Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

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15th Annual Rankings: 2019 Metro Rankings Report. W e’ve subdivided our metro Economic Growth Potential ranking into small, medium and large categories this year. Atlanta, GA; San Antonio, TX and Phoenix, AZ are the top-ranked large metros in this flagship category, respectively.

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Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

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Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more. Read: Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

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The top 10 metros in the combined category were responsible for 45% of all starts, but multifamily dips will "affect more metros in the coming year," according to a recent Dodge Data and Analytics report

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Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

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Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential at BusinessFacilities.com.

LA Metro issues RFP for $9B-$14B Sepulveda Transit Corridor

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The Metro hasn't selected the route through the Santa Monica Mountains yet but wants up to two contractors to help it in the predevelopment phase for what may end up being a P3 contract

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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.

Construction Employment Increases in 218 Metros

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Construction employment grew in 218, or 61 percent, out of 358 metro areas between March 2018 and March 2019, declined in 83 (23 percent) and was unchanged in 57, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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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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Manhattan DA charges former Metro-North Railroad employee, two others in bid-rigging scheme

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WRS Environmental Services, according to the district attorney, won Metro-North contracts worth $10 million by using inside information and is also charged

Employment Grew in 65% of Metro Regions

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Comparing data to October 2018, AGC said employment declined in 69 metros and was unchanged

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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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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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Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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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. 10 in our Economic Growth Potential metro ranking.

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Construction Employment Increases in 244 Out of 358 Metro Areas

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Construction employment grew in 244, or 68 percent, out of 358 metro areas between September 2018 and September 2019, declined in 61 and was unchanged in 53, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. The Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas metro area added the most construction jobs

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

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Atlanta , San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. “It It all seems to be coming together for Metro Atlanta,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

Employment Increases in 231 Metro Areas

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Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and 2019, declined in 69, and was unchanged in 58, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

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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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5 metro markets to dominate US megaproject trend

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An FMI report predicts that over the next several years, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and Washington will make up one-fifth of total megaproject construction in the U.S.

Construction exec indicted for trying to bribe DC Metro official

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Contractor Hardutt Singh allegedly attempted to bribe the former head of the Metro's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department

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Columbus Metro Library Hilliard Branch

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The modification of the Columbus Metropolitan Library Hilliard Branch from a senior living facility clubhouse focused on two key principles that informed the design process: first, take advantage of existing infrastructure as design opportunities; and, second, form space and experience through strategic interventions.

Guardian SunGuard® Coated Glass Helps Metro D.C. Reach New Heights

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Architects at Beyer Blinder Belle created an iconic wayfinder and an important gathering place in Metro D.C. Rosslyn Central Place sets a new standard for sophisticated living in a burgeoning Arlington neighborhood.

Construction Employment Increases in 250 Metros, Declines in 53

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Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and 2019, declined in 53, and was unchanged in 55, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). “Demand for construction is steady or rising in most parts of the country, and many

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Construction employment increases in 250 out of 358 metros from April 2018 to April 2019

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Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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LA Metro approves $3.2B Purple Line extension budget

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The cost of the subway's Section 3 has almost doubled since Los Angeles County voters approved a tax to fund the project in 2016

Construction Employment Increases in 231 out of 358 Metro Areas from October 2018 to October 2019

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Construction employment grew in 231, or 65%, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged in 58, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Employers in most areas remain busy and eager to hire workers, but they struggle to find qualified employees in many metros,” said Ken Simonson, the association’s.

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Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

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The top 10 metros for startups each offer a growing skilled workforce, a mix of emerging growth sectors and the quality of life that amplifies talent attraction, Rogers said.

Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020

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California, New York City, and the District of Columbia will experience the biggest impact of minimum wage increases next year. Read: Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction Employment Up in 264 of 358 Metros

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According to a new analysis of federal employment data, AGC reports construction employment increased in 264 out of 358 metro areas between June 2016 and June 2017, declined in 57, and stagnated in 37.

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US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

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The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. . Read: US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

AGC: Construction employment up in more than 250 metros

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Yet contractors report that it is still difficult to find qualified skilled workers

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Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas

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Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Texas Allen Allen Economic Development Corporation Alliance Architects animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions corporate expansion Dallas metro Economic Development headquarters

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

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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.

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DC Metro Sacks More Inspectors

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Metro train has uncovered several years’ worth of falsified track inspection records, resulting in dismissals or disciplinary action for more than half of the system’s track inspection staff What began as an investigation into the July 2016 derailment of a Washington, D.C.,

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Construction Employment Increases in 205 Out of 358 Metro Areas

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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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Construction Employment Drops in 144 Out Of 358 Metro Areas

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. . Construction employment declined in 144 out of 358 metro areas between September 2014 and September 2015, while construction was stagnant in 55 and increased in 159 metro areas, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). AGC officials said many contractors are struggling to find qualified workers to fill available positions, which may account for the underwhelming employment figures.

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Portland’s Metro Government Aims at 2020 Transportation Measure

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A poll showing strong voter support encourages Metro government to ask for a transportation tax in 2020

L.A. Metro Unveils Two New TBMs for Purple Line Extension

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) on Monday unveiled two new tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for the authority's $9.3

Los Angeles Metro outlines $6.6B spending program

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Construction projects will account for around $2 billion of the fiscal year 2019 budget, which is the largest in the rail system's history

Construction costs in major metros continued to climb last year

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Construction costs nationally rose in 2018 by an average of 5.73%, with Chicago and Portland, Ore., showing the greatest increases among major cities.

Zaha Hadid’s King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station incorporates futuristic façade

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Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will serve as a key interchange on the new Riyadh Metro network for Line 1 and the terminus of Line 4 and Line 6.

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