BF-July/August-2018

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Cheyenne, WY

Wyoming: Microsoft Expansion Of Cheyenne Data Center Underway

The $200-million project, announced in 2015, was not needed until this year due to improved server efficiency.
Kansas

Chinese Delegation Visits Kansas, Tours Institute Of Baking

The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.
agri-business

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.
VIAA

Southwestern Virginia: Rich History In Agriculture, Strong Future In Manufacturing

They can make just about anything in the VIAA region, from snack foods to HR software to advanced power systems for electric vehicles.
Texas Gulf Coast

Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast

Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation.
Carolinas North Carolina South Carolina

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.
South Louisiana

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.
Arizona

Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.
Henderson, Nevada

Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Whether it’s testing unmanned aerial systems overhead or moving freight on the ground, Henderson, NV is ready to meet your 21st century business needs.
New England region

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.
Florida skilled workforce

Florida The Friendly

Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.
Michigan

Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

Michigan’s economic development team is working with more than 100 inter-local and corporate partners to develop growth strategies.
Irving-Las Colinas

The Headquarters Of Headquarters

Irving-Las Colinas, in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, is a magnet for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporate headquarters, with more HQ per capita than other cities.

July / August 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 4)

The July / August 2018 Issue features our 14th annual Rankings Report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations — with a special focus on new technologies.
2018 14th annual rankings report

Business Facilities’ 14th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 14th Annual Rankings Report keeps pace with the evolving priorities of economic development and tracks red-hot growth sectors, kicking off with the state rankings report.
metro rankings

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.
global rankings

Business Facilities’ 2018 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including cybersecurity, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.

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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Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

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