Subaru Looking To Move HQ From Cherry Hill To Camden, NJ

Final decision is expected by April 2015 and subject to this approval, Subaru plans to complete the project by fourth quarter, 2016 or early 2017.
M-Tek's current headquarters in Manchester, TN.

M-TEK Locating New Headquarters In Murfreesboro, TN

New North American Headquarters for automotive supplier will employ 250, with 100 new jobs.
Fisher Dynamics.

Fisher Dynamics Selects Evansville For First Indiana Operation

Michigan-based auto seat mechanism supplier chooses Indiana for new operations.
Bridgestone off road tires.

Bridgestone Opens Off Road Radial Tire Manufacturing Facility In Aiken County, SC

South Carolina plant extends company leadership in large and ultra-large earthmoving tires for mining and aggregates applications.

Ready to Roar

Detroit emerges from bankruptcy with its dignity intact.

Honda Chooses Ontario For An Investment Of $857 Million

Honda became the first Japanese automaker to manufacture in Canada when it opened its Alliston assembly plant in 1986. It added a second assembly plant in 1998 and an engine plant in 2008.
Amanda Manufacturing Leadership and Team Along With Ohio Elective Officials Break Ground on the $5 Million Expansion (PRNewsFoto/Amanda Manufacturing)

Amanda Manufacturing Breaks Ground In Ohio On Major Expansion

The office expansion will include a new facade and office space for engineering and design teams.
Reshoring US jobs from China. Uncle Sam.

Reassuring

The trend of manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. from overseas continues to grow.
Southfield, MI, native Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, has purchased or leased a huge swath of downtown Detroit and is aggressively revitalizing the Motor City and transforming it into a 21st-century high-tech hub.

Feature Story: Michigan Governor’s Report – Reinventing Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder has identified core problems and brought stakeholders together to solve them in an effort the governor likes to call relentless positive action.
Rendering of the new Commerce Bank Joplin headquarters at its new location at the southwest corner of 20th Street and Connecticut Avenue—the site where a Commerce branch was destroyed by the May 2011 tornado.

Business Report: Missouri – Commerce Bank Puts New HQ In Joplin Tornado Recovery Zone

A new high-tech bank building will rise on the site of a branch destroyed by the F5 tornado on May 22, 2011.
Comprehensive Logistics Assembly Line.

Comprehensive Logistics Co., Inc. To Locate New Facility In Spring Hill, TN

Third-party logistics company to invest $30 million, create more than 200 new jobs.
Executives at Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation (FTIC) break ground in Boone County, Indiana.

Japanese Auto Parts Supplier Locates New Operations In Jamestown, IN

This is the first company with roots in Indiana’s sister state to invest in Indiana.

Gigadeal

Tesla got 100 percent of what it wanted when it chose Nevada for its 5-million-square-foot battery plant.
Tesla on display.

Nevada Selected As Tesla Battery Gigafactory Site

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, have announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.

Inverted Pyramid

U.S. corporations keep engineering overseas mergers to avoid paying taxes.
Toyota Technical Center Ann Arbor, MI, headquarters.

Toyota Continues To Grow Investment In Michigan

As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.

Toyota Growing In Gibson County, IN

Toyota adding 300 jobs to build more Highlanders in Indiana, improving production flexibility.
Bowling Green

Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.
Deal

Feature Story: Georgia’s Governor’s Report – Rising And Ready For The Future

With a welcoming, down-home business climate, the peach state is reinventing itself as an automotive powerhouse and a film production mecca poised to give Hollywood a run for its money.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.
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.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

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.
METRO RANKINGS 2

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.