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Facebook will expand its Forest City, NC data center operations, investing more than $200 million to build a new 480,000-square-foot data center facility on its existing campus.

Facebook Expands Data Center Operations in Forest City, NC

Facebook Expands Data Center Operations in Forest City, NC

Facebook will expand its Forest City, NC data center operations, investing more than $200 million to build a new 480,000-square-foot data center facility on its existing campus.

Infographic: Small, Mid-sized Businesses Plan To Hire, Invest Despite Economic Concerns

CEOs remain optimistic about their businesses’ growth, despite greater concerns about the challenging economy, according to the latest Vistage "CEO Confidence Index Survey."

Illinois: A Natural Leader

The Land of Lincoln is a $700-billion economy built around global commerce in advanced manufacturing and financial services.

Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh

Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.

Rolls-Royce Investing Nearly $600M In Indiana

Rolls-Royce plans to invest nearly $600 million in its operations and research in Indianapolis over the next five years.

TCC Software Solutions Adding 105 Jobs In Broad Ripple, IN

TCC Software Solutions, an IT services and solutions provider, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, IN creating up to 105 new high-wage jobs by 2019.

Eagle Bend Manufacturing To Expand In Tennessee

Eagle Bend Manufacturing will expand its current operations in Clinton, TN, investing $54.9 million and creating 127 new jobs.

Business Owners Expect To Profit In 2015: Will Increase Hiring, Invest In Operations

Small and mid-sized business owners nationwide expect to increase hiring and wages for their employees over the next six months, according to the latest PNC Economic Outlook Survey findings.

Arizona: Great and Getting Greater

Greater Phoenix, Arizona is a high-tech hub and a growth juggernaut, with unparalleled market access to the Mountain and Western regions of the U.S.

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board.

Rural Sourcing Inc. Expands to Albuquerque, Creates 125 Jobs

Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), a domestic IT sourcing company focused on cost-effective onshore software development and support, will open its fourth Software Development Center in Albuquerque, NM, adding 125 new jobs to the local economy.

Lyft To Invest $5.1M In New Nashville Operations

Rideshare service Lyft will locate its customer experience operations in Tennessee, investing $5.1 million and creating 380 new jobs in Nashville.

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Greater Fort Lauderdale

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance focuses on creating, attracting, expanding and retaining high-wage jobs and capital investment in high value targeted industries. From 2007 to 2014, the Alliance and its partners helped create or retain 20,288 direct jobs.

Indorama Ventures To Invest $175M In Ethane Cracker Project Near Lake Charles, LA

Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.

Michigan’s Port of Monroe To Undergo Major Improvements

Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes.

Expatriates Vote Singapore Best Place to Live and Work

Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.

Boeing To Create Up To 200 New Jobs In Macon-Bibb County, GA

Boeing Commercial Airplanes will invest $81.7 million to retrofit and equip its existing defense-related facility in Macon-Bibb County, GA for the manufacturing of 747-8 fuselage panels, creating up to 200 new jobs.

Digital Media Is On The Move

From the mountains of Utah to the desert in New Mexico, Digital Media pioneers are making magic from pixels in university and government labs that are launching a new growth sector in virtual space.

New Study Ranks States by Lowest and Highest Effective Tax Rates

A new study from The Tax Foundation in collaboration with KPMG LLP provides business leaders and policymakers with a comparison of actual state tax burdens faced by real-world business.

Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA

Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, VA, creating 37 new jobs.

Call For Entries: 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year Deadline Extended!

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.

Six Projects Approved For Grow NJ Tax Credits

Six projects approved for Grow NJ tax credits are associated with the creation of over 645 new jobs, the retention of more than 550 jobs at risk of leaving the state, and private investment of more than $313 million.

Business Report: Missouri – Owens Corning to Open Manufacturing Plant in Joplin

Owens Corning's $90-million project in Joplin, MO, a plant that will produce insulation products, is expected to create more than 100 jobs.

Saran Industries Growing in Howard County, IN

Saran Industries LLC, an industrial finishing manufacturer, will locate new manufacturing operations in Kokomo, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

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