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The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.


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The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.

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Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ

The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.

May / June 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 3)

The May / June 2020 Issue features economic developers' recovery efforts in response to COVID-19. Plus, a look at corporate headquarters, supply chains and high tech.

Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents.

Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion

The global healthcare company will create 300 jobs at a new specialized blood plasma facility and logistics center at its Clayton, NC campus.

Unix Packaging Creating 226 New Jobs In North Carolina

The California-based beverage company will invest $19 million in a new manufacturing, bottling, and beverage product packaging facility in Morganton, NC.

Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. 

IDT Expands COVID-19 Product Manufacturing In Research Triangle Park

IDT's new North Carolina manufacturing facility will offer unmatched turnaround time and product options to support researchers in the region.

Person County, NC Launches COVID PIVOT Impact Loan

The Person County Economic Development Commission's COVID PIVOT Impact Loan program will provide short-term assistance to small businesses.

Focus Services Creating 200 Jobs In North Carolina

The Utah-based customer contact solutions company will invest $1 million to establish a new operations center in Tarboro, NC. 

Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce

Both North Carolina and South Carolina continue to take steps to ensure their workforces are able to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today.

Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New North Carolina HQ

GoldenHome International will establish its North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.  

Dymax Investing $21.5M In North Carolina

Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Bandwidth To Invest More Than $100M In North Carolina Expansion

The software company will expand its presence in Raleigh, NC by building a new corporate headquarters and adding more than 1,000 jobs.

Manufacturing 4.0 Has Arrived

Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.

March / April 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 2)

The March / April 2020 Issue features the manufacturing and automotive industries. Plus, a look at biotech, food processing, and sustainable development.

Food Lion Donates 6M Meals To Nourish Neighbors

The $600,000 donation will provide nutritious meals to schools, seniors with limited resources and other neighbors, and support Feeding America® in its COVID-19 response efforts.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Has Been Postponed

Due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, Business Facilities LiveXchange has been postponed until September 27-29, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, NC.

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.

Top Utilities: Power To The People

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.

Eli Lilly And Company Investing $470M In North Carolina Expansion

Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion

The baked treat maker will create 108 jobs at its food manufacturing center in Tarboro, NC.

Florida Remains Top “Magnet State” In Annual Moving Report

Americans continue to move south, with Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and North Carolina as leading 2019 destinations, according to Allied Van Lines' annual Magnet States Report.

Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year

Michigan Economic Development Corp. has been awarded BF’s 2019 Deal of the Year Gold Award for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) expansion

Aircraft Solutions Investing Nearly $100M In North Carolina

The company will create 475 jobs at a new subsidiary at North Carolina’s Global TransPark to recycle aircraft parts and materials.

AkzoNobel Investing $55M In North Carolina Expansion

The project will improve efficiencies at the High Point, NC wood coatings operation and strengthen the company's ability to serve customers in North America.

BrightFarms Investing $21M In North Carolina

The packaged salads company will create 54 jobs at a hydroponic greenhouse in Etowah, NC.

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 

Epic Games Expanding In North Carolina

The maker of video games, including the wildly popular "Fortnite," will expand its Cary, NC headquarters campus, making room for up to 2,000 new employees.

September / October 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 5)

The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.

Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina

ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.

Xerox To Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina

The technology company will invest $18.4 million at a new Center of Excellence in Cary, Wake County.

July / August 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 4)

The July / August 2019 Issue features our 15th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, a look at shovel-ready sites.

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

TN Named Best Business Climate, NC No. 1 In Growth Potential

Tennessee has been named the state with the Best Business Climate and North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report

Henkel Investing $45M In North Carolina Operations

With help from economic development investment grants, the adhesives and consumer goods maker will invest in new equipment and improvements at its Salisbury, NC facility.

ABB Selects North Carolina Facility For $40M Expansion

The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.

Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”

North Carolina Lands Lowe’s New Global Technology Center

The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

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