Fortinet

Fortinet To Invest $30M In Downtown Alberta

Fortinet, a U.S.-based global cybersecurity leader, plans to invest $30 million in the Alberta, Canada, technology sector.
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SC Produce Company Invests $26.2M In Palmetto State

A full-service fresh produce supplier will invest $26.2 million to improve its facility in Richland County, South Carolina.
Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Cyber Security, Texas

The Hub Of Cybersecurity In West Texas

Lubbock's reputation as a conduit for growth in technology and cybersecurity is supported by its robust pool of talent, accessibility, resources and low cost of business.
cyber workforce

Cyber Space: Filling The Void

The National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy (NCWES) addresses immediate and long-term cyber workforce needs.
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Manufacturing Facilities And Cyber Attacks: Are You Ready?

Recent breaches of MGM and Caesars are proof that no company — or industry — is safe from sophisticated, aggressive and frequent cyber attacks.

Cybecs, An Israeli Cybersecurity Firm, To Establish HQ In Tampa

Israeli cybersecurity company Cybecs will establish its regional headquarters in Tampa, Florida and plans to bring 150 jobs to the area.

Cybersecurity Firm Infinity Labs Expands In Colorado Springs

Infinity Labs, a veteran-founded cybersecurity firm, selected Colorado Springs, Colorado, to expand, citing its “top talent pool."
cyber security

In West Virginia, Marshall University Plans Institute For Cyber Security

The state of West Virginia has allotted $45 million for the planned center at this university already recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by NSA.
Fortreum

Manufacturer, Cybersecurity Firm To Invest Over $2.8M In Virginia

Wabtec will create 38 new manufacturing jobs in Salem, while cybersecurity firm Fortreum will create 53 jobs at its new HQ in Loudoun County.
NIST cyber security

NIST Renews Cybersecurity Center Partnership For NCCoE

NIST, the state of Maryland, and Montgomery County, MD continues support of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). The group also launched the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Community of Interest.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Columbus, Ohio To Host 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities' 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries event will take place in Columbus, OH, October 4-6, 2023.
Washington DC

Washington, DC Unveils Six New Goals To Reach By 2028

Dubbed "DC’s Comeback Plan," Washington, DC’s new economic development plan is already helping one technology company grow in the district.
Bridgestone Costa Rica

Bridgestone Investing $250M In Costa Rica Tire Plant Expansion

Bridgestone Americas will add 160 jobs at its tire manufacturing plant in Heredia, while bot management and account security firm Arkose Labs opens an office in San Jose.
tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs For New Ideas

In innovation hubs, local entities work together to provide the resources growing companies need to foster discovery and advancement.
Nokia Canada Ottawa

Nokia Picks Ontario For 5G, AI, Cybersecurity R&D Hub

Ottawa as will serve as Nokia's Canadian HQ for research and development in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity.
cybersecurity

The Cyber Frontier

To strengthen cybersecurity across all sectors, public and private entities are working together.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Panel: Key Factors For Site Selection

Jenny Massey, Sikich; Linda Burns, Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting; and John Boyd, Jr., The Boyd Company will share their experiences navigating the shifting site selection landscape for emerging industries.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Speaker To Explore FDI Trends

Bruce Takefman, ResearchFDI Founder and CEO, will discuss the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in emerging sectors during his LiveXchange Emerging Industries General Session.
Enabled Intelligence Fairfax County

Enabled Intelligence, Pangiam Grow HQs In Fairfax County, Virginia

Combined, headquarters projects for Pangiam and Enabled Intelligence will create more than 300 high-tech jobs in Fairfax County, VA.
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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 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.