North Carolina Commerce

North Carolina Best Business Climate

North Carolina Tops Best Business Climate List

The Tar Heel State is the leader for Best Business Climate in Business Facilities’ 2022 State Rankings Report.
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Raleigh, NC

Bandwidth To Invest More Than $100M In North Carolina Expansion

The software company will expand its presence in Raleigh, NC by building a new corporate headquarters and adding more than 1,000 jobs.
Wilson County, NC

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

Fresenius Kabi will expand its manufacturing operations and create hundreds of new jobs in Wilson County, NC with help from a Job Development Investment Grant.
Rowan County NC

Premtec Expanding In North Carolina

The division of New York Airbrake will invest more than $1M, create 28 new jobs at its Salisbury, NC facility.
Mecklenburg County North Carolina

Yokohama Tire Chooses North Carolina

The Japan-based tire company will build a new Technical Development Center in the City of Concord, NC, creating 56 jobs.
South Carolina

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: 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.