Chattanooga

Axle Logistics Invests $37.9M To Expand Headquarters In Knoxville

Axle Logistics will bring 651 new jobs to Knox County as part of the project, which includes building an 85,000-square-foot facility.
electric vehicle supply market (EVSE)

The Last Word: EVSE Growth Locations

The electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market is projected to grow to $100 billion by 2040, up from $7 billion today. John Boyd of The Boyd company looks at hot locations.
BEAD Program, broadband access

Bridging The Digital Divide

Across the U.S., BEAD Program funding aims to expand broadband access, and leading locations remain to be seen.
Chattanooga Tennessee

Connect With Tennessee

With its manufacturing sector full speed ahead, the Volunteer State also sees a national first for internet speed.
Steam Logistics Chattanooga, TN

Steam Logistics To Create 400 Jobs With Tennessee Expansion

Third-party logistics company Steam Logistics will invest nearly $7 million to expand its operations in Chattanooga, TN. 
Sese Industrial Services

Sese Industrial Services Locating New Facility In Tennessee

Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. will invest more than $42 million to build a new axle component assembly facility in Chattanooga, TN.
Gestamp

Gestamp To Invest Over $94M In Tennessee Expansion

The automotive OEM supplier will create 260 new jobs as it expands operations at its Hickory Valley Road and Ferdinand Piech Way plants in Chattanooga, TN.
Southern Champion Tray

Southern Champion Tray To Invest Nearly $85M In Tennessee Expansion

The paperboard packaging manufacturer will create more than 120 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, TN.
Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee

Chattanooga has been chosen as automotive company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production, which will create 1,000 new jobs.
Nippon Paint Chattanooga, TN

Nippon Paint Investing $60M In Tennessee

Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. will expand its U.S. automotive manufacturing footprint by investing approximately $60 million and creating 150 jobs in Chattanooga, TN.
ATN Hoelzel Chattanooga, TN

ATN Hoelzel Investing $6M In Tennessee Expansion, Relocation

The automotive supplier will create 100 new jobs in Chattanooga at a new facility that will function as its North American headquarters.
electric vehicle investments

Backed By Big Electric Vehicle Investments, The Future Of Tennessee’s Auto Industry Is Here

Tennessee has been the nerve center of the South’s auto sector for nearly four decades, and is shaping up to be a hub for electric vehicle investments.
Hamilton County, TN

FreightWaves To Invest $3.9M In Tennessee Expansion

The transportation and logistics data and content provider will create 260 new jobs in Chattanooga.
Yanfeng-Automotive-Interiors

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to Invest $55 Million, Create 325 Jobs In Chattanooga

Yanfeng, the world’s largest automotive interiors supplier, will invest $55 million in the company’s fourth U.S. facility and create 325 new jobs in Chattanooga, TN.
Gestamp-Chattanooga-Expands

Gestamp Chattanooga To Expand, Build New Facility in Hamilton County, TN

Gestamp Chattanooga will expand its Hamilton County, TN presence by growing its existing cold-stamping operation and adding Class A stamping, hot-stamping and chassis component stamping. The expansion represents an investment of $180 million and the creation of more than 500 new jobs.
Volkswagen’s expansion of its assembly plant in Chattanooga positions the German automaker to achieve its goal of selling at least 1 million vehicles in North America.

Feature Story: Tennessee State of the Year AGAIN!

A powerhouse auto cluster, the nation’s most-improved education system and world-class infrastructure keep the volunteer state on its pedestal.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.

Tennessee Repeats As BF’s State Of The Year

The Volunteer State becomes the first back-to-back winner of Business Facilities' top annual honor.
Bill Hagerty

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development

Bill Hagerty, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, shares his thoughts on education, technology, and logistics for the state.
VW Chattanooga

Volkswagen Group Expanding Chattanooga, TN Operations

The state of Tennessee is providing a $165.8 million grant for costs associated with site development and preparation, infrastructure, production equipment acquisition and installation, and facility construction.
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: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.