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.

Retailers

Retailers Adapting To The Market

Shifting priorities are impacting the way consumers want to shop, and retailers are changing their site selection in response.
Seymour-Jackson County

Transport Success In Seymour-Jackson County, IN

Jim Plump, CEcD, FM, HLM, Executive Director, Jackson County Industrial Development Corp. shares why business in this South-Central Indiana region is on the move.
tourism and hospitality

Tourism Bouncing Back

With domestic travel on the rise, the tourism and hospitality industries still have a journey ahead to full recovery.
MetroHartford Alliance

Hartford, CT Insures The Future

Gene Goddard, MetroHartford Alliance, shares how a centuries-old insurance and finance foundation supports the city’s evolution to fintech and insurtech.
Netflix

Netflix Chooses New Jersey For East Coast Film Production

The nearly $1B investment from Netflix to build a state-of-the-art East Coast production facility at the former Fort Monmouth is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.
automotive industry

Auto Industry Locations: Driving Success For Supply & Demand

In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
ADS-TEC Energy Alabama

ADS-TEC Energy To Create 180 Jobs In Alabama

The German electric vehicle (EV) charging station manufacturer will invest $8 million to open its first U.S. location in Auburn, AL.
Frisco Texas

Boingo Picks Texas For Wireless Office, Future HQ

Boingo will invest nearly $1.5 million and 250 jobs at its new regional office and future corporate headquarters at The Star in Frisco.
Abbott Ohio

Abbott Picks Ohio Site For $536M Powder Formula Plant

Located in Bowling Green, the manufacturing facility is expected to generate 450 permanent new jobs in northwest Ohio.
biotech and pharma

Biotech And Pharma Industry Locations: Advancing The Limits

Leaps and bounds at life sciences companies have spurred evolution in site selection decisions.
Hempitecture Idaho

Hempitecture Opens Energy Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Idaho

In Jerome, Idaho, Hempitecture facility produces sustainable bio-based nonwoven products for multiple industries using renewable energy.
Invest in Georgia

Georgia: Premier Destination For East-West Trade And Investment

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the nation of Georgia offers businesses strategic location, educated workforce, and energy resources.
Commercial Real Estate diversity equity inclusion

Commercial Real Estate Is Expanding DEI Initiatives

CRE companies are expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, according to The Global Real Estate DEI Survey 2022, which reports North American non-binary demographics for the first time.
EnviroSafe Demil

Ammunition Demilitarization Company To Move HQ To Texarkana

In Texas, clean technology, ammunition demilitarization company EnviroSafe Demil will invest up to $25M and create new high-tech jobs at TexAmericas Center.
Virginia Governor Youngkin

Virginia Reaches Out To The World

Governor Glenn Youngkin is taking action toward energy stability, business growth, and workforce development.
Autokiniton Northwest Ohio

Manufacturers Invest $65M To Expand Northwest Ohio Facilities

Autokiniton will invest $15 million and create 150 new jobs in Sandusky County, while Church & Dwight will create at least $50 million in new investment and 80 new jobs in the village of Old Fort.
Manufacturing Virginia

Manufacturing Growth To Bring Nearly 140 New Jobs To Virginia

Virginia MetalFab will invest $9 million to establish operations in the Town of Appomattox; E-Z Treat will invest $3.5 million to expand in Fauquier County

November / December 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 6)

The November/December 2022 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: Location Profiles. Plus, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, renewable energy, infrastructure, and more.
renewable energy

The Race To Net Zero Energy

Unprecedented transformation in the renewable energy sector is driving economic opportunity and growth.
Chick-fil-A Supply

Chick-fil-A Plans Distribution Centers In South Carolina, Missouri

Chick-fil-A Supply will invest $96M to establish two new distribution centers in Lexington County, SC and Maryland Heights, MO. The projects will create a total of 225 new jobs.

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: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.

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.