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Greater Houston Partnership Expands “Work Safe Principles”

The Greater Houston Partnership Work Safe 2.0 principles help businesses protect the health of their employees and customers by reducing the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.
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Back To Work: How To Reboot In A Post-COVID-19 World

As lockdowns begin to ease and pressure to restart the economy ramps up, companies need to determine how to keep employees safe as they go back to work.

Did You Miss Our Global Supply Chain Webinar?

In this free video webinar, Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain.
City of Harlingen, TX

Harlingen, Texas Supports Small Business During Pandemic

City of Harlingen and Harlingen EDC set aside $1 million to launch Harlingen’s Emergency Loan Program (HELP) for Small Business.
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CFOs Prioritize Workplace Safety And Employee Health

As states start to lift COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, survey reveals CFOs expect changes in measures to address workplace safety and employee health. 
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State Associations Release Roadmap To COVID-19 Recovery

A bipartisan response to COVID-19, the roadmap outlines 10 key steps for governors to protect the public’s health while preparing to reopen the economy.
Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL Business Strong In The Face Of COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, business leaders in Birmingham, AL created #BhamStrong, a new initiative that offers agile, fast-response solutions to problems caused by the pandemic.
Person County, NC

Person County, NC Launches COVID PIVOT Impact Loan

The Person County Economic Development Commission's COVID PIVOT Impact Loan program will provide short-term assistance to small businesses.
Richmond, VA

How Richmond Logistics Firms Are Pivoting During COVID-19

Businesses that will survive the coronavirus pandemic are those that adapt to the challenges and continue to serve existing and new customers.
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Utah’s Response To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Utah’s unified, direct and robust response to the crisis serves as a role model to other states during these challenging times.
Rhode Island

Rhode Island Responds To COVID-19 Challenges

Rhode Island leaders have taken action to help local businesses, communities and residents face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oswego County

Oswego County Partnerships Develop In Response To COVID-19

Educators from SUNY Oswego are meeting a critical need during the COVID-19 pandemic by producing protective face shields for healthcare workers and first responders in Oswego County, NY.
Arkansas

Arkansas Businesses Show Fortitude In The Face Of Pandemic

Arkansas businesses and organizations are finding ways to continue serving their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, while others are stepping up to help their fellow citizens.
Alajuela, Costa Rica

Samtec Hiring 150 Workers, Donating Funds And Face Masks In Costa Rica

The advanced manufacturing company will donate 800 N95 face masks to Costa Rican health authorities and $25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests.
Cape Coral, FL

Cape Coral Supports Local Business During COVID-19 Crisis

In response to COVID-19, the Cape Coral EDO is encouraging residents to stay healthy, while continuing to support the local economy.
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City Of Tucson: Navigating The Impacts Of COVID-19

In Arizona, Tucson’s Office of Economic Initiatives has been focused entirely on helping small business navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Indiana Businesses Working To Support COVID-19 Response

The state has secured 2.6M PPE items to be made by Indiana manufacturers, donated by businesses for front-line medical workers. 
Mayo Furniture Texarkana

Texarkana Furniture Maker Produces Face Masks For First Responders

In Texarkana, TX, Mayo Furniture has manufactured more than 640 free face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with more to come.
healthcare workers

Remember The Heroes

We'll never forget the courage of the healthcare workers who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.
Floyd County, VA

H&V Delivering Critical Materials In Fight Against COVID-19

Hollingsworth & Vose, located in Floyd County, VA, is busy making filtration material that is a critical component in Respiratory Protection Equipment being used to fight the COVID-19 virus. 
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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.
20th Annual State Rankings

Texas, Virginia, California Are Leaders In 20th Annual State Rankings Report

Business Facilities rankings recognize leading states for Business Climate, Workforce Training, and Tech Talent.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.

[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.