Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Economic Development articles below.
Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.
The manufacturer will invest $125M and create 242 new jobs at its facility adjacent to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Metaldyne Performance Group will add over 120 jobs, invest $30.6M in North Vernon, IN, with the help of up to $900,000 in tax credits and training grants.
The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.
DRÄXLMAIER will invest $24 million and create 300 new jobs at its new Livermore, CA manufacturing plant.
Intimidator Inc. is expanding its manufacturing operations in Batesville, AR, investing $12 million and creating 400 new jobs.
The uniform and textile services provider is growing with help from state tax incentives and workforce development programs.
Electronics Research Inc. is expanding in the Town of Chandler, IN, thanks in part to tax credits and training grants from the state.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is building its 62nd manufacturing facility in Harrisville, MO thanks in large part to the Missouri Department of Transportation’s alternative pipe policies.
A $1.8 million specialized biotech startup and a $10 million expansion of Coldstream Labs’ pharmaceutical plant are the most recent additions to Lexington’s growing biotech cluster.
Hill-Rom Holdings is eligible for more than $13 million in potential grants and incentives for its growth in Skaneateles Falls, NY.
The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.
Chicago’s new National Innovation Institute, built with $70 million in federal funding, is paving the way for the advanced manufacturing breakthroughs of the 21st century.
Following $20 million capital investment, historic former department store becomes Louisiana’s first Tier III data center.
ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.
Submissions for Business Facilities' 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.
The growing wedding and event company plans to extend its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.