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The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Latest: Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund - The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CloudOne To Create 320 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will invest $2 million to establish a new call center operation in Nashville, TN.

McKee Foods Investing $500M To Expand Tennessee Operation

The snack food and granola maker employs more than 3,000 people in Tennessee, and anticipates creating 480 new jobs in Collegedale over the next 15 years.

Accurate Energetic Systems Investing $9.7M In Tennessee Expansion

AES will modernize and expand its operations at its 1,300-acre site in McEwen, TN, resulting in 80 new jobs.

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida.

Amazon To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

The 855,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Memphis, TN is anticipated to launch in time for the 2020 holiday shopping season.

China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. 

Adient Investing $23.5M In Tennessee Expansion

The automotive seating maker will create approximately 330 jobs as it expands its Lexington, TN manufacturing facility for the second time since 2018. 

AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ

The asset management firm will create an additional 200 jobs when it moves into Nashville’s Fifth + Broadway development by the end of this year.

Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs.

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

Hyosung Heavy Industries Locating First U.S. Production Facility In Tennessee

The South Korea-based company will invest $86.9 million and create 410 new jobs in Memphis over the next seven years.

Nashville Selected For iHeartRadio Second Digital HQ 

New York-based iHeartRadio digital is expanding its team into Nashville, TN, creating new jobs in the emerging tech hub.

Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee

Chattanooga has been chosen as automotive company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production, which will create 1,000 new jobs.

Tennessee’s Property Evaluation Program Gets Bigger

Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.

Mersen To Invest $65M In New Tennessee Manufacturing Operations

The French advanced materials and electrical power company will create approximately 100 jobs in Columbia, TN.

Global Track Manufacturing To Create 250 Jobs In Tennessee

The company has established its first U.S. operations in the former Tower Automotive facility in Milan, TN, and expects to start production next summer.

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.

Nippon Paint Investing $60M In Tennessee

Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. will expand its U.S. automotive manufacturing footprint by investing approximately $60 million and creating 150 jobs in Chattanooga, TN.

ERMCO Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee

The transformer manufacturer will invest $12 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Dyersburg, TN.

VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion

The company will expand in Lauderdale County and locate a new facility in Tipton County, bringing more than 220 jobs to West Tennessee over the next three years.

HCTec Creating More Than 100 Jobs In Tennessee

The healthcare IT workforce service company will invest more than $500,000 in an expansion of its Hohenwald, TN operations.

Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion

The company, which provides additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical manufacturers, will create 110 jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its Bartlett, TN operations.

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.

ATN Hoelzel Investing $6M In Tennessee Expansion, Relocation

The automotive supplier will create 100 new jobs in Chattanooga at a new facility that will function as its North American headquarters.

FedEx Investing Another $450M In Memphis Hub

Total investment in the new sort facility, installation of state-of-the-art systems and construction of a new bulk truckload building will now exceed $1.5 billion over six years. 

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 15th annual rankings report maintains BF’s standard for credible and comprehensive results. Rankings categories may evolve over time, but our commitment to an unbiased assessment of valid metrics never wavers.

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

Love’s Investing $8.8M In New Tennessee Facility

The 200,000-square-foot tire retread and distribution facility in Milan will be largest of its kind for Love’s, and will create up to 80 jobs.

Lightning Source Investing $22M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

The new print-on-demand operation will be the company’s fifth U.S. facility and will create nearly 150 jobs in Jackson, TN.

Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee

Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 million to move its U.S. headquarters to Tennessee, bringing 200 jobs to Franklin.

Xtend Healthcare Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The Tennessee-based company plans to invest $1.3 million at its headquarters in Hendersonville, where it currently employs 700 workers.

Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.

Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.

Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee

The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

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Have you wondered about the differences in the types of tests available for COVID-19? In today's episode Neil Lamb, PhD, explains three types of tests and how they work.

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