Christopher Steele, Global COO and North American President, Investment Consulting Associates (ICA) (Aug/Sep 08)
Proximity to major markets was only ranked 10th in importance by the respondents to Area Development's 2007 Corporate Survey, but economic and environmental trends may increase this factor's relevance.
David V. Brandon, Senior Vice President, Site Selection Group, LLC (Aug/Sep 08)
Highway accessibility - the number-one ranked factor by Area Development's 2007 Corporate Survey respondents - undeniably forms the essential nexus between workers, suppliers, producers, distributors, and markets
Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Aug/Sep 08)
We've known for some time that we - as individuals - need to reduce our carbon footprint. And, yes, we'll get to that soon. But it's amazing how paying $4+ for a gallon of gas has just raised our environmental consciousness. Demand for hybrid vehicles has surged and no one wants to buy that SUV that you swore you really needed just a few years ago.
Steve Penrose, Senior Vice President, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) (Aug/Sep 08)
Steve Penrose, Senior Vice President, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), says whatever city we choose has a good quality of life, and we make sure it is a place where people will stay or want to relocate to.