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Manufacturing Automation

Manufacturing Moves To Automation

With advances in technology the manufacturing industry has been able to grow exponentially.
Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Names Inaugural Class of 2023: EDO Awards

The Economic Development Organization Awards highlight nascent and established programs and incentives making an impact on community growth.
workforce

Workforce Focus: Never Stop Learning

From longstanding partnerships to targeted instruction, companies seek training options that fit their workforce needs.
Louisiana Strategic Metals Complex

Ucore To Establish $75M Louisiana Strategic Metals Complex

Ucore North America will create 100 jobs in Alexandria at North America’s first modern technology rare earth element separation and purification facility. And, United Utility Services establishes HQ in New Orleans.
(Photo: Entergy Louisiana)

CGI Has Created 700+ Jobs In Lafayette, Louisiana

Local workforce, partnerships drive ongoing growth at CGI's Acadiana location. Entergy asks to add up to three gigawatts of solar energy in what would be largest renewable power expansion in state history.   
Louisiana

A New Energy For Louisiana

Louisiana’s climate action plan gains momentum with a federal grant toward decarbonizing the manufacturing sector.
Intermodal facilities

Intermodal Facilities: Load It Up

The right location plays a crucial role in moving cargo through combined transportation methods.
TOP UTILITIES

Top Utilities 2023: Powering Business

Utilities help keep economies growing: These Top Utilities of 2023 provide energy and play a vital role in the site selection process.

Logistics And Workforce Attract Niagara Bottling To Louisiana

To meet growing demand, this leading beverage manufacturer will build a 500,000 square foot production facility in Hammond, LA.
biotech and pharma

Biotech And Pharma Industry Locations: Advancing The Limits

Leaps and bounds at life sciences companies have spurred evolution in site selection decisions.
renewable energy

The Race To Net Zero Energy

Unprecedented transformation in the renewable energy sector is driving economic opportunity and growth.
Logistics Locations

Logistics Locations: Moving At The Speed Of Business

Through ports, rail, roadways, and airports, the ideal location enables companies to transport goods and access supplies quickly.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
renewable energy

Growing Green Energy

Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection  decisions across the nation.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Great Southern Wood Preserving

Great Southern Wood Preserving Investing $22.5M In Louisiana Expansion

The YellaWood manufacturer will create 58 new jobs with the expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, LA lumber facility.
Louisiana economic development

Business Report: Louisiana Fights Back

As Covid hopefully recedes, Pelican State leaders are hopeful that 2022 will be a good year for Louisiana economic development.
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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.