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The company will create 1,500 jobs at a new software development and R&D regional hub in Fairfax County, VA. 


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The company will create 1,500 jobs at a new software development and R&D regional hub in Fairfax County, VA. 

Microsoft Investing $64M In New Virginia Location

The company will create 1,500 jobs at a new software development and R&D regional hub in Fairfax County, VA. 

Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta

The company will invest $75 million in a new facility focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services in the West Midtown section of Atlanta, GA.

Automotive Supplier Creating 75 New Jobs In Ohio

Marelli is building a new manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, OH, with construction expected to be complete in early 2021.

Crown Holdings Begins Building $148M Plant In Kentucky

The 327,000-square-foot metal beverage can manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY will create 126 jobs when it opens in the spring of 2021.

Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado

The 76,000-square-foot logistics and distribution center for the outdoor industry will be located on the Colorado Outdoors campus in Montrose. 

As Businesses Reopen, CFOs Grow Hopeful But Employee Fears Linger

Following the COVID-19 shutdown, CFOs face lower anticipated revenues, reconfigured workplaces, and a workforce worried about returning to work safely, according to PwC survey.

Click Here Digital Relocating To New Louisiana HQ

The digital consultancy will retain 63 jobs, and create 100 new direct jobs at its new corporate headquarters in in Baton Rouge, LA.

Will The Corporate Footprint Shrink Due To COVID-19?

A CoreNet Global survey reveals corporate real estate professionals' belief that remote work and virtual meetings will last beyond the COVID-19 crisis, and the corporate footprint will likely shrink as a result.

Batter Up Foods Invests $34M In Georgia Waffle Plant

The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.

Green Development: Building A Sustainable Future

Locations in Florida and Virginia have taken a leadership position in facilitating sustainable development. These places are proving that there’s a lot of green to be made by going green. Join us as we take our annual tour.

Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce

Both North Carolina and South Carolina continue to take steps to ensure their workforces are able to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today.

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside.

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out!

If your company is planning a corporate expansion or relocation project, then you can't afford to miss LiveXchange. Registration closes in 30 days!

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.

Business Facilities LiveXchange: Will We See You In Charlotte?

Only 15 spots remain for this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event, April 19-21, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Charlotte, NC.

Continental To Build $110M Manufacturing Plant In Texas 

The company’s second automotive manufacturing location in Texas will retain nearly 450 jobs and bring an additional 130 jobs to New Braunfels.

Norfolk Southern Supported Nearly $2B In Investment In 2019

Industrial customers across 16 states developed 54 new and 23 expanded rail-served commercial projects which are expected to create more than 1,160 jobs.

Free Webinar: The Benefits Of Attending Business Facilities LiveXchange

Attend this webinar and learn why the LiveXchange event is the ideal opportunity to streamline your corporate expansion or relocation site search.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

The challenges that come with a major expansion include facility management issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities.

Amazon’s New Georgia Fulfillment Center To Create 500 Jobs

The new fulfillment center will be located in a more than 1-million-square-foot facility at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Newnan, GA.

NJEDA And NJIT Partner To Create Brownfields Assistance Center

Brownfields Center will provide a variety of technical assistance and resources to assist New Jersey communities with the process of transforming their brownfield sites into community assets.

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus.

Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs.

Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario

The 1 million-square-foot facility in the City of Mississauga will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs.

Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC

The tech company will expand its global headquarters into new space in the West Village, growing its New York City presence 20 percent by 2022.

Mersen To Invest $65M In New Tennessee Manufacturing Operations

The French advanced materials and electrical power company will create approximately 100 jobs in Columbia, TN.

SSI Foods Investing $42M In Texas

The food processing company will build a 75,000-square-foot facility in Amarillo which will employ up to 150 full-time employees.

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 

Epic Games Expanding In North Carolina

The maker of video games, including the wildly popular "Fortnite," will expand its Cary, NC headquarters campus, making room for up to 2,000 new employees.

Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

Business, industrial and technology parks increasingly are providing all of the amenities needed to attract and keep a skilled workforce, a top priority for 21st-century growth sectors.

Acrisure Investing $33M In Michigan HQ Relocation

The global insurance broker will create 400 new, high-paying jobs in downtown Grand Rapids, is area's first to win Good Jobs for Michigan support.

A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves

Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations to reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.

Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean

Curaçao is ready to meet your business needs with multicultural talent and a bevy of economic free zones.

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff.

Learning From The Top In Louisiana

A statewide program is building on the success of Louisiana Economic Development’s CEO Roundtables to provide peer learning for emerging businesses.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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