Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. BF-March/April-2014 articles below.
The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.
A new 350,000-square-foot steel products manufacturing facility will create more than 200 new jobs.
The New Hampshire facility is the chocolate maker’s only plant outside of Switzerland that can process its products from start to finish.
In 2013, companies invested $3.3 billion in 281 new projects in Kentucky across a broad spectrum of industries, creating 14,000 jobs.
The Lone Star State’s job-creating juggernaut shows no signs of abating as new projects proliferate across a broad range of industries.
Developers can maximize cost credits up to 40 percent for projects in Paterson, Passaic, Trenton and Camden.
A strong, centrally located transportation infrastructure, a skilled workforce and a warm business climate make Arkansas an attractive venue.
New York is leveraging its world-class higher education system with an aggressive incentives program geared to business startups.
START-UP NY officially launched on January 1, 2014 and has already received significant interest from the business community. Find out how this new program is taking off.
How strategic water planning gave a 9,000-acre industrial park in the middle of rural Oklahoma a “clear, clean and abundant” advantage in a global market.
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.