Quality of Life

Fairfield County, SC

Fairfield County, SC: Shaping The Future, Starting Now

This rural county situated between Columbia and Charlotte offers ideal sites and settings for manufacturers and their families alike. The growth surge has begun.
Santa

BF Editors’ Blog: Breaking Down Santa’s Influence As A Site Selector

The origin story for Santa has many variations, but present-day versions of the myth lean heavily on his homebase being the North Pole.
Putnam County, Florida

Putnam County: The Perfect Place To Relocate Your Business!

Putnam County, Florida is a progressive rural community with easy access to major metropolitan areas, a competitive business climate, and an attractive lifestyle.
Empire State Development

Why New York? A Q&A With Hope Knight, Empire State Development

Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Hope Knight talks about how New York innovation and initiatives support growth in manufacturing, clean energy, and more.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.
arts and culture

BF Editors’ Blog: Arts & Culture Energize Economies

The economic impact of the arts across the U.S. alone is in the billions, and it continues to grow with business leaders and their workforce giving ever more weight to this quality of life factor.
Lancaster County, South Carolina

Lancaster County: A Gold Mine Of South Carolina Opportunities In The Charlotte Metro

Lancaster County’s pro-business practices, affordability, and lifestyle have it among the nation’s fastest-growing counties, and there’s room to grow.
Vampire Cities

Spooky Site Selection: A Vampire’s Wish List

In celebration of Halloween, we bring you Lawn Love’s top 10 best (and worst) cities for vampires. Which city would Dracula dig?
Constellation Brands Rochester New York

Refresh In Rochester: A Q&A With Constellation Brands’ Chief Financial Officer

Constellation Brands CFO Garth Hankinson shares why this global beverage company chose to remain in Rochester for its new headquarters, moving to downtown.
Ogden Utah

Utah Boasts Vibrant Centers Of Excellence

Corporations choose Utah for its industrial strength, but also for the work-life balance the state offers.
New England

Industrial Diversity Propels New England Growth

The New England region — Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont — is exhibiting notable employment growth across a variety of industry sectors.
Chester County, South Carolina

Chester County, South Carolina: South Charlotte’s Innovation Corridor

Nestled on Interstate 77 between the breathtaking growth of Charlotte and Columbia, we’re growing fast yet there’s room for more.
Michigan Electric Vehicles

Michigan Moving Forward

With a robust transportation system in place, the Great Lakes State is a prime location for electric vehicles and other advanced manufacturing.
Middlesex County Ontario

Set Your Sites On Middlesex County

Located in the heart of southern Ontario, Middlesex County is complete with all the must haves for businesses like prime location, affordable land prices, educated workforce, multilevel government support, and desirable quality of life.
Bradenton Area Florida

Bradenton Area Thrives As Live-Work-Play Community On Florida’s West Coast

On Florida’s West Coast, the Bradenton Area offers incredible natural assets, excellent career opportunities, and vibrant town centers.
Quality of Life Site Selection

The Best Things In Life Are Nearby

Outdoor activities, cultural amenities, and more attract business leaders and employees.
March / April 2023 Issue

March / April 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2023 issue takes a look at the impact of sustainability on site decisions. Plus, life sciences, Opportunity Zones, and a report from Utah Governor Spencer Cox.
Pasco County Florida

Better Lifestyle, Lower Cost Of Living In North Tampa Bay, Florida

Pasco County features pro-business government in a right to work state with local incentives, low operating costs, and no personal state income tax, and offers the fourth best tax climate in the U.S.

LEGO To Move Head Office For Americas To Central Boston

Iconic toy company cited Boston's ability to attract and retain talent, quality of life, and academic institutions as reasons for the move.
Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance

Baldwin County, AL Attracts Top-Tier Talent

Lee Lawson, President & CEO, Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, shares why this coastal Alabama county is the seventh fastest-growing area in the nation.
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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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.