Workforce Development

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


Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
Bridgestone Costa Rica

Bridgestone Investing $250M In Costa Rica Tire Plant Expansion

Bridgestone Americas will add 160 jobs at its tire manufacturing plant in Heredia, while bot management and account security firm Arkose Labs opens an office in San Jose.
Goldstone Consulting Group

The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges

Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
Whitehall

Discover To Open Ohio Customer Care Center

The digital banking and payments service company will invest $16 million to open a customer care center in Whitehall, OH.
Illinois business

Illinois Driving Economic Growth

With the 18th largest economy, the Land of Lincoln is well positioned to  support to new and existing businesses.
Advanced Manufacturing Iowa

Advanced Manufacturing Advances In Iowa

Industry is thriving in the Hawkeye State with the help of innovative grants and renowned research facilities.
Abilene, TX

Big Business In Abilene, Texas

Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
Grupo Bimbo Georgia

New Georgia Food Industry Investments Total $285M+

Grupo Bimbo will invest over $200 million to expand in Valdosta, King’s Hawaiian will invest more than $85 million in its Oakwood facility.
Arizona Manufacturing

Manufacturing Grows In Arizona

Low corporate taxes and infrastructure improvements make the Grand Canyon State an attractive choice for companies seeking an agile environment.
tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.

Texas: The Lone Star State Expands

One of the Top 10 economies in the world and with no corporate income tax, Texas offers outsized opportunities for businesses to innovate and grow.
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Welcomes Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Center

A new biomanufacturing workforce training center (BWTC) will help create inclusive, non-degreed bioscience industry careers in Oklahoma City.
CentrePort South CentrePort Canada

Manitoba To Invest Up To $40M In CentrePort South Expansion

Located in the City of Winnipeg, CentrePort Canada is North America’s largest tri-modal inland port and foreign trade zone.
Henderson Nevada

Henderson, Nevada Welcomes New Center Of Excellence

Scheduled to open in 2023, new Center of Excellence in Henderson, Nevada represents a “game-changer” for the city’s workforce development.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas Business Climate Reimagined

Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
Fort Worth Economic Development

Fort Worth, Texas: The Frontier Of Innovation

Fort Worth’s solid foundation and agile ecosystems support growth across traditional and emerging industries.
agribusiness

Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future

To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
Mississippi business climate

Mighty Mississippi Flexes Tech Muscles, Abundant Sites, Supportive Business Climate

Mississippi is preparing for the future of industry by developing a high-tech workforce, premier shovel-ready sites and an even stronger business environment with no red tape.
New Mexico

Why…New Mexico?

In New Mexico, Tier-1 research universities, national labs, and a strategic location offer business opportunity in many industry sectors.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

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.