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.



FAA grants

FAA Grants Nearly $1B For Building Better Airport Terminals

Under this funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, 114 airports across the U.S, spanning 44 states and three territories will improve service and performance.
Trenton New Jersey

New Jersey Sees ‘Historic Economic Progress’

Governor Phil Murphy says the Garden State’s workforce and location provide tremendous value to businesses.
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.
Top Utilities Economic Development

2024 Top Utilities

These top utilities play a key role in state and local economic development endeavors, as well as sustainability efforts.
AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca To Establish New Manufacturing Facility In MD

AstraZeneca will invest $300 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Rockville, Maryland. It should be operational in 2026.
Pennsylvania economic development

Pennsylvania Launches New Economic Development Strategy; Focuses On Robotics, Tech

Pennsylvania’s new 10-year economic development strategy will focus on growing its agriculture, energy, life sciences, manufacturing, and robotics and technology sectors.
Creation Technologies New York

Rokt Will Invest $17.6M To Expand New York City HQ

Empire State Development will support Rokt HQ expansion in New York City with $4.7M in Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits. Plus, Creation Technologies opens $22M manufacturing facility in Wayne County.
Green Building

New York, Illinois, Massachusetts Lead 2023 Top 10 States For Green Building

For the first time ever, New York has earned the top spot on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) annual list of Top 10 States for LEED.
SelectUSA, FDI

SelectUSA Has Helped Land $200B In FDI Since 2011

More than 200,000 jobs have been created as a result of foreign direct investment since the SelectUSA program's inception 13 years ago.
2023 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.
Norfolk Southern

$3.1B Invested Along Norfolk Southern’s Rail Network Last Year

In 2023, Norfolk Southern helped 62 industrial development customers generate 4,156 new jobs along its rail network.
AI

AI Hub To Be Established In New Jersey

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and Princeton University have joined forces to establish an AI hub.
migration patterns, United Van Lines, 47th Annual National Movers Study

National Movers Study: Where Did Americans Move In 2023?

Lower costs are drawing Americans to the Southeast and less expensive metros, finds United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study.
fintech

Fintech Firm Novo Expands With Office In Delaware

An online banking platform for small business, Novo's decision reflects the strengths of the Wilmington, DE area as a hub for financial services and fintech firms.
Semiconductor

NY State Enters $10B Partnership With Semiconductor Industry

New York State recently entered into a $10 billion partnership with several semiconductor industry leaders.
tourism and hospitality

Tourism & Hospitality Find ‘Renaissance Era’

With COVID-19 Pandemic travel restrictions in the past, the tourism and hospitality industries are on track to defy expectations.
Santa

BF Editors’ Blog: Breaking Down Santa’s Influence As A Site Selector

The origin story for Santa has many variations, but present-day versions of the myth lean heavily on his homebase being the North Pole.
Empire State Development

Why New York? A Q&A With Hope Knight, Empire State Development

Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Hope Knight talks about how New York innovation and initiatives support growth in manufacturing, clean energy, and more.
food and beverage

Food And Beverage, Semiconductor Industries Grow Across New York State

JCS Controls Inc, a food and beverage engineering and consulting firm, is expanding in the Greater Rochester area — one instance of investment in the state's industry.
Johnson Controls

DOE Grant Will Help Johnson Controls Boost U.S. Heat Pump Manufacturing

Facilities in San Antonio, TX; Wichita, KS; and Waynesboro, PA will expand to scale production, creating approximately 1,000 new U.S. jobs.
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 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.