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State of the Year: Texas

Business Facilities Blog

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., Read State of the Year: Texas on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors. Read: South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities Blog

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott was presented with Business Facilities’ 2016 State of the Year Award by Senior Account Executive Joyce Wasserman, along with a proclamation from Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

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State Focus – Kansas: The Sunflower State Is Blooming and Booming

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

K nown as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America. In western Kansas, winds whip across the prairie, providing the state with a valuable source of renewable energy.

How LaFleur Uses Bonusly to Turbocharge Praise

And for our employees who work out of state, Bonusly keeps them informed of the challenges we are tackling together, which further promotes the team environment we are trying to foster.

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

Business Facilities Blog

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology. New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State.

State of the Industry

Construction Business Owner

Construction in the United States has historically been considered a highly cyclical activity. All things relative, 2017 finds the construction industry doing quite well. The industry has largely recovered from the Great Recession and is moving forward.

4 ways states will fund infrastructure projects in 2018

Construction Dive

President Donald Trump's soon-to-be-revealed $1 trillion infrastructure plan will likely leave many states funding projects with P3s, bond issues, infrastructure banks and taxes and fees

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

Business Facilities Blog

Part One: State Rankings. Read Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time. Read Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

Business Facilities Blog

Read Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Featured Magazine Highlights Manufacturing State Focus Taxes & Incentives Utah Workforce Development BF-Jan/Feb-2017 Business Incentives Capital Investment Cedar City construction Economic Development Employment San Juan County Site Selection

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ENR Mountain States Announces 2018 Top Young Professionals Winners

ENR Construction

Meet the group of 20 young industry leaders chosen as winners from across the seven-state Mountain States region

State by State Incentives Guide

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. For a list of state economic development agencies, click this link. Alabama Economic Development Loan Program: The state has more than 2,300 commercial lending sources with assets of over $61.3 Property Tax: Amendment 373 of the state constitution provides that all real and personal business property will be assessed at 20% of its fair market value. Certain federal and state regulations apply.

State Focus: Tennessee Reigns Supreme In The Southeast

Business Facilities Blog

The Business Facilities back-to-back State of the Year honoree shows no signs of slowing down its jobs juggernaut, with every week bringing a new project to the volunteer state. State Focus: Tennessee Reigns Supreme In The Southeast appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Tennessee Repeats As BF’s State Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

For two years in a row, Tennessee has notched one of the strongest across-the-board showings in our annual State Rankings Report," said Jack Rogers, Editor in Chief of Business Facilities. Tennessee Repeats As BF’s State Of The Year appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Chattanooga FedEx Memphis State of the Year Target Under Armour Volkswagen Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year: Alabama

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Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year: Alabama originally appeared on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. But if you assume that’s a reflection of the state’s business climate and economic growth strategy, you better think again.

Texas Is Business Facilities’ 2012 State Of The Year

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Texas , a perennial front-runner for Business Facilities’ State of the Year designation, has reclaimed its position at the top of our annual list. Runners-up in the 2012 State of the Year contest included Louisiana, South Carolina , Georgia and Utah.

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ENR Mountain States 2017 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

This year's Best Projects competition in the Mountain States drew 105 total entries, the most in our regional event's history

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Mississippi: Long Time Hospitality State

Business Facilities Blog

In a time of economic development uncertainty, Mississippi always has a way of positioning itself as a top state for business. Read Mississippi: Long Time Hospitality State on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Business Facilities Blog

Read: The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State. Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

Building the United States

Construction Business Owner

It’s said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to the construction industry’s positive impact on the lives of Americans, Mike Rydin, founder and CEO of HCSS, a construction industry software company, sees undeniable beauty.

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The Rise of the Administrative State

Collaborative Construction

If big auto hadn't crawled in bed with big government and begged for big regulations we'd all be flying like the Jetsons! Keep that lesson in mind as the construction industry slowly enters the 21st Century.

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

Business Facilities Blog

Top 10 states are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; five states most in need of improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK. Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Tennessee Repeats As BF’s State Of The Year

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The Volunteer State becomes the first back-to-back winner of Business Facilities'' top annual honor. The post Tennessee Repeats As BF’s State Of The Year appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Chattanooga FedEx Memphis State of the Year Target Under Armour Volkswagen Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Automotive Daily News Featured Post Online Features Press Releases Tennessee U.S.

Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

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Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report. Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains 2015 blog-August-2015 employment leaders high wage manufacturing leaders nebraska north dakota State rankings report top manufacturing statesBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

States Face Transportation Funding Gaps

ENR Construction

While top state transportation officials look and listen for hints about President Trump’s promised, still unreleased infrastructure plan, they are working to cope with more-immediate funding issues

States Test Alternative Road Funding

ENR Construction

As the incoming Trump administration looks for ways to fund its massive $1-trillion infrastructure plan, it could find answers by looking toward the states—in particular, Colorado, California and Oregon

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

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Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC ’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43

State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives

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State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Topic Business Clusters/Corridors California Featured Post Location Focus Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Ports And Free Trade Zones Quality Of Life State Focus Transportation Infrastructure U.S. - Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Tennessee Is BF’s 2013 State Of The Year

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The Volunteer State, which also won the magazine’s top honor in 2009, joins Texas as the only multiple winner in the annual competition since the award was created in 2007 (the Lone Star State won in 2012 and 2007).

Waterbury State Office Complex Earns Two Awards

PC Construction Blog

Last night, the team of PC Construction, Freeman French Freeman and the State of Vermont accepted a Best Builders Award from the Associated General Contractors of Vermont for the Waterbury State Office Complex project.

The State Of Women In Construction

Geniebelt

Society has progressed and evolved in many ways. One significant change has been the increasing presence of women in the business world. Women have progressed in leadership and taken up challenges that were once considered too difficult for them to perform.

FHWA Reallocates $2.8B in Highway Funds to States

ENR Construction

States must obligate the funds to particular projects by Sept.

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ENR Mountain States Announces 2016 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

Regional Best Projects judges have honored 62 projects across the nine-state region

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State Focus: New York – Accelerating Biotech Innovation In The Empire State

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The Innovate NY Fund is a seed stage business equity fund with up to $47 million to support innovation, job creation, and high growth entrepreneurship throughout the state. Accelerator is incredibly grateful for the support that it has received from New York State.

Utah State Engineers Model Fix for Oroville Dam Spillway

ENR Construction

Utah State engineers test concepts in the lab on a small scale before on-site crews in California repair damaged spillway

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

Business Facilities Blog

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs. The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors. BF Staff.

New York State extends design-build authority

BD+C

New York State legislators recently passed a budget that includes a provision to allow state agencies to continue to use design-build on projects.

2017 Mountain States Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

This year's winners of the Top Young Professionals contest represent the diversity of leadership across the regional industry