Economic Growth

Resource pages for "Economic Growth"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Illinois business

Illinois Driving Economic Growth

With the 18th largest economy, the Land of Lincoln is well positioned to  support to new and existing businesses.
Marshall County, Kentucky

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 
economic recovery

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.
Utah COVID-19

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.
Germany

Steady Growth Predicted For Germany

Europe’s biggest economy is expected to continue growing for the rest of 2017 and 2018.
A crew preparing a NASA rocket for testing Orbital ATK, Corinne, Utah.

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged | 12 Reasons To Bring Your Company To Utah

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.
2016 rankings

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.
Commercial Real Estate To See Moderate Growth In 2016

Commercial Real Estate To See Moderate Growth In 2016

Low interest rates, punctuated with bouts of pessimism and volatility, are likely to continue in 2016, supporting moderate growth in commercial rents and investment sales volume globally, according to CBRE.
annual-rankings-report

Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings

We’ve revamped our Metro and Global rankings this year to include some new technology oriented benchmarks.

Economic Growth Slowing After Mid-Year Burst, But 2015 Expected To Top 2014

Housing market is grinding forward as employment numbers tick upward as well.
Arrow on graph indicating upward trend.

Executives Optimistic About US Economy In 2015

Capital investments, deals expected to increase; Mideast turmoil not necessarily biggest challenge.

Budding Economic Growth Expected As Harsh Winter Fades

According to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014.

Corporate Confidence In Auto Industry On The Rebound

Positive sentiment for global economic growth at highest level in two years.

Fifth Avenue: A Top 10 Great Street For 2012

APA Great Places exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planning and planners play in adding value to communities, including fostering economic growth and jobs.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.