Huntsville

Resource pages for "Huntsville"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.
agribusiness

Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future

To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
healthcare industry locations

Looking To A Healthy Future

Significant population shifts, the pandemic, and Industry innovations are shaping the site decisions healthcare and medical device companies are making.
Lockheed Martin

FedEx Ground, Lockheed Martin Expanding In Alabama

FedEx Ground will invest $52 million in Montgomery; Lockheed Martin will invest $16.5 million in Huntsville.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
Amazon Alabama

Amazon Expands In Alabama With Four New Operational Sites

Amazon is set to open new facilities in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery, creating more than 900 full-time jobs in Alabama.
Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Opens Alabama Facility For Next-Gen Missile Work

Northrop Grumman is adding 500 more workers in Huntsville, AL as it expands its work on a next-generation ICBM project.
KBR

KBR Expanding In Alabama With New HQ, 160 Jobs

Defense contractor KBR will expand its operations with a new headquarters facility and retain its 1,100-person workforce in Huntsville, AL.
Discovery Life Sciences

HudsonAlpha Launches Expansion Project At Biotech Campus

The expansion will include a global headquarters for Discovery Life Sciences, and laboratory and greenhouse space for HudsonAlpha’s Center for Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture.
Butterball

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.
U.S. Space Command

U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville

Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.
agribusiness

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
Dynetics Huntsville, AL

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area.
MTM

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama 

MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility. 
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: Shifting The Balance Of Power

EIA’s Energy Outlook 2020 forecasts a rapid decline of coal and nuclear power in this decade, the continuing expansion of renewables and the growth of U.S. exports of oil and gas.
business climate rankings

Orlando No. 1 In Business Climate, Dallas Is Top Millennial Magnet

Orlando, FL has the Best Business Climate among large cities and Dallas tops the leaderboard of Millennial Magnets in BF's 16th Annual Rankings Report.
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus Scales Up To Fight COVID-19

The world-class biotech research hub in Huntsville, AL has marshalled its resources to fight the pandemic, with increased lab space.
Lockheed Martin hypersonics programs

Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.
Navistar Huntsville, AL

Navistar To Invest $125 Million In Alabama

The commercial truck and bus manufacturer’s expansion will bring an additional 145  jobs to Huntsville, AL.
DaikyoNishikawa US DNUS Huntsville, AL

Alabama Lands $110M DaikyoNishikawa Manufacturing Facility

The Japanese auto parts manufacturer selected Huntsville, AL for its first U.S. facility, and will create 380 jobs at the new assembly plant.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.