Ports

Ports and FTZs

Moving Along: Ports And FTZs

As total U.S. exports and imports grow with global trade, waterborne vessels continue to carry a large share of goods.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report
Ports and Foreign Trade Zones

Ports & FTZs: Expand The Reach Of Commerce

Support from federal and local governments has allowed ports across the United States to increase its import and export capabilities. 
CentrePort South CentrePort Canada

Manitoba To Invest Up To $40M In CentrePort South Expansion

Located in the City of Winnipeg, CentrePort Canada is North America’s largest tri-modal inland port and foreign trade zone.
Port of Brunswick

Nissan Chooses Georgia’s Port Of Brunswick

Nissan joins two dozen other major auto manufacturers at 1,700-acre Colonel’s Island Terminal at the Port of Brunswick, GA.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
Ports And FTZs

Ports And FTZs: Searching For A Safe Port

Ports and Free Trade Zones have taken on much greater importance as supply chain issues increase and demand for product grows from businesses and consumers.
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
Port Of Philadelphia Gov. Wolf

Port Of Philadelphia: Gov. Wolf Announces $246M Investment

Pennsylvania will invest an additional $246 million into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability.
Alabama Port Authority

Alabama Port Authority To Build ICTF Facility In Montgomery

The inland container intermodal transfer facility (ICTF) will extend intermodal rail service from the Port of Mobile to support regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution, and agribusiness sectors.
Savannah

Port Of Savannah To Add 1.6M TEUs Of Capacity

By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.
Florida international trade

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Highlands County

Highlands County, Florida: “The Center of Everything”

Highland County, Florida's ideal location makes the area primed to quickly receive, produce, and distribute goods and services regionally and globally.
Port of Baltimore

Maryland: A Rising Tide Of Recovery

In Maryland, COVID-19 has not stopped the Port of Baltimore, where shipping volume continues to increase.
Ports & FTZs

Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth.
Port of Barcelona

Maersk To Open First Logistics Warehouse In Southern Europe

Global logistics company Maersk has chosen Barcelona as the location for its first platform in Southern Europe.
e-commerce

Georgia: E-Commerce Boom Favors Savannah

To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.
Port of Savannah

Port Of Savannah Moved Most Export Containers In Start Of 2020

Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.
GPA Georgia Ports Authority

Georgia Shippers Moving Goods To Front Lines Of COVID-19 Battle

The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.
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 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

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.