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.
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’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.
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?
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.
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.
Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021
Illinois once again topped the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED in 2021, demonstrating leadership in green building.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cybersecurity: A Threat That Keeps On Growing
With ransomware emerging as a top national security threat, locations with strong cybersecurity sectors are racing to fill a shortage in skilled workers that is leaving half of the industry's job openings unfilled.
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.
Joint Venture To Bring Medical Glove Production, 2,500 Jobs To Virginia
Blue Star Manufacturing and American Glove Innovations will invest over $700 million to expand PPE production in Wythe County, VA.
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 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.
Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps For Business
The migration of workers is not occurring in a vacuum. Available workforce is often the most important factor when companies make decisions about relocations—and where to put their corporate HQ.
Woodgrain Inc. Investing Total $17M In Virginia Expansions
Wood moulding and trim manufacturer Woodgrain Inc. will create 100 new jobs in Grayson and Smyth counties, increase purchases of Virginia-grown forest products.
Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report
Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.
Arlington and Alexandria, VA Tops In Business Climate
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.