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September 11, 2008 GM Sets Sail on $859-Million Cruze
June 2, 2008 Embraer Jets into Florida With First U.S. Plant'
March 13, 2008 Amazonian: Huge New HQ, 3,000 More Employees
February 14, 2008 South Dakota's $10-Billion 'Gorilla'

December 06, 2007 Virginia Readies for Rolls
September 20, 2007 Hoosierland's Gone Global
July 26, 2007 Illinois Lawmakers Consider $2.6B Clean-Coal Lode
April 19, 2007 Incoming in Vietnam
January 04, 2007 Fly Me to the Moon — and Much, Much Farther

December 21, 2006 Globetrotting Multinational Remains in Gift Capital
September 7, 2006 Another Mickey Mouse Deal Brewing? Biomed Titan Burnham Is Orlando-Bound
October 16, 2006 BP Adding 2,080 Jobs, Investing $3.25B in Blunder-Prone U.S. Arm
July 10, 2006 New York's Big Subsidies Bolster Upstate's Winning Bid for AMD's $3.2-Billion 300-MM. Fab
June 15, 2006 Canadian Bakin'
May 4, 2006 Texas-Size Stakes: Austin Lands Samsung's $4-Billion Fab
March 16, 2006 Georgia Finally Lands the Big One
February 2, 2006 More than a Pipe Dream

December 22, 2005 Globetrotting Multinational Remains in Gift Capital
November 7, 2005 Blind Faith to Win ... Please.
September 29, 2005 Stirling Stirs Up California Solar Scene
September 1, 2005 Oil, Waste, Atoms and Wind
August 15, 2005 Arcelor to invest US$4 billion in Brazil
August 1, 2005 Desert Blossom
July 18, 2005 Posco to invest US$12 billion in India
July 04, 2005 By the Time We Get to Woodstock
June 20, 2005 All Over But the Shouting
June 6, 2005 Canadian Wood Firm Drifts South
May 23, 2005 Chevron, Shell and ExxonMobil Move Ahead Down Under With US$8.4-billion LNG project
May 9, 2005 Batting 1,000 in Poland
April 28, 2005 Richmond Gets Richer: Altria's Philip Morris USA to Invest $300 Million
March 23, 2005 Chrysler Follows Suit in Michigan With $506-Million Investment
March 7, 2005 LCD Squared
March 7, 2005 GM Investment Sets Record in Canada
Feburary 16, 2005 Big Beef: Tyson Bringing 1,600-Worker Meat Plant to Texas
January 31, 2005 Austal Adding 600 Alabama Jobs to Build New Navy Ship
January 17, 2005 IBM, Partners Creating 1,000+ Jobs with $2.7 Billion in New York Projects
January 3, 2005 Countrywide Bringing 7,500 Jobs to Texas, Getting $20M in Incentives

December 13, 2004 The 'Buffalo' Has Landed: $560M, 650-Job U.S.-Italian Project Charleston-bound
November 29, 2004 Honda Adding 5,000 Jobs in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, China
November 8, 2004 Subsidies At Last Secured, Ford Unveils $818-Million Ontario Expansion
October 25, 2004 Sanofi-Aventis Taps New Jersey for U.S. HQ, 3000+ Jobs
October 14, 2004 Big Blue’s Big Move: IBM Adding 1,250 Northern Virginia Jobs
September 20, 2004 Countrywide's Arizona Gold Rush: 2,000 New Jobs Phoenix-Bound
August 30, 2004 Goldman Building $1.8B NYC Headquarters, Adding 4,000 Jobs
August 16, 2004 Chrysler, Suppliers Joining in Innovative $2.1B Toledo Deal
August 2, 2004 Cantor Fitzgerald Finds Permanent NYC HQ, Will Add 200 Jobs
July 19, 2004 Bank of NY Adding as Many as 800 Jobs in Syracuse
July 05, 2004 Express Expansion: DHL Spending $1.2B to Bulk Up U.S. Presence
June 21, 2004 Japan's Toyo Rolling into Georgia with 900-Job Tire Plant
June 7, 2004 Financial Powerhouse DTCC Taps Tampa for 500-Job Center
May 24, 2004 Fence Fuss Fixed at Last, Pixar Plans 1,300-Job California HQ Expansion
May 10, 2004 At Last: Infineon's $1B Virginia Fab Expansion Finally a Go
April 19, 2004 Nokia Picks New York for 300-Employee HQ, CFO's Office
April 5, 2004 Tight Schedule, Owned Site Spur Genentech's $600M California Expansion
March 22, 2004 SE Michigan Lands GEMA's $323-Million, 250-Employee Plant
March 1, 2004 CMA-CGM Picks Norfolk, Va., as Port of Call for 376-Employee HQ
February 16, 2004 Aisin's 400-Employee Automotive Plant Headed for East Tennessee Hills
February 2, 2004 GEICO (Along with Warren Buffett) Picks Buffalo for 2,500-Worker Center
January 19, 2004 Home Depot Picks Hagerstown, Md., for 230-Employee Distribution Center
January 5, 2004 Merit Medical's $25M Utah Expansion Could Add 500 Jobs

December 15, 2003 Boeing Back Where It Belongs
December 1, 2003 Back to the Futura: Ford Adding 2,000 Jobs in $1B Mexican Project
November 17, 2003 Tempur-Pedic's 300-Worker Mattress Plant Bedding Down in New Mexico
October 27, 2003 Bought for $1, 1MSF Former Bayer Complex Will House Nonprofit's Indiana HQ
October 13, 2003 Scripps' New Florida Center Will Likely Spur Thousands of Spin-Off Jobs
September 29, 2003 DC Says $600M Hello to Alabama, $750M Goodbye to Georgia
September 15, 2003 Old Man FedEx: Kentucky, Texas Centers Could Create 3,700+ Jobs
September 1, 2003 KBI BioPharma's 550-Worker Plant Headed for Durham, N.C.
August 18, 2003 Expanding Compressors: Copeland Adding 360 Workers in New Missouri Plant
August 4, 2003 Denso Picks Hard-Hit NE Arkansas Area for 500-Worker Plant
July 21, 2003 Job Engine: Ford's New V6 Ensures 780 Ohio Workers' Future
July 7, 2003 Shifting Japan-Based Production: Nissan Adding 1,500 Tennessee Jobs to Up Efficiency, Cut Costs
June 16, 2003 Cow Pie in the Sky? $1B Calif. 'Energy Park' Would Create 700 Jobs
June 2, 2003 'Medicine City' Status Spurs Caremark's HQ Move to Nashville
May 26, 2003 Update: Mercedes' Georgia Plant – Sprinting to the Finish
May 19, 2003 Pfizer's Post-Merger Shuffle: NYC Adding 2,000 Jobs in $1B Investment
May 5, 2003 Fidelity's HQ Relocation Creating at Least 750 Jobs in Jacksonville
April 21, 2003 Capital Idea: New Government Contracts Spurring 900 Unisys Jobs in N. Virginia
April 7, 2003 Wal-Mart Picks NW Virginia for 1,000-Worker Mid-Atlantic Distribution Center
March 24, 2003 Philip Morris Relocating NYC Headquarters to Native Virginia Area
March 10, 2003 Michelin Investing $154M More in Southern Oklahoma Tire Plant
February 24, 2003 Lowe's 600-Job, $73M Distribution Center Goes to Osceola County, Fla.
February 10, 2003 Toyota Picks Texas for 2,000-Employee, $800M Assembly Plant
January 27, 2003 VW Spending $2B, Adding 1,500 Workers, New Line at Mexican Plant
January 13, 2003 250-Employee Tracker Marine Plant Docking in Miami . . . Okla.

December 30, 2002 Cars Fall on Alabama: 430-Worker Mobis Plant Starts Hyundai Supplier Surge
December 16, 2002 Bosch Adding 200 Workers in $200M South Carolina Mfg. Expansion
December 2, 2002 Tokyo Electron Plugging $300M R&D Center into Albany, N.Y.
November 11, 2002 Pataki, Clinton Team to Bring Scienx's 505-Employee R&D/Mfg. Facility to Upstate NY
October 28, 2002 Savannah the Preferred Site for New $750-million Plant from DaimlerChrysler
October 14, 2002 LES Taps Middle Tennessee Site for $1.1-B Uranium Enrichment Plant
September 30, 2002 Toyota Adding 700 Ontario Workers as Part of $414M Expansion
September 16, 2002 Ticketed for Oblivion, BOA's Wichita Call Center Will Now Be 600-Worker Mortgage Center
September 9, 2002 Onetime Dead Plant Walkin', GM's Baltimore Facility Gets Two-Year Reprieve
September 2, 2002 Wal-Mart Picks Northeast Oklahoma for $600M, 700-Worker Food Distribution Center
August 26, 2002 Florian Wireless Connects with Western NY for 350-Employee Ultra-Wideband Plant
August 19, 2002 GM Doling Out $500M to Build New Model in North Ohio; Labor Cooperation Key
August 12, 2002 Target Does Topeka: $80M, 650-Job Distribution Center Clicks Heels in Kansas
August 5, 2002 American LaFrance Relocates to South Carolina, Projects 800 Employees at New Site
July 29, 2002 Raytheon Aircraft Lands in Little Rock, 350 New Jobs Aboard
July 22, 2002 Upstate New York Gets Nod for Sematech's $403M R&D Center
July 15, 2002 Car Wars: Honda's $450M Alabama Expansion Will Create 2,000 New Jobs
July 8, 2002 Northward-Bound Bechtel Will Spur Creation of 1,200 New Jobs in Quebec
June 24, 2002 Household International Adding Another 520 Jobs in Tampa
June 17, 2002 Michigan Hooks Another Big One: Nissan Announces $38.8 Million R&D Expansion
June 10, 2002 A Big Bloomin' Save in Pecos, Texas
June 3, 2002 Cadence Design Systems Bringing 300 Jobs to Salt Lake City
May 27, 2002 Target Picks Virginia for $65M East Coast Import Distribution Center
May 20, 2002 $250M, 400 Jobs for Starters: Novartis Moving Worldwide Research Headquarters to Boston Area
May 13, 2002 Firm's First U.S. Plant Outside Indiana: Lilly Picks Northern Virginia for $435M, 700-Job Insulin Plant
April 29, 2002 Denmark's Vestas Blowing into Portland, Ore., Bringing 1,200 Jobs
April 22, 2002 Northern Iowa Bags Winnebago's 300-Employee Plant
April 15, 2002 DNA Manufacturer IDT Announces $52M, 200-Employee Iowa Expansion
April 8, 2002 Siemens Plugs Regional Telecom HQ into Dubai Internet City
April 1, 2002 Hyundai's $1B Plant Alabama Bound After 11th-Hour Bargaining
March 25, 2002 Complex Edifice: Trump, Partners Sell Empire State Building
March 18, 2002 Growth Flu: Baxter's Two New Vaccine Plants Creating 500 High-End Jobs
March 11, 2002 AdvancePCS Picks Knoxville, Tenn., for 400-Employee Call Center
March 4, 2002 How Swede It Is: IKEA's Two Baltimore Facilities Adding 580 Jobs
February 25, 2002 Location, Incentives, Teamwork Bring $40M Dollar Tree Dist. Center to Marietta, Okla.
February 18, 2002 AMD, UMC Creating 300-MM Joint-Venture Fab in Singapore
February 11, 2002 Japan's Tokai Rika Building $83 Million, 400-Worker Czech Plant
January 28, 2002 CitiMortgage, Magellan Expansions Adding 2,000 Jobs in St. Louis Metro
January 21, 2002 Network Associates Building 1,100-Employee Dallas-Area Regional Office
January 14, 2002 BAE Systems Adding 1,000 Virginia Employees in $51.6 Million Expansion
January 7, 2002 Two New Projects Will Add 800 Jobs in Oklahoma City of 14,500

December 31, 2001 Small Cars, Big Czech:  Peugeot Citroen/Toyota JV Picks Kolin for 2,000-Worker Plant
December 17, 2001 Six Nissan Suppliers Investing $110 Million, Creating 1,000 Mississippi Jobs
December 10, 2001 Michigan's RX Prompts Pfizer's $600 Million, 600-Employee Expansion
December 3, 2001 LG Chem Will Open $500 Million EDC Plant in Queensland
November 26, 2001 Sony To Open First Japanese PC Plant in China
November 19, 2001 Siemens' Tale of Two Cities: Orlando, Pittsburgh and 1,100 Jobs
November 12, 2001 Dallas Lands Kinko's 500-Employee Headquarters Relocation
November 5, 2001 Expansion within a Layoff: Hitachi's 660-Employee Plant Headed for China
October 29, 2001 AFFINA Selects Suffolk, Virginia for Call Center
October 8, 2001 600-Worker Wal-Mart Center Could Hold Steubenville, Ohio's Entire CBD
September 17, 2001 Terrorist Aftermath Creates Huge Challenges, Questions for New York Market
September 3, 2001 Mitsubishi Taps Orlando for HQ, Manufacturing/ Service Center
August 27, 2001 Incentives Help Michigan Land French Firm's First North American Plant
August 20, 2001 Cedar Falls, Iowa, Lands Target's 900-Employee Distribution Center
August 13, 2001 Eight Supplier Facilities Will Cluster Near Nissan's Mississippi Plant
August 6, 2001 Nestle Picks Northeast Arkansas for $165 Million, 1,000-Employee Plant
July 30, 2001 Ford Adding $375 Million Expansion at Norfolk Assembly Plant
July 23, 2001 BMW Picks East German Site for $860 Million, 5,500-Employee Plant
July 16, 2001 Despite Downturn, Intel Will Build $2 Billion Oregon Fab
June 25, 2001 $220 Million, 300-Worker Queensland Coalmine Will Tap One of World's Richest Lodes
June 18, 2001 Sysco Picks Las Vegas for 600-Employee Distribution Center, New Operating Arm
June 11, 2001 Symantec Picks Virginia Peninsula for East Coast Product Development Center
June 4, 2001 Citibank's 2,000-Employee Expansion Will Almost Triple Northern Kentucky Work Force
May 28, 2001 ZeTek's Pennsylvania Fuel Cell Plant Will Create 330 Jobs
May 21, 2001 Biogen picks Danish Site in 'Medicon Valley' for First International Plant
May 14, 2001 Lilly's $250 Million Biotech Plant Pick-Me-Up for Puerto Rican 'Revolution'
May 7, 2001 Dal-Tile's 270-Employee Plant Will Be New Corporate Okie from Muskogee
April 30, 2001 Philips Semiconductor to Build $1 Billion Plant in Eastern China
March 26, 2001 Illinois Mfg./Dist. Facility Krispy Kreme's First Outside Carolina
March 19, 2001 Wyoming Landing Lowe's Regional Center 'Like Catching Hail Mary Super Bowl Pass,' Official Says
March 12, 2001 500-Employee R&D Expansion in Dublin Will Boost Xilinx Work Force by 20 Percent
March 5, 2001 $110 Million Plastics Plant Continues Bayer's Shift toward Shanghai
February 26, 2001 Celestica Adds 1,375 Arkansas, Colorado Workers in $4 Billion OM Deal with Avaya
February 19, 2001 $2.8 Billion, 2,500-Worker Mill Could Revive Australia's Ailing 'Steel City'
February 12, 2001 ABM AMRO to Build $500 Million, 5,000-Employee Tower in Chicago's West Loop
February 5, 2001 To Euro or Not to Euro: Nissan Picks UK Site for $300 Million Expansion
January 29, 2001 Internet-Enabled Speed Puts WorldCom's 13 Facilities Online in Only Nine Months
January 22, 2001 Meaningful Commitment: HSBC Pledges to Keep 4,000 Jobs in Western NY for 15 Years
January 8, 2001 $280 Million, 2,200-Job Complex: Is It Heaven, Iowa or a Rainforest?
January 1, 2001 Hot Optical-Switching Startup Trellis Adding 650 Jobs in Maryland, Israel

December 18, 2000 Museum Piece: $800 Million Guggenheim Expansion Will Create 2,550 New NYC Jobs
December 11, 2000 $450 Million Expansion Takes Corning's Tar Heel Investment Tally to $1 Billion for 2000
December 4, 2000 Staples' European HQ in Brussels Part of 900-Employee Belgian Expansion
November 27, 2000 Northern Virginia Lands $1.4 Billion Data Center Billed as 'Nation's Largest'
November 13, 2000 Nissan Driving $950 Million, 4,000-Employee Plant to Mississippi Delta
October 30, 2000 Capital One's 8,000-Employee Expansion Sets New Record in Old Dominion
October 23, 2000 Delta Hits for Power in NYC: $1.6 billion JFK Project Creating 6,000 Jobs
October 16, 2000 Lear Puts Expansion Pedal to the Medal:
New Plant, Three 'Technology Centers' Adding 1,000 European Jobs
October 9, 2000 A Dynamite Groundbreaking:
Alteon WebSystems Blasts Open 1,000-Employee Silicon Valley Site
October 2, 2000 Semiconductor Surge Spurring Mitel to Add 400 Engineers in Ottawa
September 25, 2000 Motorola Will Reportedly Build 5,500-Employee Campus in Suburban Atlanta
September 18, 2000 Shell's $4.3 Billion JV Will Be China's Biggest Foreign Investment
September 11, 2000 1,000-Employee, $150 Million Expansion Puts Cisco's Passage to India in High Gear
September 4, 2000 BellSouth Picks Clay County, Fla., for 1,000-Employee, $35 Million Customer Service Center
August 28, 2000 DaimlerChrysler Investing $600 Million in 2,000-Worker Alabama Project, But Is It New or Expanded?
August 21, 2000 Embraer to Build 3,000-Employee, $150 Million Brazilian Plant
August 14, 2000 BellSouth's New Miami Access Point Will Ease Internet Clog
August 7, 2000 IG2's 500-Employee Mid-Atlantic Center Headed for Richmond
July 31, 2000 Virtual Integration: Putnam Investments Creating 100 New
Virtual Jobs in Rural Maine, 100 More on College Campus
July 24, 2000 A Relocation That Wasn't: Northrop Grumman's 400-Worker HQ Staying in Dallas
July 17, 2000 Turner Tunes in Growth Channel: $1.2 Billion Investment Will Add 3,800 Atlanta Jobs
July 10, 2000 New Zealand Dairy Board Building $50 Million Plant, Milking EU for More Business
July 3, 2000 New Louisiana-Pacific/Slocan JV Will Build 500-Employee Plant in British Columbia
June 26, 2000 Toysrus.com's Doubling of Work Force Underscores Clicks-and-Mortar Model
June 19, 2000 Bombardier Makes Big Landing in Northern Ireland with 1,200-Worker Belfast Expansion
June 5, 2000 Opto-Omnivorousness: Lucent Adding 2,500 Worldwide Jobs, Cisco May Add 12,000 in RTP
May 29, 2000 Intel's $2 Billion Project in New Mexico Only 29% of Annual Expansion Budget
May 22, 2000 $755 Million Toshiba-SanDisk Deal Creating 600 New Virginia Jobs
May 15, 2000 Fujitsu Restarts Oregon Expansion Engines with $550 Million Fab
May 8, 2000 $2 Billion Scottish Facility Will Be Motorola's Largest European Chip Plant
April 24, 2000 Roll the Presses: Quebecor Shuffles Off to Buffalo with 400-Job Expansion
April 17, 2000 New $100 Million California Plant Part of Baxter's $400 Million Global Biotech Push
April 10, 2000 Boehringer, Tower Automotive Expansions in Virginia Top $100 Million
April 3, 2000 Go West, Young Motown? Irvine Lands Ford's PAG HQ
March 27, 2000 Online 'E-Tailer' IMotors Opening 900-Worker Cincinnati Center
March 20, 2000 Hot Taiwanese Competition Spurs OSE's $200 Million Expansion
March 13, 2000 Sysco Serving Up 650-Employee Center in Suffolk, Va.
March 6, 2000 Virgin Goes Down Under: Queensland Lands 750-Employee HQ
February 28, 2000 Intel's $3.5 Billion in Fabs Creating 2,000 Jobs in Arizona and Colorado
February 21, 2000 Shanghai Beats Out Hong Kong for Alcatel's Asian HQ
February 14, 2000 DHL Airways Flies Coop, Relocates HQ in San Francisco
February 7, 2000 Farmers Insurance 'Seamless Service' Center Bringing 500 Jobs to Kansas
January 31, 2000 Proving Risk Profitable, Providian Opening 600-Employee Austin Center
January 24, 2000 Oh, Cisco (Systems)! New Boston Campus Will House 5,000 Employees
January 17, 2000 Beetlemania Writ Large: Volkswagen Investing $1 Billion at Mexican Site
January 3, 2000 Buckeye's $100 Million North Carolina Plant to Feature Industry Benchmark Technologies

December 20, 1999 New 300-Employee R&D Center in France Reflects Lucent's Changing Focus
December 13, 1999 $110 Million Brazil Plant Part of DuPont's 20 Percent Stretch of Lycra Capacity
December 6, 1999 $150 Million Griffin Wheel Plant Rolling into Tulsa
November 29, 1999 $85 Million Quantex Expansion Will Add 1,000 UK Jobs
November 15, 1999 Dell Goes for La Vida Loca: New, $108 Million Plant Headed for Brazil
November 8, 1999 New $130 Million Server Farm in Virginia Part of Intel's $1 Billion Drive into ISP Market
November 1, 1999 Border Crossing: New York-Based ISO Relocating 1,400-Employee HQ in New Jersey
October 25, 1999 500-Employee, $100 Million R&D Center in Turin, Italy, Continues Motorola's Value-Added Push
October 11, 1999 Old-Fashioned Family Dollar Keeps Growth Surge Going with 500-Employee Kentucky Facility
October 4, 1999 Yes, Virginia, Nextel Says: New 700-Employee Operation Headed for Hampton
September 27, 1999 Michelin's $400 Million Multi-Location Expansion to Create 400 South Carolina Jobs
September 20, 1999 Media Converge in Hong Kong: Time Warner's New 12-Floor Asian HQ
September 13, 1999 Barnes & Noble's New Giant in Memphis Latest Salvo in B&N-Amazon's War of the Warehouses
September 6, 1999 Sinking or Swimming? Ingalls Signs $1.4 Billion AMCV Deal, but U.S. Shipbuilding Still Listing

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