kentucky

Firestone

Firestone Airide Invests $26M At Existing Kentucky And Tennessee Sites

A supplier of air springs for the EV industry, the company has opened distribution centers at its manufacturing sites in Williamsburg, KY and Dyersburg, TN.
Life Sciences Industry Locations

Life Sciences Industry Continues To Thrive

Locations attract biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies by meeting their need for educated workers and access to resources.
metals

In Kentucky, Bespoken Spirits HQ Opens, And Metals Sector Growth Continues

Lexington, KY is now home to Bespoken Spirits, while in Bowling Green investment from two metal manufacturers expands the industry ecosystem.
DOE

DOE Announces $6B For 33 Projects To Explore Cutting Industrial Emissions

Part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program, managed by DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), funding will drive toward technologies to decarbonize energy-intensive industries in the U.S.
Vista Metals Kentucky

Vista Metals Will Invest $60M In Kentucky Facility

Vista Metals will create 50 jobs with its new specialty aluminum products operation in Bowling Green. Plus, a new Build-Ready site is announced at the Green River Commerce Park in Adair County.
Inflation Reduction Act, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen

Treasury Secretary: IRA Led To $650B In Clean Energy Investment

Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen visits Kentucky on third anniversary of the American Rescue Plan, highlights Inflation Reduction Act's impact on clean energy investments.
Toyota Kentucky

Toyota Boosts Investment To $1.3B To Bring Battery EV Production To KY

Investment will support future electrification efforts at the flagship Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) facility in Georgetown, KY.
Bakery Express

Bakery Express Midwest Breaks Ground In Kentucky

Bakery Express Midwest broke ground last week on a new location in Boone County, Kentucky, and expects to employ more than 175 people.
Staghorn

Staghorn To Open Distillery In Previously Dry Kentucky County

Staghorn’s Garrard County Distilling Company is a $250 million investment that will create 60 full-time jobs.

Business Facilities Top 10: Most-Read Articles Of 2023

Business Facilities editors reflect on the most-read articles of 2023, ranging from large development announcements to annual awards.
clean energy, Inflation Reduction Act, E2

11 Major U.S. Clean Energy Projects Announced Last Month

Businesses have announced more than 265 new clean energy projects in 41 states since August 2022, when the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.

Kentucky Grand Openings Show Continued Economic Growth

Two companies that held grand openings for their facilities this month continue the trend of economic growth in Kentucky.
Stellar Snacks, West Louisville Kentucky

West Louisville, KY Lands Largest Economic Development Project In 20 Years

Stellar Snacks will create 350 jobs with $137M investment. Plus, MultiTech Industries invests $3.7M in Franklin expansion; Western Kentucky Distilling opens $30M distillery in Ohio County.
Locations Life Sciences

Biotech/Pharma Industry Locations: Leading With Life Sciences

Access to world-class and innovative resources for advances in biotech and pharma is crucial to site selection decisions.
Logistics Industry Locations

Logistics Industry Locations: Bold Moves

Locations that foster logistics success benefit companies seeking to reach customers in record time with quality service.
80 Acres Farms

80 Acres Farms Brings 125 Jobs to Kentucky

80 Acres Farms, a vertical farming site, recently opened in Kentucky & will bring 125 jobs and up to $95 million in investment to the state.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.
Toyota Electric SUV

Toyota To Assemble New Electric SUV In Kentucky Starting 2025

Toyota will invest $2.1 billion in a new plant in North Carolina to make batteries for the new SUV, battery production will also begin in 2025.
Top Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: Links To Success

The logistics industry is a multi-billion dollar sector that connects producers and consumers to deliver the right products at the right time.
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.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
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.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.