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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.
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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.
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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.
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Subaru of Indiana Announces $140M Expansion

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 1,204 new jobs by 2017.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Formosa Petrochemical Considers $9.4B Complex In Louisiana

With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
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Johnson & Johnson To Create 500 Jobs in Tampa

Global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson will open a new North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, FL and create 500 jobs over the next three years.
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Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX

Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs.
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Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.
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Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville

China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.
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BOOMCHICKAPOP Opens Manufacturing Operation in Reno, NV

Angie’s Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP® is opening a new manufacturing operation in Reno, NV, creating 160 Jobs.
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Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.
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Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence

Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.
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Reform, Reauthorization of EB-5 Investment Program Urged

Congressional reauthorization of the EB-5 investment program needs to happen before it expires on September 30, and should include measures to improve the program's transparency and accountability, according to The Real Estate Roundtable.
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Catheter Research Inc. Expanding Indianapolis HQ

Catheter Research Inc., a global medical device manufacturer, will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2020.
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Auto Supplier Kamtek To Create 350 Jobs, Invest $530M in Alabama Expansion

Auto supplier Kamtek will invest $530 million and create 350 jobs in an expansion of its Birmingham, AL operation that includes opening a new aluminum casting facility to meet automaker demands for lighter parts.

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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.

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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.