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Aug/Sep 07
Logistics / Infrastructure >>

Opting for Better Logistics Locations

Rick Underwood, APL Logistics (Aug/Sep 07)
An engineering process known as supply chain optimization can help companies site their next distribution centers. More
Logistics / Infrastructure >>

Logistics Hot Spots

Area Development Research Desk (Aug/Sep 07)
Asset / Facility Management >>

New Spaces on Old Bases

Susan Avery (Aug/Sep 07)
Forward-thinking reutilization strategies can turn military base closures into surprisingly positive developments for their surrounding communities. More
Asset / Facility Management >>

Maximizing Sale & Leasebacks

Jay Koster, Managing Principal, Staubach Capital Markets, Inc.  (Aug/Sep 07)
Ownership may work for some of your corporate real estate holdings, but sale and leasebacks offer distinct financial advantages. More
Asset / Facility Management >>

Managing Corporate Real Estate In Mergers or Acquisitions

Jonathan A. Keyser, Principal,  CRESA Partners (Aug/Sep 07)
Getting an early handle on a company's real estate and facilities can be a powerful tool in increasing the profitability of a merger or acquisition. More
Site Selection >>

Downtown on the Upswing

Cynthia Kincaid, Staff Editor, Area Development (Aug/Sep 07)
Working together, government officials and businesses are utilizing careful planning and strategic vision to revitalize the nation's once-thriving town centers. More
Site Selection >>

Doing Business at the Border

Jennifer LeClaire  (Aug/Sep 07)
The logistics and distribution benefits of border locations are continuing to increase - and foreign-trade zones are adding to the equation. More
Special Report
International Location Reports >>

Western Canada

Area Development Research Desk (Aug/Sep 07)
The four Western Canadian provinces present a dynamic environment for innovative companies to grow and prosper. More
Corporate & Consultants Surveys
Corporate Survey Results: Site Selection Factors >>

Ranked #8: Availability of Skilled Labor

Richard L. Ferguson, CEO and Chairman of the Board, ACT, Inc. (Aug/Sep 07)
Logistics / Infrastructure >>

Too Little Too Late

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Aug/Sep 07)
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) most recent Report Card for America's Infrastructure gave the nation's highways, bridges, tunnels, dams, wastewater systems, etc. an overall grade of "D." More
Viewpoint >>

Brownfield Redevelopment Helps Communities and Businesses Prosper

Jon Walker, Managing Director, Corporate, Legal, and Government Services; EDR (Aug/Sep 07)
Brownfields are no longer considered economic, social, and environmental burdens for the communities, corporations, and developers that have started to place an unprecedented interest in redeveloping these environmentally contaminated properties and restoring the sites to productive uses. More

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