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The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.


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The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

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Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

Workforce Training & Talent Acquisition

Today’s workforce training and talent acquisition is a multi-faceted effort that brings targeted skills to students, and new workers to locations they’ll be happy to live in.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

Food Processing: Digital Transformation Is On The Menu

Food manufacturers are picking up the pace in adapting to the emerging industrial Internet of Things, with nearly a third of facilities in the sector now utilizing wireless networks.

iTG Investing $5.1M In Virginia Headquarters Relocation, Expansion

The information technology and management consulting firm will create more than 128 jobs at its new headquarters in Arlington County, VA.

G.D USA Investing $3.73M In Virginia Manufacturing Facility

The Italy-based industrial and packaging solutions company will invest in increasing capacity and enhancing technology at its Chesterfield County, VA operations.

Zantech IT Services Creating 120 Jobs In Virginia

The technology solutions company is expanding its corporate offices in the Tysons area of Fairfax County, VA.

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

Scholle IPN Packaging Investing $10M In Virginia

The sustainable packaging solutions manufacturer will expand its facility in Smyth County, VA, creating 42 new jobs. 

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award

Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

The Results Companies Creating 600 Jobs In Virginia

The business processing outsourcing services provider will invest $1.5 million to expand its Chesterfield County client engagement operations.

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County.

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Cloverleaf Cold Storage Investing $21M In Virginia Expansion

The cold storage warehousing and food logistics company will expand its refrigerated warehouse facility in the City of Chesapeake, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

Smyth County Machine Investing $2.1M In Virginia

The machining and fabrication company will add equipment, expand its product line and create 35 new manufacturing jobs in Smyth County.

Microsoft Expanding In Mecklenburg County, VA For Sixth Time

Microsoft Corporation will inject significant capital investment to expand its enterprise data center in Mecklenburg County, VA, creating more than 100 new jobs.

Most DC Tech Workers Would Quit For A Job At Amazon

In a tight labor market, Washington, DC area employers might have to up their games to hang on to their valued employees before Amazon HQ2 arrives.

Blackboard Inc. Moving Global Headquarters To Northern Virginia

The new location will combine the company's existing DC and Reston offices into a new modern office in the heart of Northern Virginia's tech corridor.

Amazon HQ2 Sites Share BF’s 2018 Deal Of The Year Award

New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.

Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.

Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia

The packaging company will create 45 new jobs with an expansion of its Danville, VA manufacturing facility.

Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach

Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets.

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.

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