Virginia economy

Virginia Is Keeping Pace

A stable business climate, east coast location, and strong talent pipeline support steady growth in the commonwealth.
Texas

Texas: Broad Reach

The Lone Star State offers expanding opportunity for companies of all sizes, with land, workforce, and incentives.
Data Center Moves

Data Center Moves: Solutions To The Relocation Maze

For data centers, developing a relocation strategy and effectively managing the many crucial steps are paramount for success.
xAI

Elon Musk’s xAI Plans To Locate Supercomputer In Memphis, TN

This project would represent the city’s largest capital investment by a new-to-market company and is currently pending approval by local authorities.

Microsoft Investing $3.3B For AI Data Center In Mount Pleasant, WI

The broad investment package will strengthen Southeast Wisconsin as a hub for AI-powered innovation and job growth.
Daikin Applied Mexico

Daikin Applied Will Build Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Mexico

Located in Tijuana, the new plant will expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities to support growing demand for sustainable data centers and HVAC cooling solutions.
Montgomery

Meta Investing $800M For Montgomery, AL Data Center Campus

The tech giant has operated a data center campus in Huntsville, AL since 2018. Meanwhile, two rural communities have attracted investment from AL-based companies.
AWS Indiana

Amazon Makes Largest Investment Announcement In Indiana History

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest $11B to create a new data center campus in Northern Indiana, while Toyota will invest an additional $1.4B in Southwest Indiana.
California data center

$600M Joint Venture Will Bring First xScale Data Center To U.S.

The first xScale data center in the U.S., known as SV12x, will be located in California's Silicon Valley. Plus, solar microgrid project breaks ground in Northern California tribal community.
Illinois

Business, Civic Leaders Build On Illinois’ Momentum

Incentives, ‘leading infrastructure,’ and a skilled workforce contribute to the influx of companies making moves in the Land of Lincoln.

Google Investing $1B In Kansas City, MO

As part of its presence in the region that includes clean energy goals, Google will expand skilled trade programs and alternative education STEAM offerings.
data center locations

Data Centers Grow Despite Fears Of ‘Complete Halt’

Northern Virginia and Portland, OR tied at No. 1 as top data center regions in North America, according to a Cushman & Wakefield report.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region

Amazon Web Services To Invest $10B In MS Data Centers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest $10 billion to establish data center complexes in two Mississippi industrial parks.
Meta Indiana Data Center Campus

Meta Plans $800M Data Center Campus In Indiana

At River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, IN, Meta will create 100 jobs at its new data center and Bintelli will invest $4M to expand its EV operations.
Google

Google Makes $1B Investment In United Kingdom

The Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, facility will be on a 33-acre site that Google, a multinational tech company, purchased in 2020.
2023 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.
AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region

Amazon Web Services Launches New Canada West Region

With the AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region, AWS becomes the first major cloud services provider to have an infrastructure region in Western Canada.

Skybox, Prologis To Break Ground on Pflugerville Project

Skybox & Prologis will soon break ground on a $63 million project in Pflugerville, TX, according to a Texas Department of Regulation filing.
Microsoft

Microsoft Makes More Than $1B Investment In Georgia

Microsoft will invest more than $1 billion in Rome and Floyd County, Georgia, to develop a datacenter campus.
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.