West Virginia

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

Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies (OSRT)

OSRT To Invest $60M In West Virginia 

In Wyoming County, Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies will use revolutionary technology to extract rare earth metals from coal waste impoundments.
West Virginia Renewable Energy

BHE Plans West Virginia Renewable Energy-Powered Industrial Site

Precision Castparts subsidiary Timet will invest $500 million to build an aerospace parts manufacturing plant on the Ravenswood, WV industrial site.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
West Virginia economic development

Why…West Virginia?

Mitch Carmichael, secretary of West Virginia’s Department of Economic Development, has many reasons why businesses should consider The Mountain State. Here are some of the state’s many business-related activities and advantages.
Omnis Building Technologies

Omnis Building Technologies Will Build $40M Facility In West Virginia

Omnis Building Technologies' new home building systems manufacturing facility will create up to 300 jobs in Bluefield, WV.
Nucor, West Virginia

Nucor Announces Largest Investment In West Virginia History

Nucor Corporation will invest more than $2.7 billion—the company's largest single investment—in a state-of-the-art sheet steel mill Mason County, WV.
Toyota West Virginia

Toyota To Invest $240M In West Virginia

Toyota West Virginia (TMMWV) investment will bring a new, dedicated line of hybrid transaxles to Putnam County, WV.
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.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.
2021 State Rankings

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
Ranking #5

Arlington and Alexandria, VA Tops In Business Climate

Arlington, VA is the top mid-sized metro and Alexandria, VA is the top small metro in the Best Business Climate category in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
17th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
TMMWV

Toyota Investing $210M In West Virginia Expansion

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia will create 100 new jobs as the company upgrades an existing engine production line in Buffalo, WV.
West Virginia

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.
January / February 2021

January / February 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 1)

The January / February 2021 Issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards. Plus, our editor's top utility picks, the future of electric vehicles, and more.
Speedway Motors, Kearneysville, WV

Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV.
2020 Deal Of The Year

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region.

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: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

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.