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.

Under the Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC), Fort Monmouth officially closed on September 15, 2011.

CommVault Brings Significant Investment, Job Creation to Jersey Shore

"CommVault has said it will eventually add 2,000 employees at the new site in addition to its current 500 in its current headquarters in Oceanport. The company is bound by an agreement with FMERA to generate up to 225 of those jobs within three years of moving in. If it doesn't, it will face penalties of $3,000 per job not created," writes Christopher Sheldon of the Long Branch Patch.
NYC, Port Authority NY/NJ, Sitt, Global Gateway Alliance

Millionaire Sitt Invests $1 Million To Improve NYC Airport Infrastructure; Launches Global Gateway Alliance

The Global Gateway Alliance was established to address the major challenges facing the metropolitan region’s airports that, if left unaddressed, will serve as a major impediment to the long-term growth of New York City.

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In Robbinsville, NJ

The new one million-square-foot facility in Mercer County, NJ is expected to create hundreds of jobs when it opens in early 2014.

Fifth Avenue: A Top 10 Great Street For 2012

APA Great Places exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planning and planners play in adding value to communities, including fostering economic growth and jobs.

Protein Sciences Corp. Builds Ties In Rockland County, NY

Protein Sciences' expansion will take advantage of a local workforce experienced in biopharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing. Dec 3, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

Research Organization Biotrial To Establish HQ In Newark, NJ

Francis Cauffman will design the French company's new American headquarters in Newark, which is becoming a major hub for pharmaceutical companies. Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Durata Therapeutics Moving To Chicago

Biotech start-up relocates from NJ; cites talent pool as draw and plans to create up to 100 jobs. Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:07 AM

Ahold USA Building New Meat Processing Facility In PA

Ahold USA considered locating a state-of-the-art, USDA certified meat processing and packaging facility in several states; will construct a 162,000-square foot facility in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County. Nov 15, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Jersey Strong

BF often covers national disasters, but now we must report from the midst of one. Nov 7, 2012 @ 4:08 PM

United Begins Construction Of New Hangar At Washington Dulles

Hangar will be airline's first at Washington Dulles airport. More than 200 area construction workers will build the facility. Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Councils-Engines for Growth in the Empire State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has transformed the way the state invests in development, switching from a top-down approach to a competition between regions for project funding. From the September/October 2012 issue

SPECIAL REPORT: PSE&G Adds $883 Million to New Jersey’s Solar Power Push

New Jersey aims to maintain its status as a leading state in installed solar power capacity, an effort that has been embraced by the Garden State’s largest utility. From the September/October 2012 issue

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Kenneth Adams, President and CEO, Empire State Development

New York has created 10 Regional Economic Development Councils. CEO Kenneth Adams explains the state’s strategy. From the September/October 2012 issue

Clean Vehicle Solutions Moving From NJ To NY

Clean Vehicle Solutions, LLC, is moving to new, larger facilities to accommodate growth in the demand for compressed natural gas fueling systems. Oct 11, 2012 @ 12:19 PM

INDUSTRY FOCUS: The Process of Food

From taste to cost—and from farms to refrigerators—the food processing industry has several back-end considerations that need to be addressed before anything tasty winds up on your plate. From the July/August 2012 issue

FEATURE STORY: Nothing Matters More Than Talent

Unemployment rates are staggering, but what’s even more astounding is that there are thousands of jobs across the U.S. going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers. Workforce development training programs are now Job One. From the July/August 2012 issue

COVER STORY: Building A Biotech Bonanza

The global financial contraction put a squeeze on seed money for biotech startups, forcing locations to build their biotech future the old-fashioned way: with long-term planning and a comprehensive strategy for growth. From the May/June 2012 issue.
Hyundai and Kia use Foreign Trade Zone status to handle and process auto cargoes arriving at the port.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Ports of Success

U.S. export numbers are on the rise. And as the numbers increase, so do the future business possibilities. From the May/June 2012 issue.
Gov. O'Malley tours one of Maryland's largest solar installations at Perdue headquarters in Salisbury, MD.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland is Leading the Pack in Energy Efficiency

A state strategy to invest in clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy is generating thousands of jobs while reducing energy consumption. From the May/June 2012 issue

FEATURE STORY: 2012 Economic Development Awards

Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

The 2022 Deal of the Year Impact Awards recognize project investments that will have significant impact in their new or expanded locations, focusing on a specific aspect of the project.
2022 Deal of the Year

2022 Deal Of The Year: Platinum Award

Here are this year’s Deal of the Year award winners, starting with Platinum Winner Empire State Development, for Micron Technology's $100B investment in New York State.