2016 State Rankings Report: New York Is Top Destination For Capital Investment
New York is the top-ranked state for Foreign Direct Investment measured in capital investment and California leads the field in FDI measured in projects in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report.
The Empire State drew a 13 percent share of all of the Foreign Direct Investment flowing in to North America in 2015, with $8.8 billion in capital investment coming to New York, according to data from fDi Intelligence. Texas earned second place in the capital investment inflow sweepstakes, garnering an 11 percent share of the North American FDI influx with $7.5 billion in investments; Florida was no. 3, with an eight percent share and $5.2 billion in investments.