USA – Southeast

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

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Opens Alabama Facility For Next-Gen Missile Work

Northrop Grumman is adding 500 more workers in Huntsville, AL as it expands its work on a next-generation ICBM project.
Medical Device Manufacturers

Jacksonville Fosters Growth, Innovation For Medical Device Manufacturers

A deep workforce, a vibrant and innovative medical ecosystem and a multitude of tax and lifestyle benefits make Jacksonville the ideal home for medical device manufacturers.
Savannah

Port Of Savannah To Add 1.6M TEUs Of Capacity

By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.
Virginia

Joint Venture To Bring Medical Glove Production, 2,500 Jobs To Virginia

Blue Star Manufacturing and American Glove Innovations will invest over $700 million to expand PPE production in Wythe County, VA.
fintech

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.
IMC Companies

IMC Companies To Expand Tennessee Headquarters Operations

IMC Companies will create more than 150 jobs at its new 75,000-square-foot headquarters operations in Collierville, TN.
Nymbus

Nymbus Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Jacksonville

Fintech company Nymbus's new downtown Jacksonville, FL headquarters will connect it with surrounding partners.
Georgia Valdosta-Lowndes

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN.
North Carolina

Job Development Grants Drive Investment In North Carolina

Incentives provided by North Carolina Economic Investment Committee lead to upwards of $150 million in investment in manufacturing, software industries.
Florida international trade

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure.
Visa Atlanta, GA

Visa’s New Atlanta Office Hub To Create 1,000 Jobs

Visa will open a new 123,000-square-foot hub in Midtown Atlanta. This major expansion is expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs in the region over the next several years.
Blue Oval City

Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.
Terran Orbital

Terran Orbital To Build Spacecraft Manufacturing Facility In Florida 

Terran Orbital will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest, state-of-the-art, commercial spacecraft facility on Florida's Space Coast. 
CS Global Group, Moundsville, WV

CS Global Group Picks West Virginia For First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

Incorporated as ADO Industries in West Virginia, CS Global Group will invest $10 million and create 47 new jobs at the Moundsville facility.
Kelvion

Kelvion Investing $3.8 Million In Tennessee Expansion

Heat exchanger manufacturer Kelvion will create 74 new jobs with an expansion of its Knox County, TN facility.
Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.
M.C. Dean

M.C. Dean Celebrates Opening of $25.1M Virginia Expansion

Expansion of the ModularMEP™ manufacturing and systems integration facility will result in 150 new jobs in Caroline County, VA. 
CAVA

CAVA To Establish Production and Packaging Operation In Virginia

CAVA's $30 million investment in a new processing and packaging operation will create 52 jobs in Augusta County, VA.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

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.