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PepsiCo Opens $8.5M Warehouse, Distribution Facility In Georgia

New PepsiCo distribution center is part of the company’s $268 million investment in Georgia, and will create 50 new jobs in Commerce.
Jack Link’s Houston County

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County.
Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Plans $57M Expansion In Georgia

Germany-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim will create 55 jobs at its Animal Health Global Innovation Center in Athens, GA.
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.
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
Carvana expansion

Company Expansions To Create Nearly 3,600 New Jobs In Georgia

Carvana will create an additional 3,500 jobs with its Metro Atlanta expansion, while Titan Steel Doors will create 90 new jobs in Hart County. 
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
lithium-ion battery recycling

Georgia Lands North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Plant

Battery Resourcers will invest $43 million and create 150 jobs in Covington, GA at its first commercial-scale battery recycling plant.
Walker County

Roper Corporation Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The GE subsidiary will invest  $118 million in an expansion of its Walker County, GA appliance manufacturing facility. 
Rivian Inc., Georgia

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.
Hootsuite

Hootsuite To Create More Than 60 Jobs With New Atlanta Office

Canadian software as a service (SaaS) company Hootsuite will launch its new space in Atlanta's Tech Square by early 2022.
Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Establishes New HQ In Atlanta’s Tech Square

3,000 employees will staff the transport company's new HQ, a high-tech venture set to enhance Norfolk Southern's presence in Georgia.
LaGrange, GA

Remington Firearms Investing $100M In New Georgia Global HQ

RemArms will create 856 jobs at its new headquarters, advanced manufacturing facility, and R&D center in LaGrange, GA.
Cisco

Cisco To Open Talent And Collaboration Center In Atlanta

Cisco's new $41 million Talent and Collaboration Center in Midtown Atlanta will lead to the creation of 700 jobs.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
Savannah

Port Of Savannah To Add 1.6M TEUs Of Capacity

By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.
Georgia Valdosta-Lowndes

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
Visa Atlanta, GA

Visa’s New Atlanta Office Hub To Create 1,000 Jobs

Visa will open a new 123,000-square-foot hub in Midtown Atlanta. This major expansion is expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs in the region over the next several years.
Cobb County, GA

Vanderlande Industries To Create 500 Jobs In Georgia

Netherlands-based logistics company Vanderlande Industries will invest $59 million to expand its North American headquarters in Cobb County, GA.

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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