Virginia

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.
Arlington County

Real Estate, Aerospace Industries Make Moves In Virginia

In Arlington County, CoStar HQ is coming to Rosslyn, and Fairfax County sees expansion of aerospace firm Trident Systems.
Mack Trucks Virginia

Mack Trucks To Invest $14.5M In Virginia Expansion

Mack Trucks will create 51 jobs with an expansion of its Roanoke County manufacturing operation. Meanwhile, Virginia will grant six communities a total of $1.76M for brownfields restoration.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

Solenis, Port Of Virginia Make Progress In State

Solenis plans to build an 80,000-square-foot production facility, packaging facility, and tank farm in Suffolk, Virginia.
2023 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.
Business Facilities LiveXchange

Business Facilities LiveXchange: You’re Invited!

If your company plans to expand or relocate within the next three years, you're invited to join us at our executive site selection conference – Business Facilities LiveXchange – March 17-19 in Richmond, Virginia.
Texas State of the Year

Texas Named Business Facilities’ 2023 State Of The Year

The strength and diversity of its business climate lands the Lone Star State the top spot for this annual economic development recognition from Business Facilities magazine.

Universal Logistics To Create 45 Jobs In Botetourt County

Universal Logistics Holdings plans to invest roughly $50 million to expand its footprint in Botetourt County, Virginia.

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.
Energy Virginia

Energy-Related Projects Bring $86M In Investment To Virginia

Two projects will create a total of 545 new jobs in Virginia: CEEUS, Inc. will create 30 new jobs in Hanover County, and Framatome will create 515 jobs in the City of Lynchburg.
Entertainment District

$2B Entertainment District Planned At Potomac Yard In Alexandria, VA

The Entertainment District, which will break ground in 2025 and open in late 2028, is expected to create approximately 30,000 jobs over the next several decades.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.
Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Plans $200M Investment In Waynesboro, VA

Northrop Grumman will invest more than $200 million in Virginia to establish an advanced electronics manufacturing and testing site.
Newport News

Newport News Shipbuilding Brings Dozens Of Jobs to Norfolk, VA

Newport News Shipbuilding’s additional campus in Norfolk, Virginia, is bringing dozens of jobs to the area, according to the city’s mayor.
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.
Virginia

Virginia: Keeping Pace With Business

A transportation network and workforce programs support continued growth across the commonwealth of Virginia.

Family-Owned Parkland Direct, Artesian Bottling Bring 55 Jobs To Virginia

Virginia will gain more than 50 jobs as a result of two family-owned companies expanding their operations.
Caren Merrick

Why Virginia? A Q&A With Secretary Caren Merrick

Caren Merrick, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade, shares how the commonwealth's strategic ecosystems and strong talent pipeline offer opportunity to companies across many industries.
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: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.