Virginia

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


Crown Holdings Henry County, VA

Crown Holdings Will Create 126 Jobs In Virginia

The packaging technology company will invest $145 million to build an aluminum beverage can production facility in Henry County, VA.
Virginia Coastal Resilience and Adaptation Economy Initiative

$2.9M Grant Will Help Virginia’s Water Economy Face Climate Change

GO Virginia approved the grant to help the Virginia Coastal Resilience And Adaptation Economy Initiative address flooding challenges.
Stafford County, VA

DHL Supply Chain To Create 577 New Jobs In Virginia

The third-party logistics provider will invest $72 million in new state-of-the-art distribution center in Stafford County, VA.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where You Want To Live

Millennials are looking for all of the excitement and amenities found in large urban centers, but at a much lower cost and with the better overall quality of life found in mid-sized cities.
energy efficiency

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York round out top 5 states for energy efficiency, Nevada is most improved in annual ACEEE report. 
GreenCity

Henrico County, VA Endorses Proposed GreenCity Development

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.
Washington County, VA

SPIG Industry Investing $7.9M In Virginia Expansion

Highway guardrail manufacturer SPIG Industry, LLC's expansion in Washington County, VA will create 113 new jobs.
agribusiness

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity 2.0

The red-hot growth sector of cybersecurity has created more than a million new jobs. The bad news: half of these critical cyber jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers.
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries To Create 250 Jobs In Virginia

Huntington Ingalls Industries, the nation’s largest military shipbuilder, will establish an unmanned systems facility in Hampton, VA.
Arlington County, VA

Energix Renewable Energies Establishing U.S. HQ In Virginia

The Israeli renewable energy company will invest $1.1 million to establish its U.S. subsidiary base in Arlington, VA, creating 33 new jobs.
Blacksburg, VA

Torc Robotics Will Create 350 New Jobs In Virginia

The self-driving vehicle pioneer will invest $8.5 million to expand software development operations in Blacksburg, VA.
T-Mobile Henrico County, VA

T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia

The wireless network operator will invest $30 million to relocate one of its Customer Experience Centers to Henrico County, VA.
wind power annual rankings

Kansas No. 1 In Wind Power Generation, Georgia Leads Film Production

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
16th Annual Rankings

Business Facilities’ 16th Annual Rankings: State 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.
business climate cyber

Texas Tops In Business Climate, Virginia Wears Cyber Crown

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.
Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Expanding, Creating 79 New Jobs In Virginia

The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.
Virginia

Virginia: Expanding The Envelope For Growth

Already at the forefront of emerging growth sectors like cloud computing and cybersecurity, Virginia continues to expand its high-tech portfolio.
The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company Investing $135M In Virginia

With its second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019, the chocolate company will create 110 new jobs in Augusta County, VA.
Grayson County, VA

Metalworx Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Facility To Virginia

The manufacturer will invest $7.6 million to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from South Carolina to Grayson 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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