Orlando

Resource pages for "Orlando"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Florida Business

Florida: Navigating Success For Business

By land and by sea, Florida attracts business investment from various industry sectors including manufacturing and fintech.

Would Your City Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Site selection takes on a new twist when the odds of surviving a zombie apocalypse are among your criteria for choosing a location.
LiveXchange

Spring 2022 LiveXchange Streamlines Site Searches

The success of the 18th annual LiveXchange event by Business Facilities paves the way for expansion of the franchise this fall.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
Microvast

Microvast To Establish R&D Facility In Orlando

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast set to invest $25 million in new Florida R&D center; will create 100 jobs.
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.
business climate rankings

Orlando No. 1 In Business Climate, Dallas Is Top Millennial Magnet

Orlando, FL has the Best Business Climate among large cities and Dallas tops the leaderboard of Millennial Magnets in BF's 16th Annual Rankings Report.
Provo Utah

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.
manufacturing industry

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.
employment leaders

Orlando Leads In Jobs Surge, Huntsville Flies High In Aerospace

Orlando, FL is the top-ranked metro among Employment Leaders; Huntsville, AL is tops among Aerospace/Defense Leaders in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.
Lake Nona Orlando Florida KPMG

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.

Homeland Insecurity

It's time to take the $65-billion annual budget of the Department of Homeland Security and spend it on the people who can really protect us.
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VOXX International To Expand Orlando, FL Headquarters And Manufacturing Center

VOXX International Company will expand manufacturing center and add $16.5 million in capital investment along with 134 new jobs.
Deloitte Lake Mary

Deloitte Opens US Delivery Center In Orlando, FL Area

Before deciding upon Lake Mary, Deloitte considered several locations that could provide the needed office space in a suburban setting.
Growblox

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Announces New Headquarters in Nevada

By relocating to Clark County, GrowBLOX Sciences plans to facilitate and expedite its position at the front lines of the emerging medical marijuana industry.
Providence, RI

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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.