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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.

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.

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.

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.

General Mills To Invest $28M In Cincinnati Region Expansion

Global food company General Mills will create 33 jobs with the expansion of its Sharonville, OH cereal making facility.

Five Manufacturers Picked To Validate Innovative Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy's manufacturing partners will conduct Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects to speed adoption of clean energy technologies.

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.

Auto Supply, Food, Real Estate Tech Firms Bring 485 Jobs To Ohio

Major expansions by Shape Corp., Sugar Creek, and SentriLock will bring more than $55 million in investment to the Cincinnati region.

Top Logistics Hubs: Delivering The Goods

The disruptions caused by the pandemic fueled skyrocketing shipping costs, which should ease as market fundamentals return to something resembling normal this year.

Carvana Plans New Facility In Trenton, OH

Online auto retailer Carvana will invest more than $24 million to establish a new service and distribution facility in the Cincinnati region.

Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.

Trailer Manufacturer Investing $18M In Ohio Expansion

American Trailer World Corp. will create 249 jobs with a new production facility in Batavia Township in Southern Ohio.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our 2020 Deal of the Year competition drew the most diverse (and impressive) field of projects to date, making it much tougher to narrow down our annual list of Honorable Mentions.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

$3.8M Investment To Bring Last-Mile Internet Service To Southern Ohio

In collaboration with state and local economic developers, Southern Ohio Communication Services will provide high-speed Internet service to 1,300 residential and business customers.

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region.

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.

Lordstown Motors Closer To First All-electric Pickup Truck Production

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for Lordstown Motors’ hub motor and battery line, taking it one step closer to producing the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck in Lordstown, OH.

Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $550M In New Ohio Factory

Purina's new Williamsburg, OH factory will support the company's long-term growth and employ more than 300 people by 2024.

Staying Safe And Strong In Ohio

When the Coronavirus arrived in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine was ready. Putting public health first, Ohio quickly established best practices for staying safe and strong, a blueprint for its recovery.

Campbell Soup Company Invests $40M In Ohio Expansion

Campbell Soup Company's investment in its Willard, OH manufacturing facility expanded Goldfish production and added 40 new jobs.

Forward Air Investing $31.8M In Ohio Expansion

Asset-light freight and logistics company Forward Air Corporation is expanding its office space in Groveport, OH, creating 50 new jobs.

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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.

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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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