COVID-19

ReCharge NY

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 
Nice-Pak Jonesboro, AR

Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

The wet wipe maker will increase manufacturing capacity at its Jonesboro, AR facility to meet the unprecedented need for its products due to the the COVID-19 pandemic.
ApiJect Systems

$590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will loan the company $590 million to build a facility in Research Triangle Park.
Baltimore, Maryland

Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore

Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide.
Vicksburg, MS

Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19

Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads.
Tomball, Texas

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

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.
Gov. Mike DeWine

Staying Safe And Strong In Ohio

When the Coronavirus arrived in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine was ready. Putting public health first, Ohio quickly established best practices for staying safe and strong, a blueprint for its recovery.
return to work

Workers Don’t Expect Return To Workplace By Year’s End

Remote work is gaining steam: New survey finds 33 percent question the wisdom of returning, report high productivity while working remotely.
September / October 2020

September / October 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 5)

The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.
mask manufacturing

Medicom Adding Second U.S. Mask Manufacturing Plant In Georgia

The new production facility in the Augusta, GA region will accommodate new state-of-the-art surgical and N95-type mask production equipment with updated technology.
climate risk

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.
Wilson County, TN

Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee

California-based N95 mask maker Moldex-Metric will create 220 jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, TN.
labor market

LiveXchange Webinar: The Labor Market In A Remote Economy

Learn best practices site selectors can use to analyze labor market trends in real time and to evaluate workforce availability before choosing a location for a major project.
Consumers Energy

Consumers Energy: Energy And Beyond

As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.
economic recovery

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.
Curative, Plugerville, Texas

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. 
Cambridge, Ontario

PRIMED Chooses Cambridge, Ontario For Medical Manufacturing Facility

The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.
Lenexa, Kansas

Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens COVID-19 VTM Manufacturing Plant

The new $40 million facility in Lenexa, KS was built in six weeks to rapidly expand the company's production of viral transport media (VTM).
tourism

Tourism & Gaming: Adjusting To A New Normal

Your favorite attractions will have a different look this year. Hint: Star Wars troopers will be enforcing social distancing rules and Mickey will be wearing a mask.
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: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.