north carolina

SCHOTT Pharma North Carolina

SCHOTT Pharma To Invest $371M In North Carolina

The new prefillable syringe manufacturing facility will create more than 400 jobs in Wilson, North Carolina.
North Carolina

Japan-Based Companies Make Moves In North Carolina

Two Japan-based companies are establishing a presence in North Carolina, building on the country's investments in the Tar Heel State.
North Carolina business climate

Partnership Drives Success In The Tar Heel State

North Carolina’s commitment to a top workforce, clean energy, and a favorable business climate are credited for the state’s success.

National Resilience To Invest $225M In Cincinnati Site

National Resilience, a technology-focused biomanufacturing company, will expand clinical and commercial drug product manufacturing.
Large Power Transformer, Siemens Energy, Siemens Energy North Carolina

Siemens Energy To Create 559 Jobs In North Carolina

Siemens' nearly $150M expansion project in Mecklenburg County will also add jobs in Wake County. In Bladen County, Sovereign Aerospace will invest $4.15M to manufacture, sell, and service personal aircraft.
certified sites

Proper Planning Aids Shovel-Ready Site Development

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds related to certified sites must be used by the end of 2024.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

Lynddahl Telecom Selects NC For North American Hub

Lynddahl Telecom America will create 54 jobs in Gaston County through its more than $5.6 million investment over the next three years.
2023 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.
Cummins

Cummins Inc. To Bring $580M Investment To North Carolina

Cummins Inc. recently received approval for tax incentives from the Nash County Commissioners for a project in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Texas State of the Year

Texas Named Business Facilities’ 2023 State Of The Year

The strength and diversity of its business climate lands the Lone Star State the top spot for this annual economic development recognition from Business Facilities magazine.
migration patterns, United Van Lines, 47th Annual National Movers Study

National Movers Study: Where Did Americans Move In 2023?

Lower costs are drawing Americans to the Southeast and less expensive metros, finds United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study.
Smart City

The Last Word: The Rise Of The Smart City

Smart City labels and initiatives are one marker for companies seeking locations that offer cutting-edge infrastructure for business and residents.
DHL Supply Chain North Carolina

DHL Supply Chain To Invest $40M In North Carolina

Logistics industry giant DHL Supply Chain will expand in Rowan County, NC, creating 80 jobs in the Piedmont Region. Plus, DMA Industries and Millwork & Panel grow in Columbus and Catawba counties.
clean energy, Inflation Reduction Act, E2

11 Major U.S. Clean Energy Projects Announced Last Month

Businesses have announced more than 265 new clean energy projects in 41 states since August 2022, when the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.
Drexel Rail Site

Historic Drexel Rail Site Readies For Its Next Chapter

When the Drexel Furniture factory left town in the late ’90s, it took crucial jobs and community support with it. Discover how the public power Town of Drexel is writing this 100-acre rail site’s next chapter.
Forge Battery North Carolina

Forge Nano To Invest $165M In North Carolina

Forge Nano will launch a new lithium-ion battery manufacturing company, Forge Battery, that will create hundreds of jobs in Wake County, NC.
Toyota

Toyota Adds $8B Investment To N.C. Battery Manufacturing Project

Toyota will bring an $8 billion investment and 3,000 jobs to North Carolina through its first North American EV battery manufacturing site.
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.
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: 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.