Tag: Economic Development
Tyco International has opened its new global headquarters and business service center — dubbed the "smartest building in Ireland" — in Cork, Ireland.
Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.
The Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) recently celebrated the Grand Opening of its Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training (RCWET) in Woodbridge, VA.
The Bronze Award winner in BF’s 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition will generate an estimated $17.7 billion in economic impact for the region over the next 10 years.
The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.
Glatfelter will invest approximately $80 million and create up to 83 highly-skilled jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, AR.
The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.
Greater Houston Partnership snares a coveted 4.1-million-square-foot campus with a unique proposal utilizing an online site-selection app and intense data crunching.
The Fiber Ready designation helps economic development officials promote their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.
When it comes to the critical priority of workforce availability, site selection professionals evaluating locations for new projects need to separate the truth from an incoming cascade of false market signals.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.
Arthrex, a global medical device company in orthopaedics, is expanding in Ave Maria, FL and will create more than 350 jobs at the 218,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
Wayfair, Inc. has selected Bryan-College Station in the Research Valley region of Texas for its new customer service center, which will employ approximately 450 employees.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.