Santa

BF Editors’ Blog: Breaking Down Santa’s Influence As A Site Selector

The origin story for Santa has many variations, but present-day versions of the myth lean heavily on his homebase being the North Pole.
Rowen

Rowen Mixed-Use Project To Open ‘Scalable Real Estate’ in 2024

A mixed-use community project by Rowen is expected to bring nearly 100,000 jobs to Georgia and to complete its first phase in 2024.
arts and culture

BF Editors’ Blog: Arts & Culture Energize Economies

The economic impact of the arts across the U.S. alone is in the billions, and it continues to grow with business leaders and their workforce giving ever more weight to this quality of life factor.

Alabama To Build $30M EV, Emerging Tech Training Center

A workforce training center for electric vehicles and emerging technologies will be built on the Alabama Robotics Technology Park campus.
EquipmentShare

EquipmentShare Creates 151 New Jobs In Moberly, Missouri

EquipmentShare held a grand opening for its industrial and upfitting center and is investing more than $46 million in Moberly, Missouri.

Sage Automotive Interiors Invests $10.45M In S.C. Plant

Sage Automotive Interiors is investing $10.45 million to expand one of its South Carolina locations, creating 95 jobs in the process.
Michigan

Michigan Business Expansions Bring $23.5M Capital Investment

The expansion of two Michigan businesses will result in a $23.5 million capital investment, according to MEDC.
E-One Moli

E-One Moli Energy Canada To Redevelop British Columbia Facility

E-One Moli Energy Canada plans to use federal and provincial funds to redevelop its Maple Ridge, British Columbia, facility.
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil’s Arkansas Lithium Well Part Of $100M Investment

ExxonMobil selects southwest Arkansas to start its North American lithium production, demonstrating “leadership in energy transition.”

Utah To Gain 300+ Jobs, Nearly $15B As Businesses Come To State

Two food industry companies will bring a combined 333 jobs to Utah over the next several years – investing nearly $15 billion in the state.
FBI

FBI HQ Expected To Bring 7,500+ Jobs To Greenbelt, MD

FBI Headquarters will soon be located on 61 acres in Greenbelt, Maryland, and is projected to bring more than 7,500 jobs to the state.

Skybox, Prologis To Break Ground on Pflugerville Project

Skybox & Prologis will soon break ground on a $63 million project in Pflugerville, TX, according to a Texas Department of Regulation filing.
Microsoft

Microsoft Makes More Than $1B Investment In Georgia

Microsoft will invest more than $1 billion in Rome and Floyd County, Georgia, to develop a datacenter campus.

McNeilus Steel Adds Second Facility In Tennessee

McNeilus Steel Inc. plans to invest $23.4 million to expand its operations in Tennessee with the addition of a facility in Morrison.
Toyota

Toyota Adds $8B Investment To N.C. Battery Manufacturing Project

Toyota will bring an $8 billion investment and 3,000 jobs to North Carolina through its first North American EV battery manufacturing site.
Georgia

Georgia Lands Automotive, Wastewater Facilities; Gains 500+ Jobs

Automotive and stormwater manufacturing projects will bring investments and more than 500 jobs to Georgia.

Bauducco Foods To Establish 600 Jobs In Pasco County, FL

Bauducco Foods has purchased 72 acres of a Pasco County, Florida, industrial park with plans to bring 600 jobs to the area.
JCB

JCB Selects San Antonio For Second U.S. Factory

JCB, an international construction equipment company, has selected San Antonio, Texas, for its second U.S. factory.

Family-Owned Parkland Direct, Artesian Bottling Bring 55 Jobs To Virginia

Virginia will gain more than 50 jobs as a result of two family-owned companies expanding their operations.

United Alloy Plans Permanent Location In Quincy, IL

United Alloy plans to construct a permanent manufacturing facility in Quincy, Illinois. The project will create at least 100 jobs.
tax credits

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.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

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.