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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 
november 2018 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 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Volvo’s new plant in South Carolina was almost built In Virginia 45 years ago - Virginian-Pilot
Today, Volvo Parkway in the Greenbrier section of Chesapeake is all that remains of what could have been Volvo’s U.S. manufacturing hub, one that now resides in Charleston.
virgina  south-carolina  port-of-virginia  volvo  automotive-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-442 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Norfolk Southern likely to leave Virginia for Atlanta; planes and people are a big reason — FreightWaves
Norfolk Southern is reportedly getting ready to pull up stakes and move its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, a move a corporate relocation expert calls "an opportunity for them to recalibrate and refresh their brand."
freight-logistics  logistics  rail-logitsics  corporate-headquarters  site-selection  site-selection-factors  airports  Around-the-web  this-week-436  norfolk-southern  Atlanta  Georgia  virgina 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
MCR Norfolk, Virginia Operations Center Awarded $8.1 Million NATO Contract - Area Development
McLean,Virginia-based MCR, a premier provider of integrated program management services to the U.S. government and allied nations, has been awarded a four-year contract for approximately $8.1 million by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to provide key program management and technical support services to Supreme Allied Command Transformation and Allied Command Operations.
economic-development  site-facility-planning-this-week  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  defense  NATO 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
New Va. economic development program easily advances - The Washington Post
A Virginia House panel on Wednesday advanced bills that would allocate about $40 million for grants that some of the state’s most powerful business, education and government interests are touting as a boon to regional economic growth.

The initiative, called GO Virginia, would set up a state board to establish regional councils that can apply for money for projects, such as job training centers. A second program would give cities and counties that work together up to half of the income tax revenue from new jobs they have a hand in creating.
regional-economic-development  virgina  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-340 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
BerkleyNet Relocates Corporate Offices To Innovation Park In Prince William County, Virginia - Area Development
BerkleyNet, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, plans to relocate more than 125 employees to a new corporate headquarters at Innovation Park in Prince William County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  innovation 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Among the States, Self-Driving Cars Have Ignited a Gold Rush - The New York Times
Lawmakers from California, Texas and Virginia are wooing the autonomous-car industry, along with the jobs and tax revenue that come with it.
california  texas  virgina  automotive-industry  economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-317 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Auto Supplier Continental Expands Culpeper, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, plans to invest significantly to expand over the next three years at its Culpeper, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Ernst & Young Invests $12 Million To Expand Operations In Tysons, Virginia - Area Development
Ernst & Young, one of the world’s leaders in professional services, will invest approximately $12 million to expand its operations in Tysons, Virginia. The company will be relocating its office to a 125,000-square-foot office complex to The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II in Fairfax County, with plans to create 462 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  financial-services  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
AXON Ghost Sentinel, Inc Invests $1.5 Million To Expand Its Harrisonburg, Virginia, Operations - Area Development
AXON Ghost Sentinel, Inc., a portfolio company of AXON Connected that provides swarm-based cybersecurity products, will invest $1.5 million to expand its operation in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The project is expected to create 29 jobs in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  cyber-security  high-tech  technology  virgina  south-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
CWW Conveyor Systems Plans $2 Million Expansion At Its Carroll County, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
A company that supplies conveyor systems for the mining industry, CWW Conveyor Systems will invest $2 million to expand its operation in Carroll County, Virginia. CWW operated as part of Caterpillar Global Mining America until March 2015, when it was created as a new, independent entity to serve the United States, Mexico and Canada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  mining  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Ironclad Distillery Plans Bourbon Distillery In Newport News, Virginia - Area Development
Ironclad Distillery will open a new small-batch bourbon distillery in the City of Newport News, Virginia. The company, the first craft distillery in revitalized downtown Newport News, will source one-hundred percent of its corn, wheat, and rye needs from Virginia agricultural producers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  bourbon  beverage-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerojet Rocketdyne Plans $11 Million Expansion At Orange County, Virginia, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Aerojet Rocketdyne will invest $11 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Orange County, Virginia. The company produces propulsion systems and operates a technology development center and laboratories for solid propulsion, and test facilities for rocket motors and air-breathing propulsion systems. The expansion is anticipated to create 100 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  Aerospace  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Qore Systems Invests $12.8 Million To Establish Production Center In Washington County, Virginia - Area Development
Qore Systems, LLC will invest $12.8 million to relocate from Arizona and establish its first Virginia operation in Highlands Business Park, owned and operated by Smyth County and Washington County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing  relocation 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
British-Based Elephant Auto Insurance Invest $2 Million To Locate Headquarters In Richmond, Virginia - Area Development
Elephant Auto Insurance, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Admiral Group, will invest $2 million to establish its U.S. headquarters and operation center in Richmond, Virginia. The project is expected to create 1,173 new jobs in Henrico County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  insurance-industry  automotive-industry  location-USA  FDI  richmond  headquarters  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Retailer Lidl Invests $202 Million On U.S. Headquarters-Distribution Hub In Virginia - Area Development
Germany-based Lidl, one of the fastest growing retailers in Europe, will invest $202 million to establish operations in Virginia. The investment will include $77 million for its United States corporate headquarters in Arlington County, creating 500 new jobs, as well as $125 million in a regional headquarters and distribution center facility in Spotsylvania County, creating an additional 200 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  jobs  headquarters  distribution-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  location-USA  FDI  retail 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Monogram Food Solutions To Establish A Warehousing-Logistics Facility In Henry County, Virginia - Area Development
Monogram Food Solutions, a Memphis-based manufacturer of value-added processed meats, will invest $7.244 million to establish a warehousing and logistics operation in Henry County, Virginia. The company has operated a meat snacks production facility in the Henry County Patriot Centre Industrial Park since 2009.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-processing  virgina  south-atlantic  warehouse-facility  logistics-center  logistics  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Reinhart Foodservice Plans Distribution Center In Prince William County, Virginia - Area Development
Reinhart Foodservice, the fifth largest food distributor in the U.S., selected Prince William County, Virginia, as a distribution hub to serve customers in the Greater Washington, DC metropolitan area and along the East Coast.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  food-processing  food-industry  distribution-facility  logistics  Washington-DC 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Hubbell Lighting To Establish Manufacturing Center In Christiansburg, Virginia - Area Development
Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, will invest $6.015 million to expand and consolidate its manufacturing and assembly operations at its facility in the Town of Christiansburg, Virginia. The project will create 100 new jobs in Montgomery County.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  area-development-news  virgina  south-atlantic  lighting-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Expert Global Solutions Plans Major Expansion At Its Virginia Beach, Virginia, Operations Center - Area Development
Expert Global Solutions will undertake a major expansion, that will create 175 new jobs to support increased national customer and technical services requirements in the pharmaceutical sector, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  virginia-beach  virgina  pharmaceuticals  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
TE Connectivity Ltd. Invests More Than $15 Million To Expand Its Culpeper, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development Online
TE Connectivity Ltd. will invest more than $15 million to expand its production center in Culpeper, Virginia. The plant designs and manufactures undersea fiber optic telecommunication cables, electro-optical-mechanical cables, and steel wire. The project is expected to create approximately 30 new jobs in the region.
manufacturing  jobs  telecommunications  virgina  production-facility  taxes-incentives  virginia  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
CEVA Logistics Expands To A New Richmond, Virginia, Location - Area Development Online
CEVA Logistics, a supply chain management company, will expand to a new location in Richmond, Virginia, later this summer 2013. Its new facility, located at 6601 S. Laburnum Avenue at the Richmond Airport Distribution Center, is a multi use site that will manage the logistics needs of several global brands, with room to expand.
virgina  richmond  supply-chain  economic-development  site-selection  logistics  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Joint Venture By Seafaring Companies Spawning Expansion Of Seafood Industry in Hampton, Virginia - Area Development Online
A joint venture between Massachusetts-based Atlantic Red Crab Company and Virginia-based L.D. Armory Co., Inc., and Graham & Rollins, Inc. is spawning an expansion of Virginia’s seafood industry by bringing Atlantic Deep Sea Red Crabs to the Commonwealth via the Port of Hampton, Virginia.
virgina  economic-development  site-selection  matt  seafood-industry 
july 2013 by areadevelopment

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