Artificial intelligence

Saras Micro Devices Arizona

Saras Micro Devices Opens New HQ, Manufacturing Facility In Arizona

Saras’ new $50M facility in Chandler, AZ will support growth in high-performance computing, AI/machine learning, tap into region's expanding semiconductor ecosystem.
Google

Google Makes $1B Investment In United Kingdom

The Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, facility will be on a 33-acre site that Google, a multinational tech company, purchased in 2020.
AI in site selection

BF Editors’ Blog: How Do You Leverage AI In Site Selection?

Breaking down the pros and cons of AI in site selection and economic development industries, according to an IEDC report .
AI

AI Hub To Be Established In New Jersey

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and Princeton University have joined forces to establish an AI hub.
6 Ways To Incorporate AI Into Your Organization

LiveXchange Keynote: 6 Ways To Incorporate AI Into Your Organization

In his Business Facilities LiveXchange keynote presentation, Justin Reilly will present six practical actions organizations should take to bring AI into their operations, whether on a small or grand scale.
electric aircraft

In California, Innovation Economy Firms Receive $150M In Grants, Tax Credits

Recipients of the state's CalCompetes funding include companies developing and manufacturing electric aircraft, semiconductors, AI, and more.
Siemens Dallas-Fort Worth

Siemens To Invest $150M In Dallas-Fort Worth Manufacturing Plant

Siemens' new Dallas-Fort Worth high-tech manufacturing plant will support U.S. data centers, adoption of artificial intelligence. Additional U.S. manufacturing investments total $500M, 1,700 jobs. 
Semiconductor Industry

Semiconductor Industry Set To Electrify Over Next Decade

Long-term growth is projected for the semiconductor industry due to continued innovation, artificial intelligence, and demand for electric vehicles.
STEM Workforce Training

11 STEM Workforce Training Programs Awarded $4.5M

A national competition, the 2023 STEM Talent Challenge funds science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) training, fuels regional innovation economies across the U.S.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
Tquila Automation

Tquila Automation Will Bring 200 High-Tech Jobs To Alabama

Tquila Automation's new location will allow it to tap into universities, large workforce base in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries: Connecting High-Growth Sectors

November event focused on site selection trends and issues facing companies in emerging industries, including advanced manufacturing, electric vehicles, artificial intelligence, fintech, biotech, and agritech.
Laundris Tulsa Oklahoma

Companies, Communities Growing In Oklahoma

Laundris will relocate its HQ from Texas to Tulsa, McElroy adds a fourth campus in Broken Arrow, and the Muskogee City-County Port Authority builds economic momentum with a new brand identity.
tech employment

DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas Top Tech Job Posts

Tech employment holds steady heading into 2023 as industry companies add workers for the 25th consecutive month, according to CompTIA analysis.
Nokia Canada Ottawa

Nokia Picks Ontario For 5G, AI, Cybersecurity R&D Hub

Ottawa as will serve as Nokia's Canadian HQ for research and development in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity.
Changwon South Korea

Changwon, South Korea LG Smart Park Named WEF Lighthouse Factory

LG Smart Park in Changwon, South Korea has been selected as a Lighthouse Factory by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Iron Ox, Lockhart, TX

Iron Ox Growing In Texas

Iron Ox will invest $120 million in its new one million-square-foot facility, to be built in the City of Lockhart, TX.
Jeff Finkle IEDC

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.
SmartAction Forth Worth, TX

SmartAction Relocating Corporate HQ To Texas

Artificial intelligence software company SmartAction will move its headquarters from California to Fort Worth, bringing 81 jobs to Texas. 
GreyOrange

GreyOrange Locating Global Headquarters In Georgia

The AI-enabled software and robotics company will invest more than $1 million and create 200 jobs in the metro Atlanta area.
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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
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: 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.