North Carolina

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

Four Expanding Companies To Invest More Than $104M In North Carolina

In North Carolina, four expansion projects announced in the past week will bring a total of more than 530 new jobs to Cabarrus, Gaston, Nash and Scotland counties.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
2022 LiveXchange

At 2022 LiveXchange, Site Selectors Get Down To Business

Early this month, site selection professionals and economic developers met at LiveXchange, participating in more than 300 one-on-one meetings.
North Carolina Corporate Expansions

North Carolina Corporate Expansions To Create More Than 250 Jobs

Nucor will invest $350M in Davidson County, SinnovaTek will invest more than $11M in Nash County.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
Macy's China Grove North Carolina

Macy’s To Create Nearly 2,800 Jobs At New NC Fulfillment Center

Macy's will invest more than $584 million to open a new e-commerce fulfillment center in China Grove, NC.
VinFast VF 9

VinFast Picks North Carolina For $2B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Vietnamese auto maker VinFast will create 7,500 jobs at its first North American electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in Chatham County, NC.
Spotit North Carolina

Spotit Picks North Carolina State University For First U.S. Location

Cybersecurity provider Spotit will create more than 100 jobs over the next five years on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh.
IRCAD

IRCAD Plans To Establish North American HQ In North Carolina

The French surgical training institute will establish its U.S. headquarters at Charlotte’s new innovation district, dubbed “The Pearl.”
Procter & Gamble Expands Greensboro, NC

Procter & Gamble To Invest $110M In North Carolina Expansion 

An expansion of Procter & Gamble's consumer products manufacturing facility in Greensboro, NC will create 46 new jobs.
LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

Dr. Lindsey Piegza To Present LiveXchange 2022 Keynote

LiveXchange is pleased to announce its 2022 keynote speaker, Dr. Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist for Stifel Financial.
Sherwin-Williams Iredell County NC

Sherwin-Williams To Invest $324M In North Carolina Expansion

Paint and coatings manufacturer Sherwin-Williams will create an additional 200 jobs in Iredell County, NC, nearly doubling its current workforce. 
LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

Business Facilities LiveXchange Introduces Initial 2022 Speakers

LiveXchange will present a dynamic executive conference program to help delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
Amazon Fulfillment Center Cumberland County, NC

Amazon, Eli Lilly To Bring 1,100 Jobs To North Carolina

Amazon will establish a distribution center in Cumberland County, NC; Eli Lilly will invest $1B in a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Concord.
Boom Supersonic Aircraft Piedmont Triad International NC

Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant

Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.
2021 LiveXchange

LiveXchange Goes Live Once Again In 2021

Corporate executives, economic developers hailed the return of an in-person Business Facilities LiveXchange event, while participating in more than 265 one-on-one meetings.
Wake County, NC

Science 37 To Relocate HQ To Research Triangle Region

The clinical research company will create 250 jobs and invest $1.5 million at its new Wake County, NC corporate headquarters.
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
electric vehicle battery plants

Two New EV Battery Plants To Create 1,900 Jobs In North Carolina

In total, Toyota and Arrival will invest more than $13 billion to establish their electric vehicle battery plants in Randolph County and Charlotte.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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