BF-July/August-2021

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North Dakota

North Dakota: Connecting To The World On Intermodal Rail

North Dakota’s new intermodal rail service is reducing shipping costs for agricultural exports and other goods shipped from the logistics park of ND.
Hutchinson, KS

Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge

You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.
fintech

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.
Georgia Valdosta-Lowndes

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
First Solar

First Solar Puts $680 Million PV Plant In NW Ohio

The new facility in Lake Township, OH will expand the company’s PV solar panel capacity by 3.3 gigawatts.
Florida international trade

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Indiana data center

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.
Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.
2021 Global Rankings

17th Annual Rankings: 2021 Global Rankings Report

San Francisco, New York and Tel Aviv have the best Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities’ 2021 Global Rankings Report.
Edmonton

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.
New England

New England: Balancing Business & Beauty

While parts of the New England economy experienced a setback, much like its fall foliage, the region will soon experience a beautiful change.
Eric Voyles, Executive Vice President & Chief Economic Development Officer, TexAmericas Center

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Eric Voyles, TexAmericas Center

Eric Voyles, Executive Vice President & Chief Economic Development Officer, TexAmericas Center, discusses military site remediation, impact of COVID-19 on development, and low-cost, reliable electricity.
Health Care

Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care

Building a resilient post-COVID health care workforce will require data-driven solutions to meet evolving employee needs, according to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Health Care report.
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: The Power Of Change

In order to meet consumer demand and the long-term goal of net-zero energy emissions by 2050, production of renewables must expand dramatically.
headquarters

Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps For Business

The migration of workers is not occurring in a vacuum. Available workforce is often the most important factor when companies make decisions about relocations—and where to put their corporate HQ.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.
Connecticut Governor’s Report

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.
July / August 2021 Issue

July / August 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 4)

The July / August 2021 Issue features our 17th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, working where you want to live.
2021 State Rankings

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park

Cedar Port: Largest U.S. Industrial Park, With The Best Infrastructure

TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park is the largest master-planned, rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the U.S., offering industry-leading access for distribution, manufacturing and terminal users.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.