Foreign Direct Investment Archives

STATE FOCUS: Business And Life Are Elevated In The Beehive State

Boeing Utah

Like the mighty Rocky Mountains looming over everything, Utah’s business environment and quality of life are reaching for the sky.

IEDC Selects International Executive, Veteran For Economic Development Post


Anderson replaces Charlie Sparks who served with the agency since its creation in February 2005 in roles ranging from director of the north central region to vice president of business development.

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

Gov Tom Corbett

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Apple Mesa

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners


Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple’s new manufacturing plant.

Tennessee Is BF’s 2013 State Of The Year


With a diverse, well-executed growth strategy, the Volunteer State takes top honors in Business Facilities annual competition.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

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San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle’s list of dynamic cities.

Toyo Tire Breaks Ground For Expansion Of U.S. Manufacturing Plant And Warehouse

The Honorable Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia, and Jim Hawk, President, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc. at the groundbreaking ceremony for the 1-million square foot expansion of Toyo Tires' state-of-the-art tire manufacturing plant and warehouse in Bartow County, GA. The expansion will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in the State of Georgia. (Photo: Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc.)

Newly expanded facility will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in Georgia, once it is completed.