USA - Southeast

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



North Carolina Business

North Carolina: Welcoming The World

The Tar Heel State continues to attract and retain clean energy firms and others, from the U.S. and abroad.
Biologics Manufacturing Plant

Biologics Manufacturing Plant To Be Built In North Carolina

Kyowa Kirin will invest up to $530M and create more than 100 jobs at its new biologics manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.
Customized Workforce Training

At Your Service: Customized Workforce Training

Finding the right employees early on can be a game-changer when relocating or expanding business operations.
LazeStar Inc.

LazeStar Inc. Relocating To Fairview, TN

The laser packaging and sealing company is set to invest $5.5 million in its Tennessee relocation, creating 25 jobs.
Durham

Newly Founded IONNA LLC To Build Global Headquarters In Durham, NC

The EV charging station developer, recently founded by seven of the leading automotive original equipment manufacturers, will create 200 jobs.
Louisiana, Governor Jeff Landry, Economic Development

New Economic Development Legislation Aims At “Positioning Louisiana To Win”

Signed today by Governor Landry, the bill applies national best practices to structure and operations at Louisiana Economic Development (LED).
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: Steering Towards Success

The automotive industry is growing manufacturing and employment after a several-years long slowdown.
Jacksonville

FreezPak Moving To Jacksonville, Pharmacy Arrives in Pasco County, FL

FreezPak Logistics will occupy a cold storage facility, while Belmar Pharmacy invests $15 million in compounding site.
foreign direct investment

Growing Global Investments

The United States continues to attract the lion’s share of foreign direct investment, and here’s a look at several hot spots.
Manassas

Beanstalk Farms To Open Distribution Facility In Manassas, VA

The farm is expected to invest $4.1 million into the indoor farm and distribution facility, creating 18 jobs.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Louisiana

Agile Cold Storage Breaks Ground On Louisiana Facility

Cleco Power is partnering with Agile to provide a fleet electrification assessment.
xAI

Elon Musk’s xAI Plans To Locate Supercomputer In Memphis, TN

This project would represent the city’s largest capital investment by a new-to-market company and is currently pending approval by local authorities.
Alabama

Auto Manufacturing Expansions Bring 450 Jobs To Alabama

Toyota and Daewon America are investing in their facilities in Huntsville and Opelika, Alabama, respectively.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs For 2024

As shifting global conditions introduce new logistics leaders, longstanding hubs are reliable options for business.
Rowan County

Amrep Expanding In Rowan County, North Carolina With $21M Investment

A subsidiary of Wastequip, the manufacturer of waste handling equipment will add 170 jobs at this location.
Georgia

Georgia Gaining 700 New Jobs With Two Recent Investments

First Quality Baby Products expands in Macon-Bibb County, and P&B Cold Storage builds in Valdosta.
offshore wind

Dominion Energy Marks Milestone In Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

The first monopile foundation for the 2.6-gigawatt offshore wind farm was installed approximately 29 miles off the Virginia Beach coast.
Oconee County

Clarios Investing $16M To Expand In Oconee County, South Carolina

The advanced battery solutions manufacturer produces over 150 million advanced, low-voltage batteries for the mobility industry annually.
Randleman

Ross Stores Inc. To Invest $450M In Randleman, NC Distribution Center

The retailer will create 852 jobs for Randolph County residents.
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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 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

[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.

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.