USA – Southeast

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

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
Ultium Cells

Ultium Cells To Create Additional 400 Jobs In Tennessee

LG Energy Solution, GM joint venture will invest another $275 million to expand its battery cell manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN adding to the $2.3 billion initial investment.
Richmond Virginia

Virginia: Building A Green Future

A landmark wind energy project, sizable vertical farm, and new LEGO Group Factory powered by green energy are in development.
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[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
Kentucky electric vehicle

Kentucky: Expanding Horizons

In Kentucky, an electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem is taking shape, while traditional industries maintain roots in the Bluegrass State.
Ziehl-Abegg Forsyth County, NC

German Manufacturer Picks North Carolina For North American HQ

Ziehl-Abegg will invest over $100 million and create 189 new jobs at Union Cross Industrial Center in Forsyth County, NC.
LG Chem Tennessee

LG Chem Announces Largest FDI In Tennessee History

In Montgomery County, LG Chem will invest $3.2B and create over 850 jobs at the largest cathode manufacturing facility in the U.S.
Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies (OSRT)

OSRT To Invest $60M In West Virginia 

In Wyoming County, Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies will use revolutionary technology to extract rare earth metals from coal waste impoundments.
Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.
Warehouse Distribution Virginia

Warehouse, Distribution Company Will Create 745 Jobs In Virginia

World Class Distribution, Inc. will invest $275 million in a 1.2 million-square-foot facility in Caroline County, VA.
ammunition primer manufacturing

Fiocchi Picks Arkansas For New Ammunition Primer Manufacturing

Fiocchi will invest $41.5 million to build a new ammunition primer manufacturing facility on a 281-acre site in the Port of Little Rock.
Chattanooga Tennessee

Connect With Tennessee

With its manufacturing sector full speed ahead, the Volunteer State also sees a national first for internet speed.
Norma Precision Ammunition

Ammunition Manufacturer To Create 600 Jobs In Georgia

Norma Precision Ammunition will invest $60 million to build new manufacturing, assembly, and distribution operations in Bryan County, GA. Plus, FREYR Battery will create 723 jobs in Coweta County.
Catawba County data centers

Microsoft To Invest $1B In Four North Carolina Technology Facilities

Microsoft Corp. plans to create at least 50 new jobs at four data centers in Catawba County over the next 10 years. 
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Florida Business

Florida: Navigating Success For Business

By land and by sea, Florida attracts business investment from various industry sectors including manufacturing and fintech.
Grupo Bimbo Georgia

New Georgia Food Industry Investments Total $285M+

Grupo Bimbo will invest over $200 million to expand in Valdosta, King’s Hawaiian will invest more than $85 million in its Oakwood facility.
steel mill

Highbar LLC Picks Northeast Arkansas For First Rebar Mill

Sustainable scrap metal recycling and steel production company Highbar LLC will invest $500 million to build the mill on a greenfield site near Osceola, AR.
Tennessee headquarters

Addiction Recovery Provider Expanding Tennessee HQ

Landmark Recovery will invest $7.5 million and create 1,300 new jobs as it expands its Williamson County, TN headquarters operations.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.