north carolina

CommScope North Carolina fiber optic cable

CommScope Will Add 250 New Jobs In North Carolina

Telecom company CommScope will invest $60M in new fiber-optic cable manufacturing operations in Catawba County, North Carolina.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.
Conroe Economic Development Council

Commercial Real Estate: The Lay Of The Land

Locations are emphasizing available commercial real estate to attract companies, and business owners are finding sites with amenities that fit the bill.
ProKidney North Carolina

Biomanufacturing, Auto Projects Bring 500+ Jobs To North Carolina

ProKidney will invest $485M in a new Guilford County biomanufacturing facility; Auction Direct will invest $2.9M in a Granville County vehicle reconditioning facility.
Bosch North Carolina

Rowan County, NC Earns ACT Work Ready Community Certification

As an ACT® WRC, Rowan County has demonstrated commitment to equipping workforce with skills required by employers. Plus, Bosch grows in Lincoln County.
Manufacturing Automation

Manufacturing Moves To Automation

With advances in technology the manufacturing industry has been able to grow exponentially.
Toyota Electric SUV

Toyota To Assemble New Electric SUV In Kentucky Starting 2025

Toyota will invest $2.1 billion in a new plant in North Carolina to make batteries for the new SUV, battery production will also begin in 2025.

Ready Spaces In North Carolina’s Research Triangle Region

Communities in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Region have shored up their inventories of ready-to-go industrial sites and buildings.
foreign direct investment

FDI Activity Going Strong

For 11 consecutive years, the U.S. has ranked as top destination for foreign direct investment, and here’s a look at several hot spots across the nation.
Energizer North Carolina

Expansion Projects Energize North Carolina Economy

Energizer will invest $43M in an expansion of its Asheboro operations; alpitronic America plans a $18.3M U.S. HQ and tech service center in the Charlotte region.
innovation

National Science Foundation Awards $1M To First-Ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines

The National Science Foundation will provide the award to 44 unique teams spanning universities, nonprofits, businesses, and others towards creating local innovation ecosystems.
business climate

North Carolina’s Chung Accepts 2022 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities recognizes outstanding business climate and economic development efforts with this annual award.
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.
eCommerce Distribution Locations

eCommerce & Distribution Locations: Goods To Go

As the demand for eCommerce and distribution space continues, locations are building facilities and emphasizing their regional advantages.
North Carolina

International Companies Expand To North Carolina

North Carolina welcomes glass manufacturer Pilkington to Scotland County and environmental company EPCO Enviro to Iredell County.
life sciences industry

Funding, Innovation Drive Life Sciences Success

Rapid growth and expanding boundaries propel location searches for companies in the life sciences industry at the forefront.
Manufacturing North Carolina

Cabinet, Textile Manufacturers To Create 250+ Jobs In North Carolina

Dura Supreme Cabinetry will expand and create over 200 jobs in Statesville; Tex-Tech Industries will add 49 new jobs in Winston-Salem.
Siemens

Siemens Mobility Selects North Carolina For Manufacturing Center

Siemens Mobility, Inc. plans to build a major advanced manufacturing and rail services center in Davidson County, North Carolina.
North Carolina

Businesses Boom In North Carolina

With a noted business-friendly climate, North Carolina had a record-breaking year when it comes to capital investments in 2022.
North Carolina

North Carolina Offers The Total Package: 2022 State Of The Year

Throughout 2022, the Tar Heel State steadily attracted and retained business investment with its regional approach and world-class resources.
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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: 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.