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IBM Announces Creation Of 800-Job Technology Center In Downtown Baton Rouge

Rendering provided by Downtown Development District - a computer rendering shows what downtown Baton Rouge would look like with more trees.

“IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge” represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components


Overland Park, KS Is Home To Staples Promotional Products

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Overland Park will remain the location for the primary administrative offices for Staples Promotional Products, the largest promotional product distributor in North America and a business division of Staples Advantage.



Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Expanding Into New Buildings In Tarrytown, NY

Photo: BioMed Realty

Having started with four employees when it opened its research laboratories at The Landmark at Eastview in 1989, Regeneron now has over 1,300 employees working at the campus.


Boeing Opens New Everett, WA Delivery Center

The grand opening ceremony was attended by Boeing employees, customers and state dignitaries.

State of the art facility is designed to benefit 747-8, 767, 777 and 787 customers. The building’s highlight, a customer event area, offers sweeping views the Olympic Mountains beyond the neighboring flightline and Paine Field.


Survey: What App Would You Use?

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What app is missing from your economic development toolbox? Is there some kind of mobile app you’d use on a regular basis that could help make the site selection and relocation process easier? Please fill out the following brief survey and help the tech team at Business Facilities design your ideal app.


Faurecia North America Grows Into A New Headquarters In Auburn Hills, MI

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Three years into a remarkable surge in growth, Faurecia North America announced more details of its plans for a new headquarters building in Auburn Hills, MI, at the hub of activity for southeast Michigan’s auto industry.