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Industry news related to corporate real estate, economic development trends, site selection information and corporate expansion throughout Pennsylvania.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
Port Of Philadelphia Gov. Wolf

Port Of Philadelphia: Gov. Wolf Announces $246M Investment

Pennsylvania will invest an additional $246 million into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability.
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Spot & Tango Bringing 100 Manufacturing Jobs To Pennsylvania

Pet health and wellness company Spot & Tango will open its first manufacturing facility in Lehigh County, PA this summer. 
Spark Therapeutics Philadelphia

Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood.
Amazon logistics

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

September 11: 20 Years Later

What has not changed since September 11, 2001. (Re-published from September 9, 2016.)
Chewy Archbald Luzerne County

Chewy Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Pennsylvania

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will invest $25M to create a pharmacy fulfillment center in Pittstown Township, PA.
Materion Corporation

Materion Corporation To Invest $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Ohio-based advanced materials producer Materion Corporation will create at least 65 new jobs in Berks County, PA.
Neighborhood 91

Texas Additive Manufacturer Expands To Neighborhood 91

Cumberland Additive will leverage recent growth in the aerospace, defense, and space sectors by expanding at Pittsburgh International Airport's N91 Additive Manufacturing campus.
Rusal America Neighborhood 91

Rusal America Joins Neighborhood 91 Additive Manufacturing Campus

Rusal America has joined Neighborhood 91, a development focused on additive manufacturing at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus.
Philadelphia Navy Yard

$2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard

Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space.
Minimum Wage

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
Luzerne County, PA

Wren Manufacturing Picks Pennsylvania For North American HQ, Manufacturing Facility

The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 
Hampden Township, PA

Nestlé Purina PetCare Investing $167M In Pennsylvania Expansion

The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations. 

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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.