Economic Development

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development.

green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
Qcells Georgia

Qcells Will Create 2,500 New Jobs In Northwest Georgia

A $2.5 billion expansion at two sites will more than double production at the Korea-based company's solar module manufacturing operations in Georgia.
CertainTeed Texas

Two Manufacturing Projects Will Invest $150M In Texas

CertainTeed will invest $140 million to build a roofing manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan. At TexAmericas Center, Palmer International will invest $10 million in an expansion project.

Logistics And Workforce Attract Niagara Bottling To Louisiana

To meet growing demand, this leading beverage manufacturer will build a 500,000 square foot production facility in Hammond, LA.
In-N-Out Burger Tennessee

In-N-Out Burger Expansion To Tennessee Includes Office, Future Restaurants

In-N-Out Burger plans to open its first Tennessee restaurants by 2026. The company will invest $125.5 million and create more than 275 new jobs at its Williamson County office.
Bluevine New Jersey

Atlantic Shores Signs On As Second Major Tenant At New Jersey Wind Port

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind plans to create more than 200 jobs in Salem County, while Bluevine’s new headquarters will create an additional 200 in Jersey City.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
Hill's Pet Nutrition

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Relocating HQ In Kansas 

New Hill's Pet Nutrition global and U.S. headquarters will be located in the Greater Kansas City Area; Topeka will remain its global hub for science innovation and manufacturing.
JA Solar Phoenix

JA Solar Picks Arizona For First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

New JA Solar manufacturing facility in Phoenix, AZ represents a $60 million investment and will create more than 600 jobs.
Universal Frisco

New Concept Universal Theme Park Coming To Frisco, Texas

First-of-its-kind theme park targets families with young children, will feature immersive themed areas, attractions and entertainment that celebrate Universal stories and characters.
Kite Maryland

Cell Therapy Manufacturing Operation To Expand In Maryland

Kite will build a 70,000-square-foot raw materials warehouse next to its existing facility in Frederick County, adding 100 jobs.
Dorchester County, SC

Three Projects To Invest A Combined $136M In South Carolina

Creating a total 253 jobs, FlexCold will establish operations in Dorchester County; Element Designs will relocate to York County; and The Ritedose Corporation will expand in Richland County.
tech employment

DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas Top Tech Job Posts

Tech employment holds steady heading into 2023 as industry companies add workers for the 25th consecutive month, according to CompTIA analysis.
McWhorter

Why… Tennessee?

Stuart McWhorter, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, explains how an efficient economic growth strategy propels job creation and education in the Volunteer State.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure: On Solid Ground

A bedrock of commerce, transportation infrastructure is significant to location decisions.
H&V Floyd County, VA

Hollingsworth & Vose Expands In Virginia

The global manufacturer of advanced materials will invest more than $40 million to expand its operation in Floyd County, VA.
economic development

U.S. Economic Development Administration Gets $1.6B For 2023

New funding will accelerate regional economic development, promote national security, aid disaster recovery, and support distressed communities nationwide.
Trew automated material handling

Trew Invests In New Tech Center At SW Ohio HQ

A JobsOhio grant will help the automated material handling solutions provider establish a technology center, fuel innovation, and expand its workforce.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.
Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance

Baldwin County, AL Attracts Top-Tier Talent

Lee Lawson, President & CEO, Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, shares why this coastal Alabama county is the seventh fastest-growing area in the nation.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Looking Ahead: 5 Key Business Trends For 2023

Here are five key business trends that are top of mind as we begin 2023, courtesy of the team of advisors at Resonance.

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.

3M To Invest $58M In Nebraska Expansion

3M will create approximately 50 new jobs as it expands production of its respiratory and hearing protection products in Valley, NE.

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

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.