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A regional medical hub, excellent education resources and a top-notch workforce converge where the high desert meets the tall mountains in Sierra Vista, AZ.


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A regional medical hub, excellent education resources and a top-notch workforce converge where the high desert meets the tall mountains in Sierra Vista, AZ.

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Latest: Healthcare: High Desert Top Workforce - A regional medical hub, excellent education resources and a top-notch workforce converge where the high desert meets the tall mountains in Sierra Vista, AZ.

Healthcare: High Desert Top Workforce

A regional medical hub, excellent education resources and a top-notch workforce converge where the high desert meets the tall mountains in Sierra Vista, AZ.

Amazon To Open First Fulfillment Center In Little Rock

The new 825,000-square-foot facility will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs at the Port of Little Rock, where Amazon also plans second delivery station.

Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion

New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County.

GE Investing $62M In Kentucky Expansion

GE Appliances will expand production at its Appliance Park manufacturing complex in Louisville, KY. The project will create 260 new jobs.

CoffeeTech Industries Investing $56M In Texas 

The coffee company will build a new headquarters and manufacturing facility in Seguin, TX, where it will create more than 90 new jobs. 

Bausch + Lomb Expanding, Creating 79 New Jobs In Virginia

The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.

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The Hershey Company Investing $135M In Virginia

With its second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019, the chocolate company will create 110 new jobs in Augusta County, VA.

Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ

The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.

Amazon Is Expanding In Delaware

A new distribution facility will create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs, bringing Amazon’s total employment in the state to 3,500.

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.

Agero To Create 900 Jobs In Tennessee

The driver assistance services company will invest $2 million to expand its operations in Clarksville over the next five years

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Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Merck Animal Health Investing $100M In Kansas Expansion

The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

Navistar Virtually Breaks Ground On $250M Texas Manufacturing Facility

Navistar is building a commercial truck and bus manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area. Vehicle production will begin in early 2022.

Crocs Celebrates Opening Of New Global HQ In Colorado

The 90,000-square-foot Broomfield, CO facility will allow the casual footwear manufacturer to increase its local workforce, and make sure current employees are "Confidently Comfortable."

TTI Floor Care Investing $20M In Tennessee Expansion

The company's expansion project will add multiple production lines and products, and create 500 jobs over a five-year period in Cookeville, TN.

AFS To Create Up To 1,400 Jobs At New Missouri Facility

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Metalworx Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Facility To Virginia

The manufacturer will invest $7.6 million to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from South Carolina to Grayson County, VA.

HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus Scales Up To Fight COVID-19

The world-class biotech research hub in Huntsville, AL has marshalled its resources to fight the pandemic, with increased lab space.

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Ramsey Solutions’ Corporate Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In Tennessee

Ramsey Solutions will invest $52 million build a second office building, totaling nearly 192,000 square feet and six stories, on its corporate headquarters campus in Franklin, TN.

Alcorta Forging Group Investing $15M In Ohio Expansion

The Spanish auto supplier's Marysville, OH location will be its first manufacturing operations and regional headquarters in the U.S., and will create 50 new jobs. 

Logistics Industry Focus: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The coronavirus pandemic has forced industry leaders to rethink their supply chain and logistics strategies. The crisis may accelerate a trend toward localization, with industries choosing to go local for local.

More Than 400 Jobs, $103M In Capital Investment Land In Lubbock

General Advanced Foods, MTBC, Ltd. and AT&T have recently announced expansion projects in Lubbock, TX, adding $103.1 million in capital investment, 404 additional jobs and retaining 86 jobs in the Lubbock community.

Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents.

S23 Holdings Investing $64.4M In Virginia Corporate, Industrial Campus

The maritime, ship repair, and manufacturing company will create 332 new jobs in City of Newport News, VA.

QTC Will Invest $5M To Establish Operations Center In Nashville

The disability and occupational health exam services company will create approximately 410 jobs in Davidson County, TN over the next five years. 

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.

New Jersey To Develop First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Port In U.S.

The $300-400 million New Jersey Wind Port will be the biggest investment in Salem County in a generation and could create up to 1,500 jobs and $500 million in economic activity.

Ross Stores Investing $68M In South Carolina

The apparel and home fashion company will expand its distribution operations in York County, SC, creating 700 new jobs.

City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve LEED Gold status under the USGBC's more stringent LEED v4.1 rating system.

FerraTex Solutions Investing Nearly $2M In Virginia Expansion

The company will establish a new subsidiary operation and create 15 new jobs in Henry County, VA with help from local and state economic development grants.

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million.

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COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

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In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

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Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.

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