Charlotte

Resource pages for "Charlotte"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


LiveXchange

Spring 2022 LiveXchange Streamlines Site Searches

The success of the 18th annual LiveXchange event by Business Facilities paves the way for expansion of the franchise this fall.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
2022 LiveXchange

At 2022 LiveXchange, Site Selectors Get Down To Business

Early this month, site selection professionals and economic developers met at LiveXchange, participating in more than 300 one-on-one meetings.
IRCAD

IRCAD Plans To Establish North American HQ In North Carolina

The French surgical training institute will establish its U.S. headquarters at Charlotte’s new innovation district, dubbed “The Pearl.”
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
electric vehicle battery plants

Two New EV Battery Plants To Create 1,900 Jobs In North Carolina

In total, Toyota and Arrival will invest more than $13 billion to establish their electric vehicle battery plants in Randolph County and Charlotte.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
fintech

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.
2021 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2021 Metro Rankings Report

Millennials are migrating into Connecticut from New York City and Boston in droves, making Greater Hartford, CT the top-ranked Millennial Magnet in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
Talent Attraction

Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills.
Credit Karma

Credit Karma Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina

Fintech company Credit Karma will invest $13 million to expand Charlotte tech hub and create its East Coast headquarters.
North Carolina Food Industry

North Carolina: One-Stop Shop For Food Industry

When it comes to the entire food chain—from agriculture to agribusiness to food and beverage manufacturing—North Carolina is second to none.
Robinhood, Charlotte, NC

Robinhood To Create Nearly 400 Jobs In North Carolina

California-based financial services firm Robinhood will invest $11.7 million in a new customer experience and account operations center in Charlotte, NC.
Arrival electric delivery vans

Arrival Building Second U.S. Microfactory In North Carolina

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Arrival will invest $41.2M in a new microfactory in Charlotte, NC, bringing more than 250 new jobs to the region.
2020 Deal Of The Year

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region.
Virtual LiveXchange

LiveXchange 2020: Real Deals, Virtual Venue

Using online meetings and webinars, Business Facilities' first-ever Virtual LiveXchange seamlessly delivered the essential elements that define the site selection event.
Centene HQ, Charlotte, NC

Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ

The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.
Chime Solutions expands Charlotte, NC

Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents.
Carolinas

Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce

Both North Carolina and South Carolina continue to take steps to ensure their workforces are able to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today.
LiveXchange Charlotte, NC

Business Facilities LiveXchange Has Been Postponed

Due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, Business Facilities LiveXchange has been postponed until September 27-29, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, NC.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

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