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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.
Epsilon Advanced Materials, North Carolina

Global Battery Component Supplier Will Create 500 Jobs In North Carolina

Indian manufacturer Epsilon Advanced Materials will invest nearly $650 million to build its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Brunswick County, North Carolina.
Berl's Supply Company

Berl’s Commercial Supply Breaks Ground On NC Warehouse, HQ

Berl’s Commercial Supply broke ground this week for its new warehouse and headquarters in Mooresville, North Carolina.
Tech Hubs

Setting Sights On A Tech Hub?

Locations across North America are poised to attract and support established, emerging, and ambitious tech companies.
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Supply Brings $58M Investment To North Carolina

Chick-fil-A Supply will bring a second distribution center to North Carolina. The 120,000-square-foot site will be located in Kannapolis.
North Carolina EV Hub

North Carolina Is Fast Becoming An EV Hub

As the demand for and production of electric vehicles ramps up, discover how North Carolina is well positioned to be a driving force in the auto industry’s transformation.
Piedmont Triad International Airport

Piedmont Triad International Airport Grows

Kevin Baker, Executive Director, Piedmont Triad International Airport shares how this central North Carolina airport supports an expanding aerospace sector.
North Carolina business climate

North Carolina: Building On A Blockbuster Year

On the heels of a banner year, the Tar Heel State's business climate continues to attract relocation and expansion investment into 2023.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs Spark Business Creativity

From startups to established firms, regions with innovative resources and support propel growth throughout many industries.
Honeywell Headquarters

Listen Now: Inside Honeywell Headquarters

Brian Norris, Director of Global Real Estate for Honeywell, discusses the company's LEED Gold Certified headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Courtesy of our sister publication, Facility Executive.

[QUIZ] How Well Do You Know North Carolina?

First in flight, and home to NASCAR. North Carolina has a rich history, but how much do you really know?
VinFast North Carolina

VinFast Kicks Off $4B EV Complex In North Carolina

Vietnam’s largest FDI project ever in the U.S., the Chatham County electric vehicle and batteries manufacturing complex will be VinFast’s first North American EV manufacturing facility.
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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
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.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.