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The 3 million-square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in Dorchester County, SC.


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The 3 million-square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in Dorchester County, SC.

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Latest: Walmart To Build $20M Distribution Center In South Carolina - The 3 million-square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in Dorchester County, SC.

Walmart To Build $20M Distribution Center In South Carolina

The 3 million-square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in Dorchester County, SC.

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Orion Boatworks Will Create 120 Jobs In Georgia

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Bausch + Lomb Expanding, Creating 79 New Jobs In Virginia

The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.

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Metalworx Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Facility To Virginia

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Ramsey Solutions’ Corporate Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In Tennessee

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Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents.

S23 Holdings Investing $64.4M In Virginia Corporate, Industrial Campus

The maritime, ship repair, and manufacturing company will create 332 new jobs in City of Newport News, VA.

QTC Will Invest $5M To Establish Operations Center In Nashville

The disability and occupational health exam services company will create approximately 410 jobs in Davidson County, TN over the next five years. 

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.

Ross Stores Investing $68M In South Carolina

The apparel and home fashion company will expand its distribution operations in York County, SC, creating 700 new jobs.

FerraTex Solutions Investing Nearly $2M In Virginia Expansion

The company will establish a new subsidiary operation and create 15 new jobs in Henry County, VA with help from local and state economic development grants.

Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion

The global healthcare company will create 300 jobs at a new specialized blood plasma facility and logistics center at its Clayton, NC campus.

McClancy Seasoning Investing $9.4M In South Carolina

The spice company is expanding its manufacturing and distribution operations and creating 108 new jobs at its two locations in Lancaster County, SC.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies.

Braven Environmental To Invest $31.7M In Virginia

The company will establish a first-of-its-kind waste plastics facility and manufacturing operation and create 52 new jobs in Cumberland County, VA.

Turkey Hill Acquires Arkansas Ice Cream Facility

The ice cream and beverage company has acquired a 100,000-square-foot ice cream and novelty production facility in Searcy, AR.

Huali Floors Creating 315 Jobs In Georgia

The resilient flooring manufacturer will invest more than $27 million to establish its first U.S. headquarters in Murray County, GA.

Bates Precast Concrete To Invest $5M In Georgia Expansion

The concrete company will build new office, production and storage space at its facility at Lake Park Industrial Park in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

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