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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.
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.
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.
July / August 2016

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.
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.
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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2016 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Installed Solar, Wind Capacity

China is the world leader in Installed Solar Power Capacity and Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.
economic growth

2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively.
Memphis water

Greater Memphis: The Gold Standard for Water

Greater Memphis has an abundant supply of pure, sweet water: The Memphis Sands Aquifer holds nearly 100 trillion gallons of this precious commodity, which is becoming an economic development priority.
innovation hub

2016 Metro Rankings Report: Greater Rochester, NY Is Top Innovation Hub

Greater Rochester, NY is Business Facilities' top-ranked Innovation Hub; Albany, NY and Youngstown, OH placed second and third, respectively, in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.
business parks

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

Business, research and industrial parks are development magnets for clusters of like-minded businesses looking for the perfect environment to expand
Westlake Texas Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab Creating New Regional Campus In Texas

The financial services company's new $100 million Westlake, TX campus will create at least 1,200 new jobs over the next 10 years.
Nevada State Focus

Nevada: Shining Up the Silver State

Nevada is famous as a gambling mecca, but businesses will find a skilled workforce that offers a sure bet on success.
foreign direct investment

2016 State Rankings Report: New York Is Top Destination For Capital Investment

New York is the top-ranked state for Foreign Direct Investment measured in capital investment and California leads the field in FDI measured in projects in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.
Johnson City

Tennessee Flooring Manufacturer To Create 200 Jobs

Mullican Flooring will invest $15M to expand its Johnson City, TN operations, creating 200 new jobs over the next five years.
Tennessee

State Focus: Staying On Top In Tennessee

The Volunteer State keeps breaking its own records for new job commitments, capital investment and FDI. Tennessee is aiming to bring in 28,000 new jobs in 2016.

Nearsighted

New York lawmakers complain about the short-term results of a long-term development program with 10-year incentives.

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Ohio Electric Cooperatives: Location Spotlight Of The Week

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Tennessee Brings Home Top Honors for Economic Development

The Tennessee business climate is one of a kind. The New York Times listed Nashville as the #15 place to visit and Pollstar ranked Bridgestone Arena 6th in the country and 21st in the world when it comes to arena ticket sales.

Latest Blog Posts

MillerCoors Investing $60M In Virginia

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

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

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

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.

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.