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Amazon fulfillment centers

Amazon Adding Two New Fulfillment Facilities In California

With two new fulfillment facilities coming to Tracy and Eastvale, Amazon’s presence has grown to 9 state-of-the-art fulfillment centers across California over four years.
Illinois Business

Business Report: Illinois Leaders Form Non-Profit to Spur Job Creation

The Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. will adopt best practices and focus on sales, marketing and exceptional customer service.
Detroit Flex-N-Gate

Flex-N-Gate To Create Up To 650 Jobs In Detroit

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a $3.5 million performance-based grant to help automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate open a $95 million plant in Detroit’s eastside I-94 Industrial Park.
Cargill

Cargill Protein HQ To Remain In Kansas

After working with the state of Kansas and the city of Wichita, Cargill has decided to keep its protein business headquarters in Kansas.
Reno Nevada

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.
Cape Coral Florida

Cape Coral Economic Development Office: Location Spotlight of the Week

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.
logistics and distribution

New Logistics And Distribution Center Bringing 110 Jobs To Georgia

Polymer Logistics, a retail ready packaging company, will create 110 new jobs and invest more than $4 million in a new 73,500-square-foot logistics and distribution center in Dublin, GA.
Parts Distribution Center

FCA US Invests $12.2M In Virginia Mopar PDC

The over 400,000-square-foot Mopar Parts Distribution Center (PDC) will create more than 70 jobs in Winchester, VA.
Digital Reasoning

Digital Reasoning Expanding HQ In Tennessee

The cognitive computing company will invest approximately $861,500 and create 189 new jobs to expand its Franklin, TN headquarters.
economic development

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… with Dennis Davin, Secretary, PA DCED

Pennsylvania's Davin provides a rundown of the state's economic development initiatives, plus a look at NYC's new World Trade Center Transportation Hub.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.
Blackbaud Charleston SC

Blackbaud Expanding In South Carolina

Blackbaud, a provider of software and services for the global philanthropic community, will invest $154 million in an expansion of its existing world headquarters operations in Charleston, SC. The project is expected to create 300 new jobs over the next five years.
technology center

Technology Center Opens At UL Lafayette Research Park

CGI Federal recently celebrated the dedication of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center that serves as an anchor for the 143-acre University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Park.
site development grants

15 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.
Indianapolis

The RoomPlace Announces Indianapolis Expansion

The furniture retailer will establish a distribution center and corporate headquarters for its rent-to-own retail division, EasyHome.
Chinese direct investment

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.
Lohmann Specialty Coatings LLC

Lohmann Specialty Coatings Investing $6.7M In Virginia

The adhesive bonding material maker will expand its manufacturing operations in Orange County, VA creating 56 new jobs.
South Bend

Regional Cities Initiative Project Launched In South Bend

The four-phase, $165.7 million project will anchor the establishment of South Bend’s Renaissance District and, once complete, is set to be the largest mixed-use technology campus in the Midwest.
LMI Aerospace

LMI Aerospace To Expand In Missouri, Create 60 Jobs

LMI Aerospace plans to invest more than $17.5 million to expand its Washington, MO machining operation, creating 60 new jobs over the next three years.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.

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Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Empire State Development – Big Happens Here

New York, home to the fastest-growing tech sector in the U.S., one of the best-educated workforces in America, over $1 billion in incentives and tax breaks, and the lowest middle-class tax rate in over half a century. This is an economy that launched over 50,000 new businesses last year alone.

Latest Blog Posts

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Italian Paper Company Breaks Ground In Ohio

Sofidel Group’s new $300 million integrated paper mill is expected to bring 300 jobs to Circleville, OH.

Cape Coral Economic Development Office: Location Spotlight of the Week

As the 10th largest city in Florida and the largest city in Southwest Florida, Cape Coral is an ideal location for relocating businesses due to its large, talented and available workforce.

Surveys & Research

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.