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Quality of Life Site Selection

The Best Things In Life Are Nearby

Outdoor activities, cultural amenities, and more attract business leaders and employees.
Retailers

Retailers Adapting To The Market

Shifting priorities are impacting the way consumers want to shop, and retailers are changing their site selection in response.
Quality of life

When The (Work) Day Is Through

Choosing a place that offers employees quality of life with a wide variety of recreation and leisure options is key to your next location.
Illinois

Illinois: Building The Future In The Land Of Lincoln

With a talent pool approaching 7 million—a third of whom hold a bachelor’s degree or higher—Illinois has the skill sets needed to fill 21st-century jobs.
Illinois

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.
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U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.
Illinois

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.
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Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.
Illinois

Illinois Revives Premier Corporate Tax Incentives

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation reinstating the Economic Development for a Growing Economy incentives program (EDGE), a vital tool in winning big-ticket projects.
Illinois

Illinois: Unveiling the Future of Digital Design and Manufacturing

Chicago’s new National Innovation Institute, built with $70 million in federal funding, is paving the way for the advanced manufacturing breakthroughs of the 21st century.
Illinois Business

Business Report: Illinois Leaders Form Non-Profit to Spur Job Creation

The Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. will adopt best practices and focus on sales, marketing and exceptional customer service.
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Location Focus: Illinois – Trying To Make Headway In Every Way

The Land of Lincoln is pulling out all the stops in the name of economic progress.

BUSINESS REPORT: Illinois – Strong Demand Lifts Industrial Parks In Wheeling, IL

The economic outlook is positive as operations and employment continue to expand, and new industrial construction inquiries are streaming into Wheeling. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Atlantic Aviation

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Points of Entry for Cash-Rich Cargo

At least $13 billion in public investment is earmarked for port development in the next decade. With the expansion of the Panama Canal and steady growth of U.S. exports, developers and investment interests are bullish on U.S. ports. From the January/February 2013 issue

LOCATION FOCUS: The Heartland of America Beats Strong

Illinois' well rounded infrastructure is a perfect business lifeline. From the September/October 2012 issue

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Ships, Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The past four years have hit hard. And while the logistics industry is no exception, some sectors are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. From the January/February 2012 issue.
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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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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.

[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: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.