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VA: Furniture Company to Establish First U.S. Operation, Creating 26 Jobs

January 18, 2022

Mercana Furniture and Décor to invest $8.5 million in warehouse and distribution facility in Newport News. more >>


VA: MD: Europe's PureGym Group Opens 2 Fitness Locations In U.S, With More Planned

January 18, 2022

PureGym Group, the European fitness and gym operator, has opened its first two gyms in the U.S. under the brand name Pure Fitness. more >>


VA: Governor Announces $7 Million To Develop Industrial Sites Across Commonwealth

January 14, 2022

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a total of $7 million in Virginia Business Ready Sites Program development grants for 11 projects across the... more >>


VA: Joint Venture To Invest $267M In Paperboard Production, Creating 210 Jobs

January 13, 2022

New operation will advance U.S. recycling technology, become one of Virginia’s largest exporters. more >>


DC: Lidl Supermarket to Open in Southeast D.C., Creating 45 Jobs

January 12, 2022

Leaders from Lidl supermarket recently joined Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and District economic development officials to break ground on... more >>

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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>

Case study | August 31, 2009
A Superior Location and Can-do Attitude are Driving Manufacturing to Cecil County, Maryland   

By: Jennifer Alten

Nestled a short distance between two populous metropolitan areas and bisected by transportation behemoth Interstate 95 is Cecil County, Maryland, an... More>>

White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>

White Paper | September 24, 2013
Advanced Manufacturing in the American South: An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development   

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Provides "An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development" in the report "Advanced... More>>

White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


blank Article | January 6, 2022
CiCi Awards 2022 Community Impact Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The location of a new facility or the expansion of an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 16th annual CiCi Awards for...   More>>

blank Article | January 5, 2022
CiCi Awards 2022 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

These 14 projects bring more than $16.1 billion in private corporate investment, with an additional 1.2 billion in economic development funding from...   More>>

Who’s Who in Site Selection Article | June 28, 2021
Who’s Who- Economic Development Leadership

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In a country with its economy on the move, site selection professionals are a vital part of the economic pipeline. They assist at nearly all stages...   More>>

blank Article | April 7, 2021
America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that...   More>>

blank Article | April 7, 2021
The Commonwealth of Virginia — Sound and Innovative

By: Governor Ralph Northam

Ranked as America’s Top State for Business by CNBC, Virginia’s leadership position can be attributed to a number of assets, including its...   More>>