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Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs

A $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.

South Carolina: York County Leads In Job Growth

In 1Q 2017, York County, SC had the highest percentage increase of employment among the 346 largest counties in the U.S.
Tennessee Business Report

Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City

Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.

Major Expansions Underway At KSU

Kansas State University, aiming to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025, is adding a bevy of new facilities.
Illinois

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers

The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.
Texas

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.
Florida

Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base

Selection of Florida’s National Guard to host the new Joint Strike Fighters could have an annual economic impact of $100 million for the region.
Kansas City KS

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.
Louisiana

Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex

Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.
Kansas Business Report

Kansas: Amazon Picks Kansas City for Fulfillment Center

The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.
Lexington

Kentucky: Biotechnology Sector Is Surging In Lexington

A $1.8 million specialized biotech startup and a $10 million expansion of Coldstream Labs’ pharmaceutical plant are the most recent additions to Lexington’s growing biotech cluster.
Canada

Business Report: Canada – Bridgestone Americas Expanding in Quebec

A multi-phase, $225-million investment will increase capacity at the company’s Joliette, Quebec plant to produce larger-diameter tires for trucks and SUVs.
food processing Alabama

Alabama: Generating Growth From The Ground Up

Consumer trends are creating a groundswell for locally sourced foods, creating new opportunities for Alabama’s farmers to bring their products to market.
Michigan

Michigan: Flex-N-Gate Corp. Puts Plant in Detroit

The auto supplier will invest $95 million in a 500,000-square-foot production facility in the motor city, creating 650 new jobs.
Wisconsin

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Tool Adding 600 Jobs In Brookfield

The manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools is undertaking a 200,000-square-foot expansion, including a new four-story office building.
New Jersey

Business Report-New Jersey: Jet.com Expands HQ in Hoboken

The e-commerce enterprise will double the size of its corporate offices at the Waterfront Corporate Center III, and Allied Specialty Foods decides to stay put in New Jersey.
York Nebraska

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development awards $267,955 to help upgrade York Cold Storage’s facility.
Illinois Business

Business Report: Illinois Leaders Form Non-Profit to Spur Job Creation

The Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. will adopt best practices and focus on sales, marketing and exceptional customer service.
Texas Business Report

Texas: Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative Aims To Meet 21st Century Job Needs

Regional workforce and educational conclaves will make recommendations to ensure the Lone Star State is ready for new and expanding businesses.

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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