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.
The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020.
After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.
Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.
Over a five-year period, the towing equipment manufacturer has made a significant investment to expand its operations in Ooltewah, TN.
The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 20, 2018.
The $200-million project, announced in 2015, was not needed until this year due to improved server efficiency.
The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.
Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation.
The new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.
The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.
The Palmetto State earned Business Facilities' annual award by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.
The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.
The new facility in the Skyport Industrial Park will create more than 360 new jobs across the Kansas City, MO region.
The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.
Tata Consultancy Services' new Denver office will increase its employee headcount and bring STEM and computational thinking programs to the state to help the local economy.
Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey.
The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.
The Israel-based global pharmaceutical company will transfer and create more than 800 jobs to Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ with help from state tax credits.
The food retailer will increase production at the Florence, KY location and create 250 new jobs in the region.
Paul Helton, Executive Director, LED FastStart, discusses the recruitment, training and support services at the heart of one of the nation's top workforce development programs.