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North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.


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North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.

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North Carolina Governor’s Report: Aiming To Stay On Top

North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.

Job Development Grants Drive Investment In North Carolina

Incentives provided by North Carolina Economic Investment Committee lead to upwards of $150 million in investment in manufacturing, software industries.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Investing $154M In North Carolina

The expansion will increase Thermo Fisher Scientific's manufacturing capacity and create 290 additional jobs in Pitt County, NC.

Everything Attachments To Invest $20M In North Carolina

Farm implement and tractor attachment maker Everything Attachments will create 147 jobs at its new manufacturing campus in Conover, NC.

Crump Group To Create 160 Jobs In North Carolina

The Crump Group, a Canadian pet treats manufacturer, will invest $13.2M to establish its first U.S. production facility in Nash County, NC. 

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

New Amgen Manufacturing Facility To Create 355 Jobs In North Carolina

Global biotech company Amgen will invest $550 million to build a manufacturing facility in Holly Springs, NC.

Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets

Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.

Can Industrial Clusters Help Reduce Harmful Emissions?

ACEEE's Director of Industrial Program discusses how clusters of industrial companies offer a powerful approach to developing and deploying low-carbon infrastructure.

Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline

Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

$740M Beverage Campus To Be Built In Cabarrus County, NC

In the largest economic development announcement in Cabarrus County, NC history, Red Bull and Rauch North America will create more than 400 jobs at The Grounds at Concord.

NC Governor Visits Clean Energy Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp is the first hybrid apprenticeship model of its kind in North Carolina, combining in-class experience with paid job experience through Strata Clean Energy.

Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC.

North Carolina: Apple Picks Research Triangle Park for $1B Campus

Apple's new North Carolina campus is expected to create 3,000 new jobs in machine learning, artificial intelligence and software engineering.

Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit

Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.

Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills.

Credit Karma Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina

Fintech company Credit Karma will invest $13 million to expand Charlotte tech hub and create its East Coast headquarters.

Amazon Investing $100M In North Carolina 

Seattle-based e-retail giant Amazon will create 500 jobs at its new import processing center in Smithfield, NC.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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