Sandy Springs Georgia

Inspire Brands Creating Over 1,100 Jobs With New Georgia HQ

Over the next six years, the multi-brand restaurant company will invest approximately $32 million in its new Sandy Springs, GA headquarters.
Inland Empire California

California: There’s Good Karma In The Valley

Moreno Valley is booming in the heart of Southern California’s Inland Empire, adding more than 8.4 million square feet of industrial space in the past two years.
Goodyear, AZ retail sector

Retail: Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the retail sector—a fate that was widely assumed to be the outcome of an exponential increase in online purchases of consumer goods—were more than a bit premature.
Chicago FTD

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

The global floral company’s headquarters relocation to Chicago is part its new strategic growth plan.
March / April 2018 Issue

March / April 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 2)

The March / April 2018 Issue features the emerging cybersecurity sector, an exclusive interview with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, plus a look at biopharm, robots, STEM, data centers, and retail.
Connecticut

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

With an excellent quality of life and a robust set of available tax incentives and credits, Stamford, Connecticut leads the pack in commercial and residential development.
Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)

Iowa: A Cradle For Innovation

From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.
Longview

Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas

The company’s new distribution center in Longview, TX will serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast.
La Crosse Wisconsin

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

The retail convenience store company will invest $113 million in a new bakery and other capital investments in La Crosse, WI.

Ample, Affordable Renewable Energy Brings Apple To Iowa

Companies looking to build new facilities are searching for sites suitable for development and relatively risk free. Certified sites fill the demand for project-ready industrial sites - making the decision to locate in Iowa easy.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.
Fulton County GA

ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

Over the next five years, the online fashion and beauty retailer will invest more than $40M to establish an East Coast fulfillment center in Fulton County, GA.
Cartersville, GA

Lidl Creating 250 Jobs In Georgia

The retail chain will invest $100 million over the next five years in a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cartersville, GA.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.
Cape Coral Florida

Ready For Retail In Cape Coral

The City of Canals offers industry the best of both worlds—an ideal business environment with vital resources and a competitive cost of living.
Ocala Florida

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.
Super Bowl Houston

Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI

As Houston gets set to host the Super Bowl this weekend, take a look at the massive transformation America's fourth largest city has experienced in the 13 years since it last hosted the NFL event.
Columbus Ohio

zulily Expands Again In Columbus Region

The online retailer will create more than 50 jobs at its newly opened operation in Gahanna, OH.
Cecil County

Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.
Gallatin Tennessee Gap

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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