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The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.


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The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.

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North Carolina Lands Lowe’s New Global Technology Center

The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina

The green packaging and tissue manufacturer will create 66 new jobs to operate new, modernized equipment at its Wagram, NC plant.

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets.

KIOTI Tractor Investing $13M In Expansion Of North American HQ

Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.

Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina

The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC.

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.

Aerospace Company Investing $55M In North Carolina

Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will expand its Kinston, NC operations with help from a performance-based grant from Lenoir County.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

Infosys Will Create 2,000 Tech Jobs In North Carolina By 2021

Raleigh, NC is the second of four planned Technology and Innovation Hubs that will employ 10,000 workers in the U.S.

Robotics Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

ATI Industrial Automation is getting set to break ground on its largest-ever expansion, which will create 275 new jobs at its Apex, NC operations.

State Focus: The Carolina Closeness

While North and South Carolina are clearly separate entities, they share more than a border when it comes to business.

USDA Awards Loans To Boost Rural Economic Development In Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.

September/October 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 5)

Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.

Peak 10 Opens Third Raleigh Data Center

The expansion is a response to demand for Peak 10’s managed services and data center solutions to support the Research Triangle region’s continued growth as a technology hub.

Facebook Expands Data Center Operations in Forest City, NC

Facebook will expand its Forest City, NC data center operations, investing more than $200 million to build a new 480,000-square-foot data center facility on its existing campus.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition.

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Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia: The Perfect Place

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.