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The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 


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The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

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Home Meridian International Investing $23.5M In Georgia Expansion

The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina

ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina.

Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.

How An Iowa Location Can Improve The Bottom Line

The Iowa Certified Site program streamlines the site selection process and offers multiple options, including a green business park, industrial sites and parks, and mega sites.

Ohio: Going Above And Beyond For New Business

The Buckeye State has a robust network of state economic partners who take a customer-focused approach to business, providing support to companies at every step of the process.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

Iowa is aiming to add 120,000 residents with post­secondary degrees to its workforce by 2025.

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

As the demand for shovel-ready industrial sites keeps growing, more and more locations are initiating certified sites programs that streamline the approval process for new developments.

May / June 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 3)

The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.

Iowa Is Built for Business

With certified sites of up to 600 acres available for shovel-ready projects and innovative targeted tax credits, the Hawkeye State is soaring above the competition.

15 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.

State Focus – Iowa: Growing Jobs As Well As Corn

While often stereotyped as an ag state, Iowa has created a business friendly environment that makes it globally competitive in a diverse and growing number of industry sectors.

July/August 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 4)

The 11th Annual Rankings Report is the focus of Business Facilities July/August issue, plus coverage of certified sites, digital media, and medical devices.

Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go

Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

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Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

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It’s Game Day at the Georgia Ports Authority!

It’s Game Day at the GPA! Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority’s virtual 2020 State of the Port Address, with the latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah: 11 a.m., Oct. 22, 2020. Register for the free online event at gaports.com.