FDI

Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Helps Three Companies Create Nearly 1,000 Jobs

In Detroit, Australia-based Fortescue will establish Advanced Manufacturing Center, Germany-based EcoG plans U.S. headquarters. Plus, Fifth Wheel Freight plans new flagship headquarters in the Great Lakes State.
SelectUSA, FDI

SelectUSA Has Helped Land $200B In FDI Since 2011

More than 200,000 jobs have been created as a result of foreign direct investment since the SelectUSA program's inception 13 years ago.
Miele

Miele Chooses Opelika, AL For First U.S. Manufacturing Hub

The premium appliance maker will create 150 jobs in phase one of this investment. Plus, MAAS Aviation expands operations in downtown Mobile, AL.
Array Technologies New Mexico

Array Technologies To Invest $50M In New Mexico Expansion

Global solar company Array Technologies will create 100 jobs at its new manufacturing campus in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.
FDI

Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Michael Edgar On FDI

Insights on FDI trends and strategies are the focus of this recent talk with Michael Edgar, Founder and President of SelectGlobal, while at LiveXchange Emerging Industries in Columbus, OH.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
VinFast North Carolina

VinFast Kicks Off $4B EV Complex In North Carolina

Vietnam’s largest FDI project ever in the U.S., the Chatham County electric vehicle and batteries manufacturing complex will be VinFast’s first North American EV manufacturing facility.
Global Rankings

19th Annual Global Rankings Report: Standout Locations For Site Selectors

Foreign direct investment, renewable energy, and global smart cities 
are included in this year’s global rankings.
Manufacturing Hubs

19th Annual Metro Rankings Report: Manufacturing Hubs, Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Locations in the Midwest and across the South dominate these metro rankings categories focused on making and moving goods.
mobility

Expleo To Locate Its First North American R&D Facility In Michigan

The Paris-based company offers technology and engineering services to the automotive industry to further mobility and electrification advancements.
foreign direct investment

FDI Activity Going Strong

For 11 consecutive years, the U.S. has ranked as top destination for foreign direct investment, and here’s a look at several hot spots across the nation.
May / June 2023 Issue

May / June 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 3)

Business Facilities' May / June 2023 issue looks at the supply chain's impact on site selection. Plus, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, FDI, and our 1st Annual EDO Awards.
2023 SelectUSA Summit

SelectTalentUSA Aims To Increase Quality Jobs Through FDI

SelectTalentUSA strengthens federal technical assistance to foreign multinationals starting or expanding U.S. operations. Plus, largest Investment Summit in SelectUSA history wraps up.
business climate

North Carolina’s Chung Accepts 2022 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities recognizes outstanding business climate and economic development efforts with this annual award.
LG Chem Tennessee

LG Chem Announces Largest FDI In Tennessee History

In Montgomery County, LG Chem will invest $3.2B and create over 850 jobs at the largest cathode manufacturing facility in the U.S.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Speaker To Explore FDI Trends

Bruce Takefman, ResearchFDI Founder and CEO, will discuss the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in emerging sectors during his LiveXchange Emerging Industries General Session.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
Life Sciences Hubs

United States, China, Canada Top New Worldwide FDI Rankings

The U.S. tops worldwide foreign direct investment leaderboard, Boston is first for Life Sciences Hubs, and NYC leads Financial Centers in Business Facilities' 2022 Global Rankings Report.
foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.
CurTec Oconee County, SC

South Carolina Lands More Than $47M In Foreign Direct Investment

In Oconee County, CurTec will invest $13M in its first U.S. manufacturing plant. In Lancaster County, U.S. Strapping Company will invest $34.6M and create 63 jobs.
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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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.

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