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Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.


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Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

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Latest: The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State - Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

Inside LiveXchange 2017

LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate executives eyeing locations for their new facilities to have quality face-time with major economic development agency representatives.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Indiana Lands Israeli Plastics Supplier’s First U.S. Production Facility

Polyram Group, a producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, IN with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.

Five Location Factors To Consider When Investing In The U.S.

A look at the top location factors foreign companies should consider when choosing to invest in the U.S., courtesy of McCallum Sweeney Consulting.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

Lidl Creating 250 Jobs In Georgia

The retail chain will invest $100 million over the next five years in a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cartersville, GA.

Brexit Fashion Statement

The economic impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union is coming into focus, with down arrows proliferating in key indicators.

Firearms Manufacturer To Invest $2.9M In Alabama

Steyr Arms will add a manufacturing component to its Bessemer, AL firearms assembly and distribution operations.

Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant In West Virginia

TeMa North America will create 30 jobs with its new 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Carcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Investing Over $56M In Indiana

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation will double its footprint in Jamestown, IN, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients.

Tennessee Tool And Fixture Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Operations

The automotive mold and casting manufacturer will invest $6.5 million and create 60 new jobs in Manchester, TN.

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Global FDI Outlook: Turmoil Ahead?

This Business Facilities LiveXchange session featured an incisive discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility

The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

KAAP Launches Seventh Expansion In Kentucky, Will Create 129 Jobs

The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.

Energizing Louisiana’s Future

Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Hanwha Advanced Materials Growing In Alabama

The South Korean company will invest nearly $20M and add 100 news jobs at its facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park.

Sakae Casting Opening Office In Eastern Idaho

The Idaho Falls facility will be the Japan-based aluminum casting company’s first U.S. location.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

This LiveXchange seminar will explore the transformation now impacting the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result.

HARIBO Picks Wisconsin For First North American Manufacturing Facility

The German candy maker will invest $242M and employ 400 at a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI expected to open in 2020.

Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade?

Business Facilities LiveXchange will feature an incisive panel discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

The Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

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