STEM

Tech Talent

Making Moves To Develop Tech Talent

Initiatives on the federal, state, and local levels need to align to boost a STEM-savvy workforce.
Intel Costa Rica

Intel To Invest $1.2B In Costa Rica

Over the next two years, U.S. chip manufacturer Intel is planning to invest $1.2 billion in Costa Rica, where it employs 3,300 workers.
Amazon HQ2

In Arlington, VA, Amazon HQ2 Joins The Neighborhood

The world's largest retailer opened its Metropolitan Park site in May and is set to transform the city's National Landing community.
Toyota North America facility in York Township, MI will undergo a significant expansion. (Photo: Ann Arbor SPARK/Toyota)

Toyota To Invest $47.7 Million At R&D Facility In Michigan

In York Township, MI, Toyota North America plans to add a battery testing facility for battery cell, module, and pack testing capability at its R&D headquarters campus.
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.
aerospace & defense locations

Launching To Success: Aerospace & Defense Locations

Locations are attracting aerospace & defense companies with highly educated workers, advanced manufacturing capabilities, and supply chain networks.
McAfee

McAfee To Locate New Headquarters In Texas

The global leader in online protection will open up a new regional facility located at The Star in Frisco, TX.
Canada Workforce

Canada Leads With World-Class Workforce

Canada's top-notch education, support for tech knowledge, and business-friendly programs deliver for companies from around the globe.
Massachusetts STEM

Massachusetts: Investing In The Future

Across Massachusetts, new funding for higher education and STEM programs throughout grade levels will support the next generation workforce.
New Jersey

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis

Colorado Governor’s Report: Ready To Scale New Heights

Gov. Jared Polis is keeping Colorado ahead of the curve on today’s biggest challenges, including providing recovery relief for small businesses and preparing to lead the clean-energy economy.
Skydweller Aero Oklahoma

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.
WESCAM Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.
Iowa bioscience

Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.
MetaCX SaaS startup Indiana

MetaCX Adding 75 New Jobs In Indiana

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup will invest $1.4 million to scale up its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 75 high-wage jobs by 2023.
STEM skills

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.
Choose New Jersey

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey

Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.
Business Facilities March / April 2019 Issue

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.
Invest Atlanta

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta

Eloisa Klementich, CEO, Invest Atlanta, discusses the factors that are making the city a thriving high-tech hub.
Catawba County

Design Foundry Investing $3M In Furniture Manufacturing Plant

The furniture maker plans to create 202 new jobs in Catawba County, NC over five years.
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.