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The growing wedding and event company plans to extend its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

The growing wedding and event company plans to extend its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.

Location Spotlight: Cape Coral Economic Development Office

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.

zulily Expands Again In Columbus Region

The online retailer will create more than 50 jobs at its newly opened operation in Gahanna, OH.

Growth Pilgrims: Drop Anchor For Opportunity In New England

With leading research institutions, a sought-after talent pool and a supportive network of innovators and co-location facilities, New England has made itself an attractive location for the advanced manufacturing sector.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S. military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas.

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017

Top 10 Tech Trends For 2017 The technology sector is still the United States’ leading industry for real estate expansion and employment growth, according to JLL.

Hendricks County, IN Lands New Fulfillment Center

VMInnovations, a Nebraska-based e-commerce company, will create 75 new jobs at the fulfillment center by 2021.

Honeywell Will Create Over 800 Jobs In Atlanta

Honeywell’s new Georgia operation will serve as a development center for software and technologies ranging across the company’s strategic business groups.

Little Caesars Building Detroit’s First New HQ In Over A Decade

Construction is underway on a $150 million expansion to the pizza company’s World Headquarters Campus in the heart of The District Detroit.

Kohl’s To Create 300 Jobs At New Indiana Distribution Center

The national retailer is joining the state's logistics industry with a new e-commerce distribution center in Plainfield, IN.

Grow NJ Tax Credits Approved For Manufacturing, Tech, Finance Companies

The approved projects are expected to result in the creation of 900 new jobs and more than $27 million in investment in New Jersey in key industry sectors.

Home Chef Creating 1,200 Jobs In Georgia

The meal kit and recipe delivery service will invest $3.35 million in new facility in DeKalb County, GA.

Jellyfish Health Expanding In Florida

The health technology company will expand its Panama City, FL operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Austrian Manufacturer Establishing U.S. HQ In New York

Seisenbacher Rail Interiors Inc. will create more than 50 new jobs at its Rochester, NY manufacturing facility.

Food Processing: All Dishes Should Not Be Served Cold

In the food processing competition, the accommodating early bird gets the worm. This means adjusting processing, ingredients and labeling to meet shifting consumer tastes and priorities.

Plastics Company Locating U.S. HQ In Pennsylvania

Retal PA, LLC is investing at least $15M in a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Donora Borough, PA, creating 88 new, high-paying jobs.

Snack Maker Investing $15M In Second Indiana Facility

Pretzels Inc., a pretzel and snack producer, will expand its Plymouth, IN operations, creating up to 65 new jobs by 2020.

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.

The Great Migration

The residents of an island village in Alaska have voted to move to the entire town to the mainland.

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Expanding In Indiana

Moriden America will install new equipment to support increased production at its U.S. headquarters in Carmel, IN.

Yokohama Tire Chooses North Carolina

The Japan-based tire company will build a new Technical Development Center in the City of Concord, NC, creating 56 jobs.

Florida: To Space and Beyond

When people look up in Florida, they see more than just the sun shining. They see a bright future with a limitless horizon.

AutoZone Chooses Florida For New Distribution Facility

The auto parts retailer and distributer will invest $50M in Ocala, FL, creating 240 jobs.

Prescient Bringing 205 Jobs To North Carolina

The construction industry innovator will invest nearly $19 million in a new East Coast operations center in Alamance County, NC.

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