USA – Southwest

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout the Southwest, USA region.

TSMC Phoenix

TSMC Grows Again In Phoenix; ABF Picks Tucson For Battery Cell Gigafactory

President Biden celebrates TSMC investment in Phoenix, while in Tucson, ABF plans country’s largest LFP battery cell gigafactory.
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.
Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Why… Oklahoma?

Brent Kisling, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, shares how clean energy, central location, and strong workforce set the stage for success in the Sooner State.
Pinal County Arizona semiconductor manufacturing

KPCT To Build Semiconductor Chemical Manufacturing In Arizona

In Pinal County, a new $200M KPCT Advanced Chemicals plant will create 65 jobs in Casa Grande, and Procter & Gamble will build a $500M manufacturing facility in Coolidge.
GKN Aerospace Fort Worth

GKN Aerospace To Move AM Center Of Excellence To Texas

In Fort Worth's Lone Star Commerce Center, the facility will house R&D of additive manufacturing technology for large-scale titanium aerostructures. Meanwhile, KoMiCo will expand in Round Rock.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
Golden Triangle Polymers Company

Golden Triangle Polymers Company To Invest $8.5B On Gulf Coast

A joint venture of Chevron Phillips Chemical, QatarEnergy the Golden Triangle Polymers Company LLC integrated polymers facility in Orange, TX is expected to create more than 500 full-time jobs.
Holiday Spirit Austin

Is Holiday Spirit On Your Site Selection Checklist?

Holiday spirit may not be one of the top 10 items on your site selection checklist, but if it falls somewhere on your list of location amenities, check out these cities.
Tropicale Foods

Tropicale Foods Expands In Lubbock, Texas

No. 1 Hispanic frozen novelty company in U.S. locates production and distribution facility in Lubbock, TX food manufacturing hub.
Abilene, TX

Big Business In Abilene, Texas

Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Arizona Manufacturing

Manufacturing Grows In Arizona

Low corporate taxes and infrastructure improvements make the Grand Canyon State an attractive choice for companies seeking an agile environment.
Builders FirstSource

Builders FirstSource To Expand In Texas Innovation Corridor

The manufacturer and supplier of building materials will invest over $16 million to relocate its lumber yard and building supply distribution facility to Kyle, TX.
Oklahoma

Port Muskogee Lands $33.9M To Develop Infrastructure

The U.S. DOT has awarded Muskogee City-County Port Authority $23.9 million to address infrastructure needs at Port Muskogee; Oklahoma approved another $10 million.

Texas: The Lone Star State Expands

One of the Top 10 economies in the world and with no corporate income tax, Texas offers outsized opportunities for businesses to innovate and grow.
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Welcomes Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Center

A new biomanufacturing workforce training center (BWTC) will help create inclusive, non-degreed bioscience industry careers in Oklahoma City.
Kerrville, Texas

Aerospace Manufacturer Expanding In Texas

Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing will create 400 new jobs with a 40,000-square-foot expansion of its Kerrville, TX facility.
Fort Worth Economic Development

Fort Worth, Texas: The Frontier Of Innovation

Fort Worth’s solid foundation and agile ecosystems support growth across traditional and emerging industries.
semiconductor manufacturing

Shoring Up Semiconductors

Across North America, companies and locations are moving semiconductor manufacturing and ecosystems closer to home.
cybersecurity

The Cyber Frontier

To strengthen cybersecurity across all sectors, public and private entities are working together.
Wells Fargo Texas

Wells Fargo, Volkswagen Pick Texas Locations

Wells Fargo will build new campus in Irving-Las Colinas, Volkswagen Group’s new Port Freeport hub will allow utilization of low-emission LNG vessels.

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: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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.