north carolina

energy efficiency

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 
Greenville, NC

Two Projects Bringing 700 Jobs, $512M In Investment To Greenville, NC

Thermo Fisher Scientific will invest $500M and create 500 jobs, while Grover Gaming will invest $12.5M and create 200 jobs in Greenville, NC.
ApiJect Systems

$590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will loan the company $590 million to build a facility in Research Triangle Park.
Rocky Mount, NC

Cornerstone Building Brands Investing $25M In North Carolina Expansion

Cornerstone Building Brands, an exterior building product company, will create 38 jobs at its new production facility in Rocky Mount, NC. 
Buncombe County, NC

Pratt & Whitney Investing Over $650M In North Carolina

The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.
startup ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups

Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent.
UPS Pennsylvania

UPS To Invest More Than $316M In North Carolina 

The global logistics company will create 592 jobs at two sites in Guilford and Alamance counties by 2024.
Virtual LiveXchange

LiveXchange 2020: Real Deals, Virtual Venue

Using online meetings and webinars, Business Facilities' first-ever Virtual LiveXchange seamlessly delivered the essential elements that define the site selection event.
USGA Pinehurst, NC

United States Golf Association To Establish Operations In North Carolina

The United States Golf Association (USGA) will invest up to $36 million to create a multi-building research and testing campus in the Village of Pinehurst, NC.
North Carolina incentive programs

Incentivizing Growth: Tarheel Temptations Reel In Big Fish

Through two popular incentive programs, the North Carolina Department of Commerce tailors grants to help attract jobs and the company making an investment.
Rowan County

Continental Structural Plastics Investing $45M In North Carolina

The lightweight composites maker for the transportation industry will create 61 jobs and add a new paint line and equipment at its Rowan County, NC facility. 
Anthony M. Copeland

North Carolina: Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New Headquarters

GoldenHome International is investing $86 million in a North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.
Centene HQ, Charlotte, NC

Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ

The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.
May / June 2020 Issue

May / June 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 3)

The May / June 2020 Issue features economic developers' recovery efforts in response to COVID-19. Plus, a look at corporate headquarters, supply chains and high tech.
Chime Solutions expands Charlotte, NC

Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents.
Grifols Therapeutics, Clayton, NC

Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion

The global healthcare company will create 300 jobs at a new specialized blood plasma facility and logistics center at its Clayton, NC campus.
Rockingham County, NC

Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. 
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)

IDT Expands COVID-19 Product Manufacturing In Research Triangle Park

IDT's new North Carolina manufacturing facility will offer unmatched turnaround time and product options to support researchers in the region.
Person County, NC

Person County, NC Launches COVID PIVOT Impact Loan

The Person County Economic Development Commission's COVID PIVOT Impact Loan program will provide short-term assistance to small businesses.
Tarboro, NC

Focus Services Creating 200 Jobs In North Carolina

The Utah-based customer contact solutions company will invest $1 million to establish a new operations center in Tarboro, NC. 
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.