter of vehicle tire production with Continental’s $1.45-billion plant.
Tennessee Economic Development Deal of the Year Silver

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Silver Award

The Volunteer State’s leadership position in our automotive rankings keeps getting stronger, as GM doubles down on its investment in Spring Hill, TN.
Georgia Economic Development Deal of the Year Bronze

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.
2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.
Texas State of the Year

State of the Year: Texas

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.
Business Facilities

50th Anniversary: A Half A Century Of Building Inspiration

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Business Facilities and a half-century of milestones for our publisher, Group C Media, we renew our pledge to uphold the highest professional standards of our founder, Ed Coene.
January / February 2017

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

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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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