california

BF Editors’ Blog: On Location, Best Picture Nominees

The film and television industry has significant economic impact. With the upcoming 94th Academy Awards, here's a look at the filming locations for the Best Picture nominees.
clean energy, Inflation Reduction Act, E2

11 Major U.S. Clean Energy Projects Announced Last Month

Businesses have announced more than 265 new clean energy projects in 41 states since August 2022, when the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.
electric aircraft

In California, Innovation Economy Firms Receive $150M In Grants, Tax Credits

Recipients of the state's CalCompetes funding include companies developing and manufacturing electric aircraft, semiconductors, AI, and more.
Lithos Silicon Valley

Lithos Opens Battery System Manufacturing Facility In California

The new Silicon Valley facility will produce at scale next-generation battery systems for a range of end markets that operate in demanding environments.
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.
life sciences

Greater Boston, San Francisco Bay, San Diego Are Top Life Sciences Markets

Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, and San Diego once again reign supreme as the top three U.S. markets for life sciences, according to a new JLL report.
Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling

Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling Eyes $500M Expansion In California

Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling will invest $500 million to expand its facility in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
Organic waste processing facility

Organic Waste Processing Facility Will Bring More Than 150 Jobs To San Diego

An organic waste processing facility will help San Diego comply with a state requirement while bringing more than 100 jobs to the area.
California

California Extends Beyond Borders

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

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.

Texas, Virginia, Louisiana Top 19th Annual State Rankings

Business Facilities 2023 State Rankings reveal Business Climate, Workforce Training, Tech Talent leaders. Plus, the electric vehicle industry drives new growth.
Manufacturing Automation

Manufacturing Moves To Automation

With advances in technology the manufacturing industry has been able to grow exponentially.
foreign direct investment

FDI Activity Going Strong

For 11 consecutive years, the U.S. has ranked as top destination for foreign direct investment, and here’s a look at several hot spots across the nation.
Top Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: Links To Success

The logistics industry is a multi-billion dollar sector that connects producers and consumers to deliver the right products at the right time.
innovation

National Science Foundation Awards $1M To First-Ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines

The National Science Foundation will provide the award to 44 unique teams spanning universities, nonprofits, businesses, and others towards creating local innovation ecosystems.
Delta Electronics Americas' regional headquarters Fremont, California

Delta Electronics’ California HQ Earns New LEED Certification

Delta Electronics Americas HQ is the first LEED Zero Energy-Certified Green Building in Fremont, California.

Los Angeles Is Top City For EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles; Washington, DC; Atlanta; San Francisco; New York are top five cities for EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings.
data center

CBRE Reports Top 10 North American Data Center Markets

The North American Data Center Trends Report looked at second half 2022 for most active markets in terms of net absorption.
California

California Focuses On Growth

Big names like Google and Apple have expanded to California, creating thousands of jobs and investing millions in capital.
tax credits

Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Economic Development Awards

Call For Entries! Business Facilities 2024 Economic Development Awards

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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: Welcome to Columbus, Indiana

Columbus, Edinburgh and Bartholomew County, Indiana are consistently ranked among the Top Ten locations in the United States. With one of the highest concentrations of engineering talent in the nation, manufacturing employment that ranks in the Top 2% of the U.S., I-65 access, and nationally recognized community living, now is the right time to consider the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer.