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More than $400 million in investment and 1,250 jobs will be the result of United Parcel Service Inc.'s (UPS) new regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, GA.

Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs

Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs

More than $400 million in investment and 1,250 jobs will be the result of United Parcel Service Inc.'s (UPS) new regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, GA.

Microsoft Investing Over $251M In Virginia Data Center

The Mecklenburg County project—Microsoft Corp.’s fifth expansion in Virginia—will create 44 new jobs.

Johnson & Johnson Celebrates New Florida Global Services Center

The company’s new $23M North American shared services headquarters in Tampa houses more than 250 employees, another 250 professionals will be hired over the next three years.

New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.

Cimpress Opens First U.S. Manufacturing Operation In Nevada

The customized products company will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, with plans to add 150 new jobs.

Iowa Is Built for Business

With certified sites of up to 600 acres available for shovel-ready projects and innovative targeted tax credits, the Hawkeye State is soaring above the competition.

Huber Engineered Woods Reopening Tennessee Facility

The specialty building products manufacturer will create 141 new jobs in Spring City, TN.

Insulation Maker Creating 100 Jobs In North Carolina

K-FLEX will invest $45M to nearly double the size of its Franklin County manufacturing operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Locating In Southwest Indiana

A completed segment of I-69 helped attract M&C Tech's new factory, the first Japanese investment in the Daviess County, IN region.

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida

The aerospace company's new maintenance and engineering facility will create 400 jobs at Pensacola International Airport.

NextEV Opens North American HQ In California

The new facility, in the heart of the Silicon Valley, will employ 400 and serve as the company’s center of global software development.

Team 360 Services Expanding, Creating 137 Jobs In Indiana

The national fire protection company is growing its Indianapolis headquarters with the help of up to $725,000 in tax credits and training grants.

BDO USA To Hire 400 At New Ohio Business Service Center

The Columbus, OH center will initially perform transaction services for BDO’s assurance, tax and business services and outsourcing practices.

Ficosa Opens Advanced Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The $50 million advanced manufacturing facility, dedicated to producing rear view systems, will create nearly 500 new jobs in Cookeville, TN.

New Jersey: Pioneering The Future Of Food In The Garden State

New Jersey is leveraging its strength in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to help the food processing sector deploy 21st century chemistry.

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

Warner Music Group Expanding In Nashville

The music company will bring up to 175 finance jobs to Nashville with its new downtown office.

Biotech Company Establishing HQ In Florida

CTD Holdings will invest $2.75M and create 51 jobs at its new corporate headquarters in Jupiter, FL.

Separated at Birth

U.S. cities are moving to undo the devastation to city neighborhoods wrought by urban freeways that sliced through their midst.

Vonco Products Relocating To Wisconsin

The advanced manufacturer is moving its operations from northern Illinois to Kenosha County, WI, investing $4M and creating 86 jobs.

Anthem Bringing Over 1,800 Jobs To Atlanta

The health benefits company will invest $20M to expand its presence in Georgia with an Information Technology Hub.

CoStar Creating 732 Jobs At Virginia R&D Center

The commercial real estate information company will invest $8M in the city of Richmond, with the help of a $4M grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Michigan Lands New Gestamp Manufacturing Facility

The automobile supplier will invest $68M and create 195 jobs on chassis, paint, and laser welding lines at its new Chelsea, MI manufacturing facility.

Jacobs Engineering Group Relocates Global HQ To Texas

The move from California to Dallas will result in more than 100 jobs and $4M in capital investment, with help from a $1.3M Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

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