Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Expansion articles below.
2U Inc., a technology-enabled education company, is moving its headquarters from Prince George's County to Lanham, MD to accommodate its growing workforce. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years.
Olympus will construct a new East Coast national service and distribution center in Shelby County, TN’s Bartlett Corporate Park.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will invest $22.7 million to expand facilities and improve operations at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) in Cherokee County, SC.
BlueLine Associates will establish a new software development office at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, creating 40 new jobs.
Greater Houston Partnership snares Business Facilities' Gold Award for Goodman Global Group's 4.1-million-square-foot consolidated campus.
Google will invest $600 million in the the former Hemlock Semiconductor site in Clarksville, TN which it will transform into its eighth U.S. data center, creating 70 new jobs.
Heartland Food Products Group, a producer and marketer of low calorie sweeteners, drink mixes, coffee and nutritional beverages, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 187 new jobs by 2020.
New report from The Economist Intelligence Unit identifies "softer" aspects of business expansions, such as finding new employees who support and enhance the brand’s existing culture, as a top concern.
SafeRack will invest more than $20 million in an expansion of its Andrews, SC facility to support immediate and long term growth initiatives.
Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. has selected the city of Lewisville, TX as the site of the company's new $100 million global manufacturing and R&D operations.
Shell Chemical LP will invest $717 million in a new linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s Ascension Parish, LA complex.
Milhaus, a mixed-use development company, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.
AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge Major Laboratories (AAIPharma/CML) is investing at least $15.8 million to expand its laboratory operation and global headquarters in Wilmington, NC, creating at least 37 new jobs by 2018.
General Cable Industries Inc. will create more than 54 positions and invest more than $2.5 million in a consolidation and relocation project in Lawrenceburg, KY.
Microsoft Corp. will invest $402.4 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County, VA, creating 42 new jobs.
LEDIC Realty Company will invest $10.2 million in a new state-of-the-art national headquarters in Memphis, TN, creating 300 jobs.
LG Electronics USA recently celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta, GA.
JTEKT North America is investing $1.75 million to establish North American headquarters at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville County, SC.
GE’s Industrial Solutions business will invest $7.4 million in its West Burlington, IA manufacturing facility and create 120 new jobs.
Automotive components and systems producer DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Blount County’s largest employer, is investing $400 million in an expansion creating 500 new jobs.
Eli Lilly and Company will expand its global R&D headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, adding 130,000 square feet to the company's existing complex.
Nations with a strong talent pipeline and access to technology, education will see increased manufacturing investment, says a new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions is expanding in Brevard County, FL creating 1,000 jobs and a $270 million capital investment.
Allied Dispatch Solutions will create 481 new jobs and invest $4.8 million in an expansion of its current Johnson City, TN operations.
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is expanding in downtown Denver, building a new space directly across the street from its original headquarters building in the city’s lower downtown area.
TCC Software Solutions, an IT services and solutions provider, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, IN creating up to 105 new high-wage jobs by 2019.
Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI), a domestic IT sourcing company focused on cost-effective onshore software development and support, will open its fourth Software Development Center in Albuquerque, NM, adding 125 new jobs to the local economy.
Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs.
Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.