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After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.


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After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.

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Latest: A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ - After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.

A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.

Doing Business in Greater Richmond, Virginia

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.

KPMG LLP Investing $30M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion project will create more than 500 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA. 

Data Center Developer Investing $80M In Virginia Beach

PointOne will build two facilities that will house edge computing data centers, a cable landing station for future subsea cables, and an international internet business exchange.

Destinations For Foreign Direct Investment: FDI Lives Here

The competition for foreign direct investment is intensifying, with locations far and wide vying to become prime destinations for FDI.

September / October 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 5)

The September / October 2018 issue features locations that are foreign direct investment magnets, ports and Foreign Trade Zones, and an exclusive interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Facebook Ups Investment At Virginia Data Center

The social media giant's major data center project in Henrico County has been expanded from two buildings to a total of five.

Southwestern Virginia: Rich History In Agriculture, Strong Future In Manufacturing

They can make just about anything in the VIAA region, from snack foods to HR software to advanced power systems for electric vehicles.

Monogram Foods Investing $30M In Virginia

The company will create 300 new jobs with its fourth expansion of its Henry County, VA manufacturing operation.

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park.

Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Creating 160 Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.

AL Named Best Business Climate, NV No. 1 In Growth Potential

Alabama is the state with the Best Business Climate and Nevada is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released this week.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Dominion Outsourcing Creating 190 New Jobs In Virginia

The healthcare industry services company will expand its client engagement center in Henrico County with help from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Discovery, Inc. Creating 240 New Jobs In Virginia

The media company will invest $16 million to expand global technology and operations hub in Loudoun County, VA.

Bechtel Consolidating Global HQ In Virginia

The engineering and construction firm has maintained its operational headquarters in Fairfax County, VA since 2011, consolidation will add 150 jobs.

The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs

A grant from the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund will help the organization expand and retain more than 600 existing jobs at its Fairfax County, VA location.

TemperPack Bringing 141 New Jobs To Virginia

The packaging company will invest $10.4 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in Henrico County, VA.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Appian Investing $28.4M In Virginia Expansion

The company will invest $28.4 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA headquarters, creating 600 new jobs and retaining another 600. 

Gerber Relocating U.S. Headquarters To Virginia

The Nestlé S.A. subsidiary will invest $5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Arlington County, VA, creating 150 new jobs.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Mohawk Industries Expanding Virginia Manufacturing Operation

The multi-million dollar investment in the Carroll County commercial flooring manufacturing operation will retain local jobs with assistance from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Liebherr Investing $45M In Virginia Expansion

The construction machinery and earthmoving equipment manufacturer will build three new facilities at its Newport News, VA location.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion

Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.

MicroStrategy Creating 300 New Jobs In Virginia

The business intelligence company has renewed its headquarters lease in Fairfax County, VA and will invest $6 million in capital improvements.

Google Investing $600M In Oklahoma Data Center

The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

Sumitomo Machinery Investing $10M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion of the company’s manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, VA will create 26 new jobs.

Truck Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Amthor International will invest $7.1 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Gretna, VA, creating 90 news jobs over five years.

Mohawk Industries Announces $10M Virginia Expansion

The flooring products manufacturer is expanding its Glasgow, VA manufacturing operation, creating 15 new jobs with help from the commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

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Doing Business in Greater Richmond, Virginia

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.