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Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

Apple To Expand Operations In Ireland

Tech giant Apple will make room for up to 1,300 employees with an expansion of its Cork, Ireland operations.

Johnson Controls Invests $7.5M In Oklahoma HVAC Plant

New automation equipment at Johnson Controls' Norman, OK commercial HVAC plant increases capacity, improves assembly productivity.

Stellantis, Samsung SDI Team Up To Build $2.5B Lithium-Ion Battery Plant

Stellantis Samsung SDI joint venture to build electric vehicle battery plant in Kokomo, IN is targeted to start in 2025 and create 1,400 new jobs.

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

Caterpillar To Expand Texas Manufacturing Facility

Machinery and engine manufacturer Caterpillar will invest $24 million in new equipment and add 24 new jobs at its City of Schertz, TX facility.

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.

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Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

Apple To Expand Operations In Ireland

Tech giant Apple will make room for up to 1,300 employees with an expansion of its Cork, Ireland operations.

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.

Omni Logistics Opens Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate HQ

Omni Logistics establishes new wind-powered Dallas, TX headquarters near key transportation gateways; opens three other new facilities.

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

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Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.

The Automotive Industry: Driven To Success

Since the 2003 opening of Nissan’s assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi has been a key player in the automotive industry.

State Focus: A New York State Of Mind

New York State can offer a lot of alternatives to businesses, depending on what section of the state they are considering.

Connecticut State Focus: Location Plus

Connecticut is situated between two major metro areas. But the Nutmeg State offers much more than just a great location. 

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March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

Apple To Expand Operations In Ireland

Tech giant Apple will make room for up to 1,300 employees with an expansion of its Cork, Ireland operations.

Johnson Controls Invests $7.5M In Oklahoma HVAC Plant

New automation equipment at Johnson Controls' Norman, OK commercial HVAC plant increases capacity, improves assembly productivity.

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Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

Illinois once again topped the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED in 2021, demonstrating leadership in green building.

Moving Trends: Was 2021 The Year Of The Great Relocation?

HireAHelper migration study reveals 2021 United States moving trends during another year disrupted by COVID-19.

Pay, Burnout, Stalled Career Growth Driving The Great Resignation 

Employee resignations are at an all-time high as nearly 40 million U.S. workers resigned during 2021 as part of "The Great Resignation."

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.

Majority Of U.S. Executives Don’t Plan To Downsize Office Space

Over the next year, 53% of executives don't intend to decrease their office size, 10% plan to increase their space, 25% are undecided, and only 12% will downsize.

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For Industry Transformation

A new World Economic Forum report maps how the real estate industry can transform to ensure buildings and cities are liveable, sustainable, resilient, and affordable.

Tech Companies Will Maintain Or Increase Remote Workforce In 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to create a remote workforce, and the change may be permanent, according to a new report from Velocity Global.