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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 
16 hours 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 days ago by areadevelopment
Amazon Isn’t Afraid of NYC’s High Taxes - Bloomberg
Amazon.com Inc.’s highly publicized search for a second headquarters is hurtling toward a conclusion, with the e-commerce giant nearing deals to open new offices in two locales. One is an area of northern Virginia where homes are expensive but taxes are relatively low. The other is Long Island City in the New York borough of Queens, a place that combines scarce housing with some of the highest state and local taxes in the U.S.
corporate-tax  taxes-incentives  HQ2  amazon  new-york-city  new-york  virginia  cost-of-doing-business  Around-the-web  this-week-441 
12 days 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 
13 days 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 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
New report says Virginia could be a leader in coming offshore wind boom - Virginia Mercury
A new report says Virginia’s port infrastructure, experienced maritime workforce and geographical advantages make it an ideal candidate for becoming a hub for the East Coast offshore wind supply chain.
wind-energy  virginia  green-economy  Around-the-web  this-week-437 
8 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Portsmouth, Va., Pins its Economic, Social Future on High-Speed Connectivity - Govtech
The city will build its own fiber-optic infrastructure to boost economic development, improve city services and close a significant digital divide.
regional-reports  economic-development-news  ICT  infrastructure  virginia  Around-the-web  this-week-433 
august 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
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
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
Broadband Boondoggles in Southwest Virginia - Bacon's Rebellion
Throughout the Central Appalachian region — Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky — community leaders have a keen understanding that they must find new industries to replace coal. And there is a near universal conviction that any hope to diversify local economies requires high-bandwidth connections to the outside world. This conviction has led to a series of initiatives, some misguided and some on target, to bring broadband to this isolated region.
regional-reports  kentucky  west-virginia  virginia  broadband  economic-development-news  ICT  rural-economic-development  economic-development  this-week-405 
november 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
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
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
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
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
Greater Washington Partnership brings together CEOs from Baltimore to Richmond - Baltimore Sun
A group of 17 CEOs from enterprises stretching from Baltimore to Washington and Richmond are creating an organization to promote the region's strengths and work toward shared interests in infrastructure, jobs and economic development.
economic-development  site-selection  this-week-372  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  maryland  Washington-DC  mid-atlantic  jobs  baltimore  richmond 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
NASA Measurement Systems Laboratory Planned In Hampton, Virginia - Area Development
NASA Langley Research Center will build a Measurement Systems Laboratory in Hampton, Virginia. The project has a scheduled completion date of late 2019.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  Aerospace 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
American Woodmark Corporation Consolidates Headquarters In Frederick County, Virginia - Area Development
American Woodmark Corporation, a major manufacturer of quality kitchen and bath cabinets for the home, will invest $30 million to consolidate headquarters operations in Frederick County, Virginia. The company plans to create 55 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Coyote Hole Ciderworks Plans Production Operation In Mineral, Virginia - Area Development
Coyote Hole Ciderworks, LLC will build a new cidery 38 miles east of Charlottesville in Mineral, Virginia. The company will invest $775,000 to build a new production cidery and tasting room in Louisa County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Dominion Packaging Expands Henrico County, Virginia, Production Center - Area Development
Dominion Packaging, a provider of packaging solutions for the tobacco and quick service restaurant industry, will invest $25.1 million to expand its operation in Henrico County, Virginia. The expansion will support a new contract with Anheuser-Busch and is expected to create 60 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  packaging  packaging-industry  jobs  food-industry  advanced-manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Microsoft Corporation Expands Mecklenburg County, Virginia, Data Center - Area Development
Microsoft Corporation will invest $251.6 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The company will increase capacity to serve its growing customer base. The project is expected to create 44 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  high-tech  technology  tech  microsoft  jobs  data-centers 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Calspan Corporation Acquires Triumph Aerospace Systems in Newport News, Virginia - Area Development
Calspan Holdings, the parent company to a thriving group of entities including Buffalo-based aerospace and automotive research company Calspan Corporation, acquired Triumph Aerospace Systems in Newport News, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  Aerospace  automotive-industry 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
OVH Establishes North American Headquarters In Fauquier County, Virginia - Area Development
OVH, the leading cloud provider in Europe, will invest $47 million to establish its North American headquarters and first U.S. data center at the Vint Hill Business Park in Fauquier County, Virginia. The company plans to create 54 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  cloud-solutions  headquarters  data-centers  jobs  tech  technology  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
AMPAC Fine Chemicals Acquires Manufacturing Complex In Petersburg, Virginia - Area Development
AMPAC Fine Chemicals acquired the assets of UniTao Pharmaceuticals, comprising of the former Boehringer Ingelheim manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Virginia.
economic-development-agencies  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry  pharmaceuticals  manufacturing  biotech  bioscience 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
HDT Global Expands Huntsville, Alabama Campus, Plans Spotsylvania, Virginia, Development Center - Area Development
HDT Global, a leading provider of highly engineered, application-specific solutions for military, civilian, commercial and industrial customers, will expand its campus in Huntsville, Alabama. The company will open a manufacturing operations center adjacent to its current facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  alabama  south  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  military 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Lyft Plans Mid-Atlantic regional headquarters In Arlington County, Virginia - Area Development
Lyft, a San Francisco-based transportation network company, will invest $350,000 to establish a Mid-Atlantic regional headquarters operation in Arlington County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  regional-headquarters  transportation-industry  lyft  high-tech  technology  tech  virginia  south-atlantic 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tool Plans Manufacturing-Tech Hub In Danville, Virginia - Area Development
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tool Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of KYOCERA Corporation and a leader in solid carbide cutting tool manufacturing, will invest $9.5 million to establish a North American technology and strategic manufacturing hub, at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Regional Industrial Facility Authority-owned Cyber Park in Danville, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  plastics  chemicals-industry  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Kingspan Insulation Expands Winchester, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Kingspan Insulation, a Ireland-based leading insulation manufacturer, is on course to add new capacity to its manufacturing site in Winchester, Virginia. The company recently began a $25 million investment in the plant with the installation of a new, state-of-the-art XPS insulation manufacturing line.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  ireland  FDI  location-USA 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
T&E Meats Expands Meat Processing Plant In Harrisonburg, Virginia - Area Development
T&E Meats will expand its meat processing facility in the City of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The company will create seven new jobs and invest more than $600,000 as part of its expansion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  food-processing  food-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
A rising tide? - Virginia Business
Next year, all of Virginia’s harbor pilots will undergo specialized training in Louisiana. The purpose behind the out-of-state trip is to gain skills in handling the next class of immense ships expected to visit Hampton Roads’ ports.
this-week-363  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  intermodal  logistics  ports  panama-canal 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Builds New Stave Mill In Bath County, Virginia - Area Development
Speyside Bourbon Cooperage, Inc. will invest $5 million to build a new stave mill in Bath County, Virginia. The company will create 30 new jobs in the county and source 80 percent of its timber needs from Virginia land owners.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  beverage-industry  bourbon  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  agribusiness 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
ALDI Establishes Division Headquarters-Distribution Hub In Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Area Development
ALDI, a leader in the grocery retailing industry, will invest $57 million to establish a division headquarters and 500,000-square-foot distribution facility in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, as part of a project which will create 145 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-industry  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Niagara Bottling To Locate Manufacturing-Bottling Hub In Chesterfield County, Virginia - Area Development
Niagara Bottling LLC, a family-owned and operated bottled beverage supplier, will invest $95 million to establish a manufacturing and bottling operation at Meadowville Technology Park in Chesterfield County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  beverage-industry  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Lohmann Corporation Expands Manufacturing Complex In Orange County, Virginia - Area Development
Lohmann Corporation, which engineers specialty adhesive tapes, has begun construction of a 25,000 square foot addition to its manufacturing facility in the Thomas E. Lee Industrial Park in Orange County, Virginia. Lohmann anticipates the project will create an additional 56 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  virginia  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Applied Predictive Technologies Expands Arlington County, Virginia, Headquarters - Area Development
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), a leading cloud-based analytics software company, will expand its headquarters operation in Arlington County, Virginia. The project will create 368 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  cloud-solutions  tech  technology  high-tech  headquarters  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Firestone Solar Plans Solar Generator In Buckingham County, Virginia - Area Development
Firestone Solar LLC, a subsidiary of Virginia Solar, will build a19.8-megawatt utility-scale solar generator in Buckingham County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  energy  solar  renewable-energy  virginia  south-atlantic 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Aurora Flight Sciences Expands Operations To Wise County, Virginia - Area Development
Aurora Flight Sciences will expand its operational testing of the Centaur Optionally Piloted Aircraft system to Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  unmanned-vehicles  UAS 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Dollar Tree, Inc. To Establish Corporate Headquarters In Chesapeake, Virginia - Area Development
Dollar Tree, Inc., an American chain of discount variety stores, will invest $110 million for development of its corporate headquarters in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia. The project will retain 825 jobs and create 600 new jobs over the next six years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  corporate-headquarters  headquarters  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Toray Plastics (America) Locates Front Royal facility in Warren County, Virginia - Area Development
Toray Plastics (America), Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toray Industries, Inc., will invest $45 million to expand its Front Royal facility in Warren County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  plastics  location-USA  FDI  Japan  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
British-Based Overfinch Establishes Manufacturing Complex In Danville, Virginia - Area Development
Overfinch, the world’s leading creator of bespoke Range Rover vehicles, will invest $1.82 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Danville, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  automotive-industry  manufacturing  united-kingdom  britain  location-USA  FDI  advanced-manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Port of Virginia celebrates arrival of first Neo-Panamax ship - pilotonline.com
Quipping the cargo vessel MOL Benefactor is “rightfully named,” Panama’s ambassador to the U.S. said the supersized ship and others like it are on course to deliver economic growth that extends beyond each port of call.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  panama-canal  ports  intermodal  logistics  infrastructure  supply-chain 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Spain-Based SANJO Corte Fino To Locate North American Headquarters In Virginia Beach, Virginia - Area Development
SANJO Corte Fino, a fineblanking manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain, will invest $17.5 million to establish its North American headquarters in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The company plans to hire 85 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  location-USA  FDI  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  spain  barcelona  virginia-beach  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  advanced-manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Phone2Action Plans Operations Center In Arlington County, Virginia - Area Development
Phone2Action, a civic engagement software platform, will invest $150,000 to expand its software operation and relocate from Washington, D.C., to Arlington County, Virginia. Launched in 2014, the company supplies social advocacy and civic engagement tools that connect constituents with their elected officials. The project is expected to create 142 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  software  high-tech  tech  technology  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontier Secure Opens Customer Care Center In Wise County, Virginia - Area Development
Frontier Secure, a division of Frontier Communications Corporation, will locate a customer care center in Wise County, Virginia. The facility, which is expected to create up to 500 jobs, will provide customer and technical support for its clients.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  customer-service-center  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Handsome Brook Farm Plana Egg Processing Operation In Berryville, Virginia - Area Development
Handsome Brook Farm, LLC will invest $6.4 million to establish a new pasture raised egg processing operation in the Town of Berryville and Clarke County, Virginia. The company will purchase the old Winchester Cold Storage facility in Berryville and convert it into an egg processing facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  food-processing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Grant Thornton Expands Presence In Arlington, Virginia - Area Development
Grant Thornton, a leading U.S. professional-services firm, will invest $15.75 million to consolidate offices and grow its presence in Arlington, Virginia. The company plans to retain 994 jobs and create 348 new jobs in the northern Virginia region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  office  arlington  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-training 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Systaaq Diagnostic Products Inc Establishes Operations Hub In Manassas, Virginia - Area Development
Systaaq Diagnostic Products Inc., a molecular diagnostics company that specializes in developing early diagnosis for infectious diseases, will establish an operations center at Prince William County Science Accelerator at Innovation Park, 9385 Discovery Blvd. in Manassas, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  bioscience  life-sciences 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Gregory Lumber Invests $3 Million To Expand Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Sawmill - Area Development
Gregory Lumber, Inc. will expand its sawmill operations in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The company will invest $3 million in construction and equipment needed to add an automated lumber sorting system that will increase production by 50 percent.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  lumber  wood-products  agribusiness 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Southland Concrete Corp Expands Its Manassas, Virginia, Production Facility - Area Development
Southland Concrete Corp. will invest $6 million and add 30 new jobs to Prince William County, Virginia. The Southland Concrete corporate headquarters and yard is newly located at 12775 Randolph Ridge Lane in Manassas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  headquarters 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
West Virginia Officials Seek To Develop 12,000-Acre Industrial Site In Boone County - Area Development
Officials envision the former 12,000-acre Patriot Coal Hobet surface coal mine could someday be transformed into an industrial and commercial site providing thousands of jobs in Boone County, West Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
The Fight for Jobs Intensifies Between Kansas and Missouri - GOVERNING
In major metropolitan areas, using tax incentives to lure businesses from one part of the region to another can sometimes seem like a big family fight. In the Washington, D.C., area, for instance, several jurisdictions are vying to become the new headquarters of the FBI, which is currently located in the district.
this-week-353  Around-the-web  Matt  taxes-incentives  Kansas  missouri  Washington-DC  mid-atlantic  midwest  plains  virginia  south-atlantic  maryland  kansas-city 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Woodgrain Millwork Plans Manufacturing Facility In Smyth County, Virginia - Area Development
Woodgrain Millwork, a family-owned and operated company, will expand its door and window component manufacturing facility in Smyth County, Virginia. The company will create 17 new jobs in the county and source 78 percent of its timber needs from Virginia landowners.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Sweden-Based Drake Extrusion Expands Henry County, Virginia, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Specialty yarn producer Drake Extrusion, Inc., a subsidiary of Sweden-based International Fibres Group, will invest $6 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Henry County, Virginia. The company plans to hire 30 additional associates. The company is a leading manufacturer of colored staple and filament polypropylene fiber.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  advanced-manufacturing  jobs 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Ply Gem Windows Expands Rocky Mount, Virginia, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Ply Gem Windows, a subsidiary of leading North American exterior building products manufacturer Ply Gem Holdings, Inc., will invest $1.98 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the Town of Rocky Mount, Virginia. The company will increase capacity for its vinyl window lines, creating 76 new jobs in Franklin County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  advanced-manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Merck Plans $168 Million Expansion To Elkton, Virginia, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, a global health care leader, will invest $168 million to expand its manufacturing operation near the Town of Elkton in Rockingham County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  healthcare  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  biotech  bioscience  pharmaceuticals 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Deschutes Brewery Invests $85 Million In Roanoke, Virginia Production Center - Area Development
Deschutes Brewery will invest $85 million to establish its Eastern U.S. brewery in the City of Roanoke, Virginia. The company expects to create 108 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  brewery  brewing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  distribution-facility  manufacturing 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
ADP Plans $32.25 Million Regional Customer Service Center In Norfolk, Virginia - Area Development
ADP, a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions and business process outsourcing services, analytics, and compliance expertise, will invest $32.25 million to establish a regional customer service center in Norfolk, Virginia. The project is expected to create about 1,800 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  cloud-solutions  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  high-tech 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Italy-Based ELDOR Corp Plans $75 Million Production Plant In Botetourt County, Virginia - Area Development
ELDOR Corporation, an international group leader in the automotive business, will invest about $75 million to establish its first U.S. production plant in Botetourt County, Virginia. The project is expected to create approximately 350 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  italy  automotive-industry  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  advanced-manufacturing 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Movement Mortgage Relocates Operations Center To Norfolk, Virginia - Area Development
Movement Mortgage, one of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held mortgage companies, will invest $2 million to relocate its operations center from Virginia Beach to the City of Norfolk, Virginia. The project is expected to create 200 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  operations-center  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Iron Mountain Information Management Plans Data Center In Manassas, Virginia - Area Development
Iron Mountain Information Management, a subsidiary of Iron Mountain Incorporated, the data storage and information management company, is planning to make significant investments and create highly skilled jobs in Prince William County, with the development of a new data center campus on 83 acres in Manassas, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  data  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  high-tech  data-centers 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
A big league move? - Virginia Business
Business groups believe a Richmond-Hampton Roads mega-region will be a major competitor.
this-week-345  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  virginia  south-atlantic  mega-regions  richmond 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Basket Savings Invests $10 Million In Arlington County, Virginia, Operations Center - Area Development
Basket Savings, an innovative application software development company, will invest $10 million to establish an operation in Arlington County, Virginia. Virginia successfully competed against Washington, D.C. for the project, which will create 65 new jobs paying above the average prevailing wage in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  software  high-tech  jobs  arlington  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Verizon Seeks Expansion Through Purchase Of XO Communications Fiber Optic Network - Area Development
Verizon Communications Inc. seeks to expand with the signing of an agreement to purchase XO Communications of Herndon, Virginia’s, fiber-optic network business for approximately $1.8 billion.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  high-tech  tech  fiber-optic  virginia  south-atlantic 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Xgility Relocates Headquarters To Ashburn, Virginia - Area Development
Xgility, a technology solutions provider that specializes in cloud-based systems, will move its headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to 44095 Pipeline Plaza in Ashburn, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  headquarters  technology  cloud-solutions  high-tech  tech 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
AccuTec Blades, Inc Plans $5.37 Million Expansion In Augusta County, Virginia - Area Development
AccuTec Blades, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality specialty, medical and professional blades and tools, will invest $5.37 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Augusta County, Virginia. The company will retain 138 jobs and create 53 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  manufacturing  medical  medical-device  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Graphic Packaging International Plans $20 Million Expansion At Its Staunton, Virginia, Production Center - Area Development
A leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. will invest $20 million to expand its operations campus in Staunton, Virginia.
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Blue Bee Cider Will Expand Cidery In Richmond, Virginia - Area Development
Blue Bee Cider will relocate and expand its cidery in the City of Richmond, Virginia. The company will invest more than $1 million to renovate the historic city stables property in Scott’s Addition and triple production of its award-winning hard cider, creating four new jobs.
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Monroe Bay Vineyard Expands Winer Operations And Production Center In Westmoreland County, Virginia - Area Development
Monroe Bay Vineyard will expand the operations and production center at its farm winery in Colonial Beach, Virginia. The company will invest more than $385,000 to build a tasting room and production facility for its wine and hard cider operations.
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EURO-COMPOSITES Group Expands Culpeper County, Virginia, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Luxembourg-based EURO-COMPOSITES Group, a company that manufactures advanced honeycomb composite materials used in aviation, space, industrial, and defense technology applications, will invest $10.5 million to expand its U.S. operation in Culpeper County, Virginia.
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Opower Plans $10.45 Million Expansion Of Arlington County, Virginia, Headquarters - Area Development
Opower, the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, will invest $10.45 million to expand its headquarters operation in Arlington County, Virginia. The company plans to create 70 new jobs.
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