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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.

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

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.

World Wide Technology Asynchrony Labs Expands In St. Louis

The IT consulting firm will use the space to host business clients, showcase technology demonstrations, and provide its growing workforce with areas to collaborate and innovate.

Crown Bioscience Locating Project At New Iberia Research Center

The pharmaceutical research and development facility will be located at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette affiliate.

Canatal Steel USA Investing $1.5M In Virginia Expansion

The Canada-based company's manufacturing expansion will bring 38 new lobs to Botetourt County, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

myNEXUS Expanding In Greater Middle Tennessee

The healthcare IT company will create 260 IT support, clinical operations and quality control jobs in Brentwood and Williamson County, TN.

Indiana: The Hoosier State Has A Bold Vision For The Future

Indiana is ahead of the curve in embracing the imperative for regional development. Seven regions in the state have lined up nearly $4 billion worth of projects for the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative.

HudsonAlpha Breaks Ground On New Biotech Facility

The 100,000-square-foot building is the latest addition to the 152-acre HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus in Huntsville, AL, and will house a mix of research laboratories and life sciences companies.

Tax Credits Help New Jersey Manufacturers Create Jobs

Three manufacturing projects expected to create a total of 390 jobs have been approved to receive tax credits under the Grow New Jersey Program.

Boat Seat Manufacturer Growing In Tennessee

The Wise Company, Inc. will expand its Hardin County, TN production and warehouse space, adding 74 new jobs.

Birmingham Workers To Receive High-Tech Job Training

The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership will train young adults for 925 technology jobs, with the help of $6M in federal funding.

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