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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.

NJEDA Re-Launches 21st Century Redevelopment Program

New rules mean more projects will now be eligible for the program, which aims to repurpose vacant and underutilized suburban properties.

A Sunny Outlook In Florida

Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue.

$7.5B Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas

The first-of-its-kind mixed-use project will feature automated multi-functional designs, renewable energies, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, Internet of Things, robotics, supertrees, and self-healing concrete structures. 

EPA Celebrates 20 Years Of Superfund Redevelopment

Thanks to the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), hundreds of formerly contaminated sites have been transformed into hubs of economic, recreational, or residential activity.

Aireon Relocating, Expanding HQ In Virginia

The global air traffic surveillance systems company will create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA over the next three years. 

Amazon Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To Georgia

The online retail giant's new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Gwinnett County, GA will be the first of its kind in the state.

Amazon Bringing 2,000 New Jobs To Costa Rica

The decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500, making the company the country's largest employer in the services sector.

Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee

Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 million to move its U.S. headquarters to Tennessee, bringing 200 jobs to Franklin.

Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.

Viemed Healthcare Creating 220 Jobs In Louisiana

The respiratory care company will expand into a new headquarters facility in Lafayette, LA.

Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.

Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.

New Jersey Expands Brownfields Loan Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has approved a new Brownfields Loan Program that will provide low-interest financing to help complete remediation of vacant or underutilized brownfields sites.

The Woodlands, TX: A Thriving Hub For Corporate Headquarters

Located just 27 miles north of Houston, The Woodlands Area includes The Woodlands and the cities of Oak Ridge North and Shenandoah.

Commercial Hotspots Thrive In Cape Coral

The city with the second largest land mass—and one of the fastest growing populations—in Florida offers plenty of opportunities for commercial development.

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