USA – Southeast

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Southeast USA region.

Lockheed Martin

FedEx Ground, Lockheed Martin Expanding In Alabama

FedEx Ground will invest $52 million in Montgomery; Lockheed Martin will invest $16.5 million in Huntsville.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
SolarGen South Carolina

Clean Energy Company Expanding In South Carolina

SolarGen of South Carolina will invest $150 million to establish a solar energy operation in Clarendon County, SC.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Closing The Deal

A steady stream of new and expanding business keeps Arkansas moving, backed by the Natural State's great quality of life.
South Carolina businesses

South Carolina: Full Steam Ahead

Its east coast location coupled with friendly business climate is propelling South Carolina’s appeal to businesses of all sizes.
West Virginia economic development

Why…West Virginia?

Mitch Carmichael, secretary of West Virginia’s Department of Economic Development, has many reasons why businesses should consider The Mountain State. Here are some of the state’s many business-related activities and advantages.
Virginia business

Business Diversity Abounds In Virginia

A solid education system, infrastructure investments, a strong workforce, and resilient business climate are just some of the many reasons why more and more companies choose to call Virginia home.

PepsiCo Opens $8.5M Warehouse, Distribution Facility In Georgia

New PepsiCo distribution center is part of the company’s $268 million investment in Georgia, and will create 50 new jobs in Commerce.

[QUIZ] How Well Do You Know North Carolina?

First in flight, and home to NASCAR. North Carolina has a rich history, but how much do you really know?
Camp Hall, Santee Cooper, SC

Camp Hall: Business Benefits Of This Next-Generation Commerce Park

Discover the abundant business benefits of this next-generation commerce park, Camp Hall, which offers advantages for your business.
LEGO Virginia

The LEGO Group Picks Virginia For $1B Manufacturing Plant

The beloved building toy maker will create more than 1,760 new jobs with its new manufacturing facility in Chesterfield County, VA.  
Resia Bay County Florida

Resia Establishing A New Manufacturing Operation In Florida

Multifamily community real estate developer Resia will invest more than $40 million and create 200 jobs at a new factory in Bay County, FL.
Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Health Supply US Greenville County

Health Supply US Will Create 600 New Jobs In South Carolina

Medical supply manufacturer Health Supply US will invest more than $150 million to establish a nitrile glove operation in Greenville, SC.
Wakulla County Florida

Wakulla County Is The Natural Place For Your Business

Offering a perfect balance for business and living, Wakulla County is one of the fastest growing rural areas in North Florida.
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Advanced Call Center Technologies

Two New ACT Operations Land Tennessee 650 Jobs

The new jobs will be created at locations in Bristol and Kingsport, the projects will join existing Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) facilities in Johnson City, TN.
Raytheon Virginia

Raytheon Moving Global HQ To Northern Virginia

Raytheon Technologies is relocating its global headquarters from Massachusetts to Arlington, Northern Virginia.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
Utz North Carolina

Food Companies To Bring 138 New Jobs To North Carolina

In North Carolina, Utz Brands will create 115 new jobs in Kings Mountain, while D’Artagnan will create 23 new jobs in Granville County.

Rankings & Awards

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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