New Orleans

MKS Plastics To Double Size Of Tangipahoa Parish Facility

MKS Plastics, a Louisiana-based industrial pail manufacturer, will invest $14 million to expand its Tangipahoa Parish production facility
Shell

Shell Slated As ‘Anchor Catalytic Tenant’ For NOLA’s New River District

Shell will be the “anchor catalytic tenant” for the new River District in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to Greater New Orleans, Inc.
SLB Louisiana

SunGas Renewables To Invest $1.8B In Louisiana Clean Fuel Facility

SunGas will invest $1.8B In Pineville, Louisiana; SLB will invest $18.5M in Shreveport digital infrastructure manufacturing plant; 360insights relocates U.S. HQ to New Orleans.
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.
Louisiana

A New Energy For Louisiana

Louisiana’s climate action plan gains momentum with a federal grant toward decarbonizing the manufacturing sector.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
NASAS Michoud Assembly Facility

50-Acre Space Campus May Take Off In Louisiana

The proposed Louisiana Space Campus business park at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans would support space and federal missions.
Tech Hubs

Atlanta Is Hottest Tech Hub, NOLA Takes Logistics Crown

Atlanta is the hottest growth leader among Tech Hubs and New Orleans tops the chart of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
coronavirus

“Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.
New Orleans, LA Iriapak

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.
Solomon Group

Solomon Group Creating 86 Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

The New Orleans event and exhibits company will tap into the state’s Entertainment Job Creation Program.
Testronic

Testronic Digital Media Project Creating 150 Jobs In Louisiana

U.K.-based Testronic will launch a new 150-job testing facility for digital games at Louisiana's New Orleans Exchange Centre.
New Orleans Biotech

Growing New Orleans Biotech Companies To Create Over 275 Jobs

The expansions by three biotech firms will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.
high tech hubs

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
Entertainment Job Creation

Starlight Studios Is Latest Louisiana Entertainment Job-Creation Project

The first-of-its-kind program is designed to create full-time entertainment jobs for Louisiana residents.
Jefferson Parish LA

Louisana Shipyard To Become Global Logistics Hub

The planned transformation of the 254-acre former Avondale Shipyards site is one of the largest economic development announcements in Jefferson Parish history.
DXC New Orleans Louisiana

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Silver Award

Next-generation technology services to support digital transformations will be provided at DXC’s new center in the Central Business District of New Orleans.
technology

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.
inxile-video-game-studio

inXile Entertainment To Create Video Game Studio In New Orleans

inXile Entertainment will establish a video game development studio in New Orleans, LA, creating 50 new direct jobs over the next five years.
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership supports workforce training like this session conducted by Ben Bomstad (left), Corporate Trainer, Alexandria Industries and Greg Sandeno, Manufacturing Specialist (right), at Alexandria Technical and Community College’s Customized Training Center.

Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.
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: 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.