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BF Editors’ Blog: 2024 Solar Eclipse Economic Impact & Where To Watch

From the economic impact to opportunities to travel with family and friends to maximize the experience, anticipation is going strong across North America.
Liberty, Odessa, Texas

$375M DOE Investment Spurs Second Eastman Molecular Recycling Project In U.S.

Department of Energy funding led Eastman to announce plans to build its second U.S. molecular recycling facility in Longview, Texas. In Odessa, Liberty Energy breaks ground on its $50 million project.
DOE

DOE Announces $6B For 33 Projects To Explore Cutting Industrial Emissions

Part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program, managed by DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), funding will drive toward technologies to decarbonize energy-intensive industries in the U.S.
PLANT-AS Lubbock Texas

PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS Locates In West Texas

With a vision to modernize the digital infrastructure required to support produce demand worldwide, PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS chose the heartland of American agriculture to do just that. 
Central Texas

Central Texas Communities Mark Projects To Bring 700+ Jobs

Last week, the cities of Robinson, Pflugerville, and Sugar Land highlighted business relocation and expansions representing new and retained jobs in the manufacturing sector.
Montgomery County, Texas

Lone Star State Success Driven By ‘Hardworking Texans’

Governor Greg Abbott credits the state’s residents — and economic development tools — for its top business ranking.
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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.
Sandow Lakes

Sandow Lakes Energy To Construct Power Plant in Texas Triangle

Sandow Lakes Energy, a 1,200-megawatt, ultra-efficient, natural-gas fueled power plant, will be constructed in the Texas Triangle.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

January / February 2024: The Awards Issue

Business Facilities' January / February 2024 issue features Texas, our 2023 State of the Year, along with winners of our Deal of the Year Awards. Plus, 2024 Top Utilities and more.
Laminam, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, New Laminam Facilities

New Laminam Facilities Reflect Commitment To Sustainability

Philip Eeles, President, Laminam North America discusses the company's current corporate expansion and its five new facilities across Canada and in Texas.

Grainger To Establish Distribution Center Near Houston, TX

Grainger's Houston Texas Distribution Center will open in 2026 and be located in Hockley, about 37 miles northwest of Houston.
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Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Texas State of the Year

Texas Named Business Facilities’ 2023 State Of The Year

The strength and diversity of its business climate lands the Lone Star State the top spot for this annual economic development recognition from Business Facilities magazine.

Business Facilities Top 10: Most-Read Articles Of 2023

Business Facilities editors reflect on the most-read articles of 2023, ranging from large development announcements to annual awards.
Smart City

The Last Word: The Rise Of The Smart City

Smart City labels and initiatives are one marker for companies seeking locations that offer cutting-edge infrastructure for business and residents.
digital media and film industry

Digital Media & Film: Ready For Their Close-Up

The digital media and film industry produces entertainment in locations that offer scenery, talent, and more.
clean energy, Inflation Reduction Act, E2

11 Major U.S. Clean Energy Projects Announced Last Month

Businesses have announced more than 265 new clean energy projects in 41 states since August 2022, when the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law.
Agribusiness

Sowing Seeds For The Ag Industry

Despite slow growth predictions, the agriculture industry is seeing new technologies move agribusiness forward.
Abilene

Petrosmith Expansion In Abilene, TX To Create 250 Jobs

This investment by the oil and gas production equipment manufacturer is expected to maintain 415 existing jobs.
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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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.