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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.
Bridgestone Tennessee

Bridgestone Will Invest $550M In Tennessee Manufacturing Expansion

To support growing demand in the commercial vehicle sector, Nashville-based Bridgestone will create 380 jobs at its truck and bus radial tire plant in Morrison, TN. Meanwhile, Ventcon grows in Madison County.
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Ultium Cells LLC

DOE Offers $2.5B Loan To Build EV Battery Cell Manufacturing Plants

To be built by Ultium Cells LLC in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, the three new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell manufacturing facilities are expected to create 5,100 jobs at full capacity.
Louisiana Customized Workforce Training

Louisiana Leads States In Customized Workforce Training

In Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report, Tennessee is rated tops in Recovery Leaders and Wyoming takes Best Business Tax Climate.
industrial parks logistics leaders

Metro Rankings Report Honors Thriving Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Elk Grove Business Park, IL leads Industrial Parks, while Memphis, TN tops Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Toast Restaurant Technology Tennessee

Toast Picks Tennessee For New Configuration Center

Restaurant technology company Toast, Inc. will locate its first facility in Tennessee, creating over 100  jobs in the greater Nashville region.
Advanced Call Center Technologies

Two New ACT Operations Land Tennessee 650 Jobs

The new jobs will be created at locations in Bristol and Kingsport, the projects will join existing Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) facilities in Johnson City, TN.
Dot Foods Distribution Center

Dot Foods Investing Over $89M In Two New Distribution Centers

Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

Dozens of entries flooded our in-boxes promoting industry projects for the coveted Business Facilities’ Deal of the Year: For 2021, Ford and SK Innovation in West Tennessee landed the Gold.
Tritium

Tritium To Create 500 Jobs At Tennessee Manufacturing Base

Tritium, a global leader in the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry, will locate its U.S. manufacturing base in Lebanon, TN.
January / February 2022 Issue

January / February 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 1)

The January / February 2022 issue features Business Facilities' 2021 State of the Year and Economic Deal of the Year awards. Plus, a look at Top Utilities and Shovel Ready Sites.
Fiberon Manufacturing Columbia Tennessee

New Fiberon Manufacturing Facility To Create 310 Jobs In Tennessee

The composite decking, railing and cladding company will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Maury County, TN.
REI Co-op Distribution Center Lebanon, TN

REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.
2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
Parkway ProductS

Parkway Products Investing $6M In Tennessee Expansion

Injection molding company Parkway Products will expand its operations in Greene County, TN, creating more than 150 new jobs. 
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tennessee: Thermo Fisher Puts $100-Million Plant in Wilson County

Waltham, MA-based Thermo Fisher Scientific‘s new single-use technology assembly facility will create 1,400 new jobs.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.