LEED

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USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
Meta Kansas City Data Center

Meta Picks Kansas City For $800M Hyperscale Data Center

Meta's nearly 1 million-square-foot data center in the Kansas City region will be supplied by 100% renewable energy, support 100 jobs.
LEED Green Buildings

Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

Illinois once again topped the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED in 2021, demonstrating leadership in green building.
REI Co-op Distribution Center Lebanon, TN

REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.
technologically advanced steel mill, Osceola, AR

U.S. Steel Picks Arkansas For New $3B Steel Mill

Upon completion in 2024, U.S. Steel's Osceola, AR facility will be the most technologically advanced steelmaking facility in North America.
Richmond, VA

CoStar Group To Create 2,000 Jobs At New Virginia Corporate Campus

The $460 million Richmond, VA expansion will include software development, R&D capabilities, sales, marketing, and support functions.
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.
Edmonton

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.
LEED green building

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.
Gallatin, TN Facebook

Facebook Building $800M Data Center In Tennessee

The social media giant's new data center will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy and create approximately 100 jobs in Gallatin, TN.
LEED for Cities and Communities

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.
LEED Green Building

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 Illinois

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.
San Francisco, CA

Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

Glassdoor will create hundreds of jobs at its new headquarters, which will provide world-class collaborative workspace to support the company's long-term growth.
global green building leaders

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.
2018 LEED green building

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.
Chattanooga, TN

Volkswagen Will Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

The company has selected Chattanooga as the U.S. base for its electric vehicle production and will invest $800 million in the facility. 
Las Colinas, TX

McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas

Moving its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Las Colinas supports the company’s multi-year strategic growth initiative.
Raytheon Forest Mississippi

Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi

The company will invest $100 million in the new facility in Forest, MS, where it will integrate and test cutting-edge military systems.
Camden NJ

Subaru Of America Opens New Headquarters In New Jersey

Subaru of America celebrates the grand opening of its all-new 250,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Camden, NJ.

Rankings & Awards

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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