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Precertified sites—A.K.A. shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.


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Precertified sites—A.K.A. shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.

Corporate Real Estate (CRE)

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Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified And Ready To Go

Precertified sites—A.K.A. shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.

Two HQs On The Grow In Irving-Las Colinas, Texas

CHRISTUS Health is expanding its headquarters, adding 150 new jobs; State Bank of Texas is relocating within Irving-Las Colinas, building a second, four-story office building.

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Amazon To Create 800 New Jobs In Tennessee

The 634,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Alcoa is Amazon's third announced in Tennessee in just over 12 months

Spring Mountain Center Investing $45M In Georgia HQ

The manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and home furniture will create 205 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, GA.

Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida

Construction of the first phase of the Pasco County campus is expected to take five years, and support more than 14,500 jobs in the Tampa Bay region.

New Jersey Approves Loan Program For Brownfield Revitalization

On Thursday, January 14, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a webinar to provide details on its new Brownfields Loan Program.

Insurance Industry Locations: Shaping The New World Of Insurance

The Hartford Region is home to the headquarters of most of the leading global players in the insurance sector. The insurance industry generates more than $16 billion in output in the region, employing more than 70,000.

TaskUs Grows Further With Latest Rio Grande Valley Expansion

The tech-enabled business services company delivering CX, AI operations, and content security to the world’s most innovative companies is opening its newest location in Rio Grande Valley, Texas.

Revance Therapeutics Relocating Global HQ To Tennessee

The Silicon Valley biotechnology company will invest more than $10 million and create nearly 150 jobs in Nashville over five years.

Oracle Latest Company To Announce Headquarters Move To Texas

Software giant Oracle will move its corporate headquarters from the Silicon Valley to Austin, TX, joining a growing list of companies choosing to shift their bases to the Lone Star State.

Elanco Animal Health Picks Indiana for Global Headquarters

The animal health company will establish its global headquarters at a former GM stamping plant in downtown Indianapolis, and create more than 570 new jobs over the next decade.

How Will The 2020 Presidential Election Impact CRE?

Does it matter whether the next U.S. president is a Republican or a Democrat? When it comes to commercial real estate (CRE) growth, apparently not.

Henrico County, VA Endorses Proposed GreenCity Development

The $2.3 billion "ecodistrict" would generate nearly 2.3 million square feet of office and retail space, 2,400 housing units, two hotels, and a 17,000-seat arena.

The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.

S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida

The maker of electrically self-sustaining homes and commercial properties has selected Macclenny in northern Florida for its MegaFactory location.

Neighborly To Open Second Headquarters In Texas

The global franchisor will open a second headquarters office in Irving, TX to expand staff and support its rapidly growing network.

Camp Hall: A One-of-a-Kind Opportunity For Business

Santee Cooper has invested in Camp Hall, a next generation commerce park designed for growth near the bustling city of Charleston, SC.

LiveXchange Webinar: Panel Discussion – Opportunity Zones 2.0

Learn how Opportunity Zones are becoming prime investment opportunities for capital gains and how new IRS guidelines will impact on your plans for a QOZ near you.

Climate Risks Increasingly Important In Real Estate Investment Decisions

Real estate investors commonly view local climate risks — such as wildfires, frequent and intense storms and sea-level rise — as core factors in investment decision-making.

LiveXchange Webinar: “Are We Ready For The Drone Age?”

Get the most up-to-date information on the state of play in the UAS field from someone who has a seat at the table where key decisions are made: Mark Blanks, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech.

O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas

Outdoor furniture and fire pit maker O.W. Lee is expected to create approximately 200 jobs and $24 million in capital investment in Kendall County, TX.

LiveXchange 2020 Keynote Presentation: Reshoring In 2021

Learn how your business can increase the odds of success by carefully evaluating the economics of a reshoring decision in this LiveXchange Keynote Presentation by Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.

Curative Creating More Than 300 Jobs In Texas

With its expansion in Pflugerville, TX, Curative will hire over 300 workers to provide immediate response to the COVID-19 testing needed throughout the state. 

Leading A Clean Energy Transition In Indiana

Hoosier Energy is diversifying its power generation mix with a long-range resource plan that expands low-cost wind, solar, natural gas and storage.

ALDI To Invest $100M In New Alabama Regional HQ

The retail grocer's new regional headquarters and distribution center will bring 200 new jobs to Loxley, AL.

All Roads Lead To New Braunfels, Texas

Its location on IH-35, about halfway between Austin and San Antonio has helped make New Braunfels a popular location to live, work and play.

Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware

Barclays US Consumer Bank plans a $6.9 million capital investment as it expands its customer service operations in Wilmington, DE.

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

Agero To Create 900 Jobs In Tennessee

The driver assistance services company will invest $2 million to expand its operations in Clarksville over the next five years

Crocs Celebrates Opening Of New Global HQ In Colorado

The 90,000-square-foot Broomfield, CO facility will allow the casual footwear manufacturer to increase its local workforce, and make sure current employees are "Confidently Comfortable."

Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps for Business

Corporate headquarters aren’t synonymous with cookie-cutter glass towers hidden in the middle of canyons of skyscrapers in the largest cities. More and more locations are offering what it takes to be a base camp for 21st-century business.

HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus Scales Up To Fight COVID-19

The world-class biotech research hub in Huntsville, AL has marshalled its resources to fight the pandemic, with increased lab space.

Ramsey Solutions’ Corporate Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In Tennessee

Ramsey Solutions will invest $52 million build a second office building, totaling nearly 192,000 square feet and six stories, on its corporate headquarters campus in Franklin, TN.

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million.

Turkey Hill Acquires Arkansas Ice Cream Facility

The ice cream and beverage company has acquired a 100,000-square-foot ice cream and novelty production facility in Searcy, AR.

Even After COVID-19, Execs Expect Remote Work Trend To Continue

Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.

Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado

The 76,000-square-foot logistics and distribution center for the outdoor industry will be located on the Colorado Outdoors campus in Montrose. 

As Businesses Reopen, CFOs Grow Hopeful But Employee Fears Linger

Following the COVID-19 shutdown, CFOs face lower anticipated revenues, reconfigured workplaces, and a workforce worried about returning to work safely, according to PwC survey.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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