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Nearly 84% of job seekers are willing to take a job outside their most recent industry or role, finds a new CareerBuilder survey.

COVID-19 Pandemic Produces More Flexible Workforce

Nearly 84% of job seekers are willing to take a job outside their most recent industry or role, finds a new CareerBuilder survey.

Santander Consumer USA Bringing 875 Jobs To Florida

Santander Consumer USA is investing $22 million and locating in more than 115,000 square feet of converted retail space in Pasco County, FL.

Allied Air Enterprises Investing Over $35M In South Carolina Expansion

The manufacturer and distributor of HVAC products will create 20 new jobs in Orangeburg County, SC.

Pretzels, Inc. Building New Production Facility In Kansas

The pretzel and snack products manufacturer will make a significant investment in the construction of a new 146,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility at VenturePark in Lawrence, KS.

Oracle Latest Company To Announce Headquarters Move To Texas

Software giant Oracle will move its corporate headquarters from the Silicon Valley to Austin, TX, joining a growing list of companies choosing to shift their bases to the Lone Star State.

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 

Two Projects Bringing 700 Jobs, $512M In Investment To Greenville, NC

Thermo Fisher Scientific will invest $500M and create 500 jobs, while Grover Gaming will invest $12.5M and create 200 jobs in Greenville, NC.

Sensor Electronic Technology Investing $55M In South Carolina Expansion

A global supplier of UV LEDs, SETi will expand its manufacturing operations in Richland County, SC, creating 40 new jobs.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Texas

The new one million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 new, full-time jobs in Missouri City, TX.

Invest in Middlesex County – 2020 Business Profile Compilation Video

Take skilled workers and a growing population in a strategic location with shovel ready sites, easy transportation links and low business costs. Add advanced technology, global business leaders and world class education and research facilities, and you have Middlesex County; right in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

Lordstown Motors Closer To First All-electric Pickup Truck Production

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for Lordstown Motors’ hub motor and battery line, taking it one step closer to producing the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck in Lordstown, OH.

Gutterglove Investing Over $5M In New Tennessee Operations

The nation’s leading gutter guard manufacturer will move operations from California, creating 85 jobs in La Vergne, TN over the next five years. 

Elanco Animal Health Picks Indiana for Global Headquarters

The animal health company will establish its global headquarters at a former GM stamping plant in downtown Indianapolis, and create more than 570 new jobs over the next decade.

Location Spotlight: Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Spotsylvania, Virginia is a highly sought after location for businesses due it's strategic location in the mid-atlantic region. With Interstate 95 carrying thousands of people through the county everyday, Spotsylvania has quickly become a hub of economic activity.

How Will The 2020 Presidential Election Impact CRE?

Does it matter whether the next U.S. president is a Republican or a Democrat? When it comes to commercial real estate (CRE) growth, apparently not.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Oklahoma

Amazon.com Inc's new one million square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 full-time jobs in Oklahoma City, OK.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global HQ Relocating To Texas

HPE will relocate its global headquarters from California’s Silicon Valley to Spring, TX, building upon the company's established presence in the Lone Star State.

Penta Properties, Sierra Supply Chain Services Break Ground In Ontario

The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

Hyundai TRANSYS Investing Over $240M In Georgia Expansion

Automotive parts producer Hyundai TRANSYS will create 678 jobs at a new 620,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the West Point, GA area.

Henrico County, VA Endorses Proposed GreenCity Development

The $2.3 billion "ecodistrict" would generate nearly 2.3 million square feet of office and retail space, 2,400 housing units, two hotels, and a 17,000-seat arena.

NESA: What Makes Your Business Run?

NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies.

Georgia Ports Authority Reaches Milestone On Mason Mega Rail Terminal

Rail cars are now traveling newly installed track linking Garden City Terminal’s Chatham and Mason rail yards, which boosts on-terminal storage capacity by 35 percent.

Gruppo Fanti To Invest $30M In West Virginia

The Italy-based metal packaging manufacturing company Gruppo Fanti will open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV, creating 40 new full-time jobs.

Gestamp To Invest Over $94M In Tennessee Expansion

The automotive OEM supplier will create 260 new jobs as it expands operations at its Hickory Valley Road and Ferdinand Piech Way plants in Chattanooga, TN.

DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia 

An agreement between UK company DST and Blue Rock Manufacturing will bring a new manufacturing facility, and up to 1,000 new jobs to West Virginia.

World’s Largest Insect Protein Production Facility Coming To Illinois

Innovafeed and ADM will establish a new livestock feed production facility and headquarters in Decatur, IL, expanding sustainable agriculture solutions and creating more than 280 jobs in the region.

The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.

Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

The wet wipe maker will increase manufacturing capacity at its Jonesboro, AR facility to meet the unprecedented need for its products due to the the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ferrero Investing $75M In Illinois Expansion

Ferrero will establish its first North American Chocolate Manufacturing Center at its facility in Bloomington, IL, creating approximately 50 new jobs.

$590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will loan the company $590 million to build a facility in Research Triangle Park.

Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore

Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide.

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.

August Bioservices Investing $64M In Tennessee Expansion

The pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) will invest in current and new facilities, and create 180 jobs in Davidson County over the next five years.

Amazon To Build State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center In Mississippi

The new 700,000-square-foot site will create more 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Madison County, MS.

Mixed-Use Development Planned For Fort Monmouth

Commercial office, research & development, and warehouse/flex space are included in the plans for the closed Army base in Monmouth County, NJ.

Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas

Emerson's new facility in Ash Flat, AR will manufacture products for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries, and create 245 new jobs in Sharp County.

Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs.

NewCold Investing $150M In Major U.S. Expansion

The Netherlands-based temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution company will create more than 200 new jobs in Lebanon, IN.

2020 Georgia Ports State of the Port: Charting the Course

Executive Director Griff Lynch presents the Georgia Ports Authority virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah.

SPIG Industry Investing $7.9M In Virginia Expansion

Highway guardrail manufacturer SPIG Industry, LLC's expansion in Washington County, VA will create 113 new jobs.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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