Michigan

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Michigan.

More Toyota Power Coming To Detroit Metro Area

Toyota to invest $28M in Ann Arbor powertrain R&D expansion.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

GKN Plans New Regional Headquarters For Auburn Hills, MI

Headquartered in Auburn Hills since 1986, GKN has more than 300 employees at its current 113,000-square-foot facility. Employment is expected to grow by 50 or more full-time employees in the next three years.

Consumers Energy Moves To Build Natural Gas Power Plant In Genesee County

Economic study: project will bring 600 construction jobs to—and benefits for—the Genesee County, MI community.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing...

The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.

The Road to Recovery in Detroit

Chrysler's decision to invest $1.8 billion in Motown's last remaining auto plant pays huge dividends.

Lifeway Foods Acquires Golden Guernsey Dairy Plant For $7.4 Million

Acquisition will quadruple manufacturing capacity for kefir company and tap existing workforce in Waukesha, WI.

LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Great Lakes Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange

To date, four economic development organizations from four Great Lakes states have signed on to sponsor the ninth annual event, which will take place May 19 - 21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.

Faurecia North America Grows Into A New Headquarters In Auburn Hills, MI

Three years into a remarkable surge in growth, Faurecia North America announced more details of its plans for a new headquarters building in Auburn Hills, MI, at the hub of activity for southeast Michigan's auto industry.
The new Detroit Electric sports car will be revealed in April 2013. (PRNewsFoto/Detroit Electric)

Detroit Electric Returns To Motor City; 180 Jobs To Be Created

The company HQ will be based in the iconic Fisher Building, located in downtown Detroit. A site has also been identified to assemble the first ever pure electric sports car in Michigan, with production to start in August.
GENERAL MOTORS INNOVATION CENTERS

GM To Hire 1,000 High Tech Employees In Phoenix Region

Fourth Innovation Center completes GM's geographic plan for hiring best and brightest from the IT sector.
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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® To Expand In Lansing, MI Region

The Lansing, MI-based company expands its international headquarters in Delhi Township adding 125 jobs locally leading to 7,000 new jobs nationally.

The Wave Will Spread

In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.

DTE Energy Expanding Efforts To Help Michigan Businesses

DTE Energy is offering a new economic development service for companies interested in expanding or relocating their operations in Michigan.

Stik.com Moves From Silicon Valley To Detroit Tech Hub

Company bringing word-of-mouth referrals online joins other technology companies in the M@dison Building. Sep 26, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

FEATURE STORY: 2012 Economic Development Awards

Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College

FEATURE STORY: 2011 STATE OF THE YEAR – Utah

Befitting a state that is home to majestic snow-capped Rockies, Utah continues to scale new heights with an aggressive economic development strategy that has made the Beehive State a leader in a bevy of high-growth sectors. From the January/February 2012 issue.

FEATURE STORY: Aerotropolis – Landing In The Heart Of 21st Century Urban Planning

The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.

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March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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