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IonQ, quantum computing, Washington

IonQ Opens First Quantum Computing Manufacturing Facility In U.S.

At the opening ceremony, IonQ announced an expansion of the Seattle-area quantum computing manufacturing facility from 65,000 square feet to 105,000 square feet.
Green Building

New York, Illinois, Massachusetts Lead 2023 Top 10 States For Green Building

For the first time ever, New York has earned the top spot on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) annual list of Top 10 States for LEED.
Smart City

The Last Word: The Rise Of The Smart City

Smart City labels and initiatives are one marker for companies seeking locations that offer cutting-edge infrastructure for business and residents.
Richland, Washington

Opportunity In Richland, Washington

City Of Richland Economic Development Manager Amanda Wallner discusses why this Pacific Northwest city provides a strategic location for companies across a number of industries.
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.
Sila Moses Lake

Sila Begins Building Washington State Titan Silicon Anode Plant 

Plant upgrades at Sila Moses Lake, investment in the local workforce will support 2025 production of Sila’s next-generation anode to auto customers.

Washington Welcomes First-Of-Its-Kind Wasted Food To Renewable Energy Facility

Divert, Inc.'s Longview, WA facility will help Pacific Northwest businesses and local jurisdictions reduce wasted food and comply with waste regulations.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Twelve Breaks Ground On Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant In Washington

Twelve's Moses Lake, WA facility will be the first commercial-scale plant in the U.S. for producing sustainable aviation fuel from CO2.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.
Washington Technology

Washington Delivers Technology

Having access to a robust transportation system has made Washington a dependable state for businesses that need an end-to-end supply chain.
innovation

National Science Foundation Awards $1M To First-Ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines

The National Science Foundation will provide the award to 44 unique teams spanning universities, nonprofits, businesses, and others towards creating local innovation ecosystems.
IonQ Washington

IonQ Plans First U.S. Quantum Computing Manufacturing Facility

New Seattle-area manufacturing facility will support development of world-class trapped-ion quantum systems and meet growing demand for quantum computing across commercial applications.
tech employment

DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas Top Tech Job Posts

Tech employment holds steady heading into 2023 as industry companies add workers for the 25th consecutive month, according to CompTIA analysis.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
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.
Jubilant HollisterStier

Jubilant HollisterStier To Invest $76M In Canadian Manufacturing Plant

Pharmaceutical maker Jubilant HollisterStier will also invest $193 million in an expansion of its East Spokane, WA plant.
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.
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.
business and industrial parks

Business And Industrial Parks: There’s No Place Like Home

Operators of business and industrial parks realize that they need to offer more of everything to attract new their sites.
LEED Green Buildings

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.
tax credits

Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Economic Development Awards

Call For Entries! Business Facilities 2024 Economic Development Awards

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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.