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mining equipment

Liebherr Mining Equipment To Create 175 Jobs With Virginia Expansion

The global company will invest $72.3 million for its plant expansion in the City of Newport News and the City of Hampton, VA.
Sugar Land

In Texas, Sugar Land Building Power Reliability, While San Antonio And Abilene Welcome Investments

Powered by natural gas, the planned generation plant will be designed to restore power within minutes. Meanwhile, JCB breaks ground in San Antonio, and AbiMar Foods expanding in Abilene.
xAI

Elon Musk’s xAI Plans To Locate Supercomputer In Memphis, TN

This project would represent the city’s largest capital investment by a new-to-market company and is currently pending approval by local authorities.
mixed-use

CBRE Report: Mixed-Use Districts Valuable To Shaping Cities’ Growth

Evaluating 19 U.S. markets, CBRE finds that offices and other properties in vibrant mixed-use districts have fared significantly better compared to office-dominant districts.
offshore wind

Dominion Energy Marks Milestone In Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

The first monopile foundation for the 2.6-gigawatt offshore wind farm was installed approximately 29 miles off the Virginia Beach coast.
rural

Rural America’s New Industrial Revival: Reshoring-Ready

Rural communities are attracting corporate investment attention, and many have already made moves to deliver what companies need to succeed.
cold storage

In Alachua, FL, G&C Foods Expands Southeast U.S. Distribution

The New York-based food distributor broke ground on a 254,000-square-foot cold storage facility in north central Florida.
Montgomery

Meta Investing $800M For Montgomery, AL Data Center Campus

The tech giant has operated a data center campus in Huntsville, AL since 2018. Meanwhile, two rural communities have attracted investment from AL-based companies.
steel industry

Steel Industry In Arkansas Grows With Bekaert And Zekelman Expansions

The expansions in the northern part of the state add significant manufacturing capabilities for these steel makers, while creating job opportunities for residents.
backhoe

Ag Equipment Maker KMW To Locate In Sterling, Kansas

Owned by Czech Republic-based Agrostroj Pelhrimov, the company is investing $105 million for its North American headquarters and a production facility in this central Kansas location.
LiveXchange

20th Annual Business Facilities LiveXchange A Success!

Site selection professionals and economic developers came together in Richmond, VA this week to explore opportunities for corporate relocation and expansion projects through one-on-one meetings, conference sessions, and networking events.

BF Editors’ Blog: On Location, Best Picture Nominees

The film and television industry has significant economic impact. With the upcoming 94th Academy Awards, here's a look at the filming locations for the Best Picture nominees.
Zildjian

BF Editors’ Blog: A Site To Stand The Test Of Time

Celebrating its 400th anniversary in 2023, cymbal maker Zildjian has a long history in each of its locations. Whether a startup or a long-established operation, a company's location decision impacts both the foundation and the future of the firm.
arts and culture

BF Editors’ Blog: Arts & Culture Energize Economies

The economic impact of the arts across the U.S. alone is in the billions, and it continues to grow with business leaders and their workforce giving ever more weight to this quality of life factor.
infrastructure

BF Editors’ Blog: Building Blocks To Market

Infrastructure isn’t child’s play. Neither is spending for the Halloween industry, which the National Retail Federation expects to reach $12.2 billion this year.
tax credits

Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Jeff Troan On Data Analytics And Site Selection

Aerospace site selection and the value of data analytics is the focus of this recent talk with Jeff Troan, Managing Director at Vista Site Selection.
tax credits

Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Sabrina Champagne On Tax Credits

The potential of applying tax credits to relocation and expansion projects is the focus of this recent talk with Sabrina Champagne, President of State Tax Credits at OnCentive.
FDI

Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Michael Edgar On FDI

Insights on FDI trends and strategies are the focus of this recent talk with Michael Edgar, Founder and President of SelectGlobal, while at LiveXchange Emerging Industries in Columbus, OH.

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Connected In Columbus, Ohio

Attendees at Business Facilities LiveXchange Emerging Industries, October 4-6, explored the best site selection strategies for current and future corporate relocation and expansion projects.
Ed Sheeran

Gallatin, TN Attracts Belgium-Based Twenty Three

The company designs, engineers, and manufactures framing components for large-scale LED displays, establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operation in this southeastern state.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.