USA - Rocky Mountains

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



Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Names Inaugural Class of 2023: EDO Awards

The Economic Development Organization Awards highlight nascent and established programs and incentives making an impact on community growth.
Wyoming

Wyoming Expanding Horizons

With a low tax burden, the state is attracting business by investing in shovel-ready sites and a skilled workforce.
LEED for cities

LEED For Cities Program Adds 2023 Cohort

The U.S. Green Building Council program assists local governments plan and track progress on sustainability, resilience, and equity goals aimed at LEED for Cities certification.
Amprius Colorado

Amprius Technologies Picks Colorado For Gigawatt-Hour Scale Factory Site

Colorado's geographic location, manufacturing infrastructure, factory capacity potential and comprehensive incentives package helped land Amprius Technologies' lithium-ion battery plant.
Colorado

Cutting-Edge Colorado

Advanced industries are thriving in the Centennial State with a skilled workforce and targeted incentives to support continued growth.
Texas Instruments Lehi Utah

Texas Instruments Will Invest $11B In New Utah Fab

TI's new 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fab, located next to its existing operation in Lehi, will be the largest economic investment in Utah history.

Procter & Gamble Paper Products Expands In Utah

The Procter & Gamble project is expected to bring 100 new jobs to Box Elder County, UT in the next 20 years, as well as millions of dollars in investment.
TOP UTILITIES

Top Utilities 2023: Powering Business

Utilities help keep economies growing: These Top Utilities of 2023 provide energy and play a vital role in the site selection process.
green building

Green Building: Massachusetts Finishes First In Top 10 Ranking

The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ranking recognizes U.S. states that are leading the way on green building.
economic development

U.S. Economic Development Administration Gets $1.6B For 2023

New funding will accelerate regional economic development, promote national security, aid disaster recovery, and support distressed communities nationwide.
Hempitecture Idaho

Hempitecture Opens Energy Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Idaho

In Jerome, Idaho, Hempitecture facility produces sustainable bio-based nonwoven products for multiple industries using renewable energy.

November / December 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 6)

The November/December 2022 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: Location Profiles. Plus, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, renewable energy, infrastructure, and more.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.
PepsiCo Denver

PepsiCo Building Sustainable Manufacturing Facility In Denver

The 1.2M SF facility, which will create more than 250 new jobs in Colorado, is scheduled to open at the Denver High Point development district in 2023.
Sevier County, Utah

Discover Sevier County, Utah

With a strategic location, two business parks, and a can-do attitude, Sevier County, Utah is ready for business.

Would Your City Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Site selection takes on a new twist when the odds of surviving a zombie apocalypse are among your criteria for choosing a location.
American Rescue Plan

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.
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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.