BF-Sept/Oct-2023

electric vehicle supply market (EVSE)

The Last Word: EVSE Growth Locations

The electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market is projected to grow to $100 billion by 2040, up from $7 billion today. John Boyd of The Boyd company looks at hot locations.
New Mexico

New Mexico: Supporting Entrepreneurial Spirit

There's a renewed focus on entrepreneurs In New Mexico with the state’s Economic Development Department's new Office of Entrepreneurship.
Alabama workforce development

Alabama: Strength In Numbers

In Alabama, a focus on workforce development is in motion to support new and existing companies across the state.
Tech Talent

Making Moves To Develop Tech Talent

Initiatives on the federal, state, and local levels need to align to boost a STEM-savvy workforce.
Constellation Brands Rochester New York

Refresh In Rochester: A Q&A With Constellation Brands’ Chief Financial Officer

Constellation Brands CFO Garth Hankinson shares why this global beverage company chose to remain in Rochester for its new headquarters, moving to downtown.
Ogden Utah

Utah Boasts Vibrant Centers Of Excellence

Corporations choose Utah for its industrial strength, but also for the work-life balance the state offers.
Southern Illinois

Illinois Looks To Double Down On Development

Illinois is doubling down on business attraction and retention efforts to support economic development in every corner of the state.
Virginia

Virginia: Keeping Pace With Business

A transportation network and workforce programs support continued growth across the commonwealth of Virginia.
cyber workforce

Cyber Space: Filling The Void

The National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy (NCWES) addresses immediate and long-term cyber workforce needs.
Florida economic growth

International Relations, Manufacturing Propel The Sunshine State

As the state with the fastest-growing population, Florida can focus on its manufacturing hubs to continue the state’s upward economic trend.
Semiconductor Industry

Semiconductor Industry Set To Electrify Over Next Decade

Long-term growth is projected for the semiconductor industry due to continued innovation, artificial intelligence, and demand for electric vehicles.
New England

Industrial Diversity Propels New England Growth

The New England region — Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont — is exhibiting notable employment growth across a variety of industry sectors.
BEAD Program, broadband access

Bridging The Digital Divide

Across the U.S., BEAD Program funding aims to expand broadband access, and leading locations remain to be seen.
Texas Business Climate

The Lone Star State: An Economic Engine

With more than 1,000 new projects underway in recent years—and home to more corporate headquarters than any other state—Texas has unsurpassed economic success. 
EV Industry Locations

The EV Industry: Charging Ahead

As electric vehicles gain sales momentum, here's a look at some of the regions that are attracting manufacturers in the EV industry.
Locations Life Sciences

Biotech/Pharma Industry Locations: Leading With Life Sciences

Access to world-class and innovative resources for advances in biotech and pharma is crucial to site selection decisions.
Arizona Manufacturing

Arizona: Creating The Future

The manufacturing base continues to expand across Arizona, while tech resources support emerging needs.
FAST NY, New York State

New York State: Building On Success

The Focused Attraction of Shovel-Ready Tracts New York (FAST NY) program develops shovel-ready sites to accommodate the needs of large employers and high-tech manufacturing companies.
Logistics Industry Locations

Logistics Industry Locations: Bold Moves

Locations that foster logistics success benefit companies seeking to reach customers in record time with quality service.
Caren Merrick

Why Virginia? A Q&A With Secretary Caren Merrick

Caren Merrick, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade, shares how the commonwealth's strategic ecosystems and strong talent pipeline offer opportunity to companies across many industries.
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.