Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Virginia articles below.
Arlington, VA is the top mid-sized metro and Alexandria, VA is the top small metro in the Best Business Climate category in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
Louisiana leads in Customized Training; California, New Jersey and Massachusetts are top biotech states in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.
Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, King William County’s largest employer, will increase capacity at its existing production facility.
Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.
Raw material processing and handling company SunCoke Energy will refurbish and upgrade a manufacturing facility in Buchanan County, retaining about 100 jobs.
Amazon will build a 650,000-square-foot state-of-the-art robotics fulfillment center on 119 acres of ancillary land in Henrico County, VA.
German auto parts manufacturer STS Group AG will create 120 jobs and invest $39 million in its new manufacturing facility in Wythe County, VA.
GO Virginia approved the grant to help the Virginia Coastal Resilience And Adaptation Economy Initiative address flooding challenges.
The third-party logistics provider will invest $72 million in new state-of-the-art distribution center in Stafford County, VA.
Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report.
The $2.3 billion "ecodistrict" would generate nearly 2.3 million square feet of office and retail space, 2,400 housing units, two hotels, and a 17,000-seat arena.
Highway guardrail manufacturer SPIG Industry, LLC's expansion in Washington County, VA will create 113 new jobs.
Huntington Ingalls Industries, the nation’s largest military shipbuilder, will establish an unmanned systems facility in Hampton, VA.
The Israeli renewable energy company will invest $1.1 million to establish its U.S. subsidiary base in Arlington, VA, creating 33 new jobs.
The self-driving vehicle pioneer will invest $8.5 million to expand software development operations in Blacksburg, VA.
The wireless network operator will invest $30 million to relocate one of its Customer Experience Centers to Henrico County, VA.
Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power, Georgia is the frontrunner among Film Production Leaders in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report
Business Facilities didn’t let the COVID-19 crisis skew the results in our 16th annual rankings report: They remain the most credible and comprehensive location leaderboards.
Texas has the Best Business Climate, Virginia is tops in Cybersecurity Leaders, Louisiana leads in Workforce Development/Talent Attraction in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.
The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.
The manufacturer will invest $7.6 million to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from South Carolina to Grayson County, VA.
The maritime, ship repair, and manufacturing company will create 332 new jobs in City of Newport News, VA.
The company will establish a new subsidiary operation and create 15 new jobs in Henry County, VA with help from local and state economic development grants.