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Intel New Mexico

New Mexico: Intel Plans $3.5 Billion Expansion In Rio Rancho

Semiconductor giant Intel will create 700 high-wage jobs at its chip fab in Sandoval County, New Mexico.
Ocean Aero

Mississippi: Milwaukee Tool Expands In Grenada And Clinton

Hardware maker Milwaukee Tool expects to create 800 new jobs in Grenada, MS and will add 400 more in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.
First Solar

First Solar Puts $680 Million PV Plant In NW Ohio

The new facility in Lake Township, OH will expand the company’s PV solar panel capacity by 3.3 gigawatts.
Edmonton

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.
Delaware tech talent

Building A Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline In Delaware

New initiative will take a demand-driven approach to IT talent, expanding IT career opportunities and creating a diverse, inclusive pipeline of highly qualified workers.
North Carolina

North Carolina: Apple Picks Research Triangle Park for $1B Campus

Apple's new North Carolina campus is expected to create 3,000 new jobs in machine learning, artificial intelligence and software engineering.
Mississippi

Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service

With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.
New Jersey

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.
Kansas

Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland

As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing.
MineConnect

Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV

MineConnect will give rural Northeastern Nevada access to the heart of the Canadian mining industry.
Shintech, Louisiana

Louisiana: Shintech Invests $1.3 Billion In Plastics Expansion

Shintech, the world’s top producer of polyvinyl chloride resins, will grow manufacturing and packaging facilities at its Iberville/West Baton Rouge complex.
Anthony M. Copeland

North Carolina: Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New Headquarters

GoldenHome International is investing $86 million in a North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.
Maryland National Capital Region

Maryland National Capital Region Alliance Formed

Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.
New York

New York: State Of The Future

The Empire State is preparing for a future of sustainable growth by investing $150 billion in the nation’s largest infrastructure program and creating innovative workforce development programs to prepare skilled workers for high-tech jobs.
Las Colinas, Texas

Texas: Microsoft Expanding Las Colinas Operation

The tech giant is investing $31 million to grow its Texas Regional Hub in Irving, adding 575 new jobs.
New Jersey Israel

Strengthening New Jersey’s Bond With Israel

Choose New Jersey’s second successful economic mission to Israel delivers partnerships and is strengthening the New Jersey-Israel connection.
Tax Credits

California Competes Tax Credits Are Awarded

The latest round of the Golden State incentives went to 14 companies who are expected to create 2,327 new jobs.
Shreveport Regional Airport

Louisiana: Advanced Aero Services Brings MRO To Shreveport

Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.
Gov. Bill Lee

Tennessee’s Property Evaluation Program Gets Bigger

Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.
Permian Basin New Mexico

Permian Basin Is Booming In Southeast New Mexico

Logistics are being upgraded to support expanding oil and gas production, including a larger regional airport in Lea County now offering non-stop flights to Denver.
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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
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.

[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: Welcome to Columbus, Indiana

Columbus, Edinburgh and Bartholomew County, Indiana are consistently ranked among the Top Ten locations in the United States. With one of the highest concentrations of engineering talent in the nation, manufacturing employment that ranks in the Top 2% of the U.S., I-65 access, and nationally recognized community living, now is the right time to consider the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer.