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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.


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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

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CGI Investing $27M In New Tennessee IT Delivery Center

Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

Trailer Manufacturer Investing $18M In Ohio Expansion

American Trailer World Corp. will create 249 jobs with a new production facility in Batavia Township in Southern Ohio.

Communication Solutions, LLC Expanding In Oklahoma

Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.

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.

Toyota Investing $210M In West Virginia Expansion

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia will create 100 new jobs as the company upgrades an existing engine production line in Buffalo, WV.

Avant Organics To Launch Manufacturing Site In Alexandria, LA

Avant Organics' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.

Scentsy Creating 200 Jobs In South Carolina

Scented product distributor Scentsy will invest $6 million to establish storage and distribution operations in York County, SC.

North Carolina: Rising Star With A Global Reach

In the last century, our 2020 State of the Year has been tops in tobacco, textiles and furniture. Today, North Carolina is on the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing, biotech, gene therapy and unmanned aerial systems.

Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, Creating 150 Jobs

The Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider will invest nearly $1.2 million to establish its third major North American location in Indianapolis.

AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training

The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.

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.

Freshly Inc. To Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service company will invest $3.2 million to open its first Southeastern U.S. facility in Austell, GA.

January / February 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 1)

The January / February 2021 Issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards. Plus, our editor's top utility picks, the future of electric vehicles, and more.

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.

Silver Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Louisiana, a giant in the production of fossil fuels, is busy preparing for a green future with a $9.2-billion complex that will make diesel from renewable feedstocks.

Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Centene is bringing its $1B East Coast headquarters to Charlotte, NC, creating more than 1 million square feet of new office space.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our 2020 Deal of the Year competition drew the most diverse (and impressive) field of projects to date, making it much tougher to narrow down our annual list of Honorable Mentions.

Generac Power Systems Creating 450 Jobs In South Carolina

Generac's new Edgefield County, SC operations will manufacture generators and associated energy technologies, serve as a distribution center to customers throughout the Southeast.

Gilead Sciences To Create 275 Jobs In North Carolina

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. will invest up to $5 million in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region.

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.

Sese Industrial Services Locating New Facility In Tennessee

Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. will invest more than $42 million to build a new axle component assembly facility in Chattanooga, TN.

CMA CGM Group Keeping North American HQ In Virginia

Shipping and logistics company CMA CGM Group will retain its Norfolk, VA headquarters, and invest $36 million to expand in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia.

Vigene Biosciences Adding 245 Jobs In Rockville, Maryland

The global leader in gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing is planning a major expansion in Montgomery County, MD.

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

Delaware Gaining 152 Jobs With Three Company Expansions

Two manufacturing companies and one chemical company are growing in Delaware, bringing approximately $13 million in capital investment to the First State.

Amazon Locating New Sortation Center, Delivery Station In Lubbock

The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. 

Ray-Mont Logistics Investing $16M In South Carolina

Canada-based logistics company Ray-Mont Logistics will create 85 new jobs as it establishes new operations in North Charleston, SC. 

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky

The conveyor and automated sortation equipment company's new Bowling Green, KY manufacturing operations will complement its Mt. Washington global headquarters. 

Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL. 

Kinetic Advantage Plans New Headquarters In Central Indiana

The automotive floorplan financing company will create more than 200 jobs at its expanded headquarters in Carmel, IN. 

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.

SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

Uzin Utz To Build Second North American Manufacturing Facility In Texas

Uzin Utz, a manufacturer of floor covering products, will invest $34M in a 125,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Waco, TX.

Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. 

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.

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.

Will Workers Resign Due To Handling Of COVID-19 Pandemic?

Two in five office workers plan to resign and find a new job based on how their company handled the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals a new survey.

Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV.

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR.

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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