North Dakota

North Dakota (ND), USA | This news section includes articles related to corporate real estate, economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection choices in ND.

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Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
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North Dakota: Connecting To The World On Intermodal Rail

North Dakota’s new intermodal rail service is reducing shipping costs for agricultural exports and other goods shipped from the logistics park of ND.
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Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota

Amazon's new 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 1,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota.
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North Dakota Investing $33M In UAS Infrastructure

The state’s investment represents one of the largest Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) for unmanned aircraft systems investments in the U.S.
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ImmunoPrecise Opens U.S. Headquarters In North Dakota

The full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Fargo, ND.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.
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Anchor Ingredients Building North Dakota Processing Plant

The company’s new Buffalo, ND pea protein processing plant will serve the food and pet food markets.

It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.
2016 Economic Development Awards

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.
Integreon held a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10, 2014 for the opening of its expanded global delivery center in Fargo. Speaking at the event were CEO Bob Gogel, North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley, and North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger, plus a special message from US Senator John Hoeven.

Integreon Expands Global Delivery Center In Fargo, ND

The facility will consolidate almost 350 Integreon Associates from two existing facilities in Fargo.

CHS To Build Fertilizer Plant At Spiritwood, ND

The majority of the nitrogen products from the plant will serve farmer-owned cooperatives and independent farm supply retailers within a 200-mile radius of the plant in the Dakotas, parts of Minnesota, Montana and Canada.

Let Them Eat Crude

If your grocery runs out of Cheerios, blame North Dakota.
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Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Utah, North Dakota, Louisiana Tops In Economic Growth...

For its Economic Growth Potential ranking, Business Facilities considers state business climate, availability of skilled workforce, incentives and education climate, among other criteria.

More Jobs Than Workers

North Dakota is coming up with creative ideas to address its chronic workforce shortage.

Novum Opens New Research Clinic In Fargo, ND

In 2014, Novum will continue to add early phase research services in Fargo as it also broadens its offerings across all Novum sites.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings

Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Xcel Energy To Grow Wind Power By 30%

With proposed projects in the Upper Midwest, Texas/New Mexico and Colorado, the wind energy provider hopes to lower costs while cutting emissions.

Business Facilities In The News: Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah Shine in...

The Digital Journal reports, "Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states -- including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah -- deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine's 2013 state rankings."

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Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[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.