minnesota

Polar Semiconductor Minnesota

Polar Semiconductor To Invest $525M In Minnesota Expansion

Polar Semiconductor will expand its Bloomington, MN manufacturing facility, with $120M in support from the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act, $75M from the Minnesota Forward Fund.
aluminum

Aluminum Recycler Expanding Operations In Minnesota

Spectro Alloys has broken ground on a $71 million expansion for its aluminum recycling operation in Rosemount, MN.
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.

Marshall, MN To House Biomanufacturing Facility

Marshall, Minnesota, will soon house a new, 500,000-square-foot biomanufacturing facility as part of a partnership.
Zeus

Minnesota To Gain At Least 100 Jobs With Zeus Manufacturing Facility

Zeus has opened a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Minnesota. The site is expected to create more than 100 jobs.
Minnesota

Minnesota: Exports And Energy Jobs On The Rise

Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, is seeing growth in trade, while programs support green infrastructure workforce.

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.
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.
California Energy Efficiency

California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved In Energy Efficiency

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
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.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Bobcat Minnesota

Bobcat Building New Assembly Plant In Minnesota

In Rogers, Bobcat will add more than 100 jobs at its third Minnesota location, joining the company's manufacturing facility in Litchfield and global office in Minneapolis.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
gas prices

Taking The Initiative In The Face Of Higher Gas Prices

Maryland and Georgia temporarily suspended state taxes on gasoline, providing drivers some relief in the face of rising gas prices. Will others follow?
Minnesota

Minnesota: Building What Matters In The Land Of The Lakes

The Minnesota Investment Fund is turbocharging growth in the thriving medical device and biotech sectors in the Land of the Lakes.
energy efficiency

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 
Mankato, Minnesota

Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion

The multi-phase expansion will add production lines, testing capabilities, and manufacturing jobs at the company's Mankato, MN Power Systems business unit. 
Fairmont, Minnesota

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.
Minnesota

Asian Markets Spur Exports Surge from Minnesota

More than $7 billion in goods were shipped from Minnesota to Asia in 2017, with shipments to Japan notching a 30 percent increase over the previous year.
Bayport MN

Andersen Breaks Ground On $40M Minnesota Expansion

The window and door company recently broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing campus in Bayport, MN, expected to create at least 40 jobs.
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 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

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.