intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
aviation industry

The Aerospace Industry: Soaring Away

Expectations that the COVID-19 pandemic may soon ease is giving some hope to aviation and aerospace executives, who anticipate that the commercial end of the business will soon rebound.
Meta Kuna Idaho

Meta Picks Idaho For New 960,000 SF Data Center

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has selected the City of Kuna, ID as the location of its new $800 million data center.
Massachusetts Workforce

2021 State Of The Year: Massachusetts — Best Workforce/Education

Massachusetts’ long emphasis on education and its well-educated workforce makes the commonwealth an excellent location for any business seeking the best and the brightest. 
Port Of Philadelphia Gov. Wolf

Port Of Philadelphia: Gov. Wolf Announces $246M Investment

Pennsylvania will invest an additional $246 million into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability.
Sarasota County Florida

Sarasota County, Florida Sees National Accolades, New EDO Leader

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County, Florida wrapped up 2021 with a new leader and record-breaking job creation and capital investment.
Amazon Fulfillment Center Cumberland County, NC

Amazon, Eli Lilly To Bring 1,100 Jobs To North Carolina

Amazon will establish a distribution center in Cumberland County, NC; Eli Lilly will invest $1B in a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Concord.
aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities

Sierra Nevada Corporation Picks Ohio For Aircraft MRO Facilities

Sierra Nevada Corporation's new aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul facilities will create 150 jobs at the Dayton International Airport.
Alabama Port Authority

Alabama Port Authority To Build ICTF Facility In Montgomery

The inland container intermodal transfer facility (ICTF) will extend intermodal rail service from the Port of Mobile to support regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution, and agribusiness sectors.
Boom Supersonic Aircraft Piedmont Triad International NC

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 store Maumelle, Arkansas distribution center

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.
Celadon Development Corporation, Chesapeake, VA

$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.
I-59 Supply Chain Park

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.
HWI Alabama One AL1

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.
technologically advanced steel mill, Osceola, AR

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, Lockhart, TX

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 rail projects

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

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.
Tourism Industry

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.
Walker County

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. 

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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