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Location Canada

“Friend-Shoring” To “Next-Dooring”

Canada holds a strategic position as a critical investment destination in a new era of global supply chains and sourcing.

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Biotech / Life Sciences

New Research Center Battles Obesity Epidemic with an Entrepreneurial Approach

From advanced radiopharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, innovative genome sequencing to cutting-edge water management research, Louisiana’s rapidly expanding life sciences sector is establishing the state as a hub of research, collaboration, and innovation — and creating new opportunities for biotech investment. Among these investments is the new Pennington Biomedical Research Center, which is battling the obesity epidemic with an entrepreneurial approach.

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Automotive

EVs to Bring About a Dramatic Transformation of the Automotive Supply Chain

Electric Vehicles are here…but how ready is the supply chain?

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Contributed Content

Mississippi’s Shovel-Ready Sites Are Open for Business

Shovel-ready sites give companies a jump-start in getting their operations up and running, while helping communities quickly create jobs.

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Contributed Content

Future Forward

Diverse and determined, Miami’s tech ecosystem has transformed it from the Magic City to Innovation City.

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Site Selection Factors / Strategy

Utilizing Data Analytics to Reduce Risk and Costs, Increase Opportunities

An efficient site selection process can make the difference between a fundable and a failed project.

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Workforce Training / Education

A Fast Track to Filling the Workforce Pipeline

A Virginia community college demonstrates how workforce training programs as well as accelerated degree programs are being used to help close the skills gap in critical industries.

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Location Canada

Navigating the Change: Business Location and Economic Development in Canada

De-globalization, supply chain disruptions, an evolving tax landscape, tight labor markets, and the continued rise of ESG are among the issues manufacturers are facing.

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Aerospace

Manufacturing’s Last “KISS”

Although those in the aerospace and other industries once believed that the simplest solution to a production problem was undoubtedly the optimal one, it often creates inefficiency in design and production that makes for a competitive disadvantage in today’s global marketplace.

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Construction / Project Planning

Major Projects: Embrace Wide Open Rural Spaces

Available land, lower costs, and the desire to co-locate with suppliers and customers draw companies to rural locations, but satisfying infrastructure needs and access to talent shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Business Globalization / Next Shoring

Front Line: Is Reshoring Production the Answer to Supply Chain Woes?

In light of supply chain challenges post-pandemic, some manufacturers have decided to reshore their production, with varying results.

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Aerospace

The Dawn of the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy

The building and servicing of rockets and satellites, security of satellite data, space tourism, and more provide the potential for massive industry expansion.

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Automotive

Location Factors in the EV Industry — “Mission Critical” or “Nice to Have”?

Understanding the impact of both quantitative and qualitative factors is critically important to the operational efficiency and long-term success of your EV-related project.

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Location Canada

Challenges & Opportunities in the Canadian Life Sciences and Health Technology (LSHT) Industry

The government’s strategy to ensure the growth of its life sciences sector, along with the country’s high-quality talent and low operational costs among other advantages, makes Canada the place to invest in the LSHT sector.

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DCs / Warehousing

Gaining Community Approval for Your Next Big-Box Project

Partnerships with local economic developers and other community stakeholders are key to a company getting approval to site a big-box distribution center.

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