Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings

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We’ve revamped our Metro and Global rankings this year to include some new technology oriented benchmarks. Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Articles By Location Cover Story Featured Post International Magazine Magazine Highlights Recent Issues Special Reports BF-july/august-2015 Business Facilities Economic Growth Global Rankings metro rankings rankings Technology

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Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro Rankings

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Part Two: Metro Rankings. Read Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro Rankings on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Cover Story Development Indicators Iowa Kansas Louisiana Magazine Highlights Missouri Nebraska New York Oklahoma Tennessee Texas 2016 rankings BF-July/August-2016 Business Facilities Economic Development Featured Content metro rankings Site Selection

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Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

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Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest 2015 Austin blog-August-2015 metro rankings Nashville north carolina Raleigh rankings tennesseeBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

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Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Using a standard regional analysis called shift share , CareerBuilder and Emsi discovered which metros are exceeding industry trends the most – and which ones are lagging behind.

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Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders

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Indiana metros dominated the top-10 list for Exports Leaders in Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast blog-August-2015 california Exports indiana logistics metro rankings rankings tennessee venture capitalBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

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Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Great Lakes Blog-Oct-2014 Brookings Institution Chicago Exports Global Cities Initiative JPMorgan Chase Metro Chicago Exports Small Business Initiatives Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

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San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively. Read 2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

LA Metro To Pay Kiewit $297.8M Settlement on Freeway Job

ENR Construction

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has reached an agreement with Kiewit Corp. and will pay the contractor $297.8 million for project change orders on the Interstate 405-Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, in Los Angeles

Stagnant Construction Employment in 1/3 of Nation's Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

AGC reports that construction employment declined or was stagnant in one-third of metro areas between October 2015 and October 2016 amid diminishing public-sector investments in infrastructure and other civil works, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Tuesday.

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Construction Employment Increases In 264 out of 358 Metro Areas Between June 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 264 out of 358 metro areas between June 2016 and June 2017, declined in 57 and stagnated in 37, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 228 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 48 and declined in 82 between June 2015 and June 2016, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the AGC

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Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

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Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Alabama Colorado Daily News Development Indicators Economic Development Featured Louisiana New Jersey North Carolina Press Releases Site Selection South Carolina Texas Utah Workforce Development 2017 rankings Austin Charleston Charlotte Denver Jersey City metro rankings Mobile Salt Lake City Shreveport Technology

Construction Employment Increases in 248 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

. . Construction employment expanded in 249 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 53 between March 2014 and March 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. .

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Construction Employment Increases in 250 out of 358 Metro Areas between August 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 250 out of 358 metro areas between September 2016 and September 2017, declined in 56 and stagnated in 52, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

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Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia Logistics & Distribution Retail ASOS Atlanta e-commerce fashion Fulfillment Center Georgia Department of Economic Development Georgia Power Metro Atlanta Chamber Select Fulton Union CityOver the next five years, the online fashion and beauty retailer will invest more than $40M to establish an East Coast fulfillment center in Fulton County, GA. Read: ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia.

Construction Employment Declines in 153 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in 153 out of 358 metro areas between August 2014 and August 2015. This nearly matches 163 areas that added construction jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC

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Apartment completions in largest metros on pace to increase by 50% in 2016

BD+C

There are over 1,400 large-scale rental apartment projects under construction in the biggest metros in the U.S.

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Structural Failure of Precast-Concrete Span Sets Back Sydney Metro Job

ENR Construction

An independent report cites faulty stitching and grouting process

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Failed Precast Concrete Span Sets Back $8-Billion Sydney Metro Job

ENR Construction

An independent report cites faulty stitching and grouting process

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Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

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Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia Manufacturing Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Expansion Georgia Department of Economic Development Gwinnett County Metro Atlanta Site SelectionCarcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years. Read: Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia.

Construction Employment Drops in 144 Out Of 358 Metro Areas

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Chicago Metro Unveils Infrastructure Website

ENR Construction

Agency hopes to spur public involvement in project planning. Infrastructure

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Construction Employment Up in 244 of 358 Metros

Construction Equipment

. . In his recent report, Ken Simonson at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) said, "With more than two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas adding construction jobs it is clear that the demand for construction is broad-based geographically and by project type.”

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Narrow site, broad vision: LA Metro Light Rail Operations & Maintenance Facility

BD+C

Such was the case for the LA Metro Division 14 Expo Light Rail Operations & Maintenance Facility. Nine and a half acres may sound like adequate space for a 70,000-sf building, but when that acreage is shoehorned into a narrow corridor, problems can quickly arise. To make the building site work, the design team needed to make as efficient use of the space as possible. Building spaces overlap over the rail yard and maintenance area and 34-foot-long moment frames span two tracks.

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Construction Employment Increases in 205 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 205 metro areas, declined in 101 and was stagnant in 52 between May 2014 and May 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). .

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New Safety Czar Shakes up DC Metro

ENR Construction

The new chief safety officer for Washington, D.C.’s

Construction Employment Up in 232 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 232 metro areas, declined in 66 and was stagnant in 60 between April 2014 and April 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Orlando Leads In Jobs Surge, Huntsville Flies High In Aerospace

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Orlando, FL is the top-ranked metro among Employment Leaders; Huntsville, AL is tops among Aerospace/Defense Leaders in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Aerospace & Defense Alabama Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Development Indicators Economic Development Featured Florida Press Releases Site Selection Workforce Development 2017 rankings Capital Investment Employment Expansion Huntsville metro rankings Orlando

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The 10 Longest Urban Metro Transit Systems in the World

ENR Construction

See a slide show of design and construction highlights of major urban rail networks. Infrastructure

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Construction Employment Drops in 127 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in 127 metro areas, was stagnant in 51 and increased in 180 between June 2014 and June 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). .

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Construction Employment Grows in 180 Out of 358 Metro Areas Between October 2015 & 2014

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 180 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 46 and declined in 132 between October 2014 and October 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub

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Read 2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Greater Rochester, NY is Business Facilities' top-ranked Innovation Hub; Albany, NY and Youngstown, OH placed second and third, respectively, in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

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Construction Employment Increases in 145 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 145 of 339 metropolitan areas between January 2012 and January 2013, according to analysis of federal data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Employment declined in 141 areas and remained level in 53. Construction employment increased in 145 of 339 metropolitan areas between January 2012 and January 2013, according to analysis of federal data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). March 25, 2013. read more

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Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report

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Baton Rouge, LA has been named the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report. Two of BF’s top 10 metros in Economic Growth Potential—Baton Rouge and no. 4 metro in Economic Growth Potential, has signaled it intends to defend its turf as a leading national center in aerospace. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report appeared first on Business Facilities.

Ferguson solidifies its move into the metro New York market

Constructor Magazine

Ferguson now has claim on a giant foothold in the Metro New York market. read more. Plumbing Contractor Business Devlopment

TBM Holes Through on First Tunnel for Riyadh Metro

ENR Construction

The first of many tunnel breakthroughs on the Saudi Arabian capital's new, six-line, 176-kilometer metro recently took place at the Salah Al-Din. Infrastructure

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

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Baton Rouge, LA has been named our top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential. The projects include two sites in Baton Rouge, as well as facilities in Shreveport (our ninth-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential) and Geismar. By Business Facilities Staff.