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DOE

DOE Announces $6B For 33 Projects To Explore Cutting Industrial Emissions

Part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program, managed by DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), funding will drive toward technologies to decarbonize energy-intensive industries in the U.S.
New England

New England Continues To See Economic Improvement

As part of its rebounding economy, the New England region has seen its unemployment rate reach its lowest point since 2000.

BF Editors’ Blog: On Location, Best Picture Nominees

The film and television industry has significant economic impact. With the upcoming 94th Academy Awards, here's a look at the filming locations for the Best Picture nominees.
Green Building

New York, Illinois, Massachusetts Lead 2023 Top 10 States For Green Building

For the first time ever, New York has earned the top spot on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) annual list of Top 10 States for LEED.
Axcelis Massachusetts

Axcelis Opens New Logistics Center In Massachusetts

Axcelis Technologies' new Beverly, Massachusetts facility optimizes semiconductor industry supplier's operations, provides capacity for growth.   
Halloween site selection

Looking For A Halloween Hotspot? Check Out Springfield, MA

Just in time for Halloween, Upgraded Points' "Top U.S. Cities to Be a Ghost" report ranks the top spookiest cities in the U.S. 
Massachusetts commercial properties

$2.2M To Revitalize Massachusetts Commercial Properties

MassDevelopment’s TDI Equity Investment program will help rehabilitate, expand 22 commercial properties in Gateway Cities across the commonwealth.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.
GE Manufacturing Investments

GE To Invest $450M+ In U.S. Manufacturing This Year

Investments in equipment, facility upgrades, and other improvements at GE’s aerospace and energy businesses will take place across eight states, create 1,700 jobs.
TOP UTILITIES

Top Utilities 2023: Powering Business

Utilities help keep economies growing: These Top Utilities of 2023 provide energy and play a vital role in the site selection process.

LEGO To Move Head Office For Americas To Central Boston

Iconic toy company cited Boston's ability to attract and retain talent, quality of life, and academic institutions as reasons for the move.
green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
California Energy Efficiency

California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved In Energy Efficiency

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
Massachusetts STEM

Massachusetts: Investing In The Future

Across Massachusetts, new funding for higher education and STEM programs throughout grade levels will support the next generation workforce.
Alert Innovation Andover

Alert Innovation Opens New Massachusetts Headquarters

The grocery automation company has moved to larger facilities in Andover, MA to accommodate rapidly growing workforce, meet customer demand.
Massachusetts Manufacturing

Massachusetts Manufacturer 6K Awarded $1.5M M2I2 Grant

The Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) grant will fund high-tech equipment to recycle scrap materials used in additive manufacturing and battery production.
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?
Massachusetts Workforce

2021 State Of The Year: Massachusetts — Best Workforce/Education

Massachusetts’ long emphasis on education and its well-educated workforce makes the commonwealth an excellent location for any business seeking the best and the brightest. 
January / February 2022 Issue

January / February 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 1)

The January / February 2022 issue features Business Facilities' 2021 State of the Year and Economic Deal of the Year awards. Plus, a look at Top Utilities and Shovel Ready Sites.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.