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Ohio >>

Ohio’s Economy Emerges from Recession While Building a Pro-Business Reputation

Ohio benefits from access - access to markets, access to workforce, access to suppliers, and access to customers – and, regional developers are embracing the challenge of getting the word out about the area’s business advantages. More
Business Globalization >>

Front Line: A “Transformative” Trade-Agreement Model for the U.S.

If a ‘high-level” Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement can be signed, it could help create 700,000 new jobs as early as 2015 by eliminating barriers on trade with multiple Pacific Rim Nations. More
Labor/Education/HR >>

The Role of Labor in Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing will continue to be reliant upon human interaction for the application and management of technology. More
Taxes/Incentives >>

Advanced Manufacturers Utilize Incentives to Improve Financial Performance

Incentives have moved from the fringes of a project to being a part of the competitiveness equation in bringing manufacturers back to the U.S. More
 
Indiana >>

Regional Report: Manufacturing Drives the Southern Indiana Economy

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Southern Indiana’s economy, but technology R&D as well as financial services, a growing medical sector, and renowned educational institutions must also be acknowledged. More
Economics/ Government Policy >>

In Focus: New Development of Small Industrial Facilities Expected as Inventory Dwindles

Lack of inventory for smaller scale industrial facilities in certain markets has created more competition among tenants and is expected to prompt activity from regional and national industrial developers, bringing new, state-of-the-art buildings to market. More
Site Selection/Facility Planning >>

Effective Manufacturing Construction Project Management: On Site, and On It

Dedicated 100 percent from design through start-up, an on-site owner’s representative solves problems and adds value by assuring coordination of trades and maintaining project focus. More
Site Selection/Facility Planning >>

Successfully Managing Construction Mega-Projects

Choosing the right project delivery strategy, managing risk, and developing specific policies and procedures will ensure a project is completed on time and within budget. More
Workforce 2014

Low Costs + Skilled Workforce = A Perfect Fit

The site selection process has always been a complex balancing act of finding the “perfect” combination between the ideal physical location and the most qualified and available workforce, with the cost of doing business in each location tempering the two considerations. More

Zero-Sum Labor - The C-Suite's Next Wicked Problem

The impending chronic shortage of qualified workers is causing employers to rethink their business models, locations, and role in their host communities. More
Leading Locations for 2014

Leading Locations for 2014: The "Recession-Busting" MSA's

A look at how three MSAs ranked in the top 15 of the “Recession-Busting” category in Area Development's 2014 Leading Metro Locations report are arising from the difficulties of the Great Recession and putting themselves on new growth arcs. More

Leading Locations for 2014: The MSAs with Strongest Prime Work Force Growth

A yawning gap has developed between millions of potentially available workers and the increasingly sophisticated skills they would require to qualify for today’s generally tech-oriented jobs. More
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