Universal Logistics To Create 45 Jobs In Botetourt County

Universal Logistics Holdings plans to invest roughly $50 million to expand its footprint in Botetourt County, Virginia.
Industrial Site Development

Mississippi Earmarks Nearly $17M For Industrial Site Development 

The Mississippi Development Authority has invited 13 sites throughout the state to apply for the Site Development Grant – Select Sites funding.
AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region

Amazon Web Services Launches New Canada West Region

With the AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region, AWS becomes the first major cloud services provider to have an infrastructure region in Western Canada.
U.S. Soccer

U.S. Soccer Selects Fayette County, GA For HQ, Training Center

A $228 million investment from U.S. Soccer will bring 440 jobs to the area, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
DHL Supply Chain North Carolina

DHL Supply Chain To Invest $40M In North Carolina

Logistics industry giant DHL Supply Chain will expand in Rowan County, NC, creating 80 jobs in the Piedmont Region. Plus, DMA Industries and Millwork & Panel grow in Columbus and Catawba counties.
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.
Entertainment District

$2B Entertainment District Planned At Potomac Yard In Alexandria, VA

The Entertainment District, which will break ground in 2025 and open in late 2028, is expected to create approximately 30,000 jobs over the next several decades.
Agribusiness

Sowing Seeds For The Ag Industry

Despite slow growth predictions, the agriculture industry is seeing new technologies move agribusiness forward.

TMC Transportation To Invest $38M In SC Expansion

TMC Transportation has a 25-year history in South Carolina, and plans to invest $38 million to expand its regional headquarters in the state.
Empire State Development

Why New York? A Q&A With Hope Knight, Empire State Development

Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Hope Knight talks about how New York innovation and initiatives support growth in manufacturing, clean energy, and more.

Axle Logistics Invests $37.9M To Expand Headquarters In Knoxville

Axle Logistics will bring 651 new jobs to Knox County as part of the project, which includes building an 85,000-square-foot facility.
Aviation industry locations

Aviation & Airports: Reaching New Heights

From sustainability to flight technology, advancements in aviation are impacting site selection both inside and outside of the industry.

Heddle Shipyards Invests More Than $107M In Hamilton, Ontario

Heddle Shipyards, the largest ship repair and construction company on the Great Lakes, will invest more than $107 million in Ontario, Canada.
Drexel Rail Site

Historic Drexel Rail Site Readies For Its Next Chapter

When the Drexel Furniture factory left town in the late ’90s, it took crucial jobs and community support with it. Discover how the public power Town of Drexel is writing this 100-acre rail site’s next chapter.
Lancaster County, South Carolina

Lancaster County: A Gold Mine Of South Carolina Opportunities In The Charlotte Metro

Lancaster County’s pro-business practices, affordability, and lifestyle have it among the nation’s fastest-growing counties, and there’s room to grow.
Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)

Why I Moved My Business to Lafayette, LA — And You Should, Too

Find out why two company leaders chose Lafayette, Louisiana as the best place to relocate and expand their business.
Georgia

Georgia Lands Automotive, Wastewater Facilities; Gains 500+ Jobs

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

BF Editors’ Blog: Building Blocks To Market

Infrastructure isn’t child’s play. Neither is spending for the Halloween industry, which the National Retail Federation expects to reach $12.2 billion this year.
Constellation Brands Rochester New York

Refresh In Rochester: A Q&A With Constellation Brands’ Chief Financial Officer

Constellation Brands CFO Garth Hankinson shares why this global beverage company chose to remain in Rochester for its new headquarters, moving to downtown.
Virginia

Virginia: Keeping Pace With Business

A transportation network and workforce programs support continued growth across the commonwealth of Virginia.
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: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.