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MillerCoors Investing $60M In Virginia

The beverage company will expand its Shenandoah brewery in Rockingham County, VA creating 27 new jobs.
choose new jersey

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Michele Brown, Choose New Jersey, Inc.

Michele Brown, President and CEO, Choose New Jersey, Inc. discusses incubators, innovation zones, STEM education, incentives and the Garden State in a post-Panamax world.
Lebanon Indiana

Ken’s Foods Growing In Lebanon, IN

The national foods producer is setting up a new $90.5M manufacturing and distribution center in Lebanon, IN, creating 150 new jobs.
Silvercup Bronx New York

$35M Film And Television Production Complex Opens In South Bronx

Silvercup Studio’s third facility in New York – Silvercup North – will generate 400 new jobs in the South Bronx.
GM Marion Indiana

GM Announces $90M Northeast Indiana Investment

General Motors will invest more than $90 million to update equipment at its Marion Metal Center plant’s existing 2.7 million-square-foot campus.
Athens-Clarke County

Voxpro Creating 500 New Jobs In Georgia

The tech support company will invest $4 million in a new Center of Excellence in Athens-Clarke County, GA.
EastPointe Business Park

Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

To learn more about Ohio Electric Cooperatives generation, transmission and distribution capabilities, and the cooperative difference, visit this microsite.
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BF Location Video: Business is Better in Lubbock, TX

Access to cutting edge research facilities. Low energy costs. A highly-skilled and talented workforce. Rail infrastructure. Shovel-ready sites. Whatever you need. We've got it.
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BF Location Video: Mars Chocolate Topeka Candy Production Plant Officially Opens

Mars Chocolate North America officially opened the doors of a new, state-of-the-art, roughly 500,000-square-foot candy production facility in Topeka, Kansas.
Cookeville

Advanced Manufacturing Equipment Company Growing In Tennessee

ATC Automation will invest $10.4 million and create 110 jobs at its Cookeville, TN manufacturing operations.
Cumberland County

Cumberland County, NJ Boosts Local Workforce

New high tech high school and workforce development center will provide businesses easier access to a well-trained and highly skilled workforce.
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BF Location Video: Grow Your Business in the Ak-Chin Indian Community

Tour the Ak-Chin Indian Community and see the business growth and expansion this small tribe has created in its community and the surrounding area. In Santa Cruz Commerce Center, Ak-Chin's industrial park, you'll find a great place to grow your business.
Reno Nevada

Thrive Market Opens Distribution Center In Nevada

The project will bring 400 new jobs and $3.5 million in investment to the Taho Reno Industrial Center.
Cartersville

Automotive Supplier Will Create 150 Jobs in Georgia

voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. will invest $50M to expand its existing facility in Cartersville, GA.
New Mexico

New Mexico Governor’s Report: The Future Is Welcome Here

Gov. Susana Martinez has created a clear path for sustainable growth by slashing punitive business taxes and regulations, while maximizing the reach of New Mexico’s research and development assets.
Nappanee

Trailer Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

inTech Trailers will invest $1.67 million to expand its operations across its Nappanee, IN campus, creating up to 60 jobs.
mississippi development authority

Location Spotlight: Mississippi Development Authority

Mississippi has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the state and providing a favorable business environment which promotes continued industry success. Visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight to learn more.
job growth

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.
Cecil County

Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.
carolina

State Focus: The Carolina Closeness

While North and South Carolina are clearly separate entities, they share more than a border when it comes to business.

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Featured Location Spotlight

Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

To learn more about Ohio Electric Cooperatives generation, transmission and distribution capabilities, and the cooperative difference, visit this microsite.

Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Nanotechnology In Mississippi Works

Dr. Joe Lichtenhan, president and CEO of Hybrid Plastics, explains how his company sought a facility in a manufacturing friendly state with access to high quality educational resources.

Latest Blog Posts

Japanese Automotive Manufacturer Growing in Indiana

Aisin USA Manufacturing will create up to 100 new jobs at its Seymour, IN operations by the end of 2018.

Gun Maker Establishing Nashville Manufacturing Plant

Start-up firearm maker Vantage LLC will invest $5M and create 100 manufacturing and assembly jobs in Davidson County, TN.

Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona

Rogers Corporation, a global leader in engineered materials solutions, will relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, CT to Chandler, AZ.

Surveys & Research

New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.