Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Foreign Investment articles below.
Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years.
The global manufacturer will invest $2 million to establish a new manufacturing plant in Dayton, TN.
The South Korean company will invest $19.5 million in its new Richland County production operations, creating 25 new jobs in the process.
By 2024, Saturn Petcare will invest more than $38 million and create up to 200 new jobs at its first U.S. facility in Terre Haute, IN.
The ceramics supplier will create 26 new jobs in Cherry Glen Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Mount Pleasant.
The importer and recycler of waste paper and plastic will invest $52 million its first North American operations, creating 200 jobs in Orangeburg, SC.
Wisconsin lands a foreign direct investment bonanza that promises to create 13,000 new jobs over the next five years at a new 20-million-square-foot LCD panel plant.
The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.
Ludo Fact will invest $13 million to expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2021.
Polyram Group, a producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, IN with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.
Volatility in global markets is not expected to deter foreign investment; industrial sector sees record levels, according to JLL.
Despite concerns about the impact of higher interest rates, 64% of respondents to a survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) say they expect to increase their investment in U.S. real estate in 2016.
From foreign investment to surging film production and expanding water resources, Gov. Nathan Deal is making sure that Georgia is building a foundation for sustainable growth.