Online Features | Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


Kaiser Permanente Bringing 800 Call Center Jobs To Georgia.

Kaiser Permanente Bringing 800 Call Center Jobs To Georgia

Kaiser Permanente will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, GA this year, bringing more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020.
Culture Is a Top Challenge for Business Leaders.

Culture Is A Top Challenge for Business Leaders

Facing increased pressure to deliver more growth and productivity while addressing workforce mobility trends and skills shortages, 87 percent of business leaders cite organizational culture and employee engagement as their top challenge, according to Deloitte's "Global Human Capital Trends 2015" report.

Megabucks Park: 300-acre, $2.6B Entertainment District in L.A.

The world's most expensive stadium will anchor a new 300-acre, $2.6-billion entertainment district in L.A.
Toledo Molding & Die To Invest $20M, Create 250 Jobs In TN.

Toledo Molding & Die To Invest $20M, Create 250 Jobs In TN

Toledo Molding & Die, Inc. (TMD) will invest $20 million and create 250 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, TN.
New Report Illuminates Global Work Opportunities, Disruptions.

New Report Illuminates Global Work Opportunities, Disruptions

Workers everywhere will be affected by accelerating disruptions to the world of work—yet people in different economic positions will be impacted in very different ways, according to a new report from Foresight Alliance.
Allied Solutions Adding 600+ Jobs At Indiana HQ.

Allied Solutions Adding 600+ Jobs At Indiana HQ

Allied Solutions, a distributor of insurance, lending and marketing products to financial institutions across the country, is expanding its headquarters in Carmel, IN, creating more than 600 new jobs by 2025.
Monsanto Picks Lubbock, TX For New Cotton Seed Processing Facility.

Monsanto Picks Lubbock, TX For Cotton Seed Processing Facility

The new Lubbock site represents a $140 million capital investment and is expected to employ 40 full-time personnel.

Seed Money: NJ Supports Tech Start-ups With VC Funding

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has found a novel way of expanding this toolset: NJEDA has made a series of "limited partnership" investments in an NJ-based private venture-capital fund that targets growth-stage tech businesses. The NJEDA is investing more than $40 million in venture capital funds, leveraging investment in NJ businesses to more than $2.5 billion.
Richelieu Foods Expanding In Wheeling, IL.

Richelieu Foods Expanding In Wheeling, IL

Richelieu Foods Inc. will expand its manufacturing capacity by leasing a 115,000-square-foot food grade manufacturing plant in Wheeling, IL.
General-Electric-Boston

Breaking News: General Electric Moving HQ To Boston

New York, Rhode Island, Georgia, and at least eight other states were vying for the project, but in the end General Electric Co. has elected to relocate its global headquarters from Fairfield, CT to Boston.
Deloitte-Millennials

Businesses At Risk Of Losing Top Talent

Businesses must adjust how they nurture loyalty among Millennials or risk losing a large percentage of their workforces, according to Deloitte’s fifth annual Millennial Survey.
Bosch-Pittsburgh

Bosch To Open New Technology Center In Pittsburgh

Robert Bosch LLC will locate its new Research and Technology Center in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, which is becoming a hub for emerging tech-and innovation-focused companies.
baton-rouge-blueline

Baton Rouge Lands BlueLine Associates’ Software Development Office

BlueLine Associates will establish a new software development office at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, creating 40 new jobs.

Home Stretch: The Panama Canal Expansion

When the project was announced nearly 10 years ago, the new-and-improved 77-kilometer waterway through the narrow Isthmus that connects North and South America was expected to reopen for business in time for the 100th anniversary of the Canal in 2014. But the daunting engineering challenge of building a third set of new locks—and a toxic combination of legal and labor issues—rendered that deadline unrealistic almost from the get-go.
Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts To Create 200 Jobs In La Vergne, TN

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. will invest $24.5 million and create more than 200 new jobs at its new distribution center in La Vergne, TN.

CGT To Create 275 Jobs In New Braunfels, TX

CGT U.S. Limited will construct a new manufacturing facility in New Braunfels, TX, creating at least 275 jobs and $80 million in capital investment.
Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued U.S. Investment in 2016.

Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued U.S. Investment in 2016

Despite concerns about the impact of higher interest rates, 64% of respondents to a survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) say they expect to increase their investment in U.S. real estate in 2016.
Alabama Businesses Celebrate 2015 State Of The Year Award.

BF In The News: Alabama Businesses Celebrate 2015 State Of The Year Award

At least one local business owner wasn't surprised that Alabama took the top spot in Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year Award, according to a January 4 newscast from ABC News affiliate WAAY 31.
Deal-of-the-Year

Business Facilities Announces 2015 Deal Of The Year Winners

Greater Houston Partnership snares Business Facilities' Gold Award for Goodman Global Group's 4.1-million-square-foot consolidated campus.
RES-Polyflow-renewable-energy

RES Polyflow Picks Indiana For Plastics-to-Fuel Operation

RES Polyflow, a renewable energy solutions company, will locate its new Midwest production hub in Ashley, IN, creating up to 136 new jobs by 2019.

Stay connected

261FansLike
26FollowersFollow
40,000FollowersFollow
2,454FollowersFollow
19SubscribersSubscribe

Latest Blog Posts

iCIMS Opts To Grow At New Jersey’s Bell Works

The SaaS company will join a collection of top-tier technology companies by moving its headquarters to the redesigned landmark building in Holmdel, NJ.

More Than Maple Syrup

A green grid and a 1-gig broadband connection are transforming Burlington, VT into a thriving high-tech hub.

Renamed Decatur Central Railroad Gets New Operators, Rehab

OmniTRAX affiliate partners with Topflight Grain Cooperative to operate, drive business to and rehabilitate the Cisco to Decatur line.

Contributed Columns

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.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Chinese investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.