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The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.


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The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

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Latest: Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant  - The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

West Melbourne, Florida: Logistics Gem On The Space Coast

West Melbourne, FL offers businesses access to international markets while maintaining its small town friendliness just a few miles from Florida’s beautiful white-sand beaches.

McKee Foods Investing $500M To Expand Tennessee Operation

The snack food and granola maker employs more than 3,000 people in Tennessee, and anticipates creating 480 new jobs in Collegedale over the next 15 years.

Amazon Creating 1,500 Jobs At Two New Hampton Roads, VA Locations

The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.

Kansas: More Than “Just A Great Place To Run Out Of Gas”

From massively talked about talent initiatives, to major business expansions and attractions, Topeka is turning the corner on economic development.

Sinopec Builds New Factory To Help Combat COVID-19 In 12 Days

To help provide masks needed to battle the COVID-19 outbreak, Sinopec has established its first melt-blown non-woven fabric assembly line at its Yanshan factory in Beijing.

HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland

The Massachusetts-based software, services, and support company is creating a new office space dubbed "HubSpot House" in Dublin. 

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. 

Direct Marketing Company Creating 239 New Jobs In Virginia

Moore will invest more than $31 million to establish the Richmond Print Group, a new venture in Henrico County, VA.

Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success

From accolades and awards to jobs and investments, it looks like Texas is ringing in the new decade as fortunately as it left the last.

Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania

The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.

The Aerospace Industry: Cruising To A Higher Altitude

Production-related issues and order cancellations slowed the commercial aerospace sector last year, but long-term demand for passenger jets remains robust.

American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base

The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history.

Accurate Energetic Systems Investing $9.7M In Tennessee Expansion

AES will modernize and expand its operations at its 1,300-acre site in McEwen, TN, resulting in 80 new jobs.

SimpliSafe Creating 572 New Jobs In Virginia

The producer of self-installed home security systems will invest $5.5 million to establish a new customer support center in Henrico County, VA.

Freshpet Investing $264M In New Texas Manufacturing Facility

The new pet food manufacturing facility will create 427 new jobs in Ennis, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant. 

Who Will You Meet At LiveXchange?

If your company has active or ongoing site selection projects, you can't afford to miss LiveXchange, the biggest show of the year for site selectors.

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Subaru Investing $158M In Indiana Expansion

The automotive company plans to create up to 350 new jobs at its Lafayette, IN manufacturing operations by the end of 2023.

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside.

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Data Center Industry Locations: Data-Driven Growth

As the demand for data continues to expand exponentially, new data centers are being built on sites closer to consumers (also known as “edge” locations) and modular, pre-fab units are speeding construction.

Sherwin-Williams Investing At Least $600M In Ohio

The company will build a new a new global headquarters in downtown Cleveland and a new R&D center in Brecksville, creating an estimated 400 news jobs.

Gulfstream Investing $35M In Texas Expansion

The aerospace company will expand its operations the Fort Worth Alliance Airport in Denton County, TX, creating about 50 jobs in the process.

Niagara Bottling Investing $70M In South Carolina

The beverage manufacturer will create 70 new jobs at its new operations in Florence, SC.

Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out!

If your company is planning a corporate expansion or relocation project, then you can't afford to miss LiveXchange. Registration closes in 30 days!

Panacea Medical Technologies Opening First U.S. Facility In Indiana

The India-based medical device manufacturer will create up tp 65 jobs in Noblesville, IN by the end of 2023.

BF Location Video: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology – Huntsville, AL

The HudsonAlpha biotechnology campus consists of 152 acres nestled within Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second largest research park. HudsonAlpha has become a national and international leader in genetics and genomics research and biotech education and fosters more than 40 diverse biotech companies on campus.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida.

Top Utilities: Power To The People

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.

E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.

BF Location Video: Camp Hall Commerce Park – Charleston, SC

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop.

Bronze Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

The “coolest” section of Dallas, TX seals the deal for ride-sharing giant Uber’s new U.S. General and Administrative Hub, which will bring 3,000 new jobs to the city.

Silver Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Commerce, GA will be the home of SK Innovation’s lithium battery plant, which will build advanced batteries for hybrid and fully electric vehicles for VW and other OEMs.

2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

We received nominations for projects in nearly two dozen states for our 2019 Deal of The Year awards. Our all-star panel of judges has spoken, so it’s time to reveal their picks for our top three prizes (and nine honorable mentions).

Prodigy Cabinetry Investing $2.5M In South Carolina

The newly-formed cabinetry manufacturing company will establish its manufacturing operations and headquarters in Greenville County, SC creating 80 jobs

Business Facilities LiveXchange: Will We See You In Charlotte?

Only 15 spots remain for this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event, April 19-21, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Charlotte, NC.

New Jersey Tax Credit Program Supported 32 Companies In 2019

Last year,  investments in emerging technology life sciences companies through New Jersey's Angel Investor Tax Credit Program totaled more than $33 million.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Maryland National Capital Region Forms Economic Development Alliance

Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rally Reno Program Provides Local Economic Relief

Rally Reno County supports local businesses and employees in the retail, service and hospitality industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Featured Location Videos

BF Location Video: Camp Hall Commerce Park – Charleston, SC

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.