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 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.
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 $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.