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Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.
Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop.
Industrial customers across 16 states developed 54 new and 23 expanded rail-served commercial projects which are expected to create more than 1,160 jobs.
Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.
The baked treat maker will create 108 jobs at its food manufacturing center in Tarboro, NC.
The company will create 475 jobs at a new subsidiary at North Carolina’s Global TransPark to recycle aircraft parts and materials.
The project will improve efficiencies at the High Point, NC wood coatings operation and strengthen the company's ability to serve customers in North America.
The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.
Tennessee has been named the state with the Best Business Climate and North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report
With help from economic development investment grants, the adhesives and consumer goods maker will invest in new equipment and improvements at its Salisbury, NC facility.
The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.
The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.
Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.
The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets.
Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.
The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC.
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.
KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.
Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will expand its Kinston, NC operations with help from a performance-based grant from Lenoir County.
The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.
Raleigh, NC is the second of four planned Technology and Innovation Hubs that will employ 10,000 workers in the U.S.
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.
Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.
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.
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.