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https://businessfacilities.com/2017/03/maricopa-county-az-nations-fastest-growing-county-2016/
Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Monster Moto Celebrates New Louisiana Headquarters

The youth-market vehicle company invested $4M to relocate its headquarters from Dallas to Ruston, LA, where it will create 287 over the next decade.

18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

The $6.2 million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses.

Billy Demong To Present Business Facilities LiveXchange Keynote

Demong—five-time Olympian, 2010 Olympic Champion, and Executive Director of USA Nordic Sport —will share how the world’s greatest athletes use a business approach to guarantee success at the highest level.

GE Healthcare Expanding South Carolina MRI Plant

The $40M expansion is projected to create 100 jobs at the company’s existing MRI components production operations in Columbia, SC.

Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market

Global prime office rents showed the most growth in Europe, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s new Global Prime Office Rents survey.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

The Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Logistics Company Creating Up To 257 Jobs In Indiana

Spot Freight Inc. will invest over $2M to expand in Indianapolis, and receive tax credits and training assistance grants from the state.

Arizona Polymer Flooring Relocates HQ To Phoenix

The 50,000-square-foot campus will serve as APF 's international hub for production, distribution, training and R&D as the company continues its expansion.

Agribusiness Investing $22M, Adding 100 Jobs In Indiana

Select Genetics will locate a new hatchery in Terre Haute with the help of up to $550,000 in state tax credits and training grants.

Palm Beach County Lands 200 New Engineering Jobs

Parametric Solutions, Inc. will add 200 employees at its office and manufacturing facility in Jupiter, FL with help from a Quick Response Training grant.

Digital Animation Company Relocating To Florida

Arrow Sky Media will be among the first companies to locate in downtown Orlando’s Creative Village.

Canada Investing $32M In Clean Technology Innovation

The investments will support Canadian-based technologies and create opportunities for businesses to grow and contribute to clean economic growth.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Regional Cities Initiative To Increase Innovation In Northeast Indiana

Steuben County’s new Enterprise Center will house traditional co-working space for small businesses and growing firms, as well as a dedicated industrial training facility with welding and CNC machinery training equipment.

California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility

The custom storage manufacturer and retailer will create at least 61 new jobs and invest over $5.7 million in Cascade Township with help from state grants and local workforce development support.

Faurecia Clean Mobility Creating More Than 100 Indiana Jobs

The automotive manufacturer will invest over $4M in a new facility in Fort Wayne with help from tax credits and training grants from the state.

Supermicro Expands Silicon Valley Manufacturing HQ

The company’s design, engineering, manufacturing and service headquarters in San Jose, CA has been expanded with a 182,000-square-foot fuel cell powered, LEED certified manufacturing facility.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

84 Lumber Creating 100 Jobs In Frederick County, VA

The buildings materials supplier will invest nearly $4 million in its first Virginia manufacturing operation, thanks in part to the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Infographic: Louisiana’s SoLA Super Region

The New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas, and the four parishes of the Bayou Region have banded together to form what they tout as an economic juggernaut — the 23-parish SoLA Super Region.

Fort Myers Lands 600 New Jobs

Gartner, Inc. will invest more than $21M to expand its Lee County, FL IT research and advisory operations with the help of Florida's Quick Response Training program.

Fukoku America Expanding South Carolina Operations

Rubber and plastic automotive products company is investing $13.9 million in its existing Laurens County, SC manufacturing plant.

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Indiana

NTK Precision Axle Corporation will invest more than $100M in a new manufacturing facility in Madison County, IN.

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