BF-March/April-2017

kentucky

Kentucky: Air Supremacy In The Bluegrass State

With Amazon’s decision to put its $1.5-billion hub in Hebron, Kentucky is on the runway to establish itself as the global airfreight logistics leader.
New Mexico

New Mexico: Simply Enchanting

New Mexico offers a combination that’s hard to beat, with scenic beauty and benefits to business that continue to entice.
New York

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology.
Illinois

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.
Minnesota

Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes

A $10-million project that is planned as the nation’s first “integrated” wind-solar hybrid power project is rising in Red Lake Falls, MN.
Cape Coral Florida

Ready For Retail In Cape Coral

The City of Canals offers industry the best of both worlds—an ideal business environment with vital resources and a competitive cost of living.
aerospace

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.
Louisiana

Energizing Louisiana’s Future

Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.
Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Industry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.
Virginia Economic Development

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Stephen Moret, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the VEDP, discusses the commonwealth’s top priorities for 2017, including becoming one of the South’s fastest employment growth states.
workforce development

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.
Business Facilities March / April 2017 Issue

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.
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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.