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With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Drivers Not Wanted

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

High-Tech Greenhouse Creating 140 Jobs In Kentucky

Hydroponics startup AppHarvest will grow produce above ground with a $50 million investment in a reclaimed mine site in Eastern Kentucky's Pike County.

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Expanding Tennessee HQ

The technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions management company will create 150 new jobs in Memphis, TN.

Richmond Lands Global Healthcare Services Company Project

After considering 60 other cities, Owens & Minor has decided to locate its new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA, creating 300 new jobs.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

The Magnolia State, already an automotive assembly powerhouse, becomes the epicenter of vehicle tire production with Continental’s $1.45-billion plant.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Silver Award

The Volunteer State’s leadership position in our automotive rankings keeps getting stronger, as GM doubles down on its investment in Spring Hill, TN.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

Orthodontics Company Creating 440 Jobs In Tennessee

SmileDirectClub will invest $4.5M to expand in two locations: its downtown Nashville headquarters and a manufacturing and distribution center in Antioch.

Technology Company Bringing 555 New Jobs To Virginia

IOMAXIS will invest $3.8 million to expand its Fairfax County cybersecurity operation.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.

Auto Glass Manufacturer Investing $7.5M In Kentucky

Pilkington North America will upgrade its Versailles, KY auto glass plant with new technology and machinery.

Restaurant Equipment Supplier Creating 100 Jobs In Tennessee

Katom Restaurant Supply, Inc. will invest $3 million to expand its headquarters, warehouse and distribution, and call center facility in Kodak, TN.

Vacuum Power

China is poised to fill the void left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Nestlé USA Relocating U.S. HQ To Virginia

The company will invest nearly $40 million to move its U.S. corporate headquarters from California to Arlington County, creating 748 new jobs.

Amazon Investing $1.49B In Northern Kentucky Prime Air Shipping Hub

The shipping hub, to be located at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, will create 2,700 jobs.

Diana Food Investing $50M In Georgia

The new food processing, manufacturing and R&D facility will create more than 80 new jobs in Banks County, GA.

Food Manufacturer Creating 226 Jobs With Second Tennessee Plant

Williams Sausage Company will invest about $37 million to expand with a second facility in Union City, TN.

Dulles Glass And Mirror Expanding In Virginia

The company will invest $7.5M to expand its corporate headquarters, R&D, manufacturing and warehouse operations in Prince William County.

Sonoco Creating 595 Jobs in Georgia

The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.

Forrester Research Creating 120 Jobs In Nashville

The research and advisory firm will invest $2.8M in the expansion, which will allow it to grow its inside sales and support team using Nashville as a strategic hub. 

BlueLine Associates Chooses Tampa For Global HQ

The professional services firm will relocate its global headquarters from North Carolina, creating 150 new jobs.

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