photonics

Photonics Companies Investing $1.6B In Rochester, Creating More Than 1,400 Jobs

Photonics company Avogy will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Rochester; Together with Photonica, will locate advanced development and early manufacturing at Eastman Business Park.
ADP Norfolk Virginia

ADP Investing $32.25M In Virginia Customer Service Center

ADP chose to locate the new facility in Norfolk because of the thriving business climate in the city and Virginia.
Florida Enterprise Fund

Florida: A Million Miles For A Million Jobs In The Sunshine State

On a statewide bus tour, Gov. Rick Scott hails Florida’s success creating new jobs, calling for $1 billion in tax cuts and the creation of a $250-million Florida Enterprise Fund.
McKesson Dallas

McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs

A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $9.75 million has been offered to the San Francisco-based healthcare services and IT company.
Develey Mustard & Condiments

Condiment Maker To Invest $20M, Create 150 Jobs In Tennessee

Develey Mustard & Condiments Corporation will invest $20 million in its first North American production facility, creating 150 jobs in Dyer County over the next five years.
data center campus

Iron Mountain Picks Northern Virginia For Data Center Campus

The project allows Iron Mountain Data Centers to enter the Greater Washington metropolitan area from a strategic location with robust power and fiber infrastructure that will accommodate highly secure data center applications.
Regional Distribution Center

Indiana Lands $26M Regional Distribution Center

The Fort Wayne logistics hub will provide easy and affordable access to the Great Lakes/Midwest region and beyond.
financial services

FIS Expansion To Create 250 Jobs in Jacksonville

Financial services technology company FIS is investing $2 million to expand in Jacksonville, FL creating 250 jobs in the process.
Agero To Open State-of-the-Art Call Center in Tri-Cities, TN

Agero To Open State-Of-The-Art Call Center In Tri-Cities, TN

Roadside assistance company Agero will invest $3.5 million and create 585 jobs at its new call center in Sullivan County, TN.
Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

Seven Projects Land Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.
Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana Economic Development Wins Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

The Bronze Award winner in BF’s 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition will generate an estimated $17.7 billion in economic impact for the region over the next 10 years.
South Carolina Department of Commerce

Deal of the Year: Silver Award Goes To South Carolina Department of Commerce

The Palmetto State, long-time home of BMW’s production hub, moves into the top tier of automotive manufacturing states by snaring Volvo’s first U.S. plant.
Glatfelter Fort Smith Arkansas

Arkansas Lands New Glatfelter Manufacturing Facility

Glatfelter will invest approximately $80 million and create up to 83 highly-skilled jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, AR.
Economic Development Deal of the Year

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

Greater Houston Partnership snares a coveted 4.1-million-square-foot campus with a unique proposal utilizing an online site-selection app and intense data crunching.
Versailles Kentucky More Than A Bakery

Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.
Security Company Expanding In Indianapolis

Security Company Expanding In Indianapolis

Schlage Lock Company will invest more than $13 million and add up to 158 jobs by 2020.
Medical Device Company To Create More Than 350 Jobs In Southwest Florida

Medical Device Company To Create More Than 350 Jobs In Southwest Florida

Arthrex, a global medical device company in orthopaedics, is expanding in Ave Maria, FL and will create more than 350 jobs at the 218,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
State of the Year Alabama

Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year: Alabama

The Crimson Tide is rolling, big time, and now it’s brought in our top honor: Alabama is BF’s 2015 State of the Year.
Iowa Incentives Support Over $53M In Capital Investments

Iowa Incentives Support Over $53M In Capital Investments

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.
UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.
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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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.