Oregon

data center locations

Data Centers Grow Despite Fears Of ‘Complete Halt’

Northern Virginia and Portland, OR tied at No. 1 as top data center regions in North America, according to a Cushman & Wakefield report.
CHIPS Act

$90M CHIPS Act Funding To Spur Microchip Expansion In Colorado

The semiconductor maker expects to create 400 jobs at its existing site in Colorado with the funding, as well as to grow operations at an Oregon site.

Business Facilities Top 10: Most-Read Articles Of 2023

Business Facilities editors reflect on the most-read articles of 2023, ranging from large development announcements to annual awards.
Veterans in Business

Which States Are Best For Veterans To Succeed In Business?

Just in time for Veterans Day, find out how each state ranked on Lendio's study of the best states for veterans to succeed in business.
DLF

Global Seed Company DLF Celebrates New Oregon Facility

DLF, a global seed company, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 140,000-square-foot facility in Albany, Oregon.
Agility Robotics, Salem, Oregon

World’s First Humanoid Robot Factory Being Built In Oregon

Under construction in Salem, Oregon, Agility Robotics’ RoboFab will produce the human-centric, multi-purpose robot “Digit” at scale.
ADI Semiconductor Facility

ADI Invests $1B In Oregon Semiconductor Facility Expansion

Analog Devices Inc.'s investment expands cleanroom space and manufacturing capacity at the company's semiconductor wafer fab in Beaverton, OR.

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.
Snake River EDA

Snake River EDA Values Partnerships

Snake River Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Kristen Nieskens discusses ways this regional group is building businesses in western Idaho and eastern Oregon.
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.
data center

CBRE Reports Top 10 North American Data Center Markets

The North American Data Center Trends Report looked at second half 2022 for most active markets in terms of net absorption.
Business Oregon

Why… Oregon?

Business Oregon leaders discuss how the state's post-pandemic economic rebound is fueled by manufacturing, services, and wholesale trade.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Apple U.S. investment

Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years

Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.
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. 
Hillsboro, OR

Edwards Vacuum Building High-Tech Innovation Center In Oregon

The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.
Zero Energy Buildings

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.
job growth

2016 State Rankings Report: Utah Is Top Job Growth Leader

Utah is Business Facilities' top-ranked state among Job Growth Leaders in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.
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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.