washington

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


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.
Apple U.S. investment

Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years

Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.
LEED green building

Massachusetts Ranked Tops For LEED Green Building

2020 revealed the importance of healthy, green buildings in supporting people and communities, according USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.
COVID-19 economic development

COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

Economic development organizations and government officials have joined forces with local businesses to keep creating inspiring and innovative ways to meet the most urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.
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. 
Seattle, Washington

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.
Seattle Washington

Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant

The new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.
Bellevue Washington

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.
Daviess County Indiana

Japanese Automotive Supplier Locating In Southwest Indiana

A completed segment of I-69 helped attract M&C Tech's new factory, the first Japanese investment in the Daviess County, IN region.

Separated at Birth

U.S. cities are moving to undo the devastation to city neighborhoods wrought by urban freeways that sliced through their midst.
Richland WA Lamb Weston

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

Washington, DC Signs PPA For 35% Wind Power

This power purchase agreement is the largest wind power deal of its kind ever entered into by an American city.

Rankings & Awards

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.