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May 2023

 COVER STORY
2023 B2I Global Rankings
Global Best to Invest 2023
The 15th annual Global Best to Invest rankings showcase the top countries and metro areas in terms of their outlook for corporate investment.
 FEATURES
Top Economic Development Groups
2023 Mac Conway Award
The economic development organizations profiled in the following pages are being recognized for contributing significantly to their locations’ investment attraction and job creation success
2023 Prosperity Cup
2023 Prosperity Cup
North Carolina Expands Its Winning Streak
B2I
Top Deals of 2023
Top Deals 2023: Wherein we salute the Top 20 corporate facility investments in North America and Top 20 in the rest of the world. E-mobility and semiconductors rule the day, with a few compelling exceptions.
North American Automotive
Fast & Furious, EV Edition
Consumers and corporates alike see billions of reasons to invest in the electric mobility ecosystem.
Tribal Economic Development
Coming Full Circle
Lakota holy man Black Elk and other 19th century tribal leaders prophesied it would take seven generations to repair the “broken circle” and heal the multiple, layered traumas...
Departments
North American Reports
Take Me to the Other Side
Health Tech & Life Science Centers
Where Big Science, Big Tech And Big Data Converge
Year-end 2022 figures from the National Venture Capital Association and Pitchbook tell the story best.
 INVESTMENT PROFILES
Portugal
Lighting It Up
Why foreign investment is flowing to Portugal.
Consumers Energy
Michigan Drives for First Place in Site Readiness
Consumers Energy teams up with MEDC and Walbridge to prepare shovel-ready sites.
Hilco Redevelopment Partners
Turning Eyesores into Economic Engines
Since 2010, the real estate investment and redevelopment unit of Hilco Global has been transforming industrial properties into repurposed centers of commerce.
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
Points in Transition
It’s game on in Lebanon, Indiana.
Salt River Project Arizona
Interconnection Brings Central Arizona Economy to Life
For SRP, the concept supports sustainability and prosperity all at once.
 SPECIAL AD SECTIONS
Shovel-Ready Sites
Entek Finds a Home in Terre Haute
A region with shovel-ready property meets an Oregon company ready to engage with a community.
SELECTUSA
After the Summit, The Journey Continues
In addition to the Investment Summit held the first week of May, SelectUSA is also a conduit to data resources that make for an ideal post-summit follow-up.
 INTERNATIONAL
Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America Economic Outlook
A global economic slowdown will dampen Latam’s growth prospects, but a reconfiguration of the global economy following the war in Ukraine may give rise to unexpected opportunities...
News Briefs
World Reports
Quick-hitting stories cover projects from LMG and Mercedes-Benz in Germany; U.S. LNG in Europe; CloudHQ in Brazil; Hyundai’s $18 billion bet on EVs in South Korea; hydrogen plants in Spain; AWS in Australia...
 DEPARTMENTS
Editor's View
Everything Old Is New Again?
I never write a headline until after the article is complete, but this is the exception.
Departments
IAMC Insider
IAMC Chair Karen Shchuka offers guidance on rallying our informational forces, and John Salustri talks to insiders about the idea of industrial coworking.
 AREA SPOTLIGHTS
Asia
Asian Investment into The United States Is Significant and Growing
Fresh on the heels of last week’s SelectUSA Investment Summit, learn from the experts at Tractus how and why the ties between corporate Asia and U.S. communities...
Florida
How Florida Convinced 3 Tech Entrepreneurs to Leave California
Customer input proved significant in the final site selection decisions.
Arizona
Chip Makers, Suppliers Among Top Global Investors In 2022
Taiwanese manufacturers have found a penchant for investing in the Grand Canyon State.
Northeast U.S.
The Northern  Pull of Production
An in-depth look at what’s driving industrial development in the Northeast U.S.
Ohio
Quantum Leap
How Ohio is pushing the boundaries of innovation.
Kentucky
How a Governor Plans to Create ‘the Economy of The Future’
Andy Beshear blends his personal approach with a heavy dose of public investment.
Colorado
They’d Rather Be In Colorado
From EV battery manufacturing to biotechnology, Colorado’s workforce is enticing industry expansion.
Utah
Tech Springs To Life In Lehi
Federal CHIPS Act funding entices a billion-dollar business investment.
New England
Clean Energy Is A Breeze
New England states revolutionize power resources, bringing new investment out to sea.
 INVESTMENT REPORT
Costa Rica
Aligned for Sustainable Growth
Costa Rica’s value proposition — like its business and natural ecosystems — just keeps growing richer and more diverse.
 INTELLIGENCE REPORT
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