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Logistics / Infrastructure

First Person: Global Trade and Development Face Big Challenges in 2022

Area Development’s editor recently asked Robin van Puyenbroeck, executive director of business development for the WTCA, about trends in global trade and investment, top challenges, supply chain woes, and how to prepare for the next global crisis.

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Logistics / Infrastructure

Front Line: U.S. Seeks to Manufacture Critical Rare Earth Materials

Reducing the nation’s dependence on foreign imports of rare earth materials is critical to the production of energy-efficient as well as other high-tech products.

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Labor Costs / Organized Labor

Front Line: Unionization Efforts Trending Upward

According to the experts, respecting and listening to employees’ concerns is key to keeping unionizing efforts at bay.

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Logistics / Infrastructure

Supply Chain Mix and Match

Global trade imbalances have been created by systems designed pre-pandemic to handle JIT manufacturing that were not adaptable to sourcing and moving goods.

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DCs / Warehousing

In Focus: Demand for Industrial Land Surges

The exponential growth of e-commerce has, in turn, accelerated the need for both warehouse and data center space.

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Skilled Labor / STEM

People Power: How Talent Data Is Advancing Location-Based Decisions

Companies that embrace a talent-first approach using deep-mined data and analytics are more likely to attract the best and brightest, which can, in turn, help unlock the full value of their real estate portfolios.

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U.S. Regional Reports

Louisiana: Global Challenges Create Opportunities

Louisiana has stepped up the development of environmentally friendly technologies, water management, and coastal protection, while also tapping its strong resources in healthcare, life sciences, aeronautics, and traditional economic sectors.

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Biotech / Life Sciences

Retrofitting Office Space to Attract Life Sciences Companies

In the life sciences industry, business is booming; here’s how office buildings can satisfy the sector’s unflagging demand for space.

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Data Centers

Trends in Data Center Site Selection

A lack of space and developable land as well as power constraints will continue to drive data center site selection, with sustainability considerations and emerging technologies becoming increasingly important factors.

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Logistics / Infrastructure

The New Industrial Ecosystem

Resiliency in manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution requires a robust, data-driven approach to understanding the financial and operational influences across the new and ever-evolving industrial ecosystem.

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Construction / Project Planning

Using Robust Project Controls to Enhance Project Management

Utilizing big data and project controls such as BIM or Digital Twins (DT) will help to mitigate any challenges and bring a project to completion on time and within budget.

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Logistics / Infrastructure

In Focus: “Golden Age” of Spec Development

The e-commerce revolution and its related supply chain challenges have created a surge in spec development of industrial and logistics space.

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Construction / Project Planning

A Look at Integrated Project Delivery From the Inside Out

A culture of teamwork and collaboration paves the way for the execution of integrated project delivery, which helps to cut costs and time while offering other advantages.

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Contributed Content

Leading the Charge

Kentucky has positioned itself at the forefront of the EV and battery industry.

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Construction / Project Planning

Supply Chain Disruptions and Construction Industry Transformation

Planning ahead, running different scenarios, identifying labor needs, and employing technology will help to improve project costs and schedule on today’s jobsite.

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Contributed Content

Offshore Wind Is Coming to New York City

Wind turbines do not ordinarily come to mind with thoughts of New York City, but if current plans go forward, that will change dramatically in the near future.

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Government Policy / Business Climate

First Person: ESG Propels Honeywell in New Directions

Policies with regard to environmental, social, and governance issues have become increasingly important to all companies, as well as their shareholders, in the 21st century’s “sustainability revolution.”

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