Climate change

renewable energy

BF Editors’ Blog: 4 Ways To Celebrate Renewable Energy Day

National Renewable Energy Day is March 21. Business Facilities looks at ways site selectors can help continue that its worldwide momentum.
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.
Johnson Controls

DOE Grant Will Help Johnson Controls Boost U.S. Heat Pump Manufacturing

Facilities in San Antonio, TX; Wichita, KS; and Waynesboro, PA will expand to scale production, creating approximately 1,000 new U.S. jobs.
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.
resilience

2023 FM Global Resilience Index Provides Site Selection Insight

Looking at 100+ countries, the commercial property insurer evaluates economic, risk quality, and supply chain resilience factors.
Maryland

Multi-Faceted Maryland

Initiatives in Maryland for education, environment, and global reach are driving growth across this Mid-Atlantic state.
sustainability

Energy & Sustainability: Going For The Green

Increasingly, sustainability and energy concerns occupy a place on the list of leading site selection factors.
climate change

Is Climate Change A Top Priority For The C-Suite?

Business leaders say difficulty measuring environmental impact and cost of sustainability efforts are key barriers to climate action, according to a new Deloitte report.
renewable energy

The Race To Net Zero Energy

Unprecedented transformation in the renewable energy sector is driving economic opportunity and growth.
inflation reduction act

The Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022: Reactions And Predictions

As this wide sweeping legislation makes its way to the President's desk, organizations across the U.S. and the globe explore the opportunities and challenges.
City Clean Energy Scorecard

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.
Governor Roy Cooper

North Carolina Governor’s Report: Aiming To Stay On Top

North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Picked For LEED Government Leadership Program

Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .
Virginia Coastal Resilience and Adaptation Economy Initiative

$2.9M Grant Will Help Virginia’s Water Economy Face Climate Change

GO Virginia approved the grant to help the Virginia Coastal Resilience And Adaptation Economy Initiative address flooding challenges.
climate risk

Climate Risks Increasingly Important In Real Estate Investment Decisions

Real estate investors commonly view local climate risks — such as wildfires, frequent and intense storms and sea-level rise — as core factors in investment decision-making.
LEED for Cities and Communities

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.

Climate Consultants

A Silicon Valley startup tells economic developers it can make 50-year predictions of the impact of climate change on available sites.

Rebuild or Relocate?

Climate change should be factored into the recovery from Hurricane Irma's devastation of Caribbean islands.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.
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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.