July/August 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 4)
The 11th Annual Rankings Report is the focus of Business Facilities July/August issue, plus coverage of certified sites, digital media, and medical devices.
Next-Generation Medical Devices: Ready to Save Lives Today
Rapid advances in technology for new medical devices are outpacing evolving regulatory frameworks, creating a challenge for this sector.
Illinois: A Natural Leader
The Land of Lincoln is a $700-billion economy built around global commerce in advanced manufacturing and financial services.
Arizona: Great and Getting Greater
Greater Phoenix, Arizona is a high-tech hub and a growth juggernaut, with unparalleled market access to the Mountain and Western regions of the U.S.
Florida: More Than Fun And Sun
Florida is serious about business. State and economic development leaders are working to bring business to the state and keep it here.
Digital Media Is On The Move
From the mountains of Utah to the desert in New Mexico, Digital Media pioneers are making magic from pixels in university and government labs that are launching a new growth sector in virtual space.
Business Report: Missouri – Owens Corning to Open Manufacturing Plant in Joplin
Owens Corning's $90-million project in Joplin, MO, a plant that will produce insulation products, is expected to create more than 100 jobs.
Snapshots: 60 SECONDS… with New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno discusses the Garden State's growing biotech/pharma industry and workforce training programs.
Feature Story: Georgia Governor’s Report – Georgia’s High-Powered Growth Engine
From foreign investment to surging film production and expanding water resources, Gov. Nathan Deal is making sure that Georgia is building a foundation for sustainable growth.
Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified and Ready to Go
Site selection professionals zero in on certified shovel-ready sites, which reduce development costs and put projects on a fast track to success.
Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings
We’ve revamped our Metro and Global rankings this year to include some new technology oriented benchmarks.
Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories
Our 11th annual rankings report is Business Facilities’ most comprehensive evaluation to date of state, metro and international leaders in more than 50 critical categories essential to site selection choices.