metro rankings

Austin, TX, Arlington, VA, and San Francisco, CA Top 20th Annual Metro Rankings Report

Detroit, MI, Orlando, FL, and the Reno/Sparks, NV region are also leaders In Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate Headquarters, and Industrial Parks.
Austin, Texas

Austin, TX Region Attracting Tech And Innovation

Investments into this Central Texas region are moving at the speed of global business, according to Stacey Schmitt, Opportunity Austin.

Five International Companies To Bring Business To Nevada

These relocation and expansion projects span from the northern to the southern regions of the Silver State.
South Carolina

Energy-Related Manufacturing Operations To Create 395 Jobs In South Carolina

Schneider Electric plans $23.8 million investment in two South Carolina manufacturing operations. Plus, ElringKlinger picks Pickens County for its first operation in the Palmetto State.

Washington, Tennessee, Massachusetts, California,
Arizona Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities' annual state rankings highlight leading states for industry sectors including aerospace/defense, food processing, life sciences, medical devices, and semiconductors.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Why Michigan? A Q&A With Hilary Doe, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The business climate in the Great Lakes State is full speed ahead for mobility, clean energy, and other growth industries, according to Hilary Doe, MEDC's Chief Growth & Marketing Officer.

Westrafo America To Open First American Facility In Ohio

Announced at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, the Italian transformer manufacturer will create 230 jobs in Dayton, OH.
best diners

Which U.S. Cities Boast The Best Diners?

Rankings are the buzz at Business Facilities this week. If access to great food is on your site selection checklist, this ranking from Upgraded Points might be a great addition to your research!
20th Annual State Rankings

Texas, Virginia, California Are Leaders In 20th Annual State Rankings Report

Business Facilities rankings recognize leading states for Business Climate, Workforce Training, and Tech Talent.
Ready Sites In Alabama

Growing Ready Sites In Alabama

With $30 million approved under the recent Evaluation and Economic Development Strategy (SEEDS) Act, industry-ready sites across the state are under development. 

Versatex Investing $40M Into Pennsylvania Facility, Wacker Chemical Grows In Lehigh Valley

Versatex will expand manufacturing capacity in Beaver County, while life sciences firm Wacker Chemicals expands its presence in the state.
Nevada economy

Nevada: The Silver State Looks To Shine

A five-year plan, coupled with expansive energy opportunities, is leading the way for the Nevada economy.
San Antonio

Toyota Texas To Create 400 Jobs In San Antonio

The auto manufacturer will expand its footprint with a $531 million investment for its 500,000 square foot facility.

In Oklahoma, A $50M Industrial Park Investment Takes Shape

The Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma in Ardmore has over 200 acres designed for specific needs of companies.
Virginia economy

Virginia Is Keeping Pace

A stable business climate, east coast location, and strong talent pipeline support steady growth in the commonwealth.
Little Rock

Windsor Door Invests $21M For New Production Line In Arkansas

The family-owned garage door supplier invests $21 million in high-speed production line at its Little Rock plant, generating numerous direct and indirect jobs and setting a new standard for durability and performance.

Two Expansions In Virginia To Create 240 Jobs

Condair Group AG and and Carry-On Trailer are set to invest a total of $66.4M into expansions.

Texas: Broad Reach

The Lone Star State offers expanding opportunity for companies of all sizes, with land, workforce, and incentives.

Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine To Expand In Italy

The pharmaceutical company will invest more than $600M over the next five years to increase production capacity.
Lee Kum Kee Georgia

Food-Related Projects To Create Nearly 670 Jobs In Georgia

Cargill’s new office hub will create more than 400 new jobs in the Atlanta metro region. Lee Kum Kee Sauce Group’s new manufacturing facility in LaGrange will create up to 267 jobs.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.