Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Workforce Development articles below.
Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years.
Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.
The business processing outsourcing services provider will invest $1.5 million to expand its Chesterfield County client engagement operations.
The company will invest $5 million in an expansion of its Advanced Technology Center in San Antonio, TX.
The Chicago-based marketing technology company will invest more than $10 million in its Indianapolis operations over the next several years.
The health insurance company will invest approximately $2.5 million to upgrade its facilities and equipment in High Point, NC.
Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.
Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.
The steel fabricator will create 70 new jobs with its second Louisiana site at the former Bradken foundry in Amite, Tangipahoa Parish.
The operator of discount variety stores plans to create more than 300 new jobs for the Rosenberg, TX and surrounding communities.
The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020.
The new 490,000-square-foot Janesville, WI distribution center will employ 80 people, and help expand the company's shipping capabilities.
RiseSmart's unemployment rate-based Big Game Predictor has picked the Super Bowl winner with 74 percent accuracy. Boston's rate is lower. Sorry LA.
The energy fabrication company will invest $2.5 million to expand its oil and gas processing industry services in Iberia Parish, LA.
California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.
The joint venture with SABIC will create a new methanol complex on a site along the Mississippi River and result in 75 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.
The woman-owned technology and supply chain startup will remain and grow at Kearny Point with help from up to $37 million in Grow NJ tax credits over 10 years.
The advanced manufacturing jobs will be created at a 20-acre site in Minden, LA over the next three years.
Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets.
The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 30, 2018.