Sustainability

Omni Logistics

Omni Logistics Opens Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate HQ

Omni Logistics establishes new wind-powered Dallas, TX headquarters near key transportation gateways; opens three other new facilities.
Better Buildings Initiative

Better Buildings Initiative Creates More Than $15B In Energy Savings

Since 2011, the Better Buildings Initiative has partnered with public and private sector leaders to improve energy efficiency of commercial buildings and industrial plants.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities Introduces LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities is expanding its Business Facilities LiveXchange franchise with the introduction of LiveXchange Emerging Industries.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
ENERGY STAR Certification

Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification In 2021

ENERGY STAR certified plants are among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, 93 plants prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector.
Meta Kuna Idaho

Meta Picks Idaho For New 960,000 SF Data Center

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has selected the City of Kuna, ID as the location of its new $800 million data center.
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

For 2021, Business Facilities introduced 16 Impact Awards as the latest addition to the Economic Deal of the Year Awards.
3M Company

3M Company Investing $470M In East Tennessee Expansion

Fortune 100 company 3M will add nearly 600 new jobs at its manufacturing operations in Clinton, TN by 2025.
technologically advanced steel mill, Osceola, AR

U.S. Steel Picks Arkansas For New $3B Steel Mill

Upon completion in 2024, U.S. Steel's Osceola, AR facility will be the most technologically advanced steelmaking facility in North America.
Rivian Inc., Georgia

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.
Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Establishes New HQ In Atlanta’s Tech Square

3,000 employees will staff the transport company's new HQ, a high-tech venture set to enhance Norfolk Southern's presence in Georgia.
L3Harris

L3Harris Opens $110M Ontario Facility

The state-of-the art Watertown facility supports L3Harris’ strategic growth initiatives, is expected to create 250 jobs over the next four years.
Fort Saskatchewan

Dow To Build World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Ethylene Complex

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta site selected due to availability of carbon capture infrastructure, competitive feedstocks and attractive government partnerships.
Costa Rica

Bayer To Invest $200M In Pharmaceutical Plant In Costa Rica

For Bayer, Costa Rica offers an excellent and strategic location, paired with qualified talent, sustainability policies, and the conditions necessary for private investment.
Buffalo, NY

Viridi Parente Expanding Buffalo, NY Green Tech Campus

In adaptive reuse project, the battery technology developer will add 70,000 square feet to its research lab, assembly, office, and production space.
OnLogic, Vermont

OnLogic Plans New High Tech Global HQ In Vermont

Industrial computer manufacturer plans to build new Vermont headquarters, open an office in North Carolina, and expand operations in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Taiwan.
AgTech St. Louis, MO

Two Agtech Companies Growing In St. Louis Region

AeroFarms will establish a new indoor vertical farm, Ostara will invest $25 million In the St. Louis region.
Connecticut Governor’s Report

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.
Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects

Five Manufacturers Picked To Validate Innovative Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy's manufacturing partners will conduct Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects to speed adoption of clean energy technologies.
industrial clusters

Can Industrial Clusters Help Reduce Harmful Emissions?

ACEEE's Director of Industrial Program discusses how clusters of industrial companies offer a powerful approach to developing and deploying low-carbon infrastructure.
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: The Rhode Island Advantage

Rhode Island’s ideal location in the Northeast boasts all the benefits of major commercial centers, including easy access to top companies, all manner of transportation, and world-class universities.