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State preparing for $14.3 billion Amazon impact by 2030 - Daily Press
As Amazon begins its move into Virginia, the state is preparing for what is projected to be a major economic boost over the next decade.
this-week-444  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  HQ2  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  virginia  south-atlantic 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Richmond, Virginia: A Top Destination for Middle-Office Relocation - Area Development
Companies are moving their mid-level professional jobs to less expensive locations that still provide a talented workforce pipeline and an attractive quality of life.
area-development-features  Matt  richmond  virginia  south-atlantic  office  office-market  corporate-real-estate  real-estate  economic-development  site-selection  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Virginia Struggled to Build a Startup Hub, So It Recruited Amazon Instead - Bloomberg
Arlington hoped to attract a flurry of small businesses to revive a faltering economy. Was Jeff Bezos the missing piece?
this-week-442  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  high-tech  technology  tech  virginia  south-atlantic  site-selection  economic-development 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Cities and States Offered Amazon Billions to Win HQ2. Did It Matter? - GOVERNING
Virginia's offer of $573 million in direct public incentives and New York's package, in excess of $1.5 billion, weren't the richest of the many deals pitched to Amazon for the prospect of 25,000 new, high-paid tech jobs in each place.
this-week-442  Around-the-web  Matt  new-york  virgina  mid-atlantic  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  amazon  headquarters  HQ2  tech  high-tech  technology  jobs 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Amazon Chooses Queens and a Washington Suburb for ‘Second Headquarters’ - The New York Times
After conducting a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon has finalized plans to have about 50,000 employees in two locations, according to a person familiar with the decision-making process.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  Long-Island-city  new-york  mid-atlantic  virgina  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  HQ2  jobs  taxes-incentives  Washington-DC 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
This new hurricane-proof neighborhood has zero emissions - Fast Company
Using solar, batteries, and Google Home, the Hunters Point neighborhood outside of Tampa is a model for how smart buildings can lower emissions and create a clean grid.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  renewable-energy  energy  tech  high-tech  technology  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  cities  Florida  south-atlantic 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Splitting HQ2: Where Amazon Might Build (Or Lease) In Both Cities - Forbes
If rumors are true that Amazon will land its HQ2s (yes, plural) in outlying communities of New York and Arlington, Virginia, then local commercial real estate developers should gear up for serious demand.
Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  HQ2  new-york  mid-atlantic  virginia  south-atlantic  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  tech  high-tech  technology  jobs  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations - The New York Times
After conducting a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon has switched gears and is now finalizing plans to have a total of 50,000 employees in two locations, according to people familiar with the decision-making process.
Around-the-web  Matt  HQ2  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  taxes-incentives  tech  high-tech  technology  new-york  mid-atlantic  virginia  south-atlantic  Washington-DC  amazon 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Hollywood of the south: Atlanta's film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood - The Guardian
Pinewood Atlanta Studios is the largest purpose-built studio outside Hollywood – with a new neighborhood under construction to house the thousands of people who work there.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  jobs  clusters  film  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Companies in Virginia’s I-81/I-77 Region Partner With Colleges to Design Customized Training Programs - Area Development
Virginia’s I-81/I-77 region’s manufacturing base of automotive-related and other high-tech companies is taking advantage of its ability to mobilize and customize workforce development programs.
area-development-features  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  high-tech  innovation  workforce  workforce-development  workforce-training  labor  skilled-labor 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Top States for Doing Business Commentary: Can Trailing States Catch the Southern Coastal States Leading the Pack? - Area Development
Those states not rated highly by the responding consultants have an opportunity to create policy to get on the leader board, but the implementation timeline must be longer than any incumbent political administration in order to achieve meaningful results.
area-development-features  top-states-for-business  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  south-atlantic 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Innovative University Partnerships Advance the Fintech Landscape in Florida - Area Development
As the “Fintech” industry’s need for employees with advanced IT and cybersecurity skills grows, locations that can provide such a workforce are becoming hotbeds for the industry.
area-development-features  Matt  fintech  tech  technology  high-tech  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  south-atlantic  university-economic-development  education  innovation 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fifth Year in a Row - Area Development
Competitive labor environments and leading workforce development programs, low taxes and utility costs, favorable regulatory environments, and cooperative state governments are among the top-ranked states’ pro-business attributes.
area-development-features  Matt  top-states-for-business  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  site-selection-consultants  site-selection-factors  Georgia  south-atlantic  south 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Orlando: A Prime Destination for a STEM Workforce - Area Development
Although Orlando already has a labor pool possessing STEM skills, it continues to build that resource through a collaboration between its educational institutions, the tech community, and government.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  manufacturing  STEM  workforce  STEM-workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  education 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Tech and Manufacturing Driving Growth in Southern U.S. Markets - Urban Land Magazine
Austin is but one of the cities in states in the U.S. South—Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, and Tennessee—that are experiencing expanding economies and increasing development. Technology, tourism, education, medical, and manufacturing are among the industries driving the real estate sector in the region.
regional-reports  south  south-atlantic  Around-the-web  market-reports  this-week-435 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Southern states among hardest hit by China tariffs - MSN
Exporters in manufacturing-heavy states such as Alabama, South Carolina and Kentucky are among those that stand to lose the most from a protracted trade war with China, according to a U.S. News analysis of government trade data that suggests newly erected trade barriers into the Chinese market could stifle industries shipping billions of dollars of goods into Asia's largest economy each year.
this-week-434  Around-the-web  Matt  south  south-atlantic  steel-industry  china  tariffs  NAFTA  manufacturing  exports 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
How Innovation and Tourism Work Side By Side in Orlando - Area Development
The success of Orlando’s theme park industry and cross-disciplinary technology innovation have led to the region becoming a leading destination for high-tech companies.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  innovation  technology  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  tech  high-tech 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arizona, Indiana, South Carolina, and Tennessee Awarded Silver Shovels - States with 5 to 8 Million Population - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  shovel-awards  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  arizona  southwest  indiana  midwest  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Tennessee  south 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Georgia, Michigan, Ohio and Virginia Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations 8 to 12 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  Georgia  south-atlantic  Michigan  midwest  ohio  virginia  jobs  manufacturing 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Florida, Illinois and New York Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations over 12 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  california  pacific-states  Florida  south-atlantic  illinois  midwest  new-york  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida? - Fast Company
Most transit in America is run by the government. In car-swamped south Florida, Brightline is trying a different model, with its high-speed trains that will eventually connect Miami, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale.
this-week-424  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  transportation  transportation-industry 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
If taxes sway Amazon HQ2 decision, data shows Triangle has an advantage - WRAL TechWire
In the ongoing selection battle to determine where Amazon HQ2 and its 50,000 jobs will land, the Research Triangle region has a bottom-line profit advantage over its competitors for the Internet giant to consider.
Around-the-web  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  research-triangle  amazon  HQ2  headquarters  site-selection  economic-development  jobs  tech  high-tech  technology  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  this-week-434 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Top Consulting Firms Are Choosing This Location - Area Development
An educated labor pool, top-notch international airport, and a unified community of governmental and business leaders facilitated the selection of Orlando by several high-profile professional consulting firms.
area-development-features  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Google, Amazon push power companies to solar and wind, a blow to coal - USA Today
Every time you save a photo to the cloud, buy something on Amazon, open a Google doc or stream a movie, you’re probably pulling electricity from a wind turbine in Texas or a solar farm in Virginia.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  Google  amazon  high-tech  technology  tech  energy  renewable-energy  wind-energy  solar-power  texas  virginia  southwest  south-atlantic 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Telemundo unveils new headquarters in Miami - Miami Herald
Entering the gleaming new white-and-blue Telemundo Center is a little like stepping into the future — and not just because the inside of the building feels like a spaceship.
this-week-420  Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  headquarters  economic-development  site-selection  facility-planning 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Location Notebook: Cape Coral-Desirable for Business Owners and Residents Alike - Area Development
A pro-business environment and an enviable quality of life have made Cape Coral a haven for biomedical and other light manufacturing companies.
area-development-features  Location-notebook  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  quality-of-life 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
How to Rebuild a Historic Downtown After Disaster Strikes - CityLab
A 2014 fire in Clarkesville, Georgia, was “the worst nightmare for someone who’s in downtown development.” But the recovery launched an essential conversation about what the town square should be.
this-week-417  Around-the-web  Matt  cities  economic-development  Georgia  south-atlantic 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
In Amazon HQ2 hunt, Miami-Dade wants more hiring incentives - Miami Herald
With both an Amazon headquarters and the nation’s largest mall potentially on the horizon, Miami-Dade County wants to start offering companies more cash rewards for creating jobs.
this-week-316  Around-the-web  Matt  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  amazon  HQ2  jobs  site-selection  economic-development  taxes-incentives 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Businesses fear Delta flap, adoption bill may hit Georgia's image - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The spat over Delta Air Lines’ decision to end a discount program for NRA members and a contentious religious liberty bill pending under the Gold Dome have combined to cast another harsh glare on the Peach State.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  delta  government-policy  Georgia  south-atlantic 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Big incentive package grew bigger over time - Winston-Salem Journal
Over several weeks, North Carolina's proposed package of incentives grew from $600 million to more than $1.5 billion in cash, training and savings on taxes — almost the total cost of the factory.
this-week-412  Around-the-web  Matt  taxes-incentives  toyota  mazda  automotive-industry  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  workforce  north-carolina  south-atlantic  alabama  south 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Gov. Roy Cooper unveils rural NC economic development initiative - News & Observer
Gov. Roy Cooper says not enough is being done to help rural N.C. counties build roads, expand high-speed internet, train people in job skills and find other ways to improve the economy. So he has launched an initiative to make that happen much faster.
this-week-411  Around-the-web  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  economic-development 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Toyota, Mazda walked away from $1.5 billion incentive package from NC -
The announcement — made by Alabama's governor and leaders of both car companies in Huntsville, the site of the new plant — was anticlimactic: News of the deal was leaked late Tuesday and spread like wildfire, stunning local and state leaders, some of whom admitted they were caught by surprise.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  automotive-industry  economic-development  site-selection  taxes-incentives  north-carolina  alabama  south  south-atlantic  jobs  advanced-manufacturing  skilled-labor  toyota  mazda 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Toyota and Mazda Select Alabama for New Auto Factory - Bloomberg
Alabama edged out North Carolina as the winner in a multi-state contest for a prized Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. joint car factory worth $1.6 billion, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  alabama  north-carolina  south  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  automotive-industry  location-USA  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  jobs  workforce  taxes-incentives  toyota  mazda 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Second Headquarters: Atlanta and Austin Now Lead - Fortune
Amazon will make a big splash in 2018 by announcing the location of its second corporate headquarters—a prize expected to bring prestige and as many as 50,000 high paying jobs to the winning city.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  headquarters  retail  ecommerce  high-tech  tech  technology  site-selection  economic-development  Austin  Atlanta  Georgia  texas  southwest  south-atlantic  jobs 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
How a Downtown Revival Reshaped Roanoke, Virginia - CityLab
Roanoke, Virginia, has become what many cities of its size, geography, and history want to be. It started by bringing housing to a deserted downtown.
this-week-407  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Startup Scene Emerges in Tampa Bay - Area Development
Entrepreneurs are seeing healthy investment opportunities in the Tampa Bay region, and the area is now how to more than 150 tech startups.
area-development-features  Matt  tampa  startup  entrepreneurship  tech  technology  st-petersburg  Florida  south-atlantic 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Bid to revive U.S. solar factories runs into familiar job-killer - MSN
A bankrupt Georgia company is pushing to revive U.S. solar manufacturing with a trade case that’s headed for the president’s desk. The simmering dispute from Suniva Inc. stands a good chance of leading to import tariffs, but don’t expect that to bring the jobs back.
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  renewable-energy  solar  Georgia  south-atlantic 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
W.Va., China Energy sign $83 billion shale gas, chemical manufacturing agreement - Journal News
The West Virginia Department of Commerce today announced China Energy Investment Corp. Limited’s plan to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia.
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  shale-gas  natural-gas  chemicals-industry  china  FDI  location-USA  west-virginia  south-atlantic 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
St. Pete Grows Smart - Area Development
Its smart growth policies have helped St. Petersburg, Florida, to preserve its “charm” while attracting a diverse group of businesses.
area-development-features  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  site-selection  economic-development 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
A New Age for St. Pete, Florida - Area Development
Millennials are being drawn to St. Pete’s affordable cost of living and outdoor recreational opportunities, while businesses benefit from the area’s transportation options and access to a skilled workforce provided by five institutions of higher learning.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  south-atlantic  st.petersburg  millennials  workforce  skilled-labor 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Adidas Prepares to Open Its First U.S.-Based Robotic Manufacturing Speedfactory In Georgia - Hypepotamus
As automated technology — robotics — for textile manufacturing becomes more common, sportswear giant adidas is preparing to open its first robot-driven “Speedfactory” in the U.S. in Cherokee County, Georgia.
this-week-399  Around-the-web  Matt  adidas  textiles-clothing-industries  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  Georgia  south-atlantic  technology  3D-printing 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fourth Year in a Row - Area Development
The top-ranked states have committed to adding value as economic development leaders and problem-solvers, characteristics that are recognized by consultants to industry.
area-development-features  math  Georgia  south-atlantic  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  workforce  top-states-for-business 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
Infrastructure, Training Boost Growth in South Carolina Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Business-friendly tax and training policies along with its strategic location and infrastructure are helping South Carolina attract and grow its manufacturing sector.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives  ports  intermodal  supply-chain  logistics  infrastructure  manufacturing  workforce-training 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
$90 Million Driverless Vehicle Test Track Takes Shape in Florida - Transport Topics
Florida’s best hope to develop self-driving vehicles might lie with an iconic-looking campus and a $90 million test track being built 40 miles southwest of Orlando.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  high-tech  tech  technology  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
BerkleyNet finds the secret to attracting and keeping talent -- make them feel valued - Potomac Local
The most unique aspect of their business growth? They hire curious problem-solvers, encourage ownership and invest in their employees.
It has allowed the company to maintain their highly coveted population of talented employees.
Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  virginia  south-atlantic  workplace  workplace-design 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
As Toyota and Mazda look to expand, state finds itself in unlikely position: driver's seat -
What may have been North Carolina’s biggest economic missing link for decades — a major automobile manufacturing plant — could prove to be its top selling point.
Around-the-web  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  location-USA  FDI  jobs  manufacturing  toyota  mazda  economic-development  site-selection 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Special Investment Report: Infrastructure Investment, Educational Resources Support Florida’s Diverse and Growing Economy - Area Development
Florida has a dynamic and diverse economy that spans a wide range of industries and employs some 8.5 million people. Last year those businesses created nearly 250,000 new jobs, but fell 50,000 short of the state’s peak in 2015.
area-development-features  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  education  infrastructure  jobs  workforce  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
GSA cancels search for new FBI headquarters - Washington Business Journal
In a stunning blow to Greater Washington, the nation's top law enforcement agency will have to stay put in its deteriorating downtown D.C. headquarters for the foreseeable future.
this-week-392  Around-the-web  Matt  Washington-DC  maryland  virginia  mid-atlantic  south-atlantic  FBI  headquarters  site-selection  economic-development 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards Recognize States Compiling Healthy Rosters of New and Expanded Facilities - Area Development
The work of economic development is a complicated mix of salesmanship, customer service, technical and legal expertise, communications, relationship-building, and a healthy dose of good fortune.
area-development-features  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  illinois  Georgia  arizona  kentucky  mississippi  mid-atlantic  south-atlantic  southwest  south  Matt 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
The New American Heartland: Renewing the Middle Class by Revitalizing the Heartland -
The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for the future of American goods and services.
Around-the-web  this-week-387  business-globalization  economic-recovery  u.s.-manufacturing  regional-reports  texas  south  south-atlantic  midwest  plains 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Why are companies moving to the Southeast? They want proximity to their customers, German consul says - The Greenville News
For two years, Detlev Ruenger, consul general of the Federal Republican of Germany, wondered why companies kept putting a footprint in the Southeast...Wages are lower in the Southeast, he said. The time difference is better for companies calling back to their native Germany compared to locations on the West Coast, and, in particular, South Carolina is a right-to-work state, though it can be a concern to some given Germany’s strong union presence, he said. 
BMW  regional-reports  south-atlantic  south-carolina  automotive-industry  fdi-USA  right-to-work  cost-of-doing-business  labor-costs  Around-the-web  this-week-386 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Suppliers turn to matchmaking events - Automotive News
Auto parts suppliers in Tennessee mingled and table hopped from customer to customer here last week in a bid to "speed date" their way to new business contracts.

It was the latest occurrence of a business development tool referred to as matchmaking, now gaining popularity across the Southern automotive supply base.
industry-reports  supply-chain  parts-suppliers  OEMs  automotive-industry  regional-reports  Tennessee  south-atlantic  south  Around-the-web  this-week-386 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Textile Industry Making a Comeback in the U.S. Southeast - Area Development
As the textile industry becomes transformed by technology, companies are considering highly automated, environmentally conscious production facilities in the U.S. Southeast, where the infrastructure necessary for this industry’s success is already in place.
area-development-features  Matt  textiles-clothing-industries  south-atlantic  manufacturing  reshoring  location-USA  technology  environment  sustainability  infrastructure  site-selection  economic-development  jobs 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Volvo’s New U.S. Plant Tooling up to Make S60 in South Carolina - Motor Trend
The S60 might not be the obvious choice as the first vehicle Volvo builds at a new plant under construction outside Charleston, S.C. And some might question the Swedish automaker’s decision to pick the U.S. over lower-cost Mexico for a $500 million North American assembly plant.
this-week-383  Around-the-web  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  charleston  manufacturing  volvo  automotive-industry  location-USA  FDI 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Virginia Business Site Locator: A Guide to Selecting a Business Location in Virginia - Area Development
When it comes to site selection, there’s no one-size-fi ts-all approach, but there are key questions most businesses have when they’re considering expanding or establishing new operations.
area-development-features  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
A first look at how German grocer Lidl plans to conquer the U.S. market - The Washington Post
Lidl (pronounced lee-duhl) is a global grocery juggernaut, with 10,000 stores in 27 countries. It has made its name offering a limited assortment of goods, many of them private label, at ultralow prices.
this-week-377  Around-the-web  Matt  food-industry  retail  germany  FDI  location-USA  virginia  south-atlantic  north-carolina  south-carolina 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
House panel votes to kill Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida - Sun Sentinel
Tourism industry officials from Pensacola to the Keys warned a House committee Wednesday that a bill to kill state funding for tourism marketing and other economic development programs would harm businesses and cost jobs.
economic-development  economic-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Around-the-web  taxes-incentives  site-selection  jobs 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
New VEDP leader pays visit to SWVA - WSLS
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership has a new leader and he spent some of his first days on the job in Southwest Virginia.
economic-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Lumenier Expands Sarasota, Florida, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Lumenier, a high-end designer and manufacturer of top quality racing drone products, expanded into 24,000 square foot facility one mile from downtown Sarasota, Florida. The new facility will be home to drone design engineers, customer service, fulfillment center personnel and corporate employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  drones  Aerospace  sarasota  fulfillment-center 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based KACO USA Expands In Lincolnton, North Carolina, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Kaco USA Inc., a Germany-based manufacturer of high-precision sealing solutions for the automotive industry, will expand its production facility in Lincolnton, North Carolina. The company will hire an additional 100 workers over the coming three years as it invests nearly $8.4 million in Lincoln County, 35.6 miles northwest of Charlotte.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  germany  automotive-industry  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2017 by areadevelopment Plans Jacksonville, Florida, Fulfillment-Distribution Hub - Area Development, an eCommerce retailer, plans a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The company plans to create more than 1,500 full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  distribution-facility  logistics  supply-chain  amazon  retail  ecommerce  fulfillment-center  jacksonville  jobs 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based iMPREG Group Plans Warehouse-Manufacturing Plant In Henrico County, Virginia - Area Development
iMPREG Group, a Germany-based provider of fiberglass reinforced liner systems for trenchless pipe rehabilitation, will open a warehouse facility in Henrico County, Virginia. A second phase, which would include manufacturing, is expected to increase the workforce to 60 employees with a $5.4 million expansion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  warehouse-facility  manufacturing  germany  location-USA  FDI  jobs  virginia  south-atlantic 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
NARENCO Plans Two Solar Farms In Orangeburg County, South Carolina - Area Development
NARENCO (National Renewable Energy Corporation) will be constructing two new utility-scale solar farms in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. Both projects are expected to bring $89.1 million in new capital investment to the area about 37 miles south of Columbia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  energy  renewable-energy  solar-power 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Techtronic Industries Plans Innovation Center In Anderson County, South Carolina - Area Development
Hong Kong-based Techtronic Industries, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of quality consumer, professional and industrial products, is expanding its Power Equipment Group’s operations in Anderson County, South Carolina. The $75 million investment is expected to create 250 new jobs in the Upstate over the next several years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  china  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  jobs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
MiTek Opens Warehouse-Distribution Hub In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
MiTek, a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors, opened a new warehouse and distribution facility at 4380 International Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  Atlanta  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Mi9 Retail Expands Miami, Florida, Headquarters - Area Development
Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of software solutions for the retail industry, continues to expand its United States operations center headquartered in Miami, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  software  retail  high-tech  tech  technology 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Align Technology Leases Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, Operations Center - Area Development
Federal Capital Partners, a real estate company, and Strategic Capital Partners, a real estate investment company, signed Align Technology, a firm that designs and manufactures clear removable aligners, to lease 60,000 square feet at its Forty540, a 5-story, 200,000 square foot development in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
China-Based Labon Locates U.S. Manufacturing Hub In Orangeburg, South Carolina - Area Development
Labon, a China-based leading technical fiber and textile manufacturer, is establishing its operations center in the Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The project is expected to bring $3.1 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 23 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  china  location-USA  FDI  textiles-clothing-industries  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
GKN Driveline Adds Expands Operations In Five North Carolina Counties - Area Development
British-based GKN Driveline will expand operations at its five facilities in North Carolina. The company plans to add a total of 302 jobs and invest at least $179 million in Alamance, Catawba, Lee, Maiden and Person counties.
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december 2016 by areadevelopment
Comprehensive Health Services Expands headquarters in Cape Canaveral, Florida - Area Development
Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. , one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of medical management services, plans to expand its headquarters in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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december 2016 by areadevelopment
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