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The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.


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The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.

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ABB Selects North Carolina Facility For $40M Expansion

The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.

Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure

Google.org Impact Challenge will award $1M to Nevada nonprofits with bold ideas to create economic opportunity 

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

Amazon Bringing 2,000 New Jobs To Costa Rica

The decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500, making the company the country's largest employer in the services sector.

Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate In 2019-2020

U.S. infrastructure is the leading concern among the issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate, according to The Counselors of Real Estate.

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.

Google Continues Growth In Texas

The tech giant is increasing its presence in the Lone Star State with a new data center in Midlothian and two new office buildings in Austin.

Castle Hill Gaming Creating 106 New Jobs In Virginia

The gaming software developer will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County, VA.

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StudentBridge Establishing New HQ In Georgia

The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge

A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ.

The Commonwealth Of Virginia: A Location of Choice

Home to the nation’s largest data center market, its third-largest port, the third-highest concentration of tech workers and the HQ of 37 Fortune 1000 companies, Virginia offers diverse opportunities for success.

MetaCX Adding 75 New Jobs In Indiana

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup will invest $1.4 million to scale up its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 75 high-wage jobs by 2023.

Cree Investing $1B In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree's silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega factory in Durham, NC.

Data Centers: 5-G Day

The introduction of 5G small cell technology means changes in data center infrastructure as well as significant increases in their processing speeds and volumes.

Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Production

Cormo USA Inc. will invest $29.5 million to establish operations in Rushville, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by the end of 2023.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

Most U.S. Professionals Would Opt To Leave Cities 

Driven by a housing crunch and high cost of living, a new poll shows 70 percent of knowledge workers would move from major cities if they could perform their jobs at the same level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey

Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ

The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square. 

BCforward Bringing 300 New Jobs To Central Indiana

The global IT consulting and staffing firm is expanding its operations in Hamilton County with a new digital training center.  

Business Facilities LiveXchange 2019: The Future Is Now

Held at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, the annual event's conference program showcased the prognostications of a futurist and experts in the emerging tools of predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

Zotec Adding 300 Jobs At Indiana Headquarters

The company has broken ground on a new $47 million national headquarters facility that will nearly triple its footprint in Carmel, IN.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta

Eloisa Klementich, CEO, Invest Atlanta, discusses the factors that are making the city a thriving high-tech hub.

Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.

Millicom Invests In Data Centers Across Latin America

By the end of 2019, Millicom will have built and deployed six state-of-the-art Tier III data centers, expanding its reach from Colombia, Paraguay, and Bolivia to include Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras.

Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs

Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.

Kansas: Broadband For All In The Sunflower State

A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.

Workhuman Adding 150 New Jobs At Dublin HQ

The Irish technology firm is growing its workforce as part of a $4.5 million expansion of its headquarters. 

Accenture Federal Services Adding 500 New Jobs In Texas

The company will invest $5 million in an expansion of its Advanced Technology Center in San Antonio, TX.

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

ActiveCampaign Expanding To Indiana, Will Add 200 Jobs

The Chicago-based marketing technology company will invest more than $10 million in its Indianapolis operations over the next several years.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco

The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020. 

Woman-Founded Software Company Chooses Indiana For Expansion

MomentPath will expand its operations in Carmel, IN, hiring up to 50 new employees by 2022.

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.

Smarp Investing $3M To Relocate North American HQ To Georgia

The Finland-based content discovery and distribution company will create 60 jobs as it moves its NYC office to Atlanta. 

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