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LEGO Virginia

The LEGO Group Picks Virginia For $1B Manufacturing Plant

The beloved building toy maker will create more than 1,760 new jobs with its new manufacturing facility in Chesterfield County, VA.  
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Raytheon Virginia

Raytheon Moving Global HQ To Northern Virginia

Raytheon Technologies is relocating its global headquarters from Massachusetts to Arlington, Northern Virginia.
Virginia business expansions

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.
Bode Technology, Fairfax County, VA

Bode Technology Expansion Will Create More Than 70 Jobs In Virginia

The forensic services provider will invest $2 million in its Fairfax County DNA testing services lab to increase capacity and support customer demand.
Starkist Reston

StarKist, Embody Grow Corporate HQs In Virginia

Starkist and Embody will each expand their corporate headquarters in Virginia, creating a total of more than 160 jobs.
Purdue AgriBusiness

Perdue AgriBusiness Chooses Virginia For $59M Expansion

Perdue AgriBusiness will invest more than $59 million to modernize facilities and increase production in Chesapeake, VA.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Will Create Over 500 New Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $97 million to expand its clinical research laboratories into three new locations in Henrico County and the City of Richmond.
food processing locations

Food Processing Locations: Processing A New World In The Food Chain

Quality and freshness remain the two top priorities in the food processing industry. Can suppliers keep up?
Rocket Lab USA

Virginia Lands Rocket Lab USA Launch Site, Manufacturing Complex

Rocket Lab USA will create 250 jobs at its new Neutron rocket launch site and manufacturing facilities at Wallops Island, VA.
Virginia Best Business Climate

2021 State Of The Year: Virginia — Best Overall Business Climate

With a skilled workforce, a business-friendly environment, great universities and a highly desirable standard of living, Virginia is at the top when it comes to best business climate.
Celadon Development Corporation, Chesapeake, VA

$267M Joint Venture Will Create 210 New Jobs In Virginia

The new paperboard recycling and production facility, Celadon Development Corporation, will be located at the Chesapeake Deepwater Terminal site in the City of Chesapeake, VA.
Richmond, VA

CoStar Group To Create 2,000 Jobs At New Virginia Corporate Campus

The $460 million Richmond, VA expansion will include software development, R&D capabilities, sales, marketing, and support functions.
Veronesi

Italy’s Veronesi To Establish First U.S. Facility In Virginia

Italy-based cured meats producer Veronesi will expand its customer base and create more than 150 jobs with its new Rockingham County, VA facility.
Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbine

Virginia Picked For $200M Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Facility

Siemens Gamesa will partner with Dominion Energy on the largest new renewable energy project in U.S., creating hundreds of new jobs in Portsmouth, VA.
Albemarle County, VA

Bonumose To Invest More Than $27M To Expand In Virginia

Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs. 
M.C. Dean

M.C. Dean Celebrates Opening of $25.1M Virginia Expansion

Expansion of the ModularMEP™ manufacturing and systems integration facility will result in 150 new jobs in Caroline County, VA. 
CAVA

CAVA To Establish Production and Packaging Operation In Virginia

CAVA's $30 million investment in a new processing and packaging operation will create 52 jobs in Augusta County, VA.
Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods To Create More Than 375 Jobs In Virginia

Food company Tyson Foods will invest $300 million in a new 325,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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