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Location USA: Inward Investment Guide

30th Annual Corporate Exec Survey

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Advanced Manufacturing

Public/Private Partnerships Help Entrepreneurs Bring Ideas to the Marketplace

By obtaining technology and scientific grants, government performance contracts, and economic development support, innovative companies can quickly flourish.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Best Practices for Creating an Innovative, Advanced Manufacturing Culture

Promoting innovative, advanced manufacturing cultures within a community involves strategic planning and effective partnership with public institutions.

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Location USA

Public Partnerships — Community Support for FDI

With a full toolbox, economic development organizations can help the foreign investor decide where to locate in the United States and help clear a path for a successful endeavor.

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Data Centers

Redefining Data Center Resiliency

Data center operators, faced with the challenge of providing resiliency for these mission-critical facilities while lowering costs, need to evaluate the TCO.

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Location Notebook

Location Notebook: Pitt County, NC Provides “Healthful” Business Environment

Pitt County is building on its success in the life sciences sector and its quality-of-life advantages.

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Energy / Clean Tech

Public Power Communities: Technology for Business Success

From powering up huge data centers to providing telecom and water services, and helping customers become energy-efficient through the latest technologies, public power companies re-invest in the communities they serve.

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Data Centers

The C-Suite Perspective on Data Center Location

Allowing ample time for evaluation, while weighing risks against costs, will result in choosing the optimum data center location.

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Location USA

Global Companies Partnering with U.S. Universities

Hundreds of U.S. universities are collaborating with global companies to help them bring innovative ideas to the American marketplace.

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Workplace Trends

Frontline: Incubators Help Startups to Grow and Succeed

Startup fever is exploding across America, as a slow-growth economy, corporate job cutbacks, and the work ethos and expectations of the burgeoning millennial generation reshape the business landscape.

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Location USA

FDI Trends: Continued Growth in 2015

Companies around the world have realized that by locating in the United States they can access a market of 320 million people, avail themselves of a productive workforce, and establish roots in a business-friendly environment.

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Taxes / Incentives

Location & Incentive Opportunities and Strategies: The Value in Exploring “the Rest of the Story”

If a company can prove its value to the community where it is or wants to be located, it may be able to secure a valuable incentives package as a result of telling “its story.”

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Logistics / Infrastructure

Improving the Commute - and Economic Development - With BRT

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) offers communities many advantages, but systems across the nation have met with varied measures of success.

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Data Centers

Data Center Development and Financing Strategies

Industry-specific factors to examine when evaluating data center locations include power needs/costs, scalability, and security; and carefully examine financing strategies for these capital-intensive investments as well.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Advancing Manufacturing Through Public/Private Collaboration

Mike Molnar, Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, based at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, describes what’s being done to maintain U.S. leadership in this arena.

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Advanced Manufacturing

First Person: Bosch Rexroth Grows Its North American Presence & Workforce

Mike McCormick, Vice President and Technical Plant Manager at the Bosch Rexroth facility in Fountain Inn, S.C., recently spoke with Area Development about the company’s decision to expand its presence in North America as well its efforts to build a qualified workforce.

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Tennessee

Location Notebook: Tennessee - Innovations to Meet Workforce Needs

Tennessee is actively addressing the challenge of providing companies expanding and locating in the state with a skilled workforce.

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Workplace Trends

Minding The Millennials in Real Estate Decisions

Employers trying to attract the technologically savvy millennials need to understand their living and working preferences.

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Sustainable Development

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

Sustainable supply chain best practices can build upon site selection goals to reduce costs, mitigate risk, and increase speed to market.

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