corporate expansion

Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Greg Canfield, Alabama Department of Commerce

Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce discusses landing Toyota-Mazda’s $1.6B investment, workforce development initiatives, foreign direct investment, food processing, and more.
La Moderna Cleburne, Texas

Interamerican Foods Opens First U.S. La Moderna Plant

The new $50 million Cleburne, TX plant is the Mexico-based pasta maker's first in the United States.
Volkswagen Chattanooga TN

VW Will Build New Atlas SUV In Tennessee

Volkswagen will invest approximately $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to approximately $900 million already invested to expand the Chattanooga plant for Atlas production.
Lynchburg, VA

Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion

Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.
Robertsdale Baldwin County, AL

Marine Manufacturer To Open New Alabama Plant

Scheduled to open next month, Canada-based AdvanTec's Robertsdale, AL facility will employ 46 workers.

Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs

A $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.
Sofidel Inola, OK

Sofidel Investing $360M In Oklahoma

The global tissue production group will employ 300 full-time workers at its new greenfield plant in Inola, OK when it is fully operational in 2020.
aerospace and defense

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.
Avondale

Fuji Vegetable Oil Investing $70M In Louisiana Production Facility

The new specialty oils processing facility will result in 39 new direct jobs in Jefferson Parish, with the help of the LED FastStart workforce training program.
Infosys Hartford, CT

Infosys To Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs In Connecticut

The global IT company will invest $20.6 million in a new technology and innovation hub in Hartford, CT with help from the state's First Five Plus Program.
Johnson County TN

Star LED Growing In Tennessee

The LED lighting manufacturer and distributor will invest $1 million and create 50 jobs in Mountain City, TN.
automotive industry locations

Locations For The Automotive Industry: Light Truck Takeover

While auto sales are expected to decrease in 2018, manufacturers can still bank on the larger market share of SUVs and CUVs to help keep the industry afloat.
MicroStrategy® Incorporated Fairfax County, VA

MicroStrategy Creating 300 New Jobs In Virginia

The business intelligence company has renewed its headquarters lease in Fairfax County, VA and will invest $6 million in capital improvements.
Employment Outlook

U.S. Labor Market Tightens, Demand For Skilled Workers Continues

Manufacturing companies report the biggest growth in hiring plans, up +7% from Q2 2017, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.
Nucor Frostproof, FL

Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida

Nucor Corporation’s new rebar micro mill will create 250 new jobs in Frostproof, FL.
JDS Technologies Winfield, TN

Rubber And Plastics Manufacturer Expanding In Tennessee

Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.
Amazon Missouri

Amazon Creating Over 1,500 Jobs In Missouri

The high-tech operation in St. Peters will be the online retail giant's first fulfillment center in Missouri.
Ecomelida Orangeburg SC

Ecomelida Picks South Carolina For First North American Plant

The importer and recycler of waste paper and plastic will invest $52 million its first North American operations, creating 200 jobs in Orangeburg, SC.
Facebook Stanton Springs Georgia

Facebook Investing $750M In New Georgia Data Center

The social media giant will create at least 100 jobs at a new data center in Stanton Springs, GA over the next five years.
Mukwonago, WI

Banker Wire Expanding Wisconsin Manufacturing Operations

The wire mesh manufacturer’s new facility in Mukwonago, WI will provide expanded production capacity and manufacturing efficiencies.
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.