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The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.


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The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

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Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood

Discover will hire locally for nearly 1,000 new jobs, employ minority-owned businesses in the renovations and operation of the former Target store in the city's Chatham neighborhood.

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

World’s Largest Insect Protein Production Facility Coming To Illinois

Innovafeed and ADM will establish a new livestock feed production facility and headquarters in Decatur, IL, expanding sustainable agriculture solutions and creating more than 280 jobs in the region.

Ferrero Investing $75M In Illinois Expansion

Ferrero will establish its first North American Chocolate Manufacturing Center at its facility in Bloomington, IL, creating approximately 50 new jobs.

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

Food Processing: The Good And The Bad Of It

Two current upward trends show us how consumers are responding to both the power of plants and the power of panic with the demand for food.

Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities.

Data Center Company First To Qualify For New Illinois Tax Incentive

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE will be the first company to make use of Illinois’ new sales tax exemption on equipment purchases at its Chicago data center campus.

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.

September / October 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 5)

The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.

Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub, Will Create 400 New Tech Jobs

Amazon will expand its office in downtown Chicago by more than 70,000 square feet, allowing the company to double its tech workforce in the city.

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

HARTING Investing $6M In Illinois Expansion

The German company will create 50 or more new jobs in the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Elgin, IL.

September / October 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 5)

The September / October 2018 issue features locations that are foreign direct investment magnets, ports and Foreign Trade Zones, and an exclusive interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Anixter Expanding Illinois Distribution Center

The 238,000-square-foot expansion will make the Alsip, IL facility the company’s largest and most advanced distribution center.

Food Manufacturer, Distributor Expanding In Illinois

Located in Montgomery, IL, Carl Buddig and Company’s fourth manufacturing facility in the state will create up to 300 new jobs in the coming year.

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Keeping In Touch

A constant dialogue between local businesses and economic development organizations is a key that unlocks growth. Elk Grove Village sets a great example.

Batory Foods Expanding In Illinois

The new 678,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility will be located at RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, IL.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

Illinois: A Natural Leader

The Land of Lincoln is a $700-billion economy built around global commerce in advanced manufacturing and financial services.

Fighting Illini

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants everyone to know there's a new sheriff in town.

Sysmex America Consolidates In Lincolnshire, IL

Sysmex America relocates corporate headquarters; expansion prompted by continued growth. Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:17 AM

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Canada: Your Investment Destination For Supply Chain Resiliency 

Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles

Successful introduction of mRNA vaccines has created a platform for the rapid development of new treatments.

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