Economy

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


gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
economic development

Staying Focused

Bad economic and geo-political news can slow down economic development. But, this pause might not be for long.
Ukraine

Staying The Course

The war in Ukraine and economic factors could derail the economy. But they will impact future growth only if we let them.
modernization

The Importance Of Being Modern

Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.
corporate site selection COVID-19

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.
COVID-19

PwC Survey Reveals Expected Business, Economic Impact Of COVID-19

The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see.
Virginia Economic Review

Virginia Economic Review

The current issue of Virginia Economic Review explores the world of Big Data, the explosion of cloud computing and data center investment, and how data is remaking industries and altering the geography of economic opportunity.
CloudOne

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.
U.S. economy

Execs Concerned About U.S. Economy, Confident In Own Companies

Executives are taking a more tempered view of revenue and profit growth, but maintain fairly broad optimism about business expansion, according to AICPA survey.
Technology employment

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.
Economic Growth

Economic Growth Focus Of LiveXchange 2018 Keynote

Economist and former Federal Reserve Board analyst Dr. James F. Smith—named “best forecaster” by The Wall Street Journal—will look over the economic horizon and share what’s coming.
small business

Small Business Outlook Highest In A Decade

For the first time since 1997, the majority of small businesses reported increases in revenues, and the overwhelming majority are confident in the future of their business.

Small, Mid-Size U.S. Businesses Curb Enthusiasm About Economy

Optimism has shifted significantly to a more moderate level since the spring, according to the latest PNC Survey.
economic expansion

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.
Business Confidence

U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.
annual-rankings-report

Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories

Our 11th annual rankings report is Business Facilities’ most comprehensive evaluation to date of state, metro and international leaders in more than 50 critical categories essential to site selection choices.
TD Bank Green Attitudes

Employees Place High Standards On Employers’ Environmental Practices

Nearly one-quarter of respondents of new TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.
Data Center Racks

CFOs Increasingly Optimistic About Economic Growth

Concern over competitive environment rising; top areas for increased spending include technology (64%), existing facilities (42%) and workforce hiring (40%) in 2014.

Economy Picks Up Steam; Manufacturing Is One Component Helping To Pave The Way

Several regional manufacturing surveys signaled a substantial improvement in manufacturing production in the third quarter.

New Data Showcases Global Automakers U.S. Economic Impact

New survey shows that the percentage of vehicles sold in the U.S. and manufactured in America rose from 50 percent in 2011 to 62 percent in 2012.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

Stay Connected

636FansLike
40,000FollowersFollow
3,221FollowersFollow
50SubscribersSubscribe

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

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.

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.