January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)
The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.
2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award
Wisconsin lands a foreign direct investment bonanza that promises to create 13,000 new jobs over the next five years at a new 20-million-square-foot LCD panel plant.
Foxconn Buys Northwestern Mutual’s Downtown Milwaukee Building
The building will serve as the headquarters for Foxconn’s Wisconsin operations and the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center, and is in addition to the company’s $10 billion manufacturing campus..
Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year
The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.
Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History
The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.
FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth
With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.