shovel-ready sites

Owl’s Head Alloys Will Invest Over $29M In Mississippi

The aluminum processing company will locate new operations in West Point, Mississippi, creating 68 jobs. Plus, Mississippi invests nearly $1M in site development.
Pennsylvania Economic Development, Governor Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Renews Economic Development Strategy

Governor Josh Shapiro outlines how the Keystone State’s first economic development strategy in more than two decades will spur growth and interest.
Ohio Business, JobsOhio

How Investing In Sites And Infrastructure In Ohio Will Help Your Business Thrive

Ohio is full of beautiful land with a wide range of sites and buildings that are ready for job creation and economic growth.
Zildjian

BF Editors’ Blog: A Site To Stand The Test Of Time

Celebrating its 400th anniversary in 2023, cymbal maker Zildjian has a long history in each of its locations. Whether a startup or a long-established operation, a company's location decision impacts both the foundation and the future of the firm.
FAST NY, New York State

New York State: Building On Success

The Focused Attraction of Shovel-Ready Tracts New York (FAST NY) program develops shovel-ready sites to accommodate the needs of large employers and high-tech manufacturing companies.
Missouri shovel-ready

Missouri: At The Ready For Industry

Through its Industrial Site Development Grant Program, Missouri offers shovel-ready sites among the initiatives aimed at continued investment.
Wyoming

Wyoming Expanding Horizons

With a low tax burden, the state is attracting business by investing in shovel-ready sites and a skilled workforce.
Mississippi international companies

Welcome To Mississippi: America’s Gateway For Business

Some of the most well-known international companies have built upon their long legacies of success by locating in Mississippi.

Shovel-Ready Sites For The Speed Of Business

Communities with pre-certified sites are prepared for companies to quickly relocate or expand to their region and begin building immediately.
Advanced Manufacturing Iowa

Advanced Manufacturing Advances In Iowa

Industry is thriving in the Hawkeye State with the help of innovative grants and renowned research facilities.
Mississippi business climate

Mighty Mississippi Flexes Tech Muscles, Abundant Sites, Supportive Business Climate

Mississippi is preparing for the future of industry by developing a high-tech workforce, premier shovel-ready sites and an even stronger business environment with no red tape.
Georgia-Pacific Tennessee

Georgia-Pacific Bringing 200+ Jobs To Tennessee 

The tissue and paper product manufacturer will invest $425 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Jackson, TN.
Certified sites

Digging In With Shovel-Ready Sites

Being prepared for any and every corporate relocation or expansion scenario is vital for any community seeking new business ventures. Certified sites are a good start.
Ottumwa, IA

Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa

With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.
Kansas certified sites

Kansas, Sunflower Electric Launch New Certified Sites Partnership

Thanks to a new partnership, sites certified through Sunflower Electric's Certified Sites Program will automatically be certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce.
shovel-ready sites

Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified And Ready To Go

Precertified sites—A.K.A. shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.
ElectriCities of North Carolina

Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina

ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.
July / August 2019 Issue

July / August 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 4)

The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.
shovel-ready sites

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Precertified sites—also known as shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.
Fairmont, Minnesota

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.
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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[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: 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.