Business Facilities’ 16th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report
Business Facilities didn’t let the COVID-19 crisis skew the results in our 16th annual rankings report: They remain the most credible and comprehensive location leaderboards.
California Competes Tax Credits Are Awarded
The latest round of the Golden State incentives went to 14 companies who are expected to create 2,327 new jobs.
Strengthening The Greater Sacramento Economy Amid COVID-19
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region.
Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year
Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop.
Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020
California, New York City, and the District of Columbia will experience the biggest impact of minimum wage increases next year.
Inland Empire: A National Model For Apprenticeship
An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.
Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved
Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
California Is Land Of Opportunity, Michigan Is Motor King
California is the top-ranked state for Opportunity Zones and Michigan leads in Automotive Manufacturing Strength in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee
Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 million to move its U.S. headquarters to Tennessee, bringing 200 jobs to Franklin.
Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth
Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine.
Green Development & Sustainability: Letting The Sunshine In
As states are racing to be among the leaders powered 100-percent by renewable energy, industrial giants like Samsung are pledging to join them in adopting this gold standard for sustainability at their manufacturing plants.
A network of leaders came together at the California Economic Summit to help make sure that opportunity and a sustainable environment are watchwords for growth in the Golden State.
California: Building A Supply Chain For Cyber Skills
A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.
September / October 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 5)
The September / October 2018 issue features locations that are foreign direct investment magnets, ports and Foreign Trade Zones, and an exclusive interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders
New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Texas Rules In Wind Power, California Still The Sun King
Texas continues to rule the roost in Installed Wind Power Capacity while California remains the top-ranked state in Installed Solar Power Capacity, according to Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.
CA Tops In Cybersecurity Jobs, NY Is Drones Leader
California and New York topped two new high-tech rankings categories appearing in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released today.
California: There’s Good Karma In The Valley
Moreno Valley is booming in the heart of Southern California’s Inland Empire, adding more than 8.4 million square feet of industrial space in the past two years.
Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service
The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
SF Motors To Open New R&D Facility In California
The company plans a new lab facility in Milpitas, CA dedicated to prototyping and manufacturing advanced batteries and electric powertrains for intelligent electric vehicles.