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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities


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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

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FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

Boehringer Ingelheim Investing $120M In Georgia

The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. 

Togo North America Investing $11.4M In Tennessee

The Japan-based auto supplier will create 58 new jobs with a new production facility in Portland, TN. 

Aetna’s North Carolina Expansion Will Create 300 New Jobs

The health insurance company will invest approximately $2.5 million to upgrade its facilities and equipment in High Point, NC.

Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan

The expansion of Conley Composites to Kentwood, MI will result in the creation of 64 new jobs and a capital investment of $3.3 million.

KF Aerospace Investing $23M In Ontario Expansion

The expanded aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) will create more than 275 new jobs. 

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

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Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

Fedex Logistics Moving HQ To Downtown Memphis

The global logistics solutions company will continue to grow in Shelby County, investing $44 million and creating 689 jobs. 

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award

A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.

Southland Steel Investing $18M In Louisiana Expansion

The steel fabricator will create 70 new jobs with its second Louisiana site at the former Bradken foundry in Amite, Tangipahoa Parish.

ATV Parts Manufacturer To Launch Operations In Indiana

Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company, will invest $13.4 million to revitalize a vacant industrial site in Madison, IN.

Dollar Tree Will Invest $130M In New Texas Distribution Center

The operator of discount variety stores plans to create more than 300 new jobs for the Rosenberg, TX and surrounding communities.

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco

The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020. 

Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

The German company, which operates its biopharm business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, will invest $70 million to expand its Billerica, MA facility.

13 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

The grants, totaling more than $5 million, will help rural communities overcome barriers to achieve Select Tennessee site certification.

Generac Power Systems Opens Wisconsin Distribution Center

The new 490,000-square-foot Janesville, WI distribution center will employ 80 people, and help expand the company's shipping capabilities.

INTEGRIM Opens U.S. Headquarters In New Hampshire

INTEGRIM's new U.S. location will enable the company to serve a market that is ripe for Process Automation solutions nationwide.

Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi

The company's new manufacturing and distribution facility in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park will create 400 jobs in Marshall County, MS. 

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

This Just In: New England Will Win Super Bowl LIII

RiseSmart's unemployment rate-based Big Game Predictor has picked the Super Bowl winner with 74 percent accuracy. Boston's rate is lower. Sorry LA.

KanPak U.S. Opens New Warehouse In Kansas

The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.

Nashville, Bozeman Top 2019 Economic Strength Ranking

POLICOM’s annual ranking of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan statistical areas is based on their long-term tendency to consistently grow in both size and quality.

Cloverleaf Cold Storage Investing $21M In Virginia Expansion

The cold storage warehousing and food logistics company will expand its refrigerated warehouse facility in the City of Chesapeake, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

Nexteer Automotive Opens New Production Facility In India

Nexteer Automotive recently celebrated the opening of its new production facility in Chennai, India, where it expects to create 150 jobs by the end of this year.

Woman-Founded Software Company Chooses Indiana For Expansion

MomentPath will expand its operations in Carmel, IN, hiring up to 50 new employees by 2022.

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