Expansion | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

From among the 238 proposals to host its second headquarters in North America, Amazon has selected the 20 cities still in contention for the $5B HQ2 and its 50,000 high-paying jobs.


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From among the 238 proposals to host its second headquarters in North America, Amazon has selected the 20 cities still in contention for the $5B HQ2 and its 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Expansion

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.


Amazon Reveals 20 Finalist Cities For HQ2

From among the 238 proposals to host its second headquarters in North America, Amazon has selected the 20 cities still in contention for the $5B HQ2 and its 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocate truck production from Mexico, and add 2,500 new jobs.

Apple To Invest $350B In U.S. Over Next Five Years

Investments will concentrate on direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing app economy created with iPhone and the App Store.

Tobacco Company Expanding In Myrtle Beach Region

Over the next five years, Laudisi Enterprises, Inc. plans to add 35 employees at its Horry County, SC operations.

Silgan Containers Expanding In Pennsylvania

North America’s largest metal food packaging manufacturer is investing $15 million to expand into the Lehigh Valley.

Joyent Expands Data Centers Into Asia

New data centers in Singapore and South Korea will meet the needs of customers who operate globally distributed applications.

Firearms Manufacturer Creating 366 Jobs In Alabama

Kimber Mfg Inc. will invest $38 million to build a new production facility in Troy, AL.

Truck Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Amthor International will invest $7.1 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Gretna, VA, creating 90 news jobs over five years.

Alabama Lands $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Auto Plant, 4,000 Jobs

Toyota and Mazda leaders have selected Huntsville, AL for a new joint-venture manufacturing plant, with production expected to begin by 2021.

Assurant Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 307 Jobs

Assurant will invest approximately $4 million to support the growth of its mobile phone repair business, with help from Pennsylvania grants and tax credits.

Mohawk Industries Announces $10M Virginia Expansion

The flooring products manufacturer is expanding its Glasgow, VA manufacturing operation, creating 15 new jobs with help from the commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Interstate Group LLC Creating 83 New Jobs In Virginia

The cargo trailer manufacturer will invest $4.1 million to establish an East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation in Giles County, VA.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Tidewater Boats Growing In South Carolina

The new Lexington County facility will produce larger boats and generate 100 new jobs.

South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.

Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

The global technology consulting and engineering firm will retain about 750 employees with help from the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund.

Escue Wood Treated Products Growing In West Tennessee 

The pressure treated wood manufacturer will create 100 jobs and invest $3.3 million in Milan, TN. 

Daesol Material Georgia Creating 110 Jobs In Harris County

The manufacturer of automotive fiber padding invested $35 million to build and equip a 120,000-square-foot facility located in the Northwest Harris Business Park.

Nexteer Breaks Ground On New Manufacturing Plant In China

The automotive supplier's new Liuzhou plant will expand the company's manufacturing capabilities, as well as meet growing demands of the China and Asia-Pacific markets.

Metrican Stamping Expanding In Tennessee

The metal components manufacturer will invest nearly $19 million in its Dickson, TN operations to make room for new equipment and increase production capacity.

Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas

The company’s new distribution center in Longview, TX will serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast.

Avant Creating 200 New Jobs In Tennessee

The financial services company will establish new operations in Louisville, KY.

Henniges Automotive Opens New Plant In China

The global supplier of highly engineered sealing and anti-vibration systems for the automotive market has opened a new 79,500-square-foot facility in Suzhou, China.      

Movement Mortgage Doubling HQ In South Carolina

The mortgage company is investing $18 million to expand its headquarters in Fort Mill, SC, and plans to add 700 new employees over the next five years.

Martin Technologies Investing $6M In Tennessee

The engineering and manufacturing company will create approximately 240 jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Cabinets To Go Expanding In Tennessee

The kitchen cabinet and flooring company will invest $6.5 million and create nearly 70 jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN. 

Aerospace Company Investing $55M In North Carolina

Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will expand its Kinston, NC operations with help from a performance-based grant from Lenoir County.

Hexcel Investing $200M In Alabama Expansion

The company will expand its carbon fiber manufacturing plant, adding 90 jobs to its existing workforce in Decatur.

Mars Petcare Expanding U.S. Headquarters In Tennessee

The new location in Williamson County, TN will create 200 new jobs as it supports the pet care company's future growth.

Texas: Prosperity & Proximity

Businesses are flocking on the grand parkway in Texas to Tomball, home to a thriving 100-acre business and technology park.

Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

Mississippi has all the right ingredients when it comes to stimulating corporate growth and success.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

Iowa is aiming to add 120,000 residents with post­secondary degrees to its workforce by 2025.

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC Expanding In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create more than 100 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

PropertyGuys.com Expanding In New Brunswick, Canada

Canada’s largest private-sale real estate network is expanding its business services center in Moncton, New Brunswick, creating up to 30 jobs with support from the province.

Subaru Plans Up To 200 New Jobs In Indiana

The company will invest more than $140 million in its Lafayette, IN plant to support production of its new three-row SUV, the Subaru Ascent.

Bosch Group Growing In South Carolina

The global technology company will invest $152 million to expand its Anderson County, SC operations, creating 130 new jobs.

Orthopedics Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

The company, which has facilities in Kosciusko and Noble counties, will invest nearly $5 million in North Manchester, IN and create up to 60 new jobs by 2022.

Whirlpool Completes Manufacturing Facility Expansion In Argentina

The new manufacturing facility, located in Buenos Aires Province, is part of a $200 million investment plan and will create 100 new jobs.

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

The retail convenience store company will invest $113 million in a new bakery and other capital investments in La Crosse, WI.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

Fresenius Kabi will expand its manufacturing operations and create hundreds of new jobs in Wilson County, NC with help from a Job Development Investment Grant.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts

The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers. 

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

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