Virginia

Resource pages for "Virginia"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Enabled Intelligence Fairfax County

Enabled Intelligence, Pangiam Grow HQs In Fairfax County, Virginia

Combined, headquarters projects for Pangiam and Enabled Intelligence will create more than 300 high-tech jobs in Fairfax County, VA.
NASL

NASL, Lutron Electronics Pick Virginia For Manufacturing Projects

North American Specialty Laminations LLC (NASL) will establish a production facility in Roanoke County, Lutron Electronics will create 200 jobs in Hanover County.
indoor vertical farming

World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farming Campus Picks Virginia

Over six years, Plenty Unlimited will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest indoor vertical farming campus in Chesterfield County, creating more than 300 jobs.
Civica Virginia

Pharmaceutical, Aviation R&D Projects Bring $55M To Virginia

Civica will invest $27.8 million in a pharmaceutical testing facility in Chesterfield County; DroneUp will invest a total of $27.2 million in two facilities.
orporate headquarters decisions

Corporate Headquarters: Finding A Home Base For Business

Workforce, infrastructure, and quality of life factor into corporate headquarters decisions. Choosing where to move or expand this operation depends on these aspects and more.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
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.
Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones: Revitalizing Communities

Still in its infancy, the U.S. Qualified Opportunity Zone Program shows promise to revitalize both large and small communities.
renewable energy

Growing Green Energy

Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection  decisions across the nation.
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.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Unilock Virginia

Unilock To Invest Over $55M In Advanced Manufacturing Campus

Hardscape manufacturer Unilock will establish new production facilities in Virginia to meet increased demand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets.
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.
best metros corporate headquarters

Rankings Recognize Best Metros For Corporate HQs, Business Climate

In Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report, cities across the U.S. and Canada are hot spots for corporate headquarters, best business climates.
Virginia business

Business Diversity Abounds In Virginia

A solid education system, infrastructure investments, a strong workforce, and resilient business climate are just some of the many reasons why more and more companies choose to call Virginia home.
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.  
clean energy

Solar R&D Projects Part Of U.S. Investment In Clean Energy Industry

On the heels of President Biden's June 6 action to accelerate clean energy development, DOE announces solar energy research project investments.
Raytheon Virginia

Raytheon Moving Global HQ To Northern Virginia

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

Boeing Chooses Northern Virginia For Global HQ

Designating its Arlington, VA campus its new headquarters, the company will also develop a research and technology hub in the area to harness engineering and technical capabilities.
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.

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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