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.
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Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.
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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.
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Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Education-Automotive Blue

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Tennessee Races To The Top In Education; Alabama...

In a new category, Tennessee emerged as the top-ranked state for education and Alabama came out as number 1 for automotive manufacturing strength in Business Facilities' 10th Annual Rankings Report.
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SL Tennessee, LLC To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Clinton, TN

South Korean automotive parts manufacturer to invest $80.5 million to build third manufacturing facility.
Pat McCrory

Location Focus: The Carolinas – Growth Climate Warms In The Carolinas

Numerous new projects have been drawn to North and South Carolina, where the welcome mat has been set out for innovators and manufacturers across a wide range of industries.
VW Chattanooga

Volkswagen Group Expanding Chattanooga, TN Operations

The state of Tennessee is providing a $165.8 million grant for costs associated with site development and preparation, infrastructure, production equipment acquisition and installation, and facility construction.
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Business Report: A Rising Tide Of New Jobs, Investment Rolls Into Alabama

Nearly 17,000 new jobs and more than $4.4 billion in capital investment came to Alabama in 2013.
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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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Capitalize On Opportunity In Washington, DC

Experience the momentum firsthand as Washington, DC sets new benchmarks in the business world. Whether you're a visionary entrepreneur or an established company, our city offers limitless possibilities for your growth and prosperity.