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Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.
Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.
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.
For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.
In a tight labor market, Washington, DC area employers might have to up their games to hang on to their valued employees before Amazon HQ2 arrives.
New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.
The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.
After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.
The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.
The Pittsburgh tech hub—which invents and builds new products and services for Amazon customers—will add 125 new tech jobs, doubling its workforce.
This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.
The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.
The shipping hub, to be located at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, will create 2,700 jobs.
The 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the art fulfillment and distribution center will create an additional 1,000 full-time jobs in Jacksonville.
Business expansions, community revitalization projects, and more will generate nearly $450 million in investment throughout the state.
The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.
Over the next three years, the company will invest at least $150 million in new fulfillment and distribution operations located across the commonwealth.
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