Alabama

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

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance

Baldwin County, AL Attracts Top-Tier Talent

Lee Lawson, President & CEO, Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, shares why this coastal Alabama county is the seventh fastest-growing area in the nation.
automotive industry

Auto Industry Locations: Driving Success For Supply & Demand

In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
ADS-TEC Energy Alabama

ADS-TEC Energy To Create 180 Jobs In Alabama

The German electric vehicle (EV) charging station manufacturer will invest $8 million to open its first U.S. location in Auburn, AL.
biotech and pharma

Biotech And Pharma Industry Locations: Advancing The Limits

Leaps and bounds at life sciences companies have spurred evolution in site selection decisions.
Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

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

Hyundai Mobis, Beyond Gravity Growing In Alabama

Hyundai Mobis will create 400 jobs at a new EV battery plant; Beyond Gravity will double production for rocket parts, creating 200 jobs.
Manna Montgomery Alabama

$600M Beverage Complex Planned In Alabama

Owned and operated by Manna Beverages & Ventures, the beverage park will create 280 new jobs in Montgomery, AL.
agribusiness

Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future

To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
Advanced Manufacturing Sites

Advanced Manufacturing Sites

Manufacturers are seeking cutting-edge locations for their state-of-the-art production lines and processes.
Dothan Alabama

Alabama Forest Products Companies To Invest $92M, Create 70+ Jobs

In Dothan, AL, SmartLam North America will invest $62 million in a new glulam manufacturing facility and Peak Renewables will build a $30 million wood pellet production plant.
healthcare industry locations

Looking To A Healthy Future

Significant population shifts, the pandemic, and Industry innovations are shaping the site decisions healthcare and medical device companies are making.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones: Revitalizing Communities

Still in its infancy, the U.S. Qualified Opportunity Zone Program shows promise to revitalize both large and small communities.
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
Canfor Alabama

Canfor To Invest $210M In New Southern Alabama Sawmill Complex

The forest products company's new facility will provide a new, modern work environment for approximately 130 employees.

Medical Products, Cabinet Manufacturers Expand In Alabama

Global Resources International will create 110 new jobs in Houston County, Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million expansion in Oxford.
OMS Fayette Alabama

O’Neal Manufacturing Services To Invest $5.5M In Northwest Alabama

Carbon steel and aluminum parts maker OMS will create 70 jobs in Fayette, while Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will add 76 jobs In Birmingham.
tech talent

CBRE Releases Annual Tech Talent Scorecard For 2022

CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent report ranks the top 75 tech markets in the U.S. and Canada and outlines the industry’s job-growth trends amid economic shifts and increased remote hiring.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

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.

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.