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Jun/Jul 07
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COVER STORY
Annual Reports >>

2007 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards

Mark Crawford (Jun/Jul 07)
Area Development's annual Gold and Silver Shovel awards honor states that have generated top job-creation and investment projects across the nation. More
FEATURES
Asset Management >>

Capitalize on Due Diligence: Efforts Save Time, Prevent Mistakes

Anne L. Leifer, PG, LSP, Catherine Gabis Johnson, PG; GEI Consultants  (Jun/Jul 07)
More than just a step in the site selection process, comprehensive due diligence uncovers important information that can save time and prevent costly mistakes. More
International Location Reports >>

Interview with Virgin Islands Governor John P. deJongh Jr.

 (Jun/Jul 07)
Governor John P. deJongh Jr. is facing what some would call a major economic development challenge. More
Texas >>

Location Texas: Wide Open For Business

Steve Stackhouse-Kaelble (Jun/Jul 07)
As Toyota was searching for a place to build a new truck plant, San Antonio was bubbling to the top of the list. The city - and the whole state, really - had everything the automaker was seeking, including a prime location, excellent infrastructure of all kinds, a can-do attitude, a business-friendly environment, and a lucrative market of its own. More
Logistics/Infrastructure >>

The Portfields Initiative: Still Sailing

Mark Crawford (Jun/Jul 07)
Now in its second year, the multifacted development venture is revitalizing New Jersey's port district. More
International Location Reports >>

Atlantic Canada: More Than Just a Pretty Place

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Jun/Jul 07)
Some of Canada's most majestic landscapes and friendliest people are found in Atlantic Canada, the region on Canada's eastern Atlantic coast bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the New England States, and the province of Quebec. More
Aerospace >>

Aerospace: Clear Skies Ahead

Susan Avery (Jun/Jul 07)
North American aerospace manufacturers continue to enjoy the boom in business that began in 2003 and shows no sign of slowing. More
International Location Reports >>

Ontario 2007: Going Global

Jennifer LeClaire  (Jun/Jul 07)
Ontario is leveraging its global strengths to form ties with international markets as it competes for auto manufacturing supremacy, world-renowned scientists, and biotech breakthroughs. More
International Location Reports >>

New Brunswick's Charter for Change

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Jun/Jul 07)
Premier Shawn Graham outlines his vision for New Brunswick's future and what he hopes to achieve during his term in office. More
Business Globalization >>

Why It's Still A Good Idea to Invest in America

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Jun/Jul 07)
According to President Bush, "The U.S. has a key stake in promoting an open investment regime." More
Plastics >>

Plastics and Packaging Prosper

Clare Goldsberry , Area Development Contributor,  (Jun/Jul 07)
This growing sector continues to thrive by adapting to the needs of customers and responding to environmental concerns. More
Corporate & Consultants Surveys
Top Site Selection Factors >>

Ranked #6: Tax Exemptions

Michael R. Press, Business Incentives Advisory, Duff & Phelps (Jun/Jul 07)
DEPARTMENTS
Viewpoint >>

The Importance of Lease Administration

Scott Tibbo, Managing Director, Expense Management Solutions, Inc.  (Jun/Jul 07)
When real estate experts are asked which is the most critical function they perform, lease administration has historically ranked low on the scale compared to managing transactions, design and construction, and facilities management. More
High Tech/Nano/Electronics >>

Just Go Online

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Jun/Jul 07)
How did we ever live without the Internet? More