Sustainability

South Carolina

Energy-Related Manufacturing Operations To Create 395 Jobs In South Carolina

Schneider Electric plans $23.8 million investment in two South Carolina manufacturing operations. Plus, ElringKlinger picks Pickens County for its first operation in the Palmetto State.
Los Angeles ENERGY STAR

Los Angeles Tops 2024 ENERGY STAR Cities List

Washington, DC; New York; Atlanta and San Francisco round out the top five cities for ENERGY STAR certified buildings that cut energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Daikin Applied Mexico

Daikin Applied Will Build Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Mexico

Located in Tijuana, the new plant will expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities to support growing demand for sustainable data centers and HVAC cooling solutions.
USGBC LEED For Cities Leadership Program, Boca Raton, FL

12 Communities Join USGBC LEED For Cities Leadership Program

Local governments from a dozen cities across the U.S. will strengthen sustainability, resilience, human health, and social equity outcomes within their communities.
Elevate, Salt Lake City, Utah

Roofing Manufacturer Opens Green Facility In Utah

Elevate Commercial Roofing Systems & Lining’s new LEED-certified manufacturing and distribution center in Salt Lake City will expand service to customers in the West.
Exploring The Energy Future

Exploring The Energy Future

As industries seek to diversify energy sources, government initiatives remain central to these efforts.
Innovation And Talent

Innovation And Talent: Top Performing Cities

Continued movement to more affordable, lifestyle-centric cities is further diversifying the landscape for innovation-focused companies and investors, according to JLL.
Intel

Four Intel Projects Targeted For $8.5B CHIPS And Science Act Funds

U.S. Department of Commerce has proposed up to $8.5 billion in direct funding through the CHIPS and Science Act to advance Intel’s commercial semiconductor projects in Arizona, New Mexico, Ohio and Oregon.
Maui, Hawaii

Energy Project Supports Hawaii’s Clean Energy, Resilience Goals

The 'Ūkiu Energy 40MW Renewable Energy Site will add critical grid reliability to Maui, move Hawaii closer to its clean energy goals.
Top Utilities Economic Development

2024 Top Utilities

These top utilities play a key role in state and local economic development endeavors, as well as sustainability efforts.
Solesis Costa Rica

Solesis To Open First Manufacturing Site In Costa Rica

Solesis will begin operations in the spring of 2025 in the Greenpark Free Trade Zone, the first environmentally sustainable industrial park and Free Trade Zone in Latin America.
Laminam, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, New Laminam Facilities

New Laminam Facilities Reflect Commitment To Sustainability

Philip Eeles, President, Laminam North America discusses the company's current corporate expansion and its five new facilities across Canada and in Texas.
Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Helps Three Companies Create Nearly 1,000 Jobs

In Detroit, Australia-based Fortescue will establish Advanced Manufacturing Center, Germany-based EcoG plans U.S. headquarters. Plus, Fifth Wheel Freight plans new flagship headquarters in the Great Lakes State.
Northvolt Six

Northvolt To Establish $5B Gigafactory In Quebec

The largest private investment in Quebec's history, Northvolt Six will host 60 GWh of annual cell manufacturing capacity with adjacent facilities for cathode active material production and battery recycling.

Washington Welcomes First-Of-Its-Kind Wasted Food To Renewable Energy Facility

Divert, Inc.'s Longview, WA facility will help Pacific Northwest businesses and local jurisdictions reduce wasted food and comply with waste regulations.
Indiana 5E Strategy

Indiana 5E Strategy Propels Growth

With an eye on the future, the Hoosier State created a plan that aims to advance the environment, economy, and energy transition.
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.
Plastics Recycling

Plastics Looking For Sustainability

Plastics companies are strategizing how to boost profitability while satisfying recycling and consumer demands.
Hybar Arkansas

Hybar Building Steel Rebar Mill In Arkansas

New Hybar LLC rebar mill will create a total of 200 jobs in northeast Arkansas; Westrock Coffee will create 600 jobs in Conway
Saint-Gobain Georgia

Saint-Gobain Continues Investment In Georgia And Sustainability

Saint-Gobain continues its corporate expansion and job creation trajectory throughout Georgia, with investments in facilities and sustainability efforts.
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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 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: 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.