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Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.


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Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.

Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant

Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.

Tractor Supply Investing $100M In New Arkansas Distribution Center

The company's 10th distribution center will create more than 450 new full-time jobs by the end of 2023 and service about 250 Tractor Supply stores.

$267M Joint Venture Will Create 210 New Jobs In Virginia

The new paperboard recycling and production facility, Celadon Development Corporation, will be located at the Chesapeake Deepwater Terminal site in the City of Chesapeake, VA.

New FedEx Ground Facility Under Construction at I-59 Supply Chain Park

FedEx Ground is building a new 217,000-square-foot distribution facility at the I-59 Supply Chain Park at Mississippi's Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.

HarbisonWalker International Investing $25M To Create Alabama One

HWI will convert its closed Fairfield, AL plant into an advanced refractories manufacturing hub for southern U.S. steelmakers.

U.S. Steel Picks Arkansas For New $3B Steel Mill

Upon completion in 2024, U.S. Steel's Osceola, AR facility will be the most technologically advanced steelmaking facility in North America.

Iron Ox Growing In Texas

Iron Ox will invest $120 million in its new one million-square-foot facility, to be built in the City of Lockhart, TX.

Alabama Launches $231M Rail Project Program

A $231.6M program of rail projects has been proposed to upgrade economic development infrastructure in central and southern Alabama.

Retailers Embrace Five Shopper-First Trends In 2022

To meet customer expectations in the year ahead, retailers must evolve as platforms, reimagine store experiences, monetize data, transform as financial companies, and optimize returns.

The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery

U.S. domestic travel has almost returned to its pre-COVID levels, but business and international travel segments are seeing an uneven recovery.

Roper Corporation Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The GE subsidiary will invest  $118 million in an expansion of its Walker County, GA appliance manufacturing facility. 

Ternium USA Investing $98M In Louisiana Expansion

A second coil coating paint line will be added at Ternium's Port of Caddo-Bossier facility, resulting in a total of 133 new jobs.

CoStar Group To Create 2,000 Jobs At New Virginia Corporate Campus

The $460 million Richmond, VA expansion will include software development, R&D capabilities, sales, marketing, and support functions.

Greater Cincinnati Area To See 200 New Jobs As Investment Blossoms

Job Creation Tax Credits, along with infrastructure benefits and a substantial pool of talent, are leading to increased corporate investment in Cincinnati and the surrounding area.

CMA CGM Marco Polo Breaks Record at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah recently served the largest vessel to call the U.S. East Coast, the CMA CGM Marco Polo. At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Learn more.

AirTrunk Unveils Tokyo Data Center, Set To Be Largest In Japan

Australian AirTrunk has established its first data center in Japan; the sprawling Tokyo complex will become the country's largest data campus.

Mississippi: Milwaukee Tool Expands In Grenada And Clinton

Hardware maker Milwaukee Tool expects to create 800 new jobs in Grenada, MS and will add 400 more in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

BMW Manufacturing's $100 million investment will supplement its existing logistics operations in South Carolina plant, bolstering production.

J.M. Smucker Co. Picks Alabama For $1.1B Uncrustables Facility

A new $1.2 billion Jefferson County, AL facility will be dedicated to production of Smucker’s fast-growing Uncrustables sandwiches, and create 750 jobs.

Norfolk Southern Establishes New HQ In Atlanta’s Tech Square

3,000 employees will staff the transport company's new HQ, a high-tech venture set to enhance Norfolk Southern's presence in Georgia.

Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa

With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.

Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act: Impact For State, Local Projects

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes $7.5 billion in grants for governments to consider public-private partnerships for electric vehicle charging stations, among many other investments.

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