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Resia Bay County Florida

Resia Establishing A New Manufacturing Operation In Florida

Multifamily community real estate developer Resia will invest more than $40 million and create 200 jobs at a new factory in Bay County, FL.
Wakulla County Florida

Wakulla County Is The Natural Place For Your Business

Offering a perfect balance for business and living, Wakulla County is one of the fastest growing rural areas in North Florida.
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Is Winning Jobs With Triumph

The remarkable story of how Santa Rosa County, FL turned a devastating economic disaster into unprecedented growth and job creation.
TD Bank Group

TD Bank Group Creates South Florida Tech Hub

TD plans to add 200 jobs in Fort Lauderdale, boosted by a new relationship with the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, to support its goal to create 2,000 tech jobs.
Manufacturing Industry Locations

Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
Pensacola tech

Downtown Pensacola Tech Takes Off

From cyber to bio to IT to AI and robotics, Pensacola is quickly becoming known as a tech-friendly city in Northwest Florida.
Florida corporate expansion

Florida Is Shining Bright

Changing lifestyle choices are helping Florida gain an edge against other states in the battle for awareness among corporation executives.
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
aviation industry

The Aerospace Industry: Soaring Away

Expectations that the COVID-19 pandemic may soon ease is giving some hope to aviation and aerospace executives, who anticipate that the commercial end of the business will soon rebound.
NVGTN Pasco County, FL

Ecommerce Company NVGTN Building New HQ In Florida 

Three-year-old athletic wear company NVGTN has purchased a 100,000-square-foot facility in Pasco County, FL; plans to hire 30 new employees at its new headquarters this year.
Sarasota County Florida

Sarasota County, Florida Sees National Accolades, New EDO Leader

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County, Florida wrapped up 2021 with a new leader and record-breaking job creation and capital investment.
Moving Trends 2021

Moving Trends: Was 2021 The Year Of The Great Relocation?

HireAHelper migration study reveals 2021 United States moving trends during another year disrupted by COVID-19.
Tourism Industry

The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery

U.S. domestic travel has almost returned to its pre-COVID levels, but business and international travel segments are seeing an uneven recovery.
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
Charlotte County, FL

Aerospace Industry Takes Flight In Charlotte County

Aerospace takes off in Charlotte County, Florida with Charlotte Technical College’s aviation mechanic training.
Agribusiness

Locations For The Agribusiness Industry: Setting The Table

The USDA is adding ethanol and whiskey to its annual tally of agricultural products, with U.S. exports expected to outpace imports by nearly $20 billion.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.
Medical Device Manufacturers

Jacksonville Fosters Growth, Innovation For Medical Device Manufacturers

A deep workforce, a vibrant and innovative medical ecosystem and a multitude of tax and lifestyle benefits make Jacksonville the ideal home for medical device manufacturers.

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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.

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