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Maryland surges in the race to host big new federal facilities.


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Maryland surges in the race to host big new federal facilities.

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Maryland surges in the race to host big new federal facilities.

Cogmedix Growth Leads To New Headquarters In Worcester, MA

And in addition to expanded production capacity and other benefits made possible by the much larger facility, the new location is convenient to the city's transportation infrastructure.

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.

Persistent Talent Shortage May Hinder Hiring Plans Of Tech Companies

TECNA survey of 1,500-plus executives offers national and regional views on business conditions, investment plans and policy concerns.

M-TEK Locating New Headquarters In Murfreesboro, TN

New North American Headquarters for automotive supplier will employ 250, with 100 new jobs.

Lockheed Martin Opens Commercial Space Headquarters In Denver, CO

The event signifies the official transition of the Lockheed Martin facility in Newtown, PA to Denver, CO as part of a phased transition announced last year.

Bridgestone Opens Off Road Radial Tire Manufacturing Facility In Aiken County, SC

South Carolina plant extends company leadership in large and ultra-large earthmoving tires for mining and aggregates applications.

Greenway Health LLC Building New Cobb County, GA Tech Development Center

Health IT company will bring 150 jobs to the metro Atlanta area with its new technology development center.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

Unisys Coming To Richmond County, GA

The global Fortune 500 information technology company will locate its new service center in Augusta; will create up to 700 jobs.

Syngenta Expands Seed Production Facility In Phillips, NE

Syngenta celebrates investment in Nebraska economy with $63 million expansion at its Phillips, NE, seed production facility.

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

New home for cloud platform development and innovation adds to year of significant CenturyLink Cloud milestones.

Gravy Train

A private-sector group—filled with former public officials—is lobbying to build a high-speed maglev train in the U.S.

Sigmatex Selects South Carolina For New Manufacturing Facility

Supplier to the aerospace industry makes initial $12 million investment to establish Orangeburg County operation.

Cover Story: High-Tech Hubs

With smart new regional growth strategies and generous federal funding initiatives, high-tech hubs are springing up all over the United States.

Embraer Breaks Ground On Facility In Melbourne, FL

Embraer will add 600 new hires to its almost 400 employees in the area in a ramped up mode over a period of four years beginning in 2016.

Alternative Energy In South Louisiana | New NFR BioEnergy Biorefineries

Project includes 450 new direct jobs at plants that convert sugar cane biomass to energy pellets.

Comprehensive Logistics Co., Inc. To Locate New Facility In Spring Hill, TN

Third-party logistics company to invest $30 million, create more than 200 new jobs.

New York State Adds NYU Incubators As START-UP NY Development Zones

The economic assistance is also expected to attract larger companies from around the globe to move to New York to tap into groundbreaking NYU research as well as the City's infrastructure, amenities, and other assets.

Expedient Announces Construction Of Dublin, OH Data Center

The new data center in Dublin will ultimately triple Expedient's footprint in the Columbus area.

Location Focus: Florida – Rebounded And Ready

Florida’s economy shines on after a temporary sunset.

Against The Grain Building New Brewery In West Louisville, KY

The new facility will increase production to service draft and bottle sales in Louisville and all of Kentucky by 150 percent, as well as improve national and global sales by 250 percent.

Industry Focus: Global Aerospace Production Soars To New Heights

Despite Defense cutbacks, the aerospace industry is being boosted into the stratosphere by the commercial aircraft sector.

Level 3 Opens New Data Center In Herndon, VA

Global data center network supports demanding requirements for enterprises and government customers to deliver high-performing business applications.

Toyota Continues To Grow Investment In Michigan

As part of this initiative, Toyota will move about 250 direct procurement positions from its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, KY, to a new facility to be built at the TTC campus in York Township.

Varian Medical Systems Breaks Ground On Expansion In Utah

Business leaders and political figures join celebration marking construction to accommodate continued growth in medical device sales.

Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.

Emmi Roth USA Expanding Upstate New York Operations

To encourage the company to proceed with its expansion in Penn Yan and build on the industry's growth in the State, Empire State Development (ESD) will provide performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential

The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.

SL Tennessee, LLC To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Clinton, TN

South Korean automotive parts manufacturer to invest $80.5 million to build third manufacturing facility.

Location Focus: The Carolinas – Growth Climate Warms In The Carolinas

Numerous new projects have been drawn to North and South Carolina, where the welcome mat has been set out for innovators and manufacturers across a wide range of industries.

Volkswagen Group Expanding Chattanooga, TN Operations

The state of Tennessee is providing a $165.8 million grant for costs associated with site development and preparation, infrastructure, production equipment acquisition and installation, and facility construction.

Hatch Stamping Company Selects Portland, TN For New Manufacturing Plant

Automotive components manufacturing company to invest $17 million and create 101 new jobs.

Giti Tire To Build New Plant In South Carolina

This is the first greenfield project in North America for Giti Tire. The plant will be built with a focus on maintaining a healthy balance with the environment and following the company's green initiatives.

Peak 10 Expands Presence In Tampa, FL

New Category 5 hurricane resistant data center facility near I-75 business sector will enable the company to service up to 600 additional customers.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

4th Source Inc. Relocating To Louisiana

The company’s fourth U.S. location in Kenner, LA, will create 320 new direct jobs in greater New Orleans.

ColoCrossing, 365 Data Centers Partner To Expand In Buffalo

Customer demand drives managed hosting provider to increase data center footprint in Buffalo tech hub.

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