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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.
Nymbus

Nymbus Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Jacksonville

Fintech company Nymbus's new downtown Jacksonville, FL headquarters will connect it with surrounding partners.
Florida international trade

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Terran Orbital

Terran Orbital To Build Spacecraft Manufacturing Facility In Florida 

Terran Orbital will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest, state-of-the-art, commercial spacecraft facility on Florida's Space Coast. 
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: The Power Of Change

In order to meet consumer demand and the long-term goal of net-zero energy emissions by 2050, production of renewables must expand dramatically.
Highlands County

Highlands County, Florida: “The Center of Everything”

Highland County, Florida's ideal location makes the area primed to quickly receive, produce, and distribute goods and services regionally and globally.
manufacturing jobs

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.
Dun & Bradstreet Jacksonville

Dun & Bradstreet Relocating Corporate HQ To Florida

The move to Jacksonville will create 500 new high-wage jobs over the next five years and generate $75 million in capital investment.
Jacksonville, FL Fintech

Jacksonville Delivers Bold Advantages For Fintech Firms

With a commitment to growing world class talent, Jacksonville is an ideal location for fintech companies looking to grow and succeed.
Florida State Focus

Florida State Focus: Changes And Challenges

From COVID challenges to the road to recovery, not unlike many others, Florida is dealing with new territory in 2021.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

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.