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Nov 09
Site Selection >>

Groundwork, Homework, Site Work, Clockwork

Tracey Hyatt Bosman, CEcD, and Michael P. McDermott, Strategic Consulting Practice, Grubb & Ellis (Nov 09)
A deliberate analysis and a solid road map will lead you to a welcoming community, well suited to the new operation. More
Taxes / Incentives >>

States Use Incentives to Attract Renewable Energy Business

Richard K. Greene, Senior Associate, Investment Consulting Associates (Nov 09)
As the economy recovers, one particularly bright spot will be manufacturing for the renewable energy industry, which is already enjoying healthy popular and government support. More
Asset / Facility Management >>

Financial Real Estate Strategies for 2010

Les Cranmer, Senior Managing Director, Savills  (Nov 09)
As we enter the new year, it is clear that companies are still evaluating best use of capital and cost savings from a location and real estate perspective. More
Site Selection >>

The Pros and Cons of Onshoring

Bill Luttrell, Director of Corporate Real Estate, Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nov 09)
Companies relocate operations to other countries largely for financial reasons. Has the global economic downturn created opportunities to move those operations back to the U.S.? More
Corporate Survey Results: Site Selection Factors >>

Highway Access/Frontage Still at the Top

Dan Calabrese (Nov 09)
Although the nature of business has changed through the years, highway access and frontage still rank high among site selectors. More
Economics/ Government Policy >>

Healthcare Reform: How Will It Affect Businesses?

 (Nov 09)
Business leaders would agree that healthcare costs must be controlled and the marketplace must become more transparent. More
Energy/Sustainable Development >>

Energy - A Site Selection and Management Priority

Greg Elam (Nov 09)
An energy plan can help your company to maximize opportunities and mitigate risk, while holding on to earnings. More
Economics/ Government Policy >>

Forecast 2010: Ready for a Rebound

Phillip M. Perry, Staff Editor, Area Development (Nov 09)
No one can truly predict what direction the economy may take in the coming year, but some experts see better times ahead. More
Logistics / Infrastructure >>

Distribution Strategies for Challenging Economic Times

Lori Lockman (Nov 09)
The recession has left many companies with warehousing and distribution issues that can't be resolved with quick fixes. More
Taxes / Incentives >>

Incentives in the New Economy

Kathy Mussio, Managing Partner, Atlas Insight, LLC (Nov 09)
What does the future of economic development incentives look like with so many states facing major budgetary challenges? More
Asset / Facility Management >>

Old Buildings Equal New Opportunities

Dan Calabrese (Nov 09)
Redeveloping abandoned urban industrial buildings can reap bottom-line benefits for owners and companies that locate in them. More
Energy/Sustainable Development >>

Inflection Point for U.S. PV Manufacturing

Area Development Research Desk (Nov 09)
The global PV (photovoltaic) industry is entering a period of dramatic transformation. More
Oklahoma >>

Oklahoma's Soaring Aerospace Industry Seeks Next Generation of Talent

Kathi Vieser Bianco (Nov 09)
Aerospace is one of Oklahoma's core industries, but continued growth must be fed by a new infusion of labor. More
Arkansas >>

Wind Industry a Breath of Fresh Air for Arkansas

Kathi Vieser Bianco (Nov 09)
A cluster of wind turbine manufacturing has formed in Arkansas, creating thousands of high-tech jobs. More
Viewpoint >>

First Person: P. Michael Saint, CEO, Saint Consulting Group

P. Michael Saint, CEO, Saint Consulting Group (Nov 09)
Although there are some inherent challenges in renovating historic properties, their renovation and adaptive reuse makes good economic sense. More
Viewpoint >>

In Focus: Panama Expansion Sparks Development Frenzy

Craig Meyer, President, Logistics and Industrial Services Group for the Americas, JLL (Nov 09)
The expansion of the Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and create new opportunities for relocation and development. More
Viewpoint >>

Taking the Long View

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Nov 09)
Companies should stop focusing on short-term concerns and plan instead for economic recovery. More

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