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The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.


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The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex

Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.

Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger

Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.

Agribusiness Investing $22M, Adding 100 Jobs In Indiana

Select Genetics will locate a new hatchery in Terre Haute with the help of up to $550,000 in state tax credits and training grants.

Food Processing: Expansion Outpacing Consolidations

Compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act, controlling costs and workforce training are among top industry priorities.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, Tampa, FL

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa, FL, discusses his city’s fast-growing job market, highly-ranked business tax structure, infrastructure improvements, and efforts to become a leader in STEM-oriented manufacturing.

Irish Firm Selects Rochester for U.S. Expansion

Energy storage startup NEST iON Limited will locate its new R&D facility at Kodak's Energy Storage Hub at the Finger Lakes Eastman Business Park.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Jobs Up

The largest industry employer of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. has grown nearly 19 percent since 2012, according to a new economic impact study.

Forrester Research Creating 120 Jobs In Nashville

The research and advisory firm will invest $2.8M in the expansion, which will allow it to grow its inside sales and support team using Nashville as a strategic hub. 

TPS Industrial Services Investing $3.5M In Indiana

The logistics firm is expanding its headquarters and adding up to 61 jobs in Columbus, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants.

Call 2 Answer Creating 250 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will invest $800,000 to create a new medical and urgent contact center in Spring Hill, TN. 

LKQ Creating 150 Jobs In Nashville

The automotive equipment and accessories distributer and marketer will build a new 100,000-square foot building in Davidson County, TN.

The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ

The shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston.

AB BioTechnologies Investing $10.5M In Indiana

The drug development company will add contract manufacturing services to its Bloomington, IN operations, creating up to 33 new jobs.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

JLABS @ NYC Will House Life Science Startups

The 30,000-square foot facility — a collaborative effort by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center — will have capacity for up to 30 life science startups focused on biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer health.

Amazon Plans Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center

The 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the art fulfillment and distribution center will create an additional 1,000 full-time jobs in Jacksonville.

Alabama Auto Production Hit Record High In 2016

Alabama’s auto production climbed to a new record high in 2016, as workers at the state’s three auto assembly plants kept up a brisk pace of building SUVs, pickups and sedans for markets around the world.

Indiana RV Manufacturer Expanding In LaGrange County

Forest River will invest $6.7M to expand into three facilities totaling 450,000 square feet, creating up to 425 new jobs by 2019.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

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