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As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.


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As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

BAE Systems Creating Over 120 Jobs In South Carolina

The military component manufacturer will invest $8.4 million to expand its operations in Aiken, SC.

Ready For Retail In Cape Coral

The City of Canals offers industry the best of both worlds—an ideal business environment with vital resources and a competitive cost of living.

Henrico County, VA Cuts Data Center Tax Rate

The Henrico County, VA Board of Supervisors has approved a separate tax rate that will dramatically reduce the property tax for data centers.

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

Provision Healthcare Developing $100M Advanced Cancer Treatment Center In New Orleans

The Louisiana Proton Therapy Center will be housed on University Medical Center campus in city’s biomedical corridor.

Energizing Louisiana’s Future

Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.

Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company Chooses Missouri

Virbac Corporation will consolidate its distribution operations in a facility at Kansas City's Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to tap into the benefits provided by the KC Animal Health Corridor.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Stephen Moret, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the VEDP, discusses the commonwealth’s top priorities for 2017, including becoming one of the South’s fastest employment growth states.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Expansion Will Add 800 Jobs In Alabama

The company will expand its Huntsville, AL presence with a new manufacturing facility for the company’s AR1 rocket engine.

Aluminum Extruder Investing $3.3M In Western Kentucky

Three years after opening in Paducah, KY, UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries will create 50 jobs with an expansion.

Furniture Manufacturer Growing In Indiana

Sauder Manufacturing will invest more than $3 million to lease and equip a 165,000-square-foot-facility in New Haven, IN.

Software Company Adding 120 Jobs In Downtown Indianapolis

Greenlight.guru has expanded to a new office for tech startups and plans to create up to 120 new jobs by 2020 with help from state tax credits and training grants.

SAIC Will Establish Technology Integration Gateway In Tennessee

The premier technology integrator is expected to create 300 jobs over the next five years in Cookeville, TN.

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.

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.

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