USA – Mid Atlantic

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Mid Atlantic, USA region.

Versogen Delaware

Versogen Sticks With Delaware For $4.8 M Expansion

Over the next three years, green energy startup Versogen will create 49 new jobs at the FMC Stine Research Center in Newark, Delaware.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
Quality of life

When The (Work) Day Is Through

Choosing a place that offers employees quality of life with a wide variety of recreation and leisure options is key to your next location.
Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
May / June 2022 Issue

May / June 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 3)

Business Facilities' May / June 2022 issue focuses on workforce development, including STEM, higher education partnerships, quality of life, and more.
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[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.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.
Agilent Technologies Delaware

Agilent Technologies Will Invest $7M In Delaware Modernization, Expansion

Life sciences company Agilent Technologies’ investment in Delaware will transform its Little Falls site into a world-class R&D lab.
Fulton County, New York

State Focus: A New York State Of Mind

New York State can offer a lot of alternatives to businesses, depending on what section of the state they are considering.
Freshpet Lehigh Valley PA

New Freshpet Plant Will Create About 100 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The healthy pet food maker will build a state-of-the-art Innovation Kitchen near its existing Freshpet Kitchens campus in the Lehigh Valley.
Manufacturing Industry Locations

Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
Encina Point Township Circular Manufacturing Facility

Encina To Build $1.1B Advanced Manufacturing Facility In Pennsylvania 

Encina will create 300 new jobs in Northumberland County, PA; UnityLab is relocating its headquarters to Sullivan County.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Fujifilm expansion Delaware

Fujifilm To Build $28M Delaware Facility, Completes $88M Arizona Expansion

The New Castle, DE facility will double inkjet dispersion production; Mesa, AZ plant will supply the semiconductor industry.
Westchester County, New York

Westchester County, New York: Where Biosciences And Advanced Manufacturing Thrive

Located just north of Manhattan, Westchester County, NY — home to more than 170 companies and a labor force of over 520,000 — has a history of business excellence.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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[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.