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Anthem Blue Cross Stays in Connecticut

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut recently announced plans to move its Connecticut headquarters to Wallingford. "We are pleased that Anthem chose to remain...

South Carolina Tissue LLC Picks Barnwell County

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, the Barnwell County Economic Development Commission and the SouthernCarolina Alliance have announced that South Carolina Tissue (SCT) will...

PETCO Opens Satellite Support Center in TX

PETCO, a leading national pet specialty retailer, will open a new Satellite Support Center in San Antonio, TX ,the company has announced in conjunction...

IBM Teams With Commission on ‘Smart Cape Cod’

The Cape Cod Commission and IBM have announced a collaboration, dubbed "Smart Cape Cod," to deploy sophisticated technology for more efficient management of...

Acumen Solutions Brings 156 Jobs to VA

Acumen Solutions, an international business and technology consulting firm, will spend $2.35 million to expand in Fairfax County, an investment that will bring 156...

Roche Expanding in Tucson, AZ

Drug giant Roche will spend about $180 million in Oro Valley on new buildings and other capital investments while creating 500 jobs...

Multimatic Expands in Northeast Indiana

Automotive components maker Multimatic Inc. plans to expand its northeast Indiana production operation, adding new assembly lines as it aims to create...

Gulfstream Invests $500 Million in Georgia Facilities

Governor Sonny Perdue joined company officials today in Savannah to announce that Gulfstream Aerospace is expanding its operations in Savannah, adding...

G-20 Nations Agree on Plan for Development

The G20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea, ended Friday with leaders issuing a communique that endorsed the multi-year Seoul Development Consensus for Shared Growth....

Green, but not Too Green

While we were visiting New Orleans this week for Business Facilities' annual LiveXchange event, we came across an article in Sunday's edition of the...

Levelland Set to Open Industrial Rail Park

Less than one year after breaking ground, Levelland City and Economic Development officials will get engines on track for an $8.6 million...

Irish Company Investing $6.8 Milliion in AZ

AREZ LLC will locate its U.S. headquarters and a new manufacturing facility in Crossett, Arizona; their first location in North America. The...

ICF Plans for 400 Jobs in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that ICF International, a global professional services firm, will expand its corporate headquarters in Fairfax County. According to the...

Agriculture brings $34 Million to DE

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and state officials announced that Mountaire Farms will invest approximately $34.5 million to expand its poultry complex in Millsboro. The...

Pollina Issues Wake-Up Call on U.S. Economic Decline

NEW ORLEANS – Nov. 8 – Author and economist Dr. Ronald R. Pollina brought his clarion call for a drastic change in U.S. trade...

Exergonix Chooses Kansas City Area for HQ

Clean-tech company Exergonix has agreed to locate a $90 million headquarters in the Kansas City area. Exergonix will produce one-megawatt batteries capable...

Data Center Giant Plans Hub in NJ

i/o Data Centers is planning to build a huge data center in New Jersey to serve as the East Coast hub for its ...

Kimberly-Clark Ramps Up Expansion Plans

Economic development officials in Conway say Kimberly-Clark Corp. is moving up its plans for expansion at its plant in Conway, AR. A news release...

Doritos Plant Expansion on Hold

For some time now, growing numbers of aging Baby Boomers (and some of their offspring) have been beating the drum for legalization of...

Report: Ford Applies for $150-Million MO Tax Credit

The Missouri Department of Economic Development said Ford Motors has applied for the $150 million, 10-year package of tax credits passed by ...

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ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

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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.

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