BF-July/August-2023

Economic Freight, Logistics

The Last Word: Economic Freight And Evolution

Derek Cutler and Chris Steele of EBP US take a look at logistics through a new lens for site selection decisions.
Missouri shovel-ready

Missouri: At The Ready For Industry

Through its Industrial Site Development Grant Program, Missouri offers shovel-ready sites among the initiatives aimed at continued investment.
Piedmont Triad International Airport

Piedmont Triad International Airport Grows

Kevin Baker, Executive Director, Piedmont Triad International Airport shares how this central North Carolina airport supports an expanding aerospace sector.
Oklahoma business climate, Pratt & Whitney

Oklahoma Is Reaching New Heights

The Oklahoma business climate is vibrant with growth of legacy industries like aerospace, invigorated with sectors in more nascent stages.
Indiana 5E Strategy

Indiana 5E Strategy Propels Growth

With an eye on the future, the Hoosier State created a plan that aims to advance the environment, economy, and energy transition.
Ohio Investments

Ohio’s Economy: Investments Driving Growth

Across the Buckeye State, a new era unfolds for Ohio's economy as innovations are supported by a solid foundation for business.
North Carolina business climate

North Carolina: Building On A Blockbuster Year

On the heels of a banner year, the Tar Heel State's business climate continues to attract relocation and expansion investment into 2023.
Minnesota

Minnesota: Exports And Energy Jobs On The Rise

Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, is seeing growth in trade, while programs support green infrastructure workforce.
California

California Extends Beyond Borders

The Golden State not only focuses on expanding international trade but thrives in technological innovation.
Healthcare Industry Locations

Healthy Growth: Healthcare And Medical Devices Industry Locations

These communities are successfully attracting healthcare and medical device companies with skilled workforce and cutting-edge facilities.
Mississippi Business

Mississippi: The Magnolia State Blooms

With one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the U.S., Mississippi offers low business costs, a talented workforce, and a competitive business climate.
Financial technology

Fintech: Counting On Technology

Innovation from legacy companies and hot new startups alike is driving growth in fintech and related business.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs Spark Business Creativity

From startups to established firms, regions with innovative resources and support propel growth throughout many industries.
Putnam County, Florida

Why Putnam County, Florida? A Q&A With Mark Litten

Mark Litten, VP of Economic Development, Putnam County Chamber of Commerce describes this northeast Florida community's dynamic business climate and great quality of life.
Michigan Electric Vehicles

Michigan Moving Forward

With a robust transportation system in place, the Great Lakes State is a prime location for electric vehicles and other advanced manufacturing.
Town of Berlin, Connecticut

Industry Flying High… A Q&A With Chris Edge, Berlin, CT

In the New England town of Town of Berlin, Connecticut, aerospace and related companies have found a strategic location.
Plastics Recycling

Plastics Looking For Sustainability

Plastics companies are strategizing how to boost profitability while satisfying recycling and consumer demands.
Louisiana Opportunity

Louisiana Offers Opportunity

Louisiana, the Bayou State, is well positioned to offer businesses an environment to expand renewable energy innovations.
Florida Business

Florida Has Broad Benefits For Business

Florida offers incentives to all industries that want to take advantage of the Sunshine State's robust infrastructure.
Arizona corporate headquarters

Headquarters Locations: Building A Strong Corporate Home

There are many critical factors to consider when businesses decide where to locate their corporate headquarters.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.