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Pennsylvania economic development

Pennsylvania Launches New Economic Development Strategy; Focuses On Robotics, Tech

Pennsylvania’s new 10-year economic development strategy will focus on growing its agriculture, energy, life sciences, manufacturing, and robotics and technology sectors.
Santa’s Reindeer

Breaking News: USDA Issues Permit For Santa’s Reindeer To Enter U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service today issued a transit permit to Mr. S. Nicholas Claus of the North Pole, a distributor with Gifts and Good Cheer, Inc.
Richland, Washington

Opportunity In Richland, Washington

City Of Richland Economic Development Manager Amanda Wallner discusses why this Pacific Northwest city provides a strategic location for companies across a number of industries.
Putnam County, Florida

Putnam County: The Perfect Place To Relocate Your Business!

Putnam County, Florida is a progressive rural community with easy access to major metropolitan areas, a competitive business climate, and an attractive lifestyle.
AI Apocalypse

Which States Would Fare Best In An AI Apocalypse?

Confuse The Machine used advanced artificial intelligence (AI) analytics to determine which U.S. states are best equipped to withstand a hypothetical AI tech uprising. The findings might surprise you.
DLF

Global Seed Company DLF Celebrates New Oregon Facility

DLF, a global seed company, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 140,000-square-foot facility in Albany, Oregon.

Upper Sandusky, OH, Gains 100+ Jobs Through Soybean Plant

A soybean processing plant will bring more than 100 jobs to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, through a roughly $500 million investment.
Walmart

Walmart Taps Lowndes County, GA, For Dairy Facility

Walmart will invest $350 million in Lowndes County, GA, to establish a dairy facility with an anticipated open date in 2025.
AGCO

AGCO Named Anchor Tenant For North Dakota’s Grand Farm Innovation Campus

AGCO, a global leader in the agriculture industry, has been named the anchor tenant for a collaborative ag-network in North Dakota.
Snake River EDA

Snake River EDA Values Partnerships

Snake River Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Kristen Nieskens discusses ways this regional group is building businesses in western Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Transforming Fukushima, Japan Into A “Region Of Recovery”

12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, new video from the Fukushima Prefecture, "Fukushima Now," highlights reconstruction progress.
fairlife New York

Coca-Cola Plans $650M Investment In New York State

The company expects to create approximately 250 new jobs at its new fairlife production facility in Monroe County, NY.
Wyoming

Wyoming Expanding Horizons

With a low tax burden, the state is attracting business by investing in shovel-ready sites and a skilled workforce.
Michigan

No Slowdown In Sight

With its rich automotive heritage, Michigan’s SOAR Fund is helping to attract electric vehicle makers and more.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas Business Climate Reimagined

Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
agribusiness

Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future

To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
New Mexico

Why…New Mexico?

In New Mexico, Tier-1 research universities, national labs, and a strategic location offer business opportunity in many industry sectors.
Simcote Sedalia

Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food Projects Invest $834M In Missouri

Simcote and Ostara are each investing $17 million in their new facilities, while American Food Groups is building a $800 million operation.
indoor vertical farming

World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farming Campus Picks Virginia

Over six years, Plenty Unlimited will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest indoor vertical farming campus in Chesterfield County, creating more than 300 jobs.
Nevada economy

Nevada: Pot Of Gold

People once flocked to Nevada for its silver and gold, but today it’s the state’s robust economy and quality of life that draws them in.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.