Editors' Pick | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.


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Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.

Editors’ Pick

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Editors’ Pick articles below.


Business Owners Expect To Profit In 2015: Will Increase Hiring, Invest In Operations

Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.

First to the Finish Line

Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters.

Rural Sourcing Inc. Expands to Albuquerque, Creates 125 Jobs

Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), a domestic IT sourcing company focused on cost-effective onshore software development and support, will open its fourth Software Development Center in Albuquerque, NM, adding 125 new jobs to the local economy.

Lyft To Invest $5.1M In New Nashville Operations

Rideshare service Lyft will locate its customer experience operations in Tennessee, investing $5.1 million and creating 380 new jobs in Nashville.

Indorama Ventures To Invest $175M In Ethane Cracker Project Near Lake Charles, LA

Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.

Feature Story: Georgia Governor’s Report – Georgia’s High-Powered Growth Engine

From foreign investment to surging film production and expanding water resources, Gov. Nathan Deal is making sure that Georgia is building a foundation for sustainable growth.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Renewable Energy Investment

China is the top-ranked nation among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders in Business Facilities’ annual Global Rankings Report. Switzerland retained its crown as the top-ranked nation in Global Competitiveness.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders

Indiana metros dominated the top-10 list for Exports Leaders in Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report. Four Indiana locations made the top tier in this category, which is based on exports as a percentage of GDP.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition.

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.

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