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Latest: Business Facilities LiveXchange Registration Closes Today! - Today is your last chance to register for this dynamic event that connects growing companies with economic development agencies from across the U.S.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Registration Closes Today!

Today is your last chance to register for this dynamic event that connects growing companies with economic development agencies from across the U.S.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.

Accenture Federal Services Adding 500 New Jobs In Texas

The company will invest $5 million in an expansion of its Advanced Technology Center in San Antonio, TX.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

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.

Dollar Tree Will Invest $130M In New Texas Distribution Center

The operator of discount variety stores plans to create more than 300 new jobs for the Rosenberg, TX and surrounding communities.

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.

Government Shutdown Negatively Impacted Nearly One In Five Business Owners

A new survey from Paychex found 19 percent of business owners said the government shutdown had a negative impact on their business outlook, 68 percent said they were unaffected, and 13 percent reported a positive impact.

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.

New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho

The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.

Victory Capital Relocating HQ To Texas

Victory Capital announced it will move its corporate headquarters for its Global Investment Management Business from Cleveland, OH to San Antonio, TX.

Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Announces 2019 Conference Program

A dynamic group of speakers will present the Executive Conference Program at the 15th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange, April 7-9, 2019 at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas.

Everything In Texas Is Big—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder.

The PGA Of America Relocating HQ To Texas

The Professional Golfers’ Association of America's headquarters relocation will bring $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to Frisco, TX.

McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas

Moving its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Las Colinas supports the company’s multi-year strategic growth initiative.

Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 

Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant

The new El Paso, TX facility will create 120 new jobs to accommodate growth in the data center market, and showcase the latest in smart factory innovation.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

Whirlpool Investing $55M In New Factory Distribution Center

To be built next to the company's existing Tulsa, OK plant, the FDC is expected to create 150 new manufacturing jobs.

Ports & FTZs: The Value of Entry

Whether going on a business trip, exporting cars or utilizing the benefits of an FTZ, you’ll experience firsthand how the U.S. Customs and Border Protection entity lives up to its mission of “enabling legitimate trade and travel.”

OKIN BPS Investing $23M In New U.S. Headquarters

The new headquarters will create nearly 1,500 new job in San Antonio, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

Plastipak Packaging Investing $10M In Texas Expansion

The plastic bottle manufacturer will significantly expand its Garland, TX manufacturing operation later this year.

Endress+Hauser Building New Facility In Texas

The international automation solution company will build a new 100,000-square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Center in Pearland, TX.

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.

Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast

Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation.

Superior Pipe Products Investing $24M In Texas

The manufacturer of pipe products will create 71 new jobs in Lubbock, TX over the next five years.

Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.

Andersen Investing $105M In Arizona

The window and door maker will build a new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, AZ, creating 415 jobs over five years.

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

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The North Eastern Strategic Alliance | Put Success In Your Corner

Companies located in South Carolina’s Business Corner enjoy quick, easy access to both domestic and international markets, a plentiful and qualified workforce and it’s in a place where the cost of living and doing business are well below the national average. Learn more at www.nesasc.org.