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The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.


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The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Philadelphia articles below.


Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Makeover In Philly

A series of megaprojects promises to transform the City of Brotherly Love.

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, Washington's retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia.

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength.

Smart Planning Boosts Seattle To #1 City For Pedestrians

Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.

Green Infrastructure For Better Communities

Green infrastructure systems are often more cost-effective than outmoded models of grey infrastructure—a term used for the concrete tunnels created to move water—and also provide far more benefits for both people and the environment.

State Focus: Pennsylvania – Built To Advance

As the keystone state supports the industries of today, Pennsylvania also is well-positioned for tomorrow.

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.

Pennsylvania Secures $1.2 Billion Comcast Innovation and Technology Center In Philadelphia

World-class complex will create more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs during construction; will be the one of the tallest buildings on the East Coast.

UPDATE: Seven New Locations Added To President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

Seven additional Promise Zones—St. Louis, MO; Gary, IN; Flint, MI; Brownsville, TX; Rockford, IL; Macon, GA; and Rocky Mount, NC—have been announced.

President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

The five Promise Zones—San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma—are part of the 20 that will be announced over the next three years.

High Global Investor Confidence, Increased Interest In The U.S.

Despite economic and political turbulence, global commercial real estate investors will be more willing to take risks in 2014

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

New Orleans, Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia are standouts in our Logistics Leaders (Ports) category.

New Partnership Releases Guide To Stimulate Private Investment In Natural Infrastructure

Report is first effort of “NatLab,” a cross-sector partnership between the Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and EKO Asset Management Partners.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Ports of Success

U.S. export numbers are on the rise. And as the numbers increase, so do the future business possibilities. From the May/June 2012 issue.

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Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

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Doing Business in Greater Richmond, Virginia

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.