alabama

Mobile

Austal USA Expanding Shipbuilding Facility In Mobile, AL

The waterfront assembly facility represents a $288 million investment, expected to create more than 1,000 jobs over the next four years.
20th Annual State Rankings

Texas, Virginia, California Are Leaders In 20th Annual State Rankings Report

Business Facilities rankings recognize leading states for Business Climate, Workforce Training, and Tech Talent.
Ready Sites In Alabama

Growing Ready Sites In Alabama

With $30 million approved under the recent Evaluation and Economic Development Strategy (SEEDS) Act, industry-ready sites across the state are under development. 
Customized Workforce Training

At Your Service: Customized Workforce Training

Finding the right employees early on can be a game-changer when relocating or expanding business operations.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: Steering Towards Success

The automotive industry is growing manufacturing and employment after a several-years long slowdown.
Alabama

Auto Manufacturing Expansions Bring 450 Jobs To Alabama

Toyota and Daewon America are investing in their facilities in Huntsville and Opelika, Alabama, respectively.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs For 2024

As shifting global conditions introduce new logistics leaders, longstanding hubs are reliable options for business.
Birmingham

Coca-Cola United To Open New Facility In Birmingham, AL, Creating 50 Jobs

The popular beverage distributor to invest $330 million in multifaceted facility, which currently employs 750.

CSX Select Site Program Recognizes 14 Sites In Eight States

Through its Select Site program, Jacksonville, FL-based CSX identifies rail-served properties with desirable traits for expanding companies.
DOE

DOE Announces $6B For 33 Projects To Explore Cutting Industrial Emissions

Part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program, managed by DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), funding will drive toward technologies to decarbonize energy-intensive industries in the U.S.
Southern Roots Alabama

Pecan Processor To Create 120 Jobs In Alabama

Southern Roots Nut Co. will invest over $16M to open a pecan processing facility in Dothan. Meanwhile, $30M in grants will support development of industry-ready sites under Alabama's new SEEDS program.
Douglas Manufacturing

Douglas Manufacturing Expands Pell City, AL Facility

Douglas Manufacturing Co. plans to invest nearly $11.7 million to expand its production facility in St. Clair County, Alabama.
Conecuh Sausage

Conecuh Sausage To Open Second Facility In Alabama

Conecuh Sausage will invest nearly $58 million to establish its second production facility in its home state of Alabama.
Airbus

Aerospace And Defense Industry Locations: Cleared For Takeoff

As the aerospace and defense industry continues to grow, companies look for suitable locations.

Austal USA To Expand Manufacturing Capacity in Mobile, AL

Austal USA, a shipbuilding company based in Mobile, Alabama, plans to expand its manufacturing capacity at its home base.

Brasfield & Gorrie To Expand Alabama HQ

Brasfield & Gorrie will invest nearly $20 million and create 85 jobs through expanding its headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama.
Mobile County

Mobile County, AL To Gain Nearly $50M In Capital Investments

Eco Material Technologies and MYER Companies will bring nearly $50 million in new capital investments to Mobile County, Alabama.
migration patterns, United Van Lines, 47th Annual National Movers Study

National Movers Study: Where Did Americans Move In 2023?

Lower costs are drawing Americans to the Southeast and less expensive metros, finds United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study.
Miele

Miele Chooses Opelika, AL For First U.S. Manufacturing Hub

The premium appliance maker will create 150 jobs in phase one of this investment. Plus, MAAS Aviation expands operations in downtown Mobile, AL.
Agribusiness

Sowing Seeds For The Ag Industry

Despite slow growth predictions, the agriculture industry is seeing new technologies move agribusiness forward.
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.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.