back to work

Back To Work: How To Reboot In A Post-COVID-19 World

As lockdowns begin to ease and pressure to restart the economy ramps up, companies need to determine how to keep employees safe as they go back to work.
Dollar General

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food Lion

Food Lion Donates 6M Meals To Nourish Neighbors

The $600,000 donation will provide nutritious meals to schools, seniors with limited resources and other neighbors, and support Feeding America® in its COVID-19 response efforts.
Hanover County, VA

Wegmans Investing $175M In Virginia Distribution Campus

The grocery retailer’s new regional distribution operation in Hanover County, VA will create 700 new jobs.
Express Rx

Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters

The pharmaceutical retailer will create 24 new high-paying jobs at its new headquarters in Little Rock, AR.
Illinois talent pool

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.
Inland Empire

Inland Empire: A National Model For Apprenticeship

An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.
New England

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.
Amazon Costa Rica

Amazon Bringing 2,000 New Jobs To Costa Rica

The decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500, making the company the country's largest employer in the services sector.
Wilson County, TN

Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.
retail industry Goodyear Arizona

Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.
Belton, MO

Chewy Chooses North Carolina For $55M Fulfillment Center

The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.
Business Facilities March / April 2019 Issue

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.
Cape Coral Economic Development

Commercial Hotspots Thrive In Cape Coral

The city with the second largest land mass—and one of the fastest growing populations—in Florida offers plenty of opportunities for commercial development.
Competitive Communities

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.
Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas

Dollar Tree Will Invest $130M In New Texas Distribution Center

The operator of discount variety stores plans to create more than 300 new jobs for the Rosenberg, TX and surrounding communities.
Illinois

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.
Amazon

A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.
Cobb County GA

Floor & Decor Creating 500 Jobs In Georgia

The specialty flooring retailer will relocate its headquarters and expand in Cobb County, GA.
Fort Wayne, IN

Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana

The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.