Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Texas: Star of the Sun Belt
Rebounding strong from the national downturn, Texas stands out as a place of economic opportunity with many of its cities emerging as growth leaders in the Sun Belt.
Alternative Energy Powers the New Economy
Locations across the country have made renewable energy central to their economic recovery strategies. The race is on to claim a leadership position in solar, wind, geothermal and biofuel generation and manufacturing.
Texas Corporate Moves
Toyota Moving Tacoma Truck Production to San Antonio Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it will relocate production of the Tacoma pickup from a plant...
San Antonio, Texas
The Lone Star State Shines Bright in a Dark Economy
State-by-state comparisons still put Texas at the top of the list in employment and growth indicators.
The Lone Star State is Flexing its Muscles
Texas is bucking the economic trends and maintaining strong growth in income and employment.
Foreign-Trade Zones—Global Expansion at Reduced Cost
Economic developers can leverage the benefits of FTZs to attract jobs and investment, while facilitating maintenance and expansion of their industrial base.
Information Technology: No Signs of a Slowdown
When it comes to innovation and a talented workforce, these are the locations that merit a close look.
Editors’ Location Picks 2008
These gems didn't just catch our eye with a quick flash. Their consistent economic development sparkle earned them front-and-center display in our annual showcase.
Everything’s Big in Texas
With an economy growing three times faster than the national average, Texas may be the state for your next big move.
Austin, Texas – Metro Spotlight
The Green Heart of Central Texas Nestled in the center of Texas, the Greater Austin metropolitan area, comprised of 11 cities in five counties,...
Texas Receives First Business Facilities State of the Year Award
The first annual Business Facilities State of the Year award has been presented to Texas.
Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy
The automotive sector continues to be one of the most successful industries in North America. But, global competition, emerging eco-trends, and innovations are changing the playing field.
Texas Corporate Moves
Orgill Opens Number Six in Kilgore In the first quarter of 2008, Orgill, Inc. plans to open its 530,000-square-foot distribution center in Kilgore, TX, 120...