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Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities.

July / August 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 4)

The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.

California Is Land Of Opportunity, Michigan Is Motor King

California is the top-ranked state for Opportunity Zones and Michigan leads in Automotive Manufacturing Strength in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Green Development & Sustainability: Letting The Sunshine In

As states are racing to be among the leaders powered 100-percent by renewable energy, industrial giants like Samsung are pledging to join them in adopting this gold standard for sustainability at their manufacturing plants.

GM Investing $300M In Michigan Plant For New Chevrolet EV

The project will add 400 jobs at the Orion Township assembly plant; GM will also invest $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding 700 new jobs

FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

Amazon HQ2 Sites Share BF’s 2018 Deal Of The Year Award

New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.

HELLA Expanding U.S. Headquarters, Technical Center In Michigan

The new 115,000-square-foot building in Northville, MI will feature modern design and collaborative open workspaces.

Aerospace Manufacturer Investing $6M In Michigan Expansion

Plascore, Inc. will create 10-15 jobs at a new 73,500-square-foot addition in the City of Zeeland, MI.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Ford’s El Foldo

Ford's decision to cancel its plans to build a $1.6-billion assembly plant in Mexico is not a clear-cut victory for U.S. manufacturing.

Toyota Chooses Ann Arbor For Third U.S. Research Facility

The research institute will benefit from Toyota’s existing team and University of Michigan’s research talent and facilities, where it can perform extreme-limit testing in a wide variety of environments.

1,000th Michigan Business Lands Energy Incentives

A Chinese auto parts maker joins Michigan businesses that have received over $7.5 million in Consumers Energy's new construction incentives.

West Michigan Lands Largest Third-Party Data Center In Eastern U.S.

Las Vegas-based Switch will establish a new $5 billion SUPERNAP data center in Gaines Township in greater Grand Rapids, MI.

Daimler Trucks To Invest $375M to Bring New Engine Line to Detroit

Daimler Trucks will invest $375 million to enable production of its new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit™ brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI.

Michigan’s Port of Monroe To Undergo Major Improvements

Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes.

Special Report: Michigan’s I-69 Thumb Region

The i-69 thumb region is in a prime geographic position to serve as a distribution hub for the entire state of Michigan and a large portion of Ontario.

YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit

YFS Automotive Systems, Inc. will build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Detroit, creating 160 new jobs and investing $26.9 million in a new facility to design, test, and manufacture automotive fuel system components.

Michigan’s Mcity Paves The Way For Driverless Cars

The University of Michigan's Mcity is the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.

National Food Processor Expanding Again In West Michigan

Illinois-based Hearthside Food Solutions will invest nearly $10.7 million to expand its Kentwood, Michigan facility and add at least 91 new jobs.

Mahindra Opens Technical Center in Troy, MI

New facility will optimize local automotive R&D talent to create future employment opportunities. Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:44 AM

Ford Opens Flat Rock, MI Plant To Produce Fusion

Ford opens new era at Flat Rock assembly plant, source of 1,200 new jobs and U.S. production home of the 2013 Ford Fusion. Sep 12, 2012 @ 11:19 AM

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.