Hoosier Energy: Power To The People
Since 1989, partnerships with local communities and Hoosier Energy’s 18 member systems have resulted in more than $11.5 billion in new investments creating 50,000 new jobs.
Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs
The Warren County facility will build the next-generation Corvette, America’s most advanced series-production sports car.
Home Base For Corporate Headquarters
Quality of life and a wide variety of amenities, a highly skilled workforce and an easy commute are just a few of the attractions inducing corporate headquarters to relocate.
Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One
New Mexico, already a thriving location for TV and motion picture production, aims to become the go-to place for video game development.
Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars
Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.
Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean
Curaçao is ready to meet your business needs with multicultural talent and a bevy of economic free zones.
Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina
ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.
Learning From The Top In Louisiana
A statewide program is building on the success of Louisiana Economic Development’s CEO Roundtables to provide peer learning for emerging businesses.
New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages
All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.
Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State
With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.
Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity
With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities.
A Sunny Outlook In Florida
Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue.
The Travel & Tourism Game
Tourists—both domestic and international—are major contributors to the U.S. economy, from how they travel, make purchases and sleep to where they amuse, make arrangements and eat.
July / August 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 4)
The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.
Southern Indiana: America’s New Premier Development Site
River Ridge Commerce Center, located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River, has become a prime destination for advanced manufacturing and distribution leaders.
Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running
Precertified sites—also known as shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.
Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report
Our 15th annual rankings report maintains BF’s standard for credible and comprehensive results. Rankings categories may evolve over time, but our commitment to an unbiased assessment of valid metrics never wavers.
Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report
Business Facilities' 2019 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including job growth, economic growth potential, tech opportunities and more.
Business Facilities’ 2019 Global Rankings Report
Business Facilities' 2019 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including artificial intelligence, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.