productivity

industrial workplace culture

Culture Counts In The Industrial Workplace

An appealing industrial workplace tells prospective employees that they are valued and respected, a message every employee wants to receive.
Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

AI In The Workplace: Aerospace, Manufacturing Lead The Way

New study finds artificial intelligence (AI) presents opportunities for employees to become more productive and strategic, but it also raises fears about job replacement.
Super Bowl LVII

Super Bowl LVII: Will 18M+ Employees Miss Work On Monday?

An estimated 18.8 million U.S. employees may miss work the Monday after Super Bowl LVII, according to new research from The Workforce Institute at UKG.
San Diego International Airport

The Best — And Worst — U.S. Airports For Working Remotely

San Diego International Airport is tops for remote workers, followed by Los Angeles International Airport in second place and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in third.
Goldstone Consulting Group

The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges

Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
hybrid work trend

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

Companies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.
Pharmaceutical Facilities

The Future Of Pharmaceutical Facilities

Flexible, resilient pharmaceutical facilities can save your company time, money, and allow you to take on new projects efficiently.
Changwon South Korea

Changwon, South Korea LG Smart Park Named WEF Lighthouse Factory

LG Smart Park in Changwon, South Korea has been selected as a Lighthouse Factory by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Jeff Finkle IEDC

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.
Red Bank, NJ

A New Office For Business Facilities

Group C Media, Business Facilities' parent company, has moved to a new office in Red Bank, NJ designed for productivity now, and in the future.
Workplace Needs

Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically By Generation

While Millennials prioritize better hardware, Gen X wants more flexible work schedules to care for their families and Baby Boomers want a raise, finds the Nintex Workplace 2021 Study.
return to work

Workers Don’t Expect Return To Workplace By Year’s End

Remote work is gaining steam: New survey finds 33 percent question the wisdom of returning, report high productivity while working remotely.

Even After COVID-19, Execs Expect Remote Work Trend To Continue

Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.
Florence County, SC

McCall Farms Investing $50M In South Carolina Expansion

The producer of fresh canned vegetables and fruit will create 140 new jobs at its Florence County, SC operations.
productive employees

Workplace Satisfaction: What Do Workers Want?

Here are the top 10 factors that keep employees engaged and productive in the workplace, according to new research from Aerotek.
relocation

A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves

Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations to reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.
Moret artificial intelligence

Podcast: A Conversation With Stephen Moret

Artificial intelligence won’t be making site selection decisions any time soon, according to Virginia Economic Development Partnership President/CEO Stephen Moret.
Fort Worth, Texas

Stanley Black & Decker Creating 500 Jobs In Texas

The 425,000-square-foot plant in Fort Worth, TX will be completed in late 2020 and will manufacture a range of CRAFTSMAN mechanics tools using the latest manufacturing technologies to optimize productivity and sustainability.
Anixter Alsip IL

Anixter Expanding Illinois Distribution Center

The 238,000-square-foot expansion will make the Alsip, IL facility the company’s largest and most advanced distribution center.
global productivity

Global Productivity: Decade-Long Decline Comes To A Halt

The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.
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: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.