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An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.


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An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

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Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

Illinois Investing $15.4M To Boost Wet Lab Development

The Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at more than $90 million.

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana Site For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company’s $1.5 billion three-phase solar farm project, Mammoth Solar, is expected to bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to Northern Indiana.

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

2021 Deal Of The Year Entries Now Being Accepted

Submissions will be accepted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards until December 1, 2021. Awards will be featured in the January/February 2022 issue of Business Facilities.

Stellantis To Invest $229M To Retool EV Production Operations

Formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Stellantis will retain, retrain 662 team members to support production of electrified transmissions in Kokomo, IN.

First Solar Puts $680 Million PV Plant In NW Ohio

The new facility in Lake Township, OH will expand the company’s PV solar panel capacity by 3.3 gigawatts.

Sartorius To Expand Business Operations With Michigan Plant

Sartorius' planned 130,000-square-foot plant in Ann Arbor, MI, will create 160 jobs by 2023.

Smoker Craft Invests $12 Million In New Indiana Facility

The expansion will help Smoker Craft meet increased consumer demand, and create up to 100 new jobs in New Paris, IN.

Generac Investing $53M In Wisconsin Expansion

Energy technology solutions company Generac will create more than 700 manufacturing and office jobs throughout Wisconsin.

Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.

CTDI Plans $19 Million Capital Investment In Indiana

Communications Test Design, Inc.'s Jeffersonville, IN expansion will create 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

New Logistics Park a “Game-Changer” in Northwest Ohio

Located adjacent to the CSX Intermodal, Logistics Park Ohio is a new 2.5 million square-foot development which provides businesses reduced transportation costs, lower supply chain expenses, and ultimately mitigates risk and increases profits.

International Manufacturers Drive Growth In Indiana

International manufacturing expansions create more than 160 jobs, $57M in Indiana; plus manufacturers get $2.8 million in tech grants.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care

Building a resilient post-COVID health care workforce will require data-driven solutions to meet evolving employee needs, according to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Health Care report.

SK Siltron Investing $302M In Michigan Semiconductor Wafer Plant

In support of electric vehicle growth, the semiconductor wafer manufacturing and R&D facility will bring 150 jobs to Monitor Township, MI.

Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps For Business

The migration of workers is not occurring in a vacuum. Available workforce is often the most important factor when companies make decisions about relocations—and where to put their corporate HQ.

July / August 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 4)

The July / August 2021 Issue features our 17th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, working where you want to live.

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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