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Quonset

Quonset Business Park Unveils Railroad Infrastructure Upgrades

The improvements at this Rhode Island site enhances freight rail capacity and flexibility.
Business Research Industrial Parks

Business, Research & Industrial Parks: A Hub For Growth

From office parks to manufacturing districts, these diversified sites offer resources that can help businesses thrive.
migration patterns, United Van Lines, 47th Annual National Movers Study

National Movers Study: Where Did Americans Move In 2023?

Lower costs are drawing Americans to the Southeast and less expensive metros, finds United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study.
biotech and pharma

Biotech And Pharma Industry Locations: Advancing The Limits

Leaps and bounds at life sciences companies have spurred evolution in site selection decisions.
California Energy Efficiency

California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved In Energy Efficiency

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
global resilience

FM Global Resilience Index Helps Guide Location Decisions

The online tool from FM Global, a RI-based mutual insurance company, provides data on risk conditions for businesses choosing new locations, evaluating supply chains, and other important factors.
renewable energy

Growing Green Energy

Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection  decisions across the nation.
New England

New England: Balancing Business & Beauty

While parts of the New England economy experienced a setback, much like its fall foliage, the region will soon experience a beautiful change.
energy efficiency

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 
New England

New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Taken individually each state in New England has a lot to offer, but taken as a region they are a force to be reckoned with.
Rhode Island

Rhode Island Responds To COVID-19 Challenges

Rhode Island leaders have taken action to help local businesses, communities and residents face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
life sciences

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.
Pawtucket, RI

Pawtucket, RI Launches $400M Economic Development Project

The project will transform Pawtucket’s riverfront with extensive development, including a new United Soccer League (USL) Championship soccer team and stadium.
New England

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.
biotech

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine.
Quonset Business Park Rhode Island

Rhode Island: An Engine For Economic Growth

Businesses located within the Quonset Business Park account for 14 percent of Rhode Island’s manufacturing jobs, with another 1,300 coming soon from Electric Boat.

Offshoring

The U.S. offshore wind energy sector appears to be ready for prime time, and the potential is enormous.
business parks

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

Business, research and industrial parks are development magnets for clusters of like-minded businesses looking for the perfect environment to expand

Call to the Bullpen

Rhode Island readies a new economic development pitch as it cleans up the mess left by the Curt Schilling fiasco.
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.