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Automotive Tops the 2005 SB&D 100 for the Third Consecutive Year

 

For the third straight year the automotive industry rules all other industry sectors in large projects announced in the South. The following chart shows how many deals of 200 jobs and/or $30 million in capital investment were announced in calendar year 2004 from various industry sectors.

 

There are reams of data of this type in the SB&D 100 and you can access it for free by going to Southern Business & Development magazine's Web site at www.SB-D.com and click on any of the features found under the 2005 SB&D 100. The data is not available from any other source and is the most comprehensive annual look at the South's economy that's published today.

 

Top Industries 2005 SB&D 100

 

(Total Announced Deals 200 Jobs or More and/or $30 Million or More in Investment)

 

Industry

200-Plus Jobs

$30M-Plus Investment

Total Deals

Automotive

40

33

73

Call Centers

54

1

55

Distribution

27

14

41

Biotech

15

15

30

Oil & Gas

2

26

28

Building Products

12

16

28

Food Processing

10

17

27

Electronics

17

8

25

Financial Services

21

3

24

Metal Products

7

13

20

Telecom/Info Tech

16

1

17

Headquarters

12

5

17

Wood Products

12

4

16

Homeland Security/Defense

12

2

14

Healthcare

10

4

14

Apparel/Textiles

8

4

12

Plastics

3

9

12

Aviation/Aerospace

9

3

12

Logistics/Trans

10

2

12

Ship Building/Repair

9

2

11

Agribusiness

10

0

10

 

 

Columbus, MS

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative

 Opelika, AL

Fayetteville, NC

Guntersville, AL

Aiken, SC

South Carolina

Alabama Development Office

Martinsville-Henry County, VA 

Marion, AR

The Memphis Region

Entergy Louisiana

 New Braunfels, TX

North Carolina

Mid America Industrial Park

Tennessee Valley Authority

McAllen, TX

Tupelo, MS

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

Northeast Tennessee Valley

Tunica County, MS

Winston-Salem, NC

Little Rock, AR

 Louisiana

Roanoke, VA

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