Defense

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Plans $200M Investment In Waynesboro, VA

Northrop Grumman will invest more than $200 million in Virginia to establish an advanced electronics manufacturing and testing site.
U.S. Space Command

Update: U.S. Space Command HQ To Stay In Colorado

President Joe Biden has designated Colorado as the permanent location of the U.S. Space Command Headquarters.
Collins Aerospace Iowa

Collins Aerospace Opens $14M Expansion In Iowa

Collins Aerospace makes room for 3D metal printers in West Des Moines; RILCO and M.H. Eby growth supported by Iowa's High Quality Jobs Program.

Aerospace And Defense Soar In Florida’s Great Northwest

An outstanding workforce, welcoming business climate, exceptional quality of life and unprecedented financial resources are drawing aviation industry leaders to Northwest Florida.
aerospace & defense locations

Launching To Success: Aerospace & Defense Locations

Locations are attracting aerospace & defense companies with highly educated workers, advanced manufacturing capabilities, and supply chain networks.
innovation economy

Shifts For The Innovation Economy

Here’s a look at five key forces reshaping the geography and evolution of the innovation economy, courtesy of the team of advisors at Resonance.
Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.

Governor’s Report: No Slowing Down For Arizona

Post-pandemic growth is propelled by policies that keep an eye on what companies are seeking for success. 
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
KBR

KBR Expanding In Alabama With New HQ, 160 Jobs

Defense contractor KBR will expand its operations with a new headquarters facility and retain its 1,100-person workforce in Huntsville, AL.
Blue Halo, Albuquerque, NM

BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex

BlueHalo will retain 260 jobs and create an additional 64 jobs at its new 200,000-square-foot Albuquerque, NM campus.
U.S. Space Command

U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville

Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.
Mississippi aerospace

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.
Rock Hill, SC

Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina

The armor steel supplier will establish new operations and create 100 jobs in York County, SC.
Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. will invest in new headquarters operation and create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA.
Georgia Cyber Center Augusta, GA

Parsons Corporation Expanding At Georgia Cyber Center

The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.
Lockheed Martin hypersonics programs

Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.
Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.
Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

The security and aerospace company will create 326 new jobs with the expansion of its center of excellence in Camden, AR.
aerospace industry

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.
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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

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.