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SunEdison, the solar power company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Belmont, bringing 500 jobs to the city in the process, the San Mateo County Times reports. SunEdison, which develops and maintains solar power plants, plans to move about 100 employees from Maryland and San Francisco to its new office just east of Highway 101, […]


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SunEdison, the solar power company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Belmont, bringing 500 jobs to the city in the process, the San Mateo County Times reports. SunEdison, which develops and maintains solar power plants, plans to move about 100 employees from Maryland and San Francisco to its new office just east of Highway 101, […]

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Latest: SunEdison Brings 500 Jobs to California - SunEdison, the solar power company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Belmont, bringing 500 jobs to the city in the process, the San Mateo County Times reports. SunEdison, which develops and maintains solar power plants, plans to move about 100 employees from Maryland and San Francisco to its new office just east of Highway 101, […]

SunEdison Brings 500 Jobs to California

SunEdison, the solar power company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Belmont, bringing 500 jobs to the city in the process, the...

Plant Closure Sparks Incentives Debate in MA

Evergreen Solar's recent decision to close its Devens, MA solar panel manufacturing plant and move production to China after receiving more ...

U.S. Plans $53-Billion High-Speed Rail Network

The Obama administration is proposing to spend $53 billion over the next six years to help promote the construction of a national high-speed, intercity...

Bradken Expands Foundry in Amite, LA

Gov. Bobby Jindal this week joined Bradken Engineered Products division President and COO Tom Armstrong, Greater New Orleans Inc. President and CEO Michael Hecht,...

Charging into the Future

A new era has dawned on the streets and highways of the United States. With the arrival of two all-electric vehicles, Chevy's Volt and...

Amtrak Plans $13.5-Billion Hudson Tunnel

Amtrak has announced plans for a $13.5-billion rail tunnel project to connect New York City and New Jersey. The rail giant said it would...

NHK of America Suspension Components Grows in KY

NHK of America Suspension Components (NASCO) will invest more than $10 million, receive $2.5 million in tax incentives to upgrade its Bowling Green facility...

Houston, TX approves $60-Million Soccer Stadium

Groundbreaking is planned Saturday for a $60 million stadium for the Houston Dynamo soccer team after city leaders approved an economic development tax zone ...

Memphis, Shelby County Consolidate ED Groups

The Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission have approved a new structure for economic development for Memphis and Shelby County, ...

Pfizer Expanding in Boston, MA Area

Pfizer Inc. has announced will add 350 jobs in the Boston area and look for a new site to house a pair of research...

Maryland Streamlines Development Process

Gov. Martin O’Malley has launched “Business in Maryland Made Easy,” an economic development initiative and part of the governor's ongoing efforts to improve the...

Rising tide of red ink

Anyone who thought state budget deficits were confined to one or two regions of the United States had a sobering wake-up call in...

IA Governor Unveils Public-Private Agency

Gov. Terry Branstad plans to unveil details Monday about a new economic development authority that would replace the existing agency, according ...

Auto Parts Supplier Expands in Troy, MI

Automotive parts supplier ArvinMeritor will invest $23 million in facility and equipment upgrades to its headquarters in Troy, MI. The company got approval...

Alaska Expands Development Incentives

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell submitted four pieces of legislation to encourage increased investment in Alaska’s resource development and create job opportunities for...

SC, GA Issue Joint Resolution on Ports Dredging

Representatives of development agencies in two states whose ports are competing to become the go-to destinations from an expanded Panama Canal appear...

Biofuel Will Help Boligee and the Environment

Coskata Inc. plans to build a new ethanol plant at the Crossroads of America Industrial Park in Boligee, Alabama. The Illinois-based company has secured...

UMass Biotech Manufacturing Project Moves Forward

A tentative agreement has been reached to build UMass Dartmouth's proposed $22-million biomanufacturing facility in Fall River on land that had...

Delta Power Equipment Plans Facility in SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Anderson County announced that Delta Power Equipment Corporation, a maker of power tools, will establish its new...

Eating our lunch

When Japan, Inc. flexed its muscle in the U.S. auto and consumer electronics markets in the 1980s, there was a lot of hand-wringing in...

Johnson Controls Begins Work on Florence Recycling Center

Johnson Controls has broken ground on a $150-million, fully integrated battery recycling facility in Florence, SC, said to be the first new facility of...

DuPont Picks Iowa for Cellulosic Ethanol Facility

In Iowa, the Iowa Power Fund Board has approved terms to start contract negotiations on a grant award for a DuPont Danisco...

Premier Manufacturing Expands in Tennessee

Premier Manufacturing Corporation has announced it will expand the company’s Henderson, TN facility. The expansion represents a $2.8 million investment that will add 45...

Global Investment in Alternative Energy Tops $243 Billion

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, new global investment in clean energy reached $243 billion in 2010, up from $186.5 billion in...

RE Firm Plans $200M Data Center in Chicago

A real estate firm has purchased the Northern Trust building in Chicago, and plans to spend $200 million to convert it into a data...

U.S. Creates Foreign Trade Zone in Arizona

The U.S. Department of Commerce has approved a foreign trade zone for nine communities in the Phoenix, AZ area. Economic development officials say large companies...

U.S. Sets Up Solar Demonstration Zone in Nevada

To develop cost-competitive solar technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to fund up to $50 million in testing and demonstration initiatives. The...

Bring the cheddar, win a prize

The eighth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, a process that has helped start-up companies get up and running with the help of prizes,...

Oshkosh Expansion Adds Jobs in Florida

Oshkosh Corp. is expanding Pierce Manufacturing in Bradenton, FL and Frontline Communications in Clearwater, FL . The Wisconsin-based company’s fire and emergency segment will relocate...

Stion Plans $500-Million Solar Panel Plant

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and officials from Stion, a venture-backed manufacturer of high-efficiency, low-cost thin film solar panels, announced this week that the company...

W Solar Plans $300M Plant in Wisconsin

Thin-film solar technology developer W Solar Group will relocate its headquarters from California to Wisconsin, where it will build a $300 million factory. The...

Wisconsin ED May Go Public-Private

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who took office this week, wants to abolish the state Department of Commerce and replace it with a public-private economic...

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Crystal Ball 2011

As a tumultuous year comes to an end. it's time to take another look into our Crystal Ball for some sure-fire prognostications of...

Louisiana is Business Facilities’ 2010 State of the Year

Business Facilities magazine has selected Louisiana as its 2010 State of the Year. "The diversity and growth potential of Louisiana's top projects in both high-tech...

Amazon Plans Distribution Centers in Chattanooga

Amazon.com Inc. will build two new distribution centers in Chattanooga and neighboring Bradley County. According to the Tennessee Department of Economic and...

250 New Jobs are Coming to Iowa

WebFilings LLC has announced plans to bring 250 jobs to Ames, Iowa. Created in 2008, the software company that helps customers file electronic documents...

DOE Backs Oregon Wind Project with $1.3B Loan

A $1.3 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy helps back what will be one of the world's largest wind farms, the U.S....

FEATURE STORY: Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

In its 40-year history, entrepreneurship and innovation have been the hallmark of Group C’s emergence as a full-service provider to the site selection community. Ed Coene’s original formula for success still guides the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. From the November/December 2010 issue.

Ford Moving Escape Production from KC to Louisville, KY

Ford Motor Co. has announced it will produce the next generation of its Escape SUV in Louisville, KY, investing $600 million in its Louisville...

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset

Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.

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